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Acropora palmata thicket on Mona Island, Puerto Rico. Andy Bruckner, 1996Coho salmon painting, Canadian Dept of Fisheries and OceansMonk seal, C.E. BowlbyHumpback whale, Dr. Lou Herman
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Barndoor skate (Dipturus laevis)

  Barndoor skate
Barndoor skate
(Dipturus laevis)
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Status
Former ESA Species of Concern - from Newfoundland, Canada to Cape Hatteras, NC

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Rajiformes
Family: Rajidae
Genus: Dipturus
Species: laevis

Key Documents
(All documents are in PDF format.)

Title Federal Register Date
Listing Not Warranted under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) 67 FR 61055 06/21/1999
90-day Finding on Petition to List Under the ESA 64 FR 33040 03/27/2007

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