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Availability of Draft Recovery Plan and Draft Recovery Implementation Strategy for the Main Hawaiian Islands Insular False Killer Whale and Notice of

NOAA Fisheries announces the availability of the Draft Recovery Plan and Draft Recovery Implementation Strategy for the Main Hawaiian Islands Insular False Killer Whale (Pseudorca crassidens) Distinct Population Segment for public review. We are…
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12/15/2020

Final Annual Determination for 2020

NOAA Fisheries publishes the final 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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Effective
09/30/2020

Final Annual Determination for 2021

NOAA Fisheries will not identify additional fisheries to observe on the 2021 Annual Determination (AD), pursuant to its authority under the Endangered Species Act. Through the AD, NMFS identifies U.S. fisheries operating in the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of…
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Published
09/29/2020

Draft Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment for NEFSC Research Now Available for Comment

NOAA Fisheries is inviting public comments on a Draft Supplemental Programmatic Environmental Assessment (SPEA) for fisheries research conducted and funded by the Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC). The purpose of this draft SPEA is to…
Issued
09/18/2020

3 Foreign Corals 5-Year Review

In 2020, NMFS announced 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…
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Published
09/16/2020

Initiation of a 5-Year Review of Five Foreign Sturgeon Species

NMFS announces the initiation of a 5-year review for the following five foreign sturgeon species: Adriatic sturgeon (Acipenser naccarii), European sturgeon (A. sturio), Chinese sturgeon (A. sinensis), Sakhalin sturgeon (A. mikadoi), and Kaluga sturgeon …
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11/16/2020

Dusky Sea Snake 5-Year Review

In 2020, NMFS announced the initiation of a 5-year review for the dusky sea snake (Aipysurus fuscus). NMFS is required by the Endangered Species Act (ESA) to conduct 5-year reviews to ensure that the listing classifications of species are accurate…
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Published
09/16/2020

Calaveras River Habitat Conservation Plan and Environmental Assessment

NOAA Fisheries announces the Final Calaveras River Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) and Environmental Assessment (EA) availability and subsequent issuance of the Incidental Take Permit under Section 10(a)(1)(B) of the Endangered Species Act (ESA)…
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Published
09/14/2020

Notice of Initiation of a 5-Year Review of the Southern Right Whale

NMFS announces the initiation of a 5-year review for the southern right whale (Eubalaena australis). NMFS is required by the Endangered Species Act (ESA) to conduct 5-year reviews to ensure that the listing classifications of species are accurate. The 5…
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Published
08/14/2020