Recovery Plan for the Cook Inlet Beluga Whale (Delphinapterus leucas)
Endangered Species Act Recovery Plan for the Cook Inlet beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas) distinct population segment (DPS) found in Cook Inlet, Alaska
This plan addresses each of the potential threats based on our current knowledge. In addition to examining threats, this plan provides background information on CI beluga life history, status, and existing protective measures. Furthermore, this plan identifies a strategy, goals, criteria, and actions targeted at recovering the species. Priorities and estimated costs for the recovery actions are provided in an implementation schedule.