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Proposed Rule to Remove Siderastrea glynni from the Federal List of Threatened and Endangered Species

We, NOAA Fisheries, are issuing a proposed rule to remove a coral, Siderastrea glynni, from the Federal List of Threatened and Endangered Species as recommended in the recent 5-year review of the species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). We…
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07/06/2021

90-Day Finding on a Petition to List the Shortfin Mako Shark Under the Endangered Species Act

We, NOAA Fisheries, announce a 90-day finding on a petition to list the shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus) as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and to designate critical habitat concurrent with the listing. We find…
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06/14/2021

Initiation of a 5-Year Review of the Banggai Cardinalfish

NOAA Fisheries announces the initiation of a 5-year review for the Banggai cardinalfish (Pterapogon kauderni). NMFS is required by the Endangered Species Act (ESA) to conduct 5-year reviews to ensure that the listing classifications of species are…
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05/28/2021

Southern Right Whale 5-Year Review

In 2020, NMFS announced 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…
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03/26/2021

Initiation of a 5-Year Review of Staghorn Coral, Elkhorn Coral, Pillar Coral, Rough Cactus Coral, Lobed Star Coral, Mountainous Star Coral, and

We, NMFS, announce a 5-year review of staghorn coral (Acropora cervicornis), elkhorn coral (Acropora palmata), pillar coral (Dendrogyra cylindrus), rough cactus coral (Mycetophyllia ferox), lobed star coral (Orbicella annularis), mountainous star coral …
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Published
01/07/2021

Proposed Rule to Designate Critical Habitat for the Threatened Caribbean Corals

We, NMFS, propose to designate critical habitat for the threatened Caribbean corals: Orbicella annularis, O. faveolata, O. franksi, Dendrogyra cylindrus, and Mycetophyllia ferox pursuant to section 4 of the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Twenty-eight…
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Published
11/27/2020

90-Day Finding on a Petition To List Giant Devil Ray Under the Endangered Species Act

We, NMFS, announce a 90-day finding on a petition to list the giant devil ray (Mobula mobular) as an endangered or threatened species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The petition requests that we list the giant devil ray (M. mobular) as a…
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Published
11/20/2020

Blue Whale 5-Year Review

In 2018, NMFS announced the initiation of a 5-year review for the blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus). 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
11/09/2020

Final Recovery Plan for the Blue Whale

We, NOAA Fisheries, announce the availability of a revised Endangered Species Act Recovery Plan for the blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus)
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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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09/30/2020