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HEARINGS

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

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BEFORE THE

SUBCOMMITTEE ON FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE

CONSERVATION AND THE ENVIRONMENT 1310

OF THE

COMMITTEE ON
MERCHANT MARINE AND FISHERIES

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

NINETY-SEVENTH CONGRESS

FIRST SESSION

ON

MARINE MAMMAL PROTECTION ACT AUTHORI.

ZATION-H.R. 2948

APRIL 7, 1981

MARINE MAMMAL PROTECTION ACT IMPROVE-

MENT-H.R. 4084

JULY 13, 1981.

Serial No. 97-8

Printed for the use of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries

U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1981

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COMMITTEE ON MERCHANT MARINE AND FISHERIES

WALTER B. JONES, North Carolina, Chairman MARIO BIAGGI, New York

GENE SNYDER, Kentucky GLENN M. ANDERSON, California

PAUL N. MCCLOSKEY, JR., California JOHN B. BREAUX, Louisiana

EDWIN B. FORSYTHE, New Jersey GERRY E. STUDDS, Massachusetts

JOEL PRITCHARD, Washington DAVID R. BOWEN, Mississippi

DON YOUNG, Alaska CARROLL HUBBARD, JR., Kentucky

NORMAN F. LENT, New York DON BONKER, Washington

DAVID F. EMERY, Maine NORMAN E. D'AMOURS, New Hampshire THOMAS B. EVANS, JR., Delaware JAMES L. OBERSTAR, Minnesota

ROBERT W. DAVIS, Michigan WILLIAM J. HUGHES, New Jersey

WILLIAM CARNEY, New York BARBARA A. MIKULSKI, Maryland

CHARLES F. DOUGHERTY, Pennsylvania MIKE LOWRY, Washington

NORMAN D. SHUMWAY, California
EARL HUTTO, Florida

JACK FIELDS, Texas
BRIAN J. DONNELLY, Massachusetts CLAUDINE SCHNEIDER, Rhode Island
W. J. (BILLY) TAUZIN, Louisiana

E. CLAY SHAW, JR., Florida
THOMAS M. FOGLIETTA, Pennsylvania
WILLIAM N. PATMAN, Texas
FOFO I. F. SUNIA, American Samoa
DENNIS M. HERTEL, Michigan
ROY DYSON, Maryland

EDMUND B. WELCH, Chief Counsel
MICHAEL J. TOOHEY, Minority Staff Director

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SUBCOMMITTEE ON FISHERIES AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION AND THE ENVIRONMENT

JOHN B. BREAUX, Louisiana, Chairman DAVID R. BOWEN, Mississippi

EDWIN B. FORSYTHE, New Jersey DON BONKER, Washington

PAUL N. MOCLOSKEY, JR., California JAMES L. OBERSTAR, Minnesota

JOEL PRITCHARD, Washington MIKE LOWRY, Washington

DON YOUNG, Alaska
EARL HUTTO, Florida

DAVID F. EMERY, Maine
BRIAN J. DONNELLY, Massachusetts THOMAS B. EVANS, JR., Delaware
WILLIAM N. PATMAN, Texas

ROBERT W. DAVIS, Michigan
FOFO I. F. SUNIA, American Samoa

WILLIAM CARNEY, New York ROY DYSON, Maryland

CHARLES F. DOUGHERTY, Pennsylvania GLENN M. ANDERSON, California

NORMAN D. SHUMWAY, California
GERRY E. STUDDS, Massachusetts

CLAUDINE SCHNEIDER, Rhode Island
NORMAN E. D'AMOURS, New Hampshire GENE SNYDER, Kentucky
WILLIAM J. HUGHES, New Jersey

(Ex Officio)
W. J. (BILLY) TAUZIN, Louisiana
DENNIS M. HERTEL, Michigan
WALTER B. JONES, North Carolina
(Ex Officio)

G. WAYNE SMITH, Staff Director

JEFF CURTIS, Counsel

TIM SMITH, Counsel
GEORGE MANNINA, Minority Counsel

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Hearing held April 7, 1981.

Text of:

H.R. 2948.

Executive Communication No. 956.

Report from:

Commerce Department in the form of an executive communication

Marine Mammal Commission......

Statement of:

Bean, Michael, chairman, Wildlife Department, Environmental Defense

Fund.

Prepared statement.

Burney, David, counsel, U.S. Tuna Foundation

Burns, John, Statewide Marine Mammal Coordinator, Alaska

California Department of Fish and Game..

Chapman, Dr. Douglas G., Chairman, Marine Mammal Commission

Prepared statement..

Felando, August, president, American Tunaboat Association..........

Hayden, Wes, legislative counsel, International Association of Fish and

Wildlife Agencies....

Prepared statement...

Hester, F. Eugene, Acting Director, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, De

partment of the Interior..

Prepared statement......

Kaufmann, Milton, president, Monitor International, and director, Fund

for Animals International Program for Marine Mammals and Endan-

gered Species ..

Prepared statement.

Kelly, John E., acting director of research, Center of Environmental

Education

Prepared statement...

Lambertson, Ron, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the

Interior

Leitzell, Terry, Assistant Administrator for Fisheries, National Marine

Fisheries Service, Department of Commerce.

Prepared statement..

Lipscomb, Frances, executive assistant, Society for Animal Protective

Legislation

Prepared statement....

Mitchell, Don, counsel, Alaska Natives Federation........

Owings, Margaret, president, Friends of the Sea Otter..

Prepared statement....

Pacific Seafood Processors Association

Perkins, Marguerite, legislative representative, National Wildlife Feder-

ation

Prepared statement.

Prescott, John H., executive director, New England Aquarium ..

Roe, Dick, director, Office of Marine Mammals and Endangered Species,

NMFS, Department of Commerce.

Skoog, Ronald, commissioner, Alaska Department of Fish and Game.....

Prepared statement....

Sloan, Lucy, executive director, National Federation of Fishermen............

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