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NOAA Fisheries
Office of Protected Resources
Acropora palmata thicket on Mona Island, Puerto Rico. Andy Bruckner, 1996Coho salmon painting, Canadian Dept of Fisheries and OceansMonk seal, C.E. BowlbyHumpback whale, Dr. Lou Herman
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Application Types

Marine Mammal Permits and Authorizations
Permits and authorizations are required to conduct activities that may impact marine mammals, whether covered under the ESA (for endangered/threatened) and/or MMPA (all marine mammals).

Endangered Species Permits
These permits are required to conduct activities that may impact endangered or threatened non-marine mammal species under NMFS' jurisdiction.

Additional Federal and State Permits

Updated: May 15, 2014

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