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50 CFR § 218.1-218.238 - Regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals.

Country/Territory
United States of America
Document type
Regulation
Date
2009 (2022)
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
74 FR 28343, June 15, 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 218 Regulations Governing the Taking and Importing of Marine Mammals. (50 CFR - Chapter II - Subchapter C - Part 218 - Subparts A-X - § 218.1-218.238)
Subject
Fisheries, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Marine fisheries Bycatch Marine mammals Data collection/reporting Monitoring Offences/penalties Protection of species Trade in species
Geographical area
Americas, Arctic, East Pacific, North America, North Atlantic
Abstract

This Part 218 of the Code of Federal Regulations governs the taking and importing of marine mammals such as taking of marine mammals by the U.S. navy and specified activities in specified and defined geographical areas, such as: U.S. Navy Construction at Naval Stations; Training and Testing Study Areas; Marine Structure Maintenance and Pile Replacement; Naval Weapons Station.

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