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Final Rule to Remove Siderastrea glynni from the Federal List of Threatened and Endangered Species

We, NOAA Fisheries, are issuing a final rule to remove a coral, Siderastrea glynni, from the Federal List of Threatened and Endangered Species. Recently obtained genetic and morphological information demonstrates that S. glynni does not meet the…
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Effective
01/31/2022

90-Day Finding on a Petition to List the the Sunflower Sea Star Under the Endangered Species Act

We, NOAA Fisheries, announce a 90-day finding on a petition to list the sunflower sea star (Pycnopodia helianthoides) as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and to designate critical habitat concurrent with the listing. We…
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Comments Close
02/25/2022

Removal of Johnson's Seagrass From the Federal List of Threatened and Endangered Species

We, NMFS, propose to remove Johnson's seagrass (Halophila johnsonii) from the Federal List of Threatened and Endangered Species. To correspond with this action, we are also proposing to remove the critical habitat designation for Johnson's seagrass. We…
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Comments Close
02/22/2022

90-Day Finding on a Petition to List the Atlantic Humpback Dolphin Under the Endangered Species Act

We, NOAA Fisheries, announce a 90-day finding on a petition to list the Atlantic humpback dolphin (Sousa teuszii) as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). We find that the petition presents substantial scientific or commercial…
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Comments Close
01/31/2022

12-Month Finding on a Petition to List the Black Teatfish as Threatened or Endangered under the Endangered Species Act

We, NOAA Fisheries, have completed a comprehensive status review under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) for the black teatfish (Holothuria nobilis). After reviewing the best scientific and commercial data available, including the H. nobilis Status…
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Published
12/02/2021

Habitat Conservation Plan and Safe Harbor Agreement for Sierra Pacific Industries Forestland Management Program

NOAA Fisheries is announcing the issuance of one Endangered Species Act (ESA) Section 10(a)(1)(B) Incidental Take Permit and one ESA 10(a)(1)(A) Enhancement of Survival Permit to Sierra Pacific Land & Timber Company (SPL&T) for the Sierra Pacific…
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Issued
11/16/2021

Initiation of 5-Year Review for Common Angelshark

NOAA Fisheries announces the initiation of a 5-year review for the common angelshark (Squatina squatina). We are required by the Endangered Species Act to conduct 5-year reviews to ensure that the listing classifications of species are accurate. The 5…
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Published
11/15/2021

Availability of the Final Recovery Plan and Recovery Implementation Strategy for the Main Hawaiian Islands Insular False Killer Whale Distinct

NOAA Fisheries announces the adoption of the Final Recovery Plan and associated Recovery Implementation Strategy for the Main Hawaiian Islands Insular False Killer Whale (Pseudorca crassidens) Distinct Population Segment (MHI IFKW DPS). The Recovery…
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Published
11/03/2021

5-Year Review of the Banggai Cardinalfish

In 2021, NOAA Fisheries announced the initiation of a 5-year review for the Banggai cardinalfish (Pterapogon kauderni). NOAA Fisheries is required by the Endangered Species Act (ESA) to conduct 5-year reviews to ensure that the listing…
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Published
10/28/2021

Proposed rule to rescind the regulatory definition of "habitat"

We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) (hereafter collectively referred to as the “Services” or “we”), propose to rescind the final rule titled “Regulations for Listing Endangered and Threatened…
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Published
10/27/2021