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The Navy implements protective measures to reduce or avoid potential effects on marine species, including:

  • Posting qualified Lookouts to visually observe the area for marine species within mitigation zones prior to and during activities.
  • Establishing mitigation zones for marine species.
  • Implementing geographic and temporal mitigation measures.
  • Powering down or shutting down active sonar if marine mammals or sea turtles are observed within the mitigation zone.
  • Exercising caution while transiting to avoid potential risk of collisions with marine mammals and sea turtles.
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