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Archived Hot Topics

Hot Topics from the last 6 months:

07/27/2016
NOAA Fisheries announces call for proposals to the FY2017 Species Recovery Grants to States Program
07/22/2016
NOAA Fisheries determines that the Caribbean electric ray does not warrant listing under the ESA at this time.
07/06/2016
NOAA Fisheries proposes to delist the Puget Sound/Georgia Basin distinct population segment (DPS) of canary rockfish because it does not meet the DPS criteria and update the listed Puget Sound/Georgia Basin yelloweye rockfish and bocaccio DPS descriptions
06/29/2016
NOAA Fisheries publishes Final Rule to list the Nassau Grouper as threatened Under the Endangered Species Act
06/28/2016
NOAA Fisheries proposes to designate critical habitat for the Carolina and South Atlantic Distinct Population Segments of Atlantic sturgeon; Correction
06/28/2016
NOAA Fisheries and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announce the availability of the draft Habitat Conservation Planning (HCP) Handbook
06/28/2016
NOAA Fisheries determines that the smooth hammerhead shark does not warrant listing under the ESA at this time
06/28/2016
Negative 90-day Finding on petition to list the Maui and Kona reef manta ray populations under the ESA
06/23/2016
NOAA Fisheries issues permit authorizing incidental take of endangered marine mammals by the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands pollock and flatfish trawl fisheries
06/13/2016
​NOAA Fisheries announces the availability of the final 2015 marine mammal stock assessment reports
06/03/2016
NOAA Fisheries proposes to designate critical habitat for the Carolina and South Atlantic Distinct Population Segments of Atlantic sturgeon
06/03/2016
NOAA Fisheries proposes to designate critical habitat for the Gulf of Maine, New York Bight, and Chesapeake Bay Distinct Population Segments of Atlantic sturgeon
05/26/2016
NOAA Fisheries publishes definitions and procedures for designating experimental populations under the ESA
05/26/2016
NOAA Fisheries releases 2016 five-year status reviews for Pacific salmon and steelhead
05/26/2016
NOAA Fisheries determines that delisting the Snake River fall-run Chinook salmon ESU is not warranted at this time
05/12/2016
90-Day Finding on petition to list the Taiwanese Humpback Dolphin under the ESA; status review initiated and request for scientific and commercial information through 07/11/2016
05/03/2016
NOAA Fisheries and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service propose revisions to the Candidate Conservation Agreements with Assurances policy under the Endangered Species Act
04/19/2016
NOAA Fisheries and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service revise proposal for improving Endangered Species Act petition process
04/07/2016
List of Fisheries classifying U.S. commercial fisheries into one of three categories according to the level of incidental mortality or serious injury of marine mammals finalized for 2016
04/05/2016
NOAA Fisheries publishes proposed rule to designate the Sakhalin Bay-Nikolaya Bay-Amur River stock of beluga whales as depleted under the Marine Mammal Protection Act
04/05/2016
NOAA Fisheries and US Fish and Wildlife Service finalize listing of 11 distinct population segments of the green sea turtle under the ESA
04/01/2016
NOAA Fisheries determines that the common thresher shark and bigeye thresher shark do not warrant listing under the ESA at this time
03/29/2016
NOAA Fisheries publishes final rule to list the Tanzanian Distinct Population Segment of African Coelacanth as threatened under the ESA
03/18/2016
NOAA Fisheries is seeking comments on the draft monitoring plan for the distinct population segments of humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) that are not proposed for listing under the ESA
03/16/2016
NOAA Fisheries proposes changes to section of Draft Guidance for Assessing the Effects of Anthropogenic Sound on Marine Mammal Hearing
02/24/2016
NOAA Fisheries announces Draft National Bycatch Reduction Strategy and opens 90-day public comment period seeking feedback by 06/03/16
02/23/2016
NOAA Fisheries finalizes critical habitat designations for lower Columbia River coho salmon and Puget Sound steelhead
02/23/2016
90-Day Finding on petition to list manta rays under the ESA; status review initiated and request for scientific and commercial information through 04/25/2016
03/02/2016
NOAA Fisheries finalizes revisions to the Guidelines for Assessing Marine Mammal Stocks (GAMMS)
02/19/2016
NOAA Fisheries and U.S. FWS issue Revised Interagency Cooperative Policy Regarding the Role of State Agencies in Endangered Species Act Activities
02/05/2016
NOAA Fisheries finalizes regulatory changes to procedure for designating critical habitat under the ESA
02/05/2016
NOAA Fisheries finalizes regulatory changes to definition of "destruction or adverse modification" of critical habitat under the ESA
02/05/2016
NOAA Fisheries finalizes policy on exclusions from critical habitat designation under the ESA section 4(b)(2)
01/26/2016
NOAA Fisheries expands critical habitat for endangered North Atlantic Right Whales
01/19/2016
NOAA Fisheries publishes final rule to list the Banggai cardinalfish as threatened under the ESA
01/12/2016
90-Day Finding on petition to list the oceanic whitetip shark under the ESA; status review initiated and request for scientific and commercial information through 03/14/2016