[Federal Register: December 11, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 238)]
[Page 76184]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]



Fish and Wildlife Service

Issuance of Permit for Marine Mammals

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of issuance of permit for marine mammals.


SUMMARY: The following permit was issued.

ADDRESSES: Documents and other information submitted for this 
application is available for review by any party who submits a written 
request to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Management 
Authority, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 700, Arlington, Virginia 
22203; fax (703) 358-2281.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Division of Management Authority, 
telephone (703) 358-2104.

    On July 9, 2002, a notice was published in the Federal Register (67 
FR 45530), that an application had been filed with the Fish and 
Wildlife Service by Ikande L.V. Larkin, University of Florida to amend 
a permit (PRT-038448) to conduct scientific research on captive-held 
and wild Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus) to study manatee 
reproductive physiology and indicators of stress.
    Notice is hereby given that on November 26, 2002, as authorized by 
the provisions of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended 
(16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), and the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as 
amended (16 U.S.C. 1531, et seq.), the Fish and Wildlife Service issued 
the requested amended permit subject to certain conditions set forth 

    Dated: November 29, 2002.
Charles S. Hamilton,
Senior Permit Biologist, Branch of Permits, Division of Management 
[FR Doc. 02-31204 Filed 12-10-02; 8:45 am]