[Federal Register: March 17, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 53)]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Notice of Receipt of Applications for Permit

Endangered Species

    The following applicants have applied for a permit to conduct 
certain activities with endangered species. This notice is provided 
pursuant to Section 10(c) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as 
amended (16 U.S.C. 1531, et seq.):
    Applicant: Center for Environmental Research and Conservation, 
Columbia Univ., NY, NY, PRT-02924.
    The applicant requests a permit to import biological tissue samples 
from Javan rhinoceros (Rhinoceros sondaicus) from the Cat-Tien National 
Park, Vietnam for the scientific research on genetic markers for use in 
population analysis to enhance the survival of the species.
    Applicant: Carlos T. Oliveira, Laredo, TX, PRT-023972.
    The applicant requests a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy 
of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus dorcas) culled from a captive 
herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of South 
Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species.
    Applicant: National Marine Fisheries Service/South West Region/
Pacific Island Area Office, Honolulu, HI, PRT-022729.
    The applicant requests a permit to introduce from the high seas 
samples and/or whole carcasses of Olive Ridley Sea Turtle, Lepidochelys 
olivacea, Green Sea Turtle, Chelonia mydas, Hawkswbill Sea Turtle, 
Eretmochelys imbricata, Loggerhead Sea Turtle, Caretta caretta and 
Leatherback Sea Turtle, Dermochelys coriacea for enhancement of the 
species through scientific research.

Marine Mammals

    The public is invited to comment on the following application for a 
permit to conduct certain activities with marine mammals. The 
application was submitted to satisfy requirements of the Marine Mammal 
Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) and the 
regulations governing marine mammals (50 CFR 18).
    Applicant: Terry Meyer, Westfield, PA, PRT-023759.
    The applicant requests a permit to import a polar bear (Ursus 
maritimus) sport-hunted from the Davis Straight polar bear population, 
Northwest Territories, Canada for personal use taken prior to April 30, 
1994. The holding of such a hearing is at the discretion of the 
    Written data or comments should be submitted to the Director, U.S. 
Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Management Authority, 4401 North 
Fairfax Drive, Room 700, Arlington, Virginia 22203 and must be received 
by the Director within 30 days of the date of this publication.
    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, by any party who submits a written 
request for a copy of such documents to the following office within 30 
days of the date of publication of this notice: U.S. Fish and Wildlife 
Service, Office of Management Authority, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 
700, Arlington, Virginia 22203. Phone: (703/358-2104); FAX: (703/358-

    Dated: March 10, 2000.
Kristen Nelson,
Chief, Branch of Permits, Office of Management Authority.
[FR Doc. 00-6601 Filed 3-16-00; 8:45 am]