[Federal Register: December 8, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 235)]
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Fish and Wildlife Service

Receipt of Applications for Endangered Species Permits

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The public is invited to comment on the following applications 
to conduct certain activities with endangered species. We provide this 
notice pursuant to section 10(c) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, 
as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.).

DATES: We must receive written data or comments on these applications 
at the address given below, by January 9, 2006.

ADDRESSES: 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, 1875 Century Boulevard, Suite 200, Atlanta, 
Georgia 30345 (Attn: Victoria Davis, Permit Biologist).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Victoria Davis, telephone 404/679-
4176; facsimile 404/679-7081.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The public is invited to comment on the 
following applications for permits to conduct certain activities with 
endangered and threatened species. If you wish to comment, you may 
submit comments by any one of the following methods. You may mail 
comments to the Services Regional Office (see ADDRESSES section) or via 
electronic mail (e-mail) to ``victoria_davis@fws.gov.'' Please submit 
electronic comments as an ASCII file avoiding the use of special 
characters and any form of encryption. Please also include your name 
and return address in your e-mail message. If you do not receive a 
confirmation from the Service that we have received your e-mail 
message, contact us directly at the telephone number listed above (see 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section). Finally, you may hand deliver 
comments to the Service office listed above (see ADDRESSES section).
    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 address from the administrative record. We will honor such 
requests to the extent allowable by law. There may also be other 
circumstances in which we would withhold from the administrative record 
a respondent's identity, as allowable by law. If you wish us to 
withhold your name and address, you must state this prominently at the 
beginning of your comments. 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.
    Applicant: Chris Andrew Fleming, Franklin, Tennessee, TE111326-0.
    The applicant requests authorization to take (capture, identify, 
relocate, release) the Nashville crayfish (Orconectes shoupi). Take 
would occur while conducting presence/absence surveys, sweeps, and 
temporary relocations of individuals during construction activities 
located adjacent to suitable habitat. The proposed activities would 
occur in the Mill Creek Watershed, Davidson and Williamson Counties, 
    Applicant: Register-Nelson, Inc., Bobby D. Register, McDonough, 
Georgia, TE114088-0.
    The applicant requests authorization to take (capture and release) 
the blue shiner (Cyprinella caerulea), amber darter (Percina 
antesella), Cherokee darter (Etheostoma scotti), Etowah darter 
(Etheostoma etowahae), goldline darter (Percina aurolineata), snail 
darter (Percina tanasi), and Conasauga logperch (Percina jenkinsi) 
while conducting presence/absence surveys. The proposed activities 
would occur in Georgia.
    Applicant: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District, David L. 
Reece, Memphis, Tennessee, TE114190-0.
    The applicant requests authorization to take (collect, temporarily 
hold, translocate, release) oyster mussels (Epioblasma capsaeformis) 
while conducting restoration activities. The proposed activities would 
occur from the Tennessee section of the Clinch River upstream into the 
Virginia section of the river.
    Applicant: University of Central Florida, Department of Biology, 
4000 Central Florida Boulevard, Orlando, Florida, TE105642-0.
    The applicant requests authorization to take (collect non-viable 
eggs of) red-cockaded woodpeckers (Picoides borealis) while studying 
developmental analysis to determine fertility, while conducting genetic 
studies, and while conducting other applicable studies. The proposed 
activities would occur throughout the species( southern range.
    Applicant: University of Central Florida, Department of Biology, 
Orlando, Florida, TE105642-0.
    The applicant requests authorization to take (capture, identify, 
release) southeastern beach mice (Peromyscus polionotus niverventris) 
and Anastasia Island beach mice (Peromyscus polionotus phasma) while 
conducting presence/absence studies. The proposed activities would 
occur in Volusia, Brevard, Saint Lucie, Indian River, Marten, Palm 
Beach, and Broward Counties, Florida.
    Applicant: John Malcolm Pierson, Pierson Environmental 
Consultation, 204 Stetson Lane, Alabaster, Alabama, TE114677-0.
    The applicant requests authorization to take (capture, identify, 
photograph, collect tissue samples, salvage dead specimen, release) the 
following species: slender campeloma (Campeloma decampi), cylindrical 
lioplax (Lioplax cyclostomaformis), Tulotoma snail (Tulotoma 
magnifica), Anthony's riversnail (Athearnia anthonyi), Lacy Elimia 
(snail) (Elimia crenatella), painted rocksnail (Leptoxis taeniata), 
plicate rocksnail (Leptoxis plicata), round rocksnail (Leptoxis ampla), 
Tumbling Creek cavesnail (Antrobia culveri), flat pebblesnail (Lepyrium 
showalteri), royal marstonia (snail) (Pyrgulopsis ogmorhaphe), armored 
snail (Pyrgulopsis (=Marstonia) pachyta), painted snake coiled forest 
snail (Anguispira picta), noonday snail (Mesodon clarki nantahala), 
Magazine mountain shagreen (Mesodon magazinensis), Stock Island tree 
snail (Orthalicus reses), Cumberland elktoe (Alasmidonta atropurpurea), 
Appalachian elktoe (Alasmidonta raveneliana), fat three-ridge (mussel) 
(Amblema neislerii), Ouachita rock pocketbook (Arkansia wheeleri), 
birdwing pearlymussel (Conradilla caelata), fanshell (Cyprogenia 
stegaria), dromedary pearlymussel (Dromus dromas), shiny pigtoe 
(Fusconaia cor), finerayed pigtoe (Fusconaia cuneolus), Chipola 
slabshell (Elliptio chipolaensis), purple bankclimber (mussel) 
(Elliptoideus sloatianus), Cumberlandian combshell (Epioblasma

