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04/20/2014
Updated Data on Mid-Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin Unusual Mortality Event
04/20/2014
Updated data on Northern Gulf of Mexico dolphin/ whale (Cetacean) Unusual Mortality Event
04/11/2014
Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Hawaiian Monk Seal Recovery Actions
04/02/2014
NOAA Fisheries determines that listing the Southeast Alaska DPS of Pacific herring under the ESA is not warranted at this time.
02/25/2014
90-day finding on petition to list multiple species of skates, rays, and bony fishes under ESA; status review initiated for 10 species; request for scientific and commercial information on these species through 04/25/2014
02/21/2014
90-day finding on petition to list multiple species and subpopulations of marine mammals under ESA; status review initiated for 1 species and 3 subpopulations; request for scientific and commercial information on these entities through 04/22/2014
01/30/2014
Positive 90-Day Finding on a Petition to List the Caribbean Electric Ray Under the Endangered Species Act (ESA)
12/31/2013
NOAA Fisheries Designates an Experimental Population of Central Valley Spring-Run Chinook Salmon in the San Joaquin River, CA
12/27/2013
Update on Marine Mammal Acoustic Guidance
12/18/2013
Results from 2011 Barataria Bay Dolphin Health Study, detailing dolphin injuries, published in Environmental Science and Technology
12/06/2013
NOAA extends rule reducing risk of whale ship strikes along U.S. East Coast
12/06/2013
NOAA Fisheries Proposes 2014 List of Fisheries
11/19/2013
Interim Protective Regulations for the Gulf of Maine Distinct Population Segment of Atlantic Sturgeon, open for comment through 12/19/2013
11/19/2013
90-day finding on petition to list 19 species and 3 subpopulations of sharks under ESA; status review initiated for 9 species; request for scientific and commercial information on the 9 species through 01/21/2014
11/18/2013
90-day finding on petitions to list the pinto abalone (Haliotis kamtschatkana) under ESA; status review initiated and request for scientific and commercial information on the pinto abalone through 01/17/2014
11/14/2013
Materials now available for the joint EPA, USDA, FWS, and NOAA Fisheries stakeholder meeting on Nov 15 to discuss and take comment on interim scientific approaches to address NAS recommendations for assessing risks from pesticides to ESA listed species
11/06/2013
90-day finding on petition to list 3 species of hagfish and 3 species of sea snakes under ESA; status review initiated for the dusky sea snake (Aipysurus fuscus); request for scientific and commercial information on the dusky sea snake through 01/06/2014
11/05/2013
New tech memo recommends national standards for protected species observers of geological and geophysical surveys
10/31/2013
Proposed Endangered Listing of Five Species of Sturgeons
10/28/2013
FY14 Grant Applications Received for John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Grant Program
10/25/2013
90-day finding on petition to list 23 species of corals under ESA; status review initiated for 3 species: Cantharellus noumeae, Siderastrea glynni, Tubastraea floreana; request for scientific and commercial information on the 3 species through 12/24/2013
10/24/2013
Endangered Species Act Recovery Success - Eastern DPS of Steller Sea Lion