Recovering Threatened and Endangered Species Report to Congress (FY 2011-2012)
This report summarizes efforts to recover all domestic species under NMFS' jurisdiction from October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2012. It includes a summary table (Table 1) outlining the status of each species, the status of the recovery plan, and the date the last 5-year review was completed. The report also highlights the recovery stories of a selection of species. During the 2 years covered in this report (fiscal years 2011 - 2012), NMFS had jurisdiction over 70 domestic species of salmon, sturgeon, sawfish, seagrass, mollusks, sea turtles, corals, and marine mammals, and 17 foreign species, for a total of 87 species. In this report, we address the 70 domestic species managed by NMFS, including seven newly listed species.