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Critical Habitat for the Cook Inlet Beluga Whale

Overview

Beluga whale illustration. Credit: Jack Hornady for NOAA Fisheries.
Description
Critical Habitat for Cook Inlet Beluga Whale
Authority
Endangered Species Act
Action Status
Final Rule
Effective
05/11/2011
Affected Species

Summary

Final rule to designate critical habitat for the Cook Inlet beluga whale distinct population segment under the Endangered Species Act. Two areas are designated, comprising 7,800 square kilometers (3,013 square miles) of marine habitat. Effective May 11, 2011.

Last updated by Alaska Regional Office on 06/24/2021

Cook Inlet Beluga Whale Critical Habitat