A 5-year review is a periodic analysis of a species’ status conducted to ensure that the listing classification of a species as threatened or endangered on the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants is accurate.
The goal of this 2019 recovery plan is the removal of the Gulf of Maine DPS of Atlantic salmon from the federal list of endangered and threatened wildlife and plants. A previous plan was released in 2005.
This Status Review presents the findings of the 2005 Atlantic Salmon Biological Review Team (BRT). The 2005 BRT has defined the Gulf of Maine Distinct Population Segment (GOM DPS) of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) based upon genetic, life history, and zoog