Designation of Critical Habitat for 7 Evolutionarily Significant Units of Pacific Salmon and Steelhead in California

Overview

Description
Critical Habitat for 7 Evolutionarily Significant Units of Pacific Salmon and Steelhead
Authority
Endangered Species Act
Action Status
Final Rule
Published
09/02/2005

Summary

NOAA Fisheries issued a final rule designating critical habitat for five Evolutionarily Significant Units (ESUs) of West Coast salmon and two ESUs of steelhead listed as of the date of this designation under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) of 1973, as amended. The specific areas designated in the rule include approximately 8,935 net mi (14,269 km) of riverine habitat and 470 mi2 (1,212 km2) of estuarine habitat in California, primarily in San Francisco-San Pablo-Suisun Bays. Some of the areas designated are occupied by two or more ESUs. 

 

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Last updated by West Coast Regional Office on 05/05/2020