Status Review of Southeast Alaska Herring (Clupea pallasi) (2014)
Threats Evaluation and Extinction Risk Analysis
This document is a compilation of the best available scientific and commercial data and a description of past, present, and likely future threats to the Southeast Alaska Distinct Population Segment of Pacific herring. It does not represent a decision by NOAA Fisheries on whether this taxon should be proposed for listing as threatened or endangered under the Federal Endangered Species Act. That decision will be made by NOAA Fisheries after reviewing this document, other relevant biological and threat information not included herein, efforts being made to protect the species, and all relevant laws, regulations, and policies. The results of the decision will be posted on the NOAA Fisheries website and announced in the Federal Register.