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Receipt of Applications for Permit

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AGENCY:

Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION:

Notice of receipt of applications for permit.

SUMMARY:

The public is invited to comment on the following applications to conduct certain activities with endangered species and/or marine mammals.

DATES:

Written data, comments or requests must be received by April 23, 2007.

ADDRESSES:

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 within 30 days of the date of publication of this notice to: 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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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Division of Management Authority, telephone 703/358-2104.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Endangered Species

The public is invited to comment on the following application(s) 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, comments, or requests for copies of these complete applications should be submitted to the Director (address above).

Applicant: Dallas World Aquarium, Dallas, TX, PRT-146843.

The applicant requests a permit to import two male and two female captive-hatched resplendent quetzals (Pharomachrus mocinno) from Vida Silvestre, Ixtapaluca, Mexico for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species.

Applicant: Dallas World Aquarium, Dallas, TX, PRT-146842.

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The applicant requests a permit to import two male and two female captive-hatched horned guans (Oreophasis derbianus) from Vida Silvestre, Ixtapaluca, Mexico for the purpose of enhancement of the survival of the species.

Applicant: Lawrence J. Nolan, San Francisco, CA, PRT-147954.

The applicant requests a permit to import the sport-hunted trophy of one male bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus) 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: Ximena Velez Zuazo, San Juan, PR, PRT-140967.

The applicant requests a permit to import biological samples from hawksbill sea turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata) collected in the wild in the Netherlands Antilles, for the purpose of scientific research. This notification covers activities to be conducted by the applicant over a five-year period.

Marine Mammals

The public is invited to comment on the following application for a permit to conduct certain activities with marine mammals. The applications were 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 part 18). Written data, comments, or requests for copies of the complete applications or requests for a public hearing on these applications should be submitted to the Director (address above). 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.

Applicant: Lance G. Barrett-Leonard, Homer, AK, PRT-118442.

The applicant requests an amendment to his permit application for additional observation areas and animals to study the vigilance behavior of northern sea otters (Enhydra lutris kenyoni) in response to killer whales in Alaska waters for the purpose of scientific research. The original request was published on July 26, 2006 (71 FR 42409).

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

Applicant: Donald M. Beam, New Albany, OH, PRT-147327.

The applicant requests a permit to import a polar bear (Ursus maritimus) sport hunted from the Foxe Basin polar bear population in Canada prior to February 18, 1997, for personal, noncommercial use.

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Dated: March 2, 2007.

Lisa J. Lierheimer,

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

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[FR Doc. E7-5382 Filed 3-22-07; 8:45 am]

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