81 FR 33212 - Endangered Species; File No. 20283

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Federal Register Volume 81, Issue 101 (May 25, 2016)

Page Range33212-33212
FR Document2016-12286

Notice is hereby given that Demian Chapman, Ph.D., School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794, has applied in due form for a permit to import scalloped hammerhead shark (Sphyrna lewini) samples for purposes of scientific research.

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

RIN 0648-XE622


Endangered Species; File No. 20283

AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and 
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

ACTION: Notice; receipt of application.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that Demian Chapman, Ph.D., School of 
Marine and Atmospheric Science, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 
11794, has applied in due form for a permit to import scalloped 
hammerhead shark (Sphyrna lewini) samples for purposes of scientific 
research.

DATES: Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or 
before June 24, 2016.

ADDRESSES: The application and related documents are available for 
review by selecting ``Records Open for Public Comment'' from the 
``Features'' box on the Applications and Permits for Protected Species 
(APPS) home page, https://apps.nmfs.noaa.gov, and then selecting File 
No. 20283 from the list of available applications.
    These documents are also available upon written request or by 
appointment in the Permits and Conservation Division, Office of 
Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver 
Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 427-8401; fax (301) 713-0376.
    Written comments on this application should be submitted to the 
Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, at the address listed above. 
Comments may also be submitted by facsimile to (301) 713-0376, or by 
email to [email protected]. Please include the File No. 20283 
in the subject line of the email comment.
    Those individuals requesting a public hearing should submit a 
written request to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division at the 
address listed above. The request should set forth the specific reasons 
why a hearing on this application would be appropriate.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Skidmore, (301) 427-8401.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject permit is requested under the 
authority of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 
U.S.C. 1531 et seq.) and the regulations governing the taking, 
importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR 
parts 222-226).
    The applicant proposes to conduct genetics research on scalloped 
hammerhead shark (Sphyrna lewini) samples obtained from the Hong Kong 
fish market in order to assess global trade of shark fins. Samples from 
up to 200 individuals would be imported to the Florida International 
University for analysis. The permit is requested for a 2 year period.

    Dated: May 19, 2016.
Julia Harrison,
Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected 
Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 2016-12286 Filed 5-24-16; 8:45 am]
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81_FR_33313
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CategoryRegulatory Information
CollectionFederal Register
sudoc ClassAE 2.7:
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PublisherOffice of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration
SectionNotices
ActionNotice; receipt of application.
DatesWritten, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or before June 24, 2016.
ContactJennifer Skidmore, (301) 427-8401.
FR Citation81 FR 33212 
RIN Number0648-XE62

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