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Initiation of 5-Year Review for the Sperm Whale

NOAA Fisheries announces the initiation of a 5-year review for the sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus). NOAA Fisheries 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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07/26/2021

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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03/29/2021

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

Announcement of a Recovery Planning Workshop for the 15 ESA-Listed Indo-Pacific Corals

We are convening a workshop to solicit facts and information from stakeholders and experts to inform recovery planning for 15 species of threatened Indo-Pacific reef corals listed under the Endangered Species Act. We will not be asking for a consensus…
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03/24/2021

Incidental Take Authorization: NOAA Fisheries PIFSC Fisheries and Ecosystem Research Activities in the Pacific Ocean

NOAA Fisheries' Office of Protected Resources has received a request from NOAA Fisheries' Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center for a Letter of Authorization to take marine mammals incidental to fisheries research conducted in multiple specified…
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03/22/2021

MMPA List of Fisheries for 2021

NOAA Fisheries publishes its final List of Fisheries (LOF) for 2021, as required by the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA). The LOF for 2021 reflects new information on interactions between commercial fisheries and marine mammals. NOAA Fisheries must…
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02/16/2021

Initiation of a 5-Year Review of Indo-Pacific Reef-building Corals

We, NMFS, announce the initiation of a 5-year review for 15 Indo-Pacific reef-building corals (Acropora globiceps, Acropora jacquelineae, Acropora lokani, Acropora pharaonis, Acropora retusa, Acropora rudis, Acropora speciosa, Acropora tenella,…
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