Contact NMFS Office of Protected Resources
If you wish to receive additional information regarding endangered species or marine mammal issues beyond what is available on this site, please contact:
Office of Protected Resources (F/PR)
National Marine Fisheries Service
1315 East-West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Regional Protected Resources Divisions
- Alaska Regional Office
- Northeast Regional Office
- Northwest Regional Office
- Pacific Islands Regional Office
- Southeast Regional Office
- Southwest Regional Office
Please submit public comments on regulations and other actions using the contact information given in the Federal Register. Regulations and other actions open for comment are published daily at Regulations.gov.
The following OPR actions are currently accepting comments:
- Proposed IHA for Marine Geophysical Survey in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean Offshore New Jersey - through 04/16/2014
- Proposed LOA for U.S. Navy Missile Launches From San Nicolas Island, CA - through 04/21/2014
- Proposed IHA for Deepwater Wind Construction of the Block Island Transmission System - through 04/21/2014
- 90-day finding on petition to list multiple species and subpopulations of marine mammals under ESA; status review initiated for 1 species and 3 subpopulations; request for scientific and commercial information on these entities - through 04/22/2014
- Proposed IHA for Deepwater Wind Block Island Wind Farm (BIWF) Construction - through 04/24/2014
- 90-day finding on petition to list multiple species of skates, rays, and bony fishes under ESA; status review initiated for 10 species; request for scientific and commercial information on these species - through 04/25/2014
- U.S. Navy Training and Testing Activities in the Mariana Islands Training and Testing Study Area - through 05/05/2014
- Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for Hawaiian Monk Seal Recovery Actions - through 05/12/2014
Contact one of our Regional Stranding Network participants to report a stranded or beached marine mammal.
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Updated: March 14, 2013