Draft Recovery Plan for the Blue Whale and Notice of Initiation of 5-Year Review

Overview

Authority
Endangered Species Act
Affected Species
Action Status
Notice
Published
10/12/2018

Summary

We, the NOAA Fisheries, announce the availability of the Draft Revised Recovery Plan (Draft Plan) for the Blue Whale (Balaenoptera musculus) for public review. We are soliciting review and comment from the public and all interested parties on the Draft Plan, and will consider all substantive comments received during the review period before submitting the Plan for final approval. We also are initiating a 5-year review of the blue whale and are requesting new information on its status.

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 10/12/2018