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Endangered Species; Marine Mammals; Issuance of Permits

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ACTION:

Notice of issuance of permits.

SUMMARY:

We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), have issued the following permits to conduct certain activities with endangered species, marine mammals, or both. We issue these permits under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA).

ADDRESSES:

Brenda Tapia, Division of Management Authority, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 212, Arlington, VA 22203; fax (703) 358-2280; or email DMAFR@fws.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Brenda Tapia, (703) 358-2104 (telephone); (703) 358-2280 (fax); DMAFR@fws.gov (email).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

On the dates below, as authorized by the provisions of the ESA (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), as amended, and/or the MMPA, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), we issued requested permits subject to certain conditions set forth therein. For each permit for an endangered species, we found that (1) The application was filed in good faith, (2) The granted permit would not operate to the disadvantage of the endangered species, and (3) The granted permit would be consistent with the purposes and policy set forth in section 2 of the ESA.

Permit No.ApplicantReceipt of application Federal Register noticePermit issuance date
Endangered Species
093431Felix Staninoha75 FR 12255, March 15, 2010April 28, 2010.
09145AZoological Society of San Diego75 FR 27814, May 18, 2010June 24, 2010.
13802AZoological Society of San Diego75 FR 34766, June 18, 2010July 28, 2010.
15360AEarth Promise, Inc., dba Fossil Rim Wildlife Center75 FR 41235, July 15, 2010November 9, 2010.
19934AKnoxville Zoological Gardens75 FR 52971, August 30, 2010December 1, 2010.
25258ADenver Zoological Gardens75 FR 69701, November 15, 2010February 10, 2011.
28015AEarl Bruno75 FR 78731, December 16, 2010February 11, 2011.
27787AVirginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center76 FR 2408, January 13, 2011February 15, 2011.
008519Zoo Atlanta75 FR 82409, December 30, 2010March 1, 2011.
26030ADrexel University, Dept. of Biology75 FR 69701, November 15, 2010February 25, 2011.
31183AZoological Society of Escondido, CA76 FR 2408, January 13, 2011March 10, 2011.
22077ATexas A&M University, Schubot Exotic Bird Health Center75 FR 69701, November 15, 2010March 29, 2011.
32684AZoological Society of San Diego76 FR 12990, March 9, 2011May 19, 2011.
37443AMetro Richmond Zoo76 FR 18239, April 1, 2011May 23, 2011.
013008777 Ranch Inc.76 FR 7580, February 10, 2011July 11, 2011.
39083AEndangered Species Propagation, Survival & Research Center76 FR 35464, June 17, 2011July 28, 2011.
115344Forrest Simpson76 FR 35464, June 17, 2011July 28, 2011.
37786AMinnesota Zoo76 FR 18239, April 1, 2011August 11, 2011.
42831ASaint Louis Zoo76 FR 36934, June 23, 2011August 18, 2011.
48053AGTWT, LLC, dba Bang 57 Ranch76 FR 48880, August 9, 2011September 28, 2011.
49112AMorani River Ranch76 FR 51051, August 17, 2011September 28, 2011.
50258AThomas McCarthy76 FR 52965, August 24, 2011October 18, 2011.
671993Albuquerque Biological Park76 FR 61733, October 5, 2011December 2, 2011.
185788Alexandria Zoological Park76 FR 61733, October 5, 2011December 2, 2011.
200682Erie Zoo76 FR 61733, October 5, 2011December 2, 2011.
679052Lincoln Park Zoo76 FR 61733, October 5, 2011December 2, 2011.
766088Rolling Hills Wildlife Adventure76 FR 61733, October 5, 2011December 2, 2011.
837068Yerkes Regional Primate Research Center76 FR 61733, October 5, 2011December 2, 2011.
055381Paula Hansen76 FR 66954, October 28, 2011December 5, 2011.
101033Charles Munoz76 FR 66954, October 28, 2011December 5, 2011.
56735AAlan Ong76 FR 66954, October 28, 2011December 5, 2011.
56309ACharles Salisbury76 FR 66954, October 28, 2011December 14, 2011.
56870ACarson Springs Wildlife Foundation76 FR 66954 October 28, 2011December 22, 2011.
189407David Nesbit76 FR 66954 October 28, 2011December 2, 2011.
57930ANewport Aquarium LLC76 FR 68205, November 3, 2011December 15, 2011.
699515Honolulu Zoo76 FR 68205, November 3, 2011December 6, 2011.
180804Laguna Vista Ranch76 FR 68205, November 3, 2011December 6, 2011.
57071AKevin Hudson76 FR 71069, November 16, 2011December 27, 2011.
56468AJoseph Harrison76 FR 71069, November 16, 2011December 27, 2011.
59287ALloyd Douglas76 FR 77006, December 9, 2011January 12, 2012.
59495AJill Holstead76 FR 77006, December 9, 2011January 12, 2012.
Marine Mammals
225854Tom Smith, Brigham Young University76 FR 36934, June 23, 2011January 13, 2012.

Availability of Documents

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: Division of Management Authority, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Room 212, Arlington, VA 22203; fax (703) 358-2280.

Brenda Tapia,

Program Analyst/Data Administrator, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority.

[FR Doc. 2012-1303 Filed 1-23-12; 8:45 am]

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