Biological Opinion on the Issuance of Permit No. 14754 for Research on Hatchery Produced Shortnose Sturgeon

April 02, 2010

NOAA Fisheries' biological opinion of the proposed research of hatchery-produced shortnose sturgeon imported to the United States and studied in captivity at New York University.

This document represents NOAA Fisheries' biological opinion based on our review of F/PR1's draft environmental assessment, the final recovery plan for shortnose sturgeon, the most current stock assessment reports, past and current research and population dynamics modeling efforts, and monitoring reports from prior research.

Last updated by Office of Protected Resources on 01/31/2020

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