Listing of the Mediterranean Monk Seal

Overview

Description
The final rule to list the Mediterranean monk seal under the ESA and MMPA
Authority
Marine Mammal Protection Act
Affected Species
Action Status
Final Rule
Effective
06/02/1970

Summary

TheĀ Mediterranean monk seal is protected in its range by various laws administered by the countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea and eastern Atlantic Ocean. The import/export of samples, parts, or live animals into/out of the United States is regulated under the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended and the Endangered Species Act of 1973.

Supporting Materials

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 09/04/2018