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Listing of the Chinese River Dolphin Under the Endangered Species Act


Final Rule to List the Chinese River Dolphin (Foreign species) as Endangered under the ESA
Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status
Final Rule
Affected Species


NOAA Fisheries has determined that the Chinese river dolphin (Lipotes vexillifer) should be listed as an endangered species according to the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA). This determination is based on information contained in a petition to list the species submitted by the Center for Environmental Education, in a Status Review conducted by NOAA Fisheries, and in comments received in response to publication of the proposed rule to list the species.

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Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 12/17/2021