Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.
Notice of receipt of application.
The following applicants have applied for scientific research permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species pursuant to sections 10(a)(1)(A) and 10(c) of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531, et seq.).
Permit Number TE042395
Applicant: George Thomas Watters, Columbus, Ohio
The applicant requests a permit to take (collect, transport, and relocate) the following mussels in Indiana: Fanshell (Cyprogenia stegaria), Northern riffleshell (Epioblasma rangiana), and Clubshell (Pleurobema clava).
Permit Number TE042945
Applicant: Melody Myers-Kinzie, Lafayette, Indiana
The applicant requests a permit to take (capture, handle, and release) northern riffleshell (Epioblasma torulosa rangiana), clubshell (Pleurobema clava), and rough pigtoe (Pleurobema plenum) in Indiana.
Permit Number TE042946
Applicant: Robert J. Sheehan, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois
The applicant requests a permit to take (capture, tag, and release) pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus) in the Mississippi River from St. Louis, Missouri to the mouth of the Ohio River. Juvenile pallid sturgeon sampled in trawls may be subject to lethal take for identification. The scientific research is aimed at enhancement of survival of the species in the wild.
Permit Number TE043011
Applicant: Ody Brooks Enterprises, Cedar Springs, Michigan
The applicant requests a permit to take (survey, capture, and collect) Karner blue butterfly (Lycaeides melissa samuelis) in Kent County, Michigan. The scientific research is aimed at enhancement of survival of the species in the wild.
Written data or comments should be submitted to the Regional Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Operations, 1 Federal Drive, Fort Snelling, Minnesota 55111-4056, and must be received within 30 days of the date of this publication.
Documents and other information submitted with this application are available for review by any party who requests a copy from the following office within 30 days of the date of publication of this notice: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services Operations, 1 Federal Drive, Fort Snelling, Minnesota 55111-4056, firstname.lastname@example.org, telephone (612) 713-5343, or Fax (612) 713-5292.Start Signature
Dated: May 17, 2001.
Acting Assistant Regional Director, Ecological Services, Region 3, Fort Snelling, Minnesota.
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