[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 121 (Thursday, June 24, 1999)]
[Page 33829]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 99-16087]



National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
[I.D. 060299A]

Marine Mammals; File No. 732-1587

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

ACTION: Issuance of permit.


SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that Paul Ponganis, M.D., Ph.D., 
Associate Research Physiologist, Center for Marine Biotechnology and 
Biomedicine, Scripps Institute of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA 92093-
0204, has been issued a permit to obtain elephant seals, harbor seals 
and California sea lions from rehabilitated stock for scientific 
research purposes.
ADDRESSES: The permit and related documents are available for review 
upon written request or by appointment in the following office(s):
    Permits and Documentation Division, Office of Protected Resources, 
NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910 (301/
713-2289); and
    Southwest Region, NMFS, 501 West Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90802-
4213 (562/980-4001).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ruth Johnson or Sara Shapiro, 301/713-

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 16, 1999, notice was published in 
the Federal Register (64 FR 13004) that a request for a scientific 
research permit to take pinnipeds had been submitted by the above-named 
individual. The requested permit has been issued under the authority of 
the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1361 et 
seq.) and the Regulations Governing the Taking and Importing of Marine 
Mammals (50 CFR part 216).

    Dated: June 18, 1999.
Ann D. Terbush,
Chief, Permits and Documentation Division, Office of Protected 
Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service.
[FR Doc. 99-16087 Filed 6-23-99; 8:45 am]