FWS Considers MMPA Permits for Activities with Sea Otters and Walruses

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has received Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) permit applications for the surgical implantation of transmitters into sea otters by the United States Geological Survey Alaska Science Center and the photography of Pacific walruses by BBC Studios. FWS will accept public comments on the applications through November 28, 2022.