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Title 33Chapter ISubchapter PPart 169Subpart B → §169.100


Title 33: Navigation and Navigable Waters
PART 169—SHIP REPORTING SYSTEMS
Subpart B—Establishment of Two Mandatory Ship Reporting Systems for the Protection of Northern Right Whales


§169.100   What mandatory ship reporting systems are established by this subpart?

This subpart prescribes requirements for the establishment and maintenance of two mandatory ship reporting systems for the protection of the endangered northern right whale (also known as the North Atlantic right whale). These two systems are designated for certain areas of the East Coast of the United States. One system is located in the northeast and is identified as WHALESNORTH. The other system is located in the southeast and is identified as WHALESSOUTH.

Note to §169.100: 50 CFR 224.103(c) contains requirements and procedures concerning northern right whale approach limitations and avoidance procedures.

[USCG-1999-5525, 64 FR 29234, June 1, 1999, as amended by 66 FR 58070, Nov. 20, 2001]

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