[Federal Register: October 2, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 190)]
[Page 56079-56080]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Endangered Species Recovery Permit Applications

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of receipt of permit applications; request for comment.


SUMMARY: We invite the public to comment on the following applications 
to conduct certain activities with endangered species.

DATES: Comments on these permit applications must be received on or 
before November 1, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Written data or comments should be submitted to the U.S. 
Fish and Wildlife Service, Endangered Species Program Manager, 
California/Nevada Operations Office (CNO), 2800 Cottage Way, Room W-
2606, Sacramento, California, 95825 (telephone: (916) 414-6464; fax: 
(916) 414-6486). Please refer to the respective

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permit number for each application when submitting comments. All 
comments received, including names and addresses, will become part of 
the official administrative record and may be made available to the 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel Marquez, Fish and Wildlife 
Biologist, at the above CNO address, (telephone: (760) 431-9440; fax: 
(760) 431-9624).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following applicants have applied for 
scientific research permits to conduct certain activities with 
endangered species pursuant to section 10(a)(1)(A) of the Endangered 
Species Act (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.). The U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service (``we'') solicits review and comment from local, State, and 
Federal agencies, and the public on the following permit requests. 
Before including your address, phone number, e-mail address, or other 
personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware 
that your entire comment--including your personal identifying 
information--may be made publicly available at any time. While you can 
ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying 
information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be 
able to do so.

Permit No. TE-163017

Applicant: California Department of Fish and Game, Sacramento, 

    The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, capture, handle, 
mark, collect biological samples, radio collar, translocate, and 
release) the Peninsular bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis nelsonii) in 
conjunction with ecological research, population monitoring, and life 
history studies throughout the range of the species in San Diego, 
Imperial, and Riverside Counties, California for the purpose of 
enhancing its survival.

Permit No. TE-163012

Applicant: Aindrea Jensen, Petaluma, California

    The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, capture, and 
release) the tidewater goby (Eucyclogobius newberryi) in conjunction 
with surveys for the purpose of enhancing their survival throughout the 
range of the species in California.

Permit No. TE-163662

Applicant: Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District, 
Indio, California

    The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, collect, captive 
rear, captive propagate, and release to the wild) the desert pupfish 
(Cyprinodon macularius) in conjunction with ecological and disease 
control research in Riverside County, California, for the purpose of 
enhancing its survival.

Permit No. TE-163610

Applicant: The Nature Conservancy, Ventura, California

    The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, capture, collect, 
PIT tag, biological sample, radio collar, captive breed, perform 
veterinary examinations, and release) the Santa Cruz Island Fox 
(Urocyon littoralis santacruzae) in conjunction with ecological, 
genetic, and reproductive research on Santa Cruz Island, Santa Barbara 
County, California, for the purpose of enhancing its survival.

Permit No. TE-815537

Applicant: Swaim Biological, Livermore, California

    The applicant request an amendment to take (harass by survey, 
capture, and release) the California tiger salamander (Ambystoma 
californiense) in conjunction with surveys for the purpose of enhancing 
their survival throughout the range of the species in California.
    We solicit public review and comment on each of these recovery 
permit applications. Our practice is to make comments, including names 
and home addresses of respondents, available for public review during 
regular business hours. Individual respondents may request that we 
withhold their home addresses from the record, which we will honor to 
the extent allowable by law. There also may be circumstances in which 
we would withhold from the record a respondent's identity, as allowable 
by law. If you wish us to withhold your name and/or address, you must 
state this prominently at the beginning of your comment, but you should 
be aware that we may be required to disclose your name and address 
pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act. However, we will not 
consider anonymous comments. We will make all submissions from 
organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying 
themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or 
businesses, available for public inspection in their entirety. Comments 
and materials received will be available for public inspection, by 
appointment, during normal business hours at the above address.

    Dated: September 26, 2007.
Michael Fris,
Acting Manager, California/Nevada Operations Office, Sacramento, 
 [FR Doc. E7-19401 Filed 10-1-07; 8:45 am]