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Listing the Banggai Cardinalfish Under the Endangered Species Act


Endangered Species Act
Action Status
Final Rule
Affected Species


In response to a petition, we, NOAA Fisheries, issue a final rule to list the Banggai cardinalfish (Pterapogon kauderni) as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). We have also determined that the proposed listing of Harrisson's dogfish shark (Centrophorus harrissoni) as a threatened species is not warranted at this time. We will not designate critical habitat for Banggai cardinalfish because the geographical areas occupied by this species are entirely outside U.S. jurisdiction, and we have not identified any unoccupied areas within U.S. jurisdiction that are currently essential to the conservation of this species.

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 10/29/2021