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Title 50Chapter IISubchapter CPart 218Subpart X → §218.230


Title 50: Wildlife and Fisheries
PART 218—REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE TAKING AND IMPORTING OF MARINE MAMMALS
Subpart X—Taking and Importing of Marine Mammals; U.S. Navy Surveillance Towed Array Sensor System Low Frequency Active (SURTASS LFA) Sonar Training and Testing in the Central and Western North Pacific and Eastern Indian Oceans


§218.230   Specified activity, level of taking, and species/stocks.

Regulations in this subpart apply to the U.S. Navy (Navy) for the taking of marine mammals that occurs incidental to the Navy's SURTASS LFA sonar training and testing activities under authority of the Secretary of the Navy within the central and western North Pacific and eastern Indian Oceans (SURTASS LFA Sonar Study Area) (Table 1 to §218.230).

Table 1 to §218.230—Species/Stocks Proposed for Authorization by Level B Harassment for the 7-Year Period of the Proposed Rule by SURTASS LFA Sonar Training and Testing Activities

SpeciesStock1
Antarctic minke whaleANT.
Blue whaleCNP.
   NIND.
   WNP.
   SIND.
Bryde's whaleECS.
   Hawaii.
   WNP.
   NIND.
   SIND.
Common minke whaleHawaii.
   IND.
   WNP JW.
   WNP OE.
   YS.
Fin whaleECS.
   Hawaii.
   IND.
   SIND.
   WNP.
Humpback whaleCNP stock and Hawaii DPS.
   WAU stock and DPS.
   WNP stock and DPS.
North Pacific right whaleWNP.
Omura's whaleNIND.
   SIND.
   WNP.
Sei whaleHawaii.
   SIND.
   NP.
   NIND.
Western North Pacific gray whaleWNP stock and Western DPS.
Baird's beaked whaleWNP.
Blainville's beaked whaleHawaii.
   WNP.
   IND.
Common bottlenose dolphin4-Islands.
   Hawaii Island.
   Hawaii Pelagic.
   IA.
   IND.
   Japanese Coastal.
   Kauai/Niihau.
   Oahu.
   WNP Northern Offshore.
   WNP Southern Offshore.
   WAU.
Common dolphinIND.
   WNP.
Cuvier's beaked whaleHawaii.
   IND.
   SH.
   WNP.
Dall's porpoiseSOJ dalli type.
   WNP dalli ecotype.
   WNP truei ecotype.
Deraniyagala's beaked whaleIND.
   NP.
Dwarf sperm whaleHawaii.
   IND.
   WNP.
False killer whaleHawaii Pelagic.
   IA.
   IND.
   Main Hawaiian Islands Insular stock and DPS.
   Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.
   WNP.
Fraser's dolphinCNP.
   Hawaii.
   IND.
   WNP.
Ginkgo-toothed beaked whaleIND.
   NP.
Harbor porpoiseWNP.
Hubbs' beaked whaleNP.
Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphinIND.
Killer whaleHawaii.
   IND.
   WNP.
Kogia spp.WNP.
Longman's beaked whaleHawaii.
   IND.
   WNP.
Melon-headed whaleHawaiian Islands.
   IND.
   Kohala Resident.
   WNP.
Mesoplodon spp.WNP.
Northern right whale dolphinNP.
Pacific white-sided dolphinNP.
Pantropical spotted dolphin4-Islands.
   Hawaii Island.
   Hawaiian Pelagic.
   IND.
   Oahu.
   WNP.
Pygmy killer whaleHawaii.
   IND.
   WNP.
Pygmy sperm whaleHawaii.
   IND.
   WNP.
Risso's dolphinHawaii.
   IA.
   WNP.
   IND.
Rough-toothed dolphinHawaii.
   IND.
   WNP.
Short-finned pilot whaleHawaii.
   IND.
   WNP Northern Ecotype.
   WNP Southern Ecotype.
Southern bottlenose whaleIND.
Spade-toothed beaked whaleIND.
Sperm whaleHawaii.
   NIND.
   NP.
   SIND.
Spinner dolphinHawaii Island.
   Hawaii Pelagic.
   IND.
   Kauai/Niihau.
   Kure/Midway Atoll.
   Oahu/4-Islands.
   Pearl and Hermes Reef.
   WNP.
Stejneger's beaked whaleWNP.
Striped dolphinHawaii.
   IND.
   Japanese Coastal.
   WNP Northern Offshore.
   WNP Southern Offshore.
Hawaiian monk sealHawaii.
Northern fur sealWestern Pacific.
Ribbon sealNP.
Spotted sealAlaska stock/Bering Sea DPS.
   Southern stock and DPS.
Steller sea lionWestern/Asian stock and Western DPS.

1ANT = Antarctic; CNP = Central North Pacific; NP = North Pacific; NIND = Northern Indian; SIND = Southern Indian; IND = Indian; WNP = Western North Pacific; ECS = East China Sea; WP = Western Pacific; SOJ = Sea of Japan; IA = Inshore Archipelago; WAU = Western Australia; YS = Yellow Sea; OE = Offshore Japan; OW = Nearshore Japan; JW = Sea of Japan/Minke; JE = Pacific coast of Japan; SH = Southern Hemisphere; DPS = distinct population segment.

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