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brevidens), oyster mussel (Epioblasma capsaeformis), Yellow blossom 
(pearlymussel) (Epioblasma florentina florentina), Curtis pearlymussel 
(Epioblasma florentina curtisii), tan riffleshell (Epioblasma 
florentina walkeri), upland combshell (Epioblasma metastriata), Catspaw 
(=purple cat=s paw pearlymussel) (Epioblasma obliquata obliquata), 
southern acornshell (Epioblasma othcaloogensis), southern combshell 
(Epioblasma (=Dysnomia) penita), green blossom (pearlymussel) 
(Epioblasma torulosa gubernaculum), Tuberoled blossom (pearlymussel) 
(Epioblasma torulosa torulosa), turgid blossom (pearlymussel) 
(Epioblasma turgidula), cracking pearlymussel (Hemistena lata), pink 
mucket (pearlymussel) (Lampsilis abrupta), fine-lined pocketbook 
(Lampsilis altilis), Higgins eye (Lampsilis higginsii), orange-nacre 
mucket (Lampsilis perovalis), Arkansas fatmucket (Lampsilis powelli), 
speckled pocketbook (Lampsilis streckeri), shinyrayed pocketbook 
(Lampsilis subangulata), Alabama lampmussel (Lampsilis virescens), 
Carolina heelsplitter (Lasmigona decorata), scaleshell mussel (Leptodea 
leptodon), Alabama moccasinshell (Medionidus acutissimus), Coosa 
moccasinshell (Medionidus parvulus), Gulf moccasinshell (Medionidus 
penicillatus), Ochlockonee moccasinshell (Medionidus simpsonianus), 
ring pink (mussel) (Obovaria retusa), little-wing pearlymussel (Pegias 
fabula), white wartyback (pearlymussel) (Plethobasus cicatricosus), 
orangefoot pimpleback (pearlymussel) (Plethobasus cooperianus), 
clubshell (Pleurobema clava), black clubshell (Pleurobema curtum), 
southern clubshell (Pleurobema decisum), dark pigtoe (Pleurobema 
furvum), southern pigtoe (Pleurobema georgianum), Cumberland pigtoe 
(Pleurobema gibberum), flat pigtoe (Pleurobema marshalli), ovate 
clubshell (Pleurobema perovatum), rough pigtoe (Pleurobema plenum), 
oval pigtoe (Pleurobema pyriforme), heavy pigtoe (Pleurobema 
taitianum), fat pocketbook (Potamilus capax), Alabama (=inflated) 
heelspitter (Potamilus inflatus), triangular kidneyshell 
(Ptychobranchus greenii), rough rabbitsfoot (Quadrula cylindrical 
strigillata), winged mapleleaf (mussel) (Quadrula fragosa), Cumberland 
monkeyface (pearlymussel) (Quadrula intermedia), Appalachian monkeyface 
(pearlymussel) (Quadrula sparsa), stirrupshell (Quadrula stapes), pale 
lilliput (pearlymussel) (Toxolasma cylindrellus), purple bean (Villosa 
perpurpurea), Cumberland bean (pearlymussel) (Villosa trabalis), gulf 
sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus desotoi), Alabama sturgeon 
(Scaphirhynchus suttkusi), blue shiner (Cyprinella caerulea), spotfin 
chub (Cyprinella (=Hybopsis monacha)), palezone shiner (Notropis 
albizonatus), Cahaba shiner (Notropis cahabae), slackwater darter 
(Etheostoma boschungi), vermilion darter (Etheostoma chermocki), 
watercress darter (Etheostoma nuchale), boulder darter (Etheostoma 
wapiti), goldline darter (Percina aurolineata), snail darter (Percina 
tanasi), flattened musk turtle (Sternotherus depressus), and gopher 
tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus). Take would occur while conducting 
presence/absence surveys. The proposed activities would occur in 
Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia, Florida, and Mississippi.

    Dated: November 15, 2005.
Noreen E. Walsh,
Acting Regional Director.
 [FR Doc. E5-7041 Filed 12-7-05; 8:45 am]