50 CFR 226.215 - Critical habitat for the North Pacific Right Whale ( Eubalaena japonica ).

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§ 226.215 Critical habitat for the North Pacific Right Whale (Eubalaena japonica).
(a) Primary Constituent Elements. The primary constituent elements of the North Pacific right whale are the copepods Calanus marshallae, Neocalanus cristatus, and N. plumchris, and the euphausiid Thysanoessa raschii, in areas of the North Pacific Ocean in which North Pacific right whales are known or believed to feed, as described in paragraphs (b) and (c) of this section.
(b) Bering Sea. An area described by a series of straight lines connecting the following coordinates in the order listed:
58° 00′ N/168° 00′ W
58° 00′ N/163° 00′ W
56° 30′ N/161° 45′ W
55° 00′ N/166° 00′ W
56° 00′ N/168° 00′ W
58 °00′ N/168° 00′ W.
(c) Gulf of Alaska. An area described by a series of straight lines connecting the following coordinates in the order listed:
57° 03′ N/153° 00′ W
57° 18′ N/151° 30′ W
57° 00′ N/ 151° 30′ W
56° 45′ N/153° 00′ W
57° 03′ N/153° 00′ W.
(d) Maps of critical habitat for the North Pacific right whale follow:
[73 FR 19011, Apr. 8, 2008]

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  • 2014-11-17; vol. 79 # 221 - Monday, November 17, 2014
    1. 79 FR 68371 - Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Technical Corrections for the Hawaiian Monk Seal
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      Direct final rule.
      This rule is effective January 16, 2015 without further action, unless significant adverse comment is received by December 17, 2014.
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Title 50 published on 2014-10-01

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  • 2014-12-09; vol. 79 # 236 - Tuesday, December 9, 2014
    1. 79 FR 73010 - Endangered and Threatened Species; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Arctic Ringed Seal
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      Proposed rule; withdrawal and reproposal.
      As of December 9, 2014, the proposed rule published December 3, 2014 (79 FR 17174), is withdrawn. Comments on this proposed rule must be received by March 9, 2015. Four public hearings on the proposed rule will be held in Alaska (Anchorage, Barrow, Kotzebue, and Nome). The dates and times of these hearings will be provided in a subsequent Federal Register notice.
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