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Endangered Species; Marine Mammals: Issuance of Permits

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Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.


Notice of issuance of permits.


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).


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: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Division of Management Authority, Branch of Permits, MS: IA, 5275 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041; fax (703) 358-2281. To locate the Federal Register notice that announced our receipt of the application for each permit listed in this document, go to and search on the permit number provided in the tables below in SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

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Joyce Russell, (703) 358-2023; (telephone); (703) 358-2281; (fax); (email).

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On the dates below, as authorized by the provisions of the ESA, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), 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.

Endangered Species

Permit numberApplicantReceipt of application Federal Register noticePermit issuance date
04978CMaire A. Malone81 FR 83278; November 21, 2016January 09, 2017.
24006BGerard Z. Siatkowski81 FR 27169; May 5, 2016January 09, 2017.
02129CMuseum of Wildlife and Fish Biology81 FR 83278; Nov 21, 2016January 17, 2017.
11143CPedro Salazar Sr81 FR 90864; Dec 15, 2016February 09, 2017.
05222CSmithsonian National Zoological Park81 FR 86723; December 1, 2016February 13, 2017.
06408CUS Geological Survey81 FR 76959; November 4, 2016February 23, 2017.
94136BMiami Seaquarium dba Festival Fun Parks, LLC81 FR 90864; December 15, 2016March 02, 2017.
12499CRobert M. Behrend81 FR 92845; December 20, 2016March 01, 2017.
12330CIan K. Brimhall81 FR 92845; December 20, 2016March 06, 2017.

Marine Mammals

Permit numberApplicantReceipt of application Federal Register noticePermit issuance date
11556CBritish Broadcasting Corporation81 FR 92845; December 20, 2016February 15, 2017.
02152CSeaWorld LLC81 FR 66991; September 29, 2016March 2, 2017.
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Start Printed Page 27721 Authority: We issue this notice under the authority of the ESA, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), and the MMPA, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.).

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Joyce Russell,

Government Information Specialist, Branch of Permits, Division of Management Authority.

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[FR Doc. 2017-12518 Filed 6-15-17; 8:45 am]