[Federal Register: August 19, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 159)]
[Page 41927]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-R2-ES-2009-N157; 20124-1113-0000-F5]

Endangered and Threatened Species Permit Applications

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

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


SUMMARY: The following applicants have applied for scientific research 
permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species under the 
Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (Act). The Act requires that 
we invite public comment on these permit applications.

DATES: To ensure consideration, written comments must be received on or 
before September 18, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be submitted to the Chief, 
Endangered Species Division, Ecological Services, P.O. Box 1306, Room 
6034, Albuquerque, NM 87103. Documents and other information submitted 
with these applications are available for review, subject to the 
requirements of the Privacy Act and Freedom of Information Act. 
Documents will be available for public inspection, by appointment only, 
during normal business hours at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 500 
Gold Ave. SW., Room 6034, Albuquerque, NM. Please refer to the 
respective permit number for each application when submitting comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Jacobsen, Chief, Endangered 
Species Division, P.O. Box 1306, Albuquerque, NM 87103; (505) 248-6920.


Public Availability of Comments

    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 TE-219536

    Applicant: Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.
    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to conduct presence/absence surveys of Pecos assiminea (Assiminea 
pecos) in Pecos County, Texas.

Permit TE-022190

    Applicant: Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, Arizona.
    Applicant requests an amendment to a current permit for animal 
husbandry of the following species: jaguarundi (Herpailurus 
yaguarondi), jaguar (Panthera onca), ocelot (Leopardus pardalis), 
margay (Leopardus wiedi), Mexican gray wolf (Canus lupus baileyi), 
brown pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis), thick-billed parrot 
(Rhynchopsitta pachyrrhyncha), San Esteban Island chuckwalla 
(Sauromalus varius), desert pupfish (Cyprinodon macularius), Colorado 
pikeminnow (Ptychocheilus lucius), razorback sucker (Xyrauchen 
texanus), Gila topminnow (Poechiliopsis occidentalis), Kearney bluestar 
cactus (Amsonia kearneyana), Nichol's Turk's head cactus (Echinocactus 
horizonthanlonius nicholii), and the Arizona claret cup (Echinocereus 
triglochidiatus) which will be held in the museum.

Permit TE-222342

    Applicant: Ecosystems Research Institute, Logan, Utah.
    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to conduct presence/absence surveys and collect tissue samples of 
Colorado pikeminnow (Ptychcheilus lucius) and razorback sucker 
(Xyrauchen texanus) within the San Juan River, San Juan County, New 

Permit TE-212905

    Applicant: New Mexico Department of Transportation, Santa Fe, New 
    Applicant requests a new permit for research and recovery purposes 
to conduct presence/absence surveys of southwestern willow flycatcher 
(Empidonax traillii extimus) within New Mexico.

    Authority:  16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.

    Dated: August 6, 2009.
 Thomas L. Bauer,
Regional Director, Southwest Region, Fish and Wildlife Service.
[FR Doc. E9-19837 Filed 8-18-09; 8:45 am]