Species Directory

ESA Threatened & Endangered

NOAA Fisheries has jurisdiction over 165 endangered and threatened marine species (80 endangered; 85 threatened), including 66 foreign species (40 endangered; 26 threatened).  

Additional species are currently under review or have been proposed for Endangered Species Act listing: 2 petitioned species awaiting a 90-day finding, 12 candidate species for ESA listing, 0 proposed species for ESA listing.

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Species Name
Species Category
Species, Subspecies, or DPS
Status
Year Listed
Recovery Plan
Critical Habitat
Region
Erignathus barbatus
Seals & Sea Lions
Beringia DPS
ESA Threatened
2012
-
-
Alaska
Okhotsk DPS
ESA Threatened - Foreign
2012
-
-
Foreign
Arctocephalus townsendi
Seals & Sea Lions
Throughout Its Range
ESA Threatened
1985
-
-
Alaska
West Coast
Neomonachus schauinslandi
Seals & Sea Lions
Throughout Its Range
ESA Endangered
1976
Pacific Islands
Monachus monachus
Seals & Sea Lions
Throughout Its Range
ESA Endangered - Foreign
1970
-
-
Foreign
Phoca (pusa) hispida
Seals & Sea Lions
Ladoga subspecies
ESA Endangered - Foreign
2012
-
-
Foreign
Saimaa subspecies
ESA Endangered - Foreign
1993
-
-
Foreign
Arctic subspecies
ESA Threatened
2012 (original); 2018 (reinstated)
-
Alaska
Baltic subspecies
ESA Threatened - Foreign
2012
-
-
Foreign
Okhotsk subspecies
ESA Threatened - Foreign
2012
-
-
Foreign
Phoca largha
Seals & Sea Lions
Southern DPS
ESA Threatened - Foreign
2010
-
-
Foreign
Eumetopias jubatus
Seals & Sea Lions
Western DPS
ESA Endangered
1997; 1990 (original)
Alaska
West Coast