The purpose of this report is to identify and analyze the potential economic impacts associated with the designation of critical habitat for the Puget Sound/Georgia Basin Distinct Population Segments of yelloweye rockfish, canary rockfish, and bocaccio under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.
This report contains NOAA Fisheries West Coast Region’s analysis for designating critical habitat under section 4 of the Endangered Species Act for the Distinct Population Segments of yelloweye rockfish, canary rockfish, and bocaccio of the Puget Sound/Georgia Basin.
This report contains a biological analysis compiled by the Protected Resources Division of NOAA Fisheries in support of designating critical habitat for the threatened Distinct Population Segments of yelloweye rockfish, the threatened DPS of canary rockfish, and the endangered DPS of bocaccio.
This recovery plan outlines actions and research for the conservation and survival of threatened yelloweye rockfish and endangered bocaccio using the best available science per the requirements of the Endangered Species Act (ESA).