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50 CFR § 217.1-217.217 - Regulations governing the take of marine mammals incidental to specified activities.

Country/Territory
United States of America
Document type
Regulation
Date
2009 (2022)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
74 FR 35143, July 20, 2009.
Long title
Code of Federal Regulations - Title 50 - Wildlife and Fisheries - Chapter II - National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Commerce - Subchapter C - Marine Mammals - Part 217 - Regulations governing the take of marine mammals incidental to specified activities. (50 CFR - Chapter II - Subchapter C - Part 217 - Subparts A-W - § 217.1-217.217)
Subject
Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Marine mammals Hunting/capture Data collection/reporting Offences/penalties Trade in species
Geographical area
Americas, Arctic, East Pacific, North America, North Atlantic
Abstract

This Part of the Code of Federal Regulations governs the taking of marine mammals incidental to specified activities such as operation of offshore oil and gas facilities; construction and operation of a liquefied natural gas deepwater port; coastal commercial fireworks and other marine projects. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) shall carry out specified functions regarding monitoring and control. Requirements for reporting, monitoring and mitigation are specified for holders of an authorization to take incidentally marine mammals.

Full text
English
Website
www.govinfo.gov

References - Legislation

Implements

Marine Mammal Protection Act.

Legislation | United States of America | 1972 (2007)

Keyword: Fishery management and conservation, Marine fisheries, Fishing gear/fishing method, Management/conservation, Marine mammals, Marine area, Data collection/reporting, Research, Endangered species, Protection of habitats, Protection of species

Source: FAO, FAOLEX