[Federal Register: August 13, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 157)]
[Page 47206-47207]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R8-ES-2008-N0197; 80221-1113-0000-F5]

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 September 12, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Written data or comments should be submitted to the U.S. 
Fish and Wildlife Service, Endangered Species Program Manager, Region 
8, 2800 Cottage Way, Room W-2606, Sacramento, CA 95825 (telephone: 916-
414-6464; fax: 916-414-6486). Please refer to the respective 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 public.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daniel Marquez, Fish and Wildlife 
Biologist, see ADDRESSES, (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.

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Permit No. TE-022225

Applicant: Eric W. Stitt, Tucson, Arizona

    The permittee requests an amendment to take (harass by survey, 
capture, handle, mark, photograph, and release) the arroyo southwestern 
toad (Bufo microscaphus californicus) and the blunt-nosed leopard 
lizard (Gambelia silus) in conjunction with surveys and population 
monitoring activities throughout the range of each species in 
California for the purpose of enhancing their survival.

Permit No. TE-126141

Applicant: Christina M. Shanney, Santee, California

    The applicant requests a permit to take (capture, collect, and 
kill) the Conservancy fairy shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio), the 
longhorn fairy shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna), the Riverside fairy 
shrimp (Streptocephalus wootoni), the San Diego fairy shrimp 
(Branchinecta sandiegonensis), and the vernal pool tadpole shrimp 
(Lepidurus packardi) in conjunction with surveys throughout the range 
of each species in California for the purpose of enhancing their 

Permit No. TE-161511

Applicant: Meredith E. Protas, Berkeley, California

    The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, capture, collect 
biological samples, and release) the California freshwater shrimp 
(Syncaris pacifica) in conjunction with biological research throughout 
the range of the species in California, for the purpose of enhancing 
its survival.

Permit No. TE-175386

Applicant: USGS, California Cooperative Research Unit, Arcata, 

    The applicant requests an amendment to take (survey, capture, 
handle, and release) the shortnose sucker (Chasmistes brevirostris) and 
Lost river sucker (Deltistes luxatus) in conjunction with surveys and 
demographic studies in Modoc County, California, and Klamath County, 
Oregon for the purpose of enhancing their survival.
    We solicit public review and comment on each of these recovery 
permit applications. Comments and materials we receive will be 
available for public inspection, by appointment, during normal business 
hours at the address listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.

    Dated: August 7, 2008.
Michael Fris,
Regional Director, Region 8, Sacramento, California.
[FR Doc. E8-18684 Filed 8-12-08; 8:45 am]