Oceanic whitetip sharks, once abundant across the globe, are now listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. However, a forthcoming recovery plan is designed to help bring this species back from the brink.
For the fiscal year 2024, 66 proposals were received from 21 states and 1 Tribe. The total amount of federal funding requested was $8,262,854. These proposals met the minimum requirements and will be considered for funding.