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
- Greater Atlantic Regional Office (Northeast)
- Pacific Islands Regional Office
- Southeast Regional Office
- West Coast 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 LDEO/ NSF Marine Geophysical Survey in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean Offshore North Carolina - through 09/02/2014
- Proposed IHA for SAE 3D Marine Seismic Survey in the Beaufort Sea, AK - through 08/11/2014
- Proposed LOA for U.S. Marine Corps Training Exercises at Cherry Point Range Complex, NC - through 08/14/2014
- Proposed rule to modify the subsistence harvest regulations for the Eastern Pacific stock of northern fur seals - through 08/25/2014
- Submit information on 90-day finding on a petition to designate the Central North Pacific population of humpback whale as a DPS and delist it under the ESA - through 08/27/2014
- Proposed Changes to ESA Critical Habitat Policies and Regulations - extended through 10/09/2014
Contact one of our Regional Stranding Network participants to report a stranded or beached marine mammal.
Most NOAA/Office of Protected Resources photos are in the public domain and cannot be copyrighted. There is no fee for using NOAA photos found on this site, but credit must be given to NOAA, unless otherwise instructed by the photo caption.
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Updated: May 13, 2014