Notice of Intent to Update a Recovery Plan for the Blue Whale

Overview

Authority
Endangered Species Act
Affected Species
Action Status
Notice
Comments Close
05/17/2012

Summary

NOAA Fisheries is announcing its intent to update a recovery plan for the blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus) and prepare a recovery plan for the North Pacific right whale (Eubalaena japonica) and requests information from the public. NOAA Fisheries is required by the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA), as amended to develop plans for the conservation and survival of federally listed species, i.e., recovery plans.

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 05/01/2018