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Listing Green Sea Turtles Under the Endangered Species Act

NOAA Fisheries and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issue a final rule to list 11 distinct population segments (DPSs) of the green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas;hereafter referred to as the green turtle) under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Based on the
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Effective
05/06/2016

Incidental Take Permit to North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries (for sea turtles)

North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries has been issued a permit for the incidental take of endangered Kemp's ridley (Lepidochelys kempii), leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea), and hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata) sea turtles and threatened green
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Effective

Five Year Review of Leatherback Sea Turtles

NMFS announces 5-year reviews of Kemp's ridley (Lepidochelys kempii), olive ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea), leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea), and hawksbill (Eretmochelys imbricata) sea turtles under the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA).
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12/10/2012

Critical Habitat Designation For Leatherback Sea Turtles Along the U.S. West Coast

We, the NOAA Fisheries, issue a final rule to revise the current critical habitat for the leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) by designating additional areas within the Pacific Ocean. This designation includes approximately 16,910 square miles
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Effective

Regulations to protect Sea Turtles from the Virginia Pound Net Fishery

NMFS is requiring that any offshore pound net leader in the Virginia waters of the mainstem Chesapeake Bay, south of 37°19.0′ N. lat. and west of 76°13.0′ W. long., and all waters south of 37°13.0′ N. lat. to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel at the mouth
Published
06/23/2006

Critical Habitat for Green Sea Turtles

Pursuant to the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA), NMFS is designating critical habitat for the threatened green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) to include coastal waters surrounding Culebra Island, Puerto Rico, and the endangered hawksbill sea turtle
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Effective
10/02/1998

Critical Habitat for Hawksbill Sea Turtles

Pursuant to the Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA), NMFS is designating critical habitat for the threatened green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) to include coastal waters surrounding Culebra Island, Puerto Rico, and the endangered hawksbill sea turtle
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Effective
10/02/1998

Recovery Plans for Green Sea Turtles

Recovery Plans for East Pacific, Pacific, and Atlantic populations of green sea turtles are available.
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Effective
05/22/1998

Regulations to Protect Sea Turtles from Shrimp Trawlers and Other Fisheries

MFS amends the sea turtle conservation measures and the interimfinal rule currently in effect. As ofDecember 1,1992, this final rule requires shrimp trawlers to comply with sea turtle conservation measuresthroughout the year in all areas. Where limited
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Effective
12/01/1992

Critical Habitat Designation for Leatherback Sea Turtles in Sandy Point, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) determines critical habitat for the leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) in waters adjacent to Sandy Point Beach, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. The action is being taken under Section 7 of the
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Published
03/23/1979