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Initiation of a 5-Year Review for 3 Foreign Corals

NMFS announces the initiation of a 5-year review for three foreign corals (Cantharellus noumeae, Siderastrea glynni, and Tubastraea floreana). NMFS is required by the Endangered Species Act (ESA) to conduct 5-year reviews to ensure that the listing…
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06/08/2020

5-Year Review of North Pacific Distinct Population Segment of Loggerhead Sea Turtle

NOAA Fisheries and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services are jointly responsible for the protection and conservation of all sea turtles under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).  Under section 4(c)(2) of the Endangered Species Act, we are required…
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Yankee Fork and Panther Creek Spring/summer Chinook Hatchery Plans

NOAA Fisheries proposes to make two Endangered Species Act (ESA) section 4(d) determinations for hatchery operations in the Yankee Fork and Panther Creek, upper Salmon River tributaries. An environmental assessment and a Proposed Evaluation and Pending…
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04/09/2020

Dungeness Hatcheries Plans

NOAA Fisheries is making available for public review its Proposed Evaluation and Pending Determination (PEPD) analyzing effects of our proposed determination on three hatchery programs currently operating in the Dungeness River basin of Puget Sound, in…
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04/08/2020

Determination on the Designation of Critical Habitat for Oceanic Whitetip Shark

We, NOAA Fisheries, have determined that a designation of critical habitat under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) for the oceanic whitetip shark (Carcharhinus longimanus) is not prudent at this time. Based on a comprehensive review of the best…
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Notice of Issuance: Permit for the Implementation of the Carmel River Steelhead Rescue and Rearing Enhancement Program

Notice is hereby given that NMFS has issued one direct take permit (#14741) pursuant to the Endangered Species Act (ESA) of 1973, as amended, to the Monterey Peninsula Water Management District (District) for the Carmel River Steelhead Rescue and…
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02/14/2020

12-Month Finding on a Petition To List Summer-Run Steelhead in Northern California as Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act

We, NOAA Fisheries, announce a 12-month finding on a petition to delineate Northern California (NC) summer-run steelhead as a distinct population segment (DPS) of West Coast steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss), and to list that DPS as endangered under the…
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Draft Black Abalone Recovery Plan (Haliotis cracherodii): Notice of Availability and Request for Public Comment

This notice announces the availability of the Black Abalone (Haliotis cracherodii) Draft Recovery Plan (Plan) for public review. NOAA Fisheries is soliciting review and comment from the public and all interested parties on the Plan, and will consider…
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01/30/2020

Determination on the Designation of Critical Habitat for Chambered Nautilus

We, NOAA Fisheries, have determined that a designation of critical habitat for the chambered nautilus (Nautilus pompilius) is not prudent at this time. Based on a comprehensive review of the best scientific data available, we find that there are no…
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01/29/2020

Proposed Annual Determination for 2020

NOAA Fisheries publishes its proposed Annual Determination (AD) for 2020, pursuant to its authority under the Endangered Species Act. Through the AD, NOAA Fisheries identifies U.S. fisheries operating in the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, and Pacific…
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01/23/2020