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Notice of Receipt of Applications for Permit

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Endangered Species

The following applicants have applied for a permit to conduct certain activities with endangered species. This notice is provided pursuant to Section 10(c) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531, et seq.). Written data or comments should be submitted to the Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Management Authority, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 700, Arlington, Virginia 22203 and must be received by the Director within 30 days of the date of this publication.

Applicant: Joe Milton Thompson, Bonsall, CA

PRT-038549

The applicant requests a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus dorcas) culled from a captive herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species.

Applicant: Diane C. Brumbelow, Dallas, TX

PRT-038559

The applicant requests a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus dorcas) culled from a captive herd maintained under the management program of the Republic of South Africa, for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species.

Applicant: Duke University, Durham, NC

PRT-038508

The applicant requests a permit to export and re-import non-living museum specimens of endangered and threatened species of plants and animals previously accessioned into the permittee's collection, for scientific research. This notification covers activities conducted by the applicant for a five year period.

Marine Mammals

The public is invited to comment on the following application(s) for a permit to conduct certain activities with marine mammals. The application(s) was submitted to satisfy requirements of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.) and the regulations governing marine mammals (50 CFR 18).

Written data, comments or requests for copies of these complete applications or requests for a public hearing on these applications should be sent to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Management Authority, 4401 N. Fairfax Drive, Room 700, Arlington, Virginia 22203, telephone 703/358-2104 or fax 703/358-2281. These requests must be received within 30 days of the date of publication of this notice. Anyone requesting a hearing should give specific reasons why a hearing would be appropriate. The holding of such a hearing is at the discretion of the Director.

PRT-038448

Applicant: Iskande L. V. Larkin, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Permit Type: scientific research.

Name and Number of Animals: Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus), 5 females.

Summary of Activity to be Authorized: The applicant requests a permit to study the reproductive physiology and indicators of stress by taking and using urine, fecal, blood, and vaginal smear samples from 4 captive females and fecal samples from 1 wild female to measure steroid and protein reproductive hormone concentrations and glucocorticosteroids.

Source of Marine Mammals: 2 captive females at Miami Seaquarium; 2 captive females at Living Seas, Epcot; 1 wild female as identified and tagged by Sirenia Project personnel.

Period of Activity: 1 year.

Concurrent with the publication of this notice in the Federal Register, the Division of Management Authority is forwarding copies of the above applications to the Marine Mammal Commission and the Committee of Scientific Advisors for their review.

Applicant: James Grookett, Rockledge, PA

PRT-037534

The applicant requests a permit to import a polar bear (Ursus maritimus) sport hunted prior to May 31, 2000, from the McClintock Channel polar bear population in Canada for personal use.

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife has information collection approval from OMB through February 28, 2001. OMB Control Number 1018-0093. Federal Agencies may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a current valid OMB control number.

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, Division of Management Authority, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 700, Arlington, Virginia 22203. Phone: (703/358-2104); FAX: (703/358-2281).

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Dated: February 2, 2001.

Anna Barry,

Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority.

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[FR Doc. 01-3753 Filed 2-13-01; 8:45 am]

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