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Listing Atlantic Sturgeon Distinct Population Segments under the ESA


Endangered Species Act
Action Status
Final Rule
Affected Species


We, NOAA Fisheries, issue final determinations to list the Gulf of Maine distinct population segment (DPS) of Atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus) as a threatened species, and the Carolina, South Atlantic, New York Bight, and Chesapeake Bay DPSs as endangered species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

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Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 10/26/2021