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Bumphead parrotfish (Bolbometopon muricatum)

 
Bumphead parrotfish
(Bolbometopon muricatum)
Photo: Brian Zgliczynski, NOAA
 

 

 

Status
ESA Species of Concern - Indo-Pacific-Red Sea and East Africa to the Line Islands and Samoa; north to Yaeyama, south to the Great Barrier Reef and New Caledonia; Paulau, Caroline, Mariana in Micronesia; in U.S. it occurs in Guam, American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Pacific Remote Island Areas (Wake Islands)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Scaridae
Genus: Bolbometopon
Species: muricatum

Key Documents
(All documents are in PDF format.)

Title Federal Register Date
Negative Finding on Petition to List under the ESA 77 FR 66799 11/07/2012
Notice of 90-Day Finding on a Petition to List the Bumphead Parrotfish Under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) 75 FR 16713 04/02/2010
Petition from WildEarth Guardians to List Under the ESA n/a 12/31/2009
Species of Concern Fact Sheet: Detailed n/a 02/23/2010
n/a 02/23/2010

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Updated: February 27, 2013

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