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Listing of the Mediterranean Monk Seal


The final rule to list the Mediterranean monk seal under the ESA and MMPA
Marine Mammal Protection Act
Action Status
Final Rule
Affected Species


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.

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 10/26/2020