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Great White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias)

  Great White Shark
Great White Shark
(Carcharodon carcharias)
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Status
CITES Appendix II - throughout its range

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Carcharhiniformes
Family: Carcharhinidae
Genus: Carcharodon
Species: carcharias

Key Documents
(All documents are in PDF format.)

Title Federal Register Date
Negative 12-Month Finding on Petitions To List the Northeastern Pacific Ocean DPS of White Shark as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act 78 FR 40104 07/03/2013

90-Day Finding on Petitions To List the Northeastern Pacific Ocean DPS of Great White Shark as Threatened or Endangered

77 FR 59582 09/28/2012

Petition to List Northeastern Pacific Ocean DPS

  06/2012

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Updated: July 10, 2013

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