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Marine Mammal Conservation Plans

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Beluga Whale
(Delphinapterus leucas)
Photo: NMFS National Marine Mammal Laboratory

Under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), conservation plans are required for species that have been designated as "depleted".

Conservation Plans

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Updated: April 3, 2014

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