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Dusky shark (Carcharhinus obscurus)


ESA Species of Concern - Atlantic; Gulf of Mexico-Western North Atlantic


Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Carcharhinidae
Genus: Carcharhinus
Species: obscurus

Key Documents

(All documents are in PDF format.)

Title Federal Register Date
12-month finding: Northwest Atlantic (NWA) DPS of dusky shark "Not Warranted" for Listing 79 FR 74684 12/16/2014
Status Review of the NWA dusky shark   2014
Positive 90-day finding on petitions to list the Northwest Atlantic population of dusky shark under the ESA 78 FR 29100 05/17/2013
Petition from NRDC to list the Northwest Atlantic or range-wide population as Threatened and Designate Critical Habitat   02/2013
Petition from WildEarth Guardians to list rangewide and/ or Northwest Atlantic/ Gulf of Mexico population as threatened or endangered   11/2012
Species of Concern Fact Sheet: Detailed n/a 1/24/2010
n/a 12/22/2010

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Updated: January 21, 2015