Listing of Gulf of Mexico Distinct Population Segment of Sperm Whale Under the ESA


Endangered Species Act
Affected Species
Action Status
Final Rule


By notice of proposed rulemaking published in the Federal Register on July 30, 1970 (35FR12222), notice was given that it was proposed to amend Appendix A to Part 17 of Title 50 of the Code of Federal Regulations by adding additional names to the list of foreign endangered species, including sperm whales.

Findings on a petition to list a Gulf of Mexico Distinct Population Segment of sperm whales can be found below, resulting in a "not warranted" finding.

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 11/06/2019

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