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Recovery Plans for Endangered and Threatened Species

Overview | Recovery Plans | Report to Congress | Guidance

Current Recovery Plans

Plans Under Revision / In Development

Species Status of Plan

Corals, Elkhorn and Staghorn

Draft [pdf]

Sockeye Salmon

  • Snake River
Draft

Coho Salmon

  • Oregon Coast
Notice of Intent to Prepare

Eulachon

Notice of Intent to Prepare

Blue Whale (revision)

Notice of Intent to Prepare

Coho Salmon

  • Southern Oregon/Northern California Coast (SONCC)
Draft


 

Final Recovery Plans

Marine Mammals

 
Final Recovery Plan for Blue Whale
Blue Whale

Jul 1998
Final Recovery Plan for Fin Whale
Fin Whale

Jul 2010
Final Recovery Plan for Hawaiian Monk Seal
Hawaiian Monk Seal

Aug 2007 (Revised)
*1983 Original
Final Recovery Plan for Humpback Whale
Humpback Whale

Nov 1991
Final Recovery Plan for Southern Resident Killer Whales
Killer Whale
(Southern Residents)

Jan 2008
 
Final Recovery Plan for Northern Right Whale
Right Whale, North Atlantic

May 2005 (Revised)

Right Whale, North Pacific

Jun 2013
sei whale recovery plan cover page
Sei Whale

Dec 2011
sperm whale recoevry plan cover page
Sperm Whale

Dec 2010
Final Recovery Plan for Stellar Sea Lion
Steller Sea Lion

Mar 2008 (revised)
*1992 Original
   

Marine Turtles

Plans for marine turtles were developed jointly by NMFS and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). For more information, please see our marine turtle recovery planning page.
Marine Turtles in the U.S. Caribbean, Atlantic, and Gulf of Mexico
Final Recovery Plan for Atlantic Green Sea Turtle
Green Turtle

Oct 1991
Final Recovery Plan for Atlantic Hawksbill Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle

Dec 1993
Final Recovery Plan for Kemp's ridley Turtle: 2nd Revision
Kemp's Ridley Turtle:
2nd revision

Sep 2011 (revised)
Tortuga Lora (español)
Sep 2011 (revised)
*1992 Original
» Supporting Documents
Final Recovery Plan for Atlantic Leatherback Turtle
Leatherback Turtle

Apr 1992
Final Recovery Plan for Atlantic Loggerhead Turtle
Loggerhead Turtle

Jan 2009
*1991 Original
Marine Turtles in the U.S. Pacific
Final Recovery Plan for Pacific Populations of the East Pacific Green Turtle
East Pacific Green Turtle

Jan 1998
Final Recovery Plan for Pacific Populations of the Green Turtle
Green Turtle

Jan 1998
Final Recovery Plan for Pacific Hawksbill Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle

Jan 1998
Final Recovery Plan for Pacific Leatherback Turtle
Leatherback Turtle

Jan 1998
Final Recovery Plan for Loggerhead Turtle
Loggerhead Turtle

Jan 1998
Final Recovery Plan for Olive Ridley Turtle
Olive Ridley Turtle

Jan 1998

Fishes

Plans for Atlantic salmon and Gulf sturgeon were developed jointly by NMFS and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).
 
Final Recovery Plan for Atlantic Salmon
Atlantic Salmon

Dec 2005
Final Recovery Plan for Chinook Salmon (Puget Sound)
Chinook Salmon
(Puget Sound)

Jan 2007
Final Recovery Plan for Chum Salmon (Hood Canal)
Chum Salmon
(Hood Canal)

May 2007
Final Recovery Plan for Coho Salmon CCC ESU
Coho Salmon
(Central California Coast)

Sep 2012
cover of the Columbia River Estuary Recovery Plan Module
Columbia River Estuary Recovery Plan Module for Salmon & Steelhead

Feb 2011
(incorporated by reference in all recovery plans for listed Columbia Basin salmonids)
Final Recovery and Management Plan for Gulf Sturgeon
Gulf Sturgeon

Sep 1995
cover
Lower Columbia River:
Chinook, coho, chum, and steelhead

Jul 2013

Salmonids in the Central Valley

Jul 2014

 
Final Recovery Plan for Shortnose Sturgeon
Shortnose Sturgeon

Dec 1998
Final Recovery Plan for Smalltooth Sawfish
Smalltooth Sawfish

Jan 2009
Final Recovery Plan for Lake Ozette Sockeye Salmon
Sockeye Salmon
(Lake Ozette)

May 2009
cover of the Final Recovery Plan for Middle Columbia River Steelhead Trout
Steelhead Trout
(Middle Columbia River)

Sep 2009
South-central CA coast steelhead
Steelhead Trout
(South-Central California Coast)

Dec 2013
Final Recovery Plan for Southern California Steelhead
Steelhead Trout (Southern California)

Jan 2012
Final Recovery Plan for Upper Columbia River Steelhead Trout and Spring-Run Chinook Salmon
Steelhead Trout
(Upper Columbia River) and Chinook Salmon (Spring-Run)

Oct 2007
Final Recovery Plan for Upper Willamette River Steelhead Trout and Chinook Salmon
Steelhead Trout and Chinook Salmon
(Upper Willamette River)

Aug 2011
   

Marine Invertebrates & Plants

 
Final Recovery Plan for Johnson's Seagrass
Johnson's Seagrass

Sep 2002
Final Recovery Plan for White Abalone
White Abalone

Oct 2008
 

More Information

Updated: September 4, 2014