Federal Register Notices

FR Notice: Final 2021 Marine Mammal Stock Assessment Reports (08/03/2022)

Federal Register Notices, Protected Species

AGENCY:
National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION:
Notice; response to comments.

SUMMARY:
As required by the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS has considered public comments for revisions of the 2021 marine mammal stock assessment reports (SARs). This notice announces the availability of 50 final 2021 SARs that were updated and finalized.

ADDRESSES:
The 2021 Final SARs are available in electronic form via https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/​national/​marine-mammal-protection/​marine-mammal-stock-assessment-reports-region.

Copies of the Alaska Regional SARs may be requested from Nancy Young, Alaska Fisheries Science Center; copies of the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean Regional SARs may be requested from Sean Hayes, Northeast Fisheries Science Center; and copies of the Pacific Regional SARs may be requested from Jim Carretta, Southwest Fisheries Science Center (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT below).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Zachary Schakner, Office of Science and Technology, 301-427-8106, Zachary.Schakner@noaa.gov;
Nancy Young, 206-526-4297, Nancy.Young@noaa.gov, regarding Alaska regional stock assessments;
Sean Hayes, 508-495-2362, Sean.Hayes@noaa.gov, regarding Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean regional stock assessments;
or Jim Carretta, 858-546-7171, Jim.Carretta@noaa.gov, regarding Pacific regional stock assessments.

For complete FR notice, click here.

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