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Alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus)


ESA Candidate Species - rangewide

ESA Species of Concern - Newfoundland to North Carolina


Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Clupeiformes
Family: Clupeidae
Genus: Alosa
Species: pseudoharengus

Key Documents

(All documents are in PDF format.)

Title Federal Register Date
Initiation of Status Review 82 FR 38672 08/15/2017
Negative 12-month finding to list alewife and blueback herring under the ESA 78 FR 48943 08/12/2013

90-day finding on petition to list river herring (alewife and blueback herring) under the Endangered Species Act

76 FR 67652 11/02/2011
Species of Concern Fact Sheet: Detailed n/a 05/19/2009
n/a 05/17/2007

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Updated: August 15, 2017