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Listing Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtles Under the ESA


Endangered Species Act
Action Status
Final Rule
Affected Species


Kemp's Ridley sea turtles were added to the pre-cursor of the Endangered Species Act by  a rulemaking published in the Federal Register on December 2, 1970 (35 FR 18319), to amend Appendix A to Part 17 of Title 50 CFR by adding additional names to the list of foreign endangered species.

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 04/30/2021