Listing of the Chinese River Dolphin under the Endangered Species Act

Overview

Description
Final Rule to List the Chinese River Dolphin (Foreign species) as Endangered under the ESA
Authority
Marine Mammal Protection Act
Affected Species
Action Status
Final Rule
Effective
06/29/1989

Summary

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.

Supporting Materials

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 08/28/2018