[Federal Register Volume 60, Number 158 (Wednesday, August 16, 1995)]
[Pages 42546-42547]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 95-20205]


[I.D. 080795C]

Marine Mammals

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Issuance of modification to permit no. 778 (P772#59).


SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that on August 3, 1995, Permit No. 778, 
issued to the NMFS, Southwest Fisheries Science Center, La Jolla, CA 
92038, was modified.

ADDRESSES: The modification and related documents are available for 
review upon written request or by appointment in the following 
    Permits Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine 
Fisheries Service, 1315 East-West Highway, Suite 13130 Silver Spring, 
MD 20910 (301/713-2289);
    Director, Southwest Region, National Marine Fisheries Service, 501 
West Ocean Boulevard, Suite 4200, Long Beach, CA 90802-4213 (310/980-
4001); and
    Coordinator, Pacific Area Office, Southwest Region, National Marine 
Fisheries Service, 2570 Dole Street, Room 106, Honolulu, HI 96822-2396 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject modification has been issued 
under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as 
amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the provisions of Secs. 216.33(d) and 
(e) of the Regulations Governing the Taking and Importing of Marine 
Mammals (50 CFR 

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part 216), the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (16 U.S.C. 
1531 et seq.), and the provisions of Sec. 222.25 of the regulations 
governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered fish and 
wildlife (50 CFR part 222).
    The permittee is authorized to increase the number of seals 
authorized to be retagged under the permit from 100 to 250. This 
modification involves no increase in the originally authorized take of 
1200 monk seals.

    Dated: August 3, 1995.
Gary M. Barone,
Acting Chief, Permits & Documentation Division, Office of Protected 
Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 95-20205 Filed 8-15-95; 8:45 am]