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Issuance of Permit for Marine Mammals

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Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.


Notice of issuance of permit for marine mammals.


The following permit was issued.


Documents and other information submitted for this application is available for review by any party who submits a written request to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Management Authority, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 700, Arlington, Virginia 22203; fax (703) 358-2281.

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Division of Management Authority, telephone (703) 358-2104.

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On July 9, 2002, a notice was published in the Federal Register (67 FR 45530), that an application had been filed with the Fish and Wildlife Service by Ikande L.V. Larkin, University of Florida to amend a permit (PRT-038448) to conduct scientific research on captive-held and wild Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus) to study manatee reproductive physiology and indicators of stress.

Notice is hereby given that on November 26, 2002, as authorized by the provisions of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), and the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531, et seq.), the Fish and Wildlife Service issued the requested amended permit subject to certain conditions set forth therein.

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Dated: November 29, 2002.

Charles S. Hamilton,

Senior Permit Biologist, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority.

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[FR Doc. 02-31204 Filed 12-10-02; 8:45 am]