National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.
Final rule; correction.
This document contains corrections to the final rule pertaining to the consolidation and reorganization of existing regulations regarding implementation of the Endangered Species Act which was published in the Federal Register on March 23, 1999.
Effective October 11, 2000.
Donna Wieting, Chief, Marine Mammal Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Caroline Good, phone: (301) 713-2322.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
In the final rule, titled Endangered and Threatened Species; Regulations Consolidation; Final Rule, published in the Federal Register on March 23, 1999,(64 FR 14052), three errors were made in identifying the eastern population of Steller sea lions.
NMFS is correcting these errors and is making no substantive change to the document in this action.
Need for Correction
As published, the final regulations contain errors which misidentify the stock parameters of the eastern population of the Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus).Start List of Subjects
List of Subjects in 50 CFR Part 223End List of Subjects Start Signature
Dated: October 4, 2000.
William T. Hogarth,
Acting Assistant Administrator for Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service.
Accordingly,End Amendment Part Start Part
PART 223—THREATENED MARINE AND ANADROMOUS SPECIESEnd Part Start Amendment Part
1. The authority citation continues to read as follows:End Amendment Part Start Amendment Part
2. Revise paragraph (c) of § 223.102 to read as follows:End Amendment Part
(c) Marine mammals. Guadalupe fur seal (Arctocephalus townsendi); Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus), eastern population, which consists of all Steller sea lions from breeding colonies located east of 144° W. longitude.
[FR Doc. 00-26082 Filed 10-10-00; 8:45 am]
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