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Humphead wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus)

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Humphead wrasse
(Cheilinus undulatus)
Photo: Brian Zgliczynski, NOAA


Status
ESA Species of Concern - Indo-Pacific-Red Sea to the Tuamotus, north to the Ryukyus, east to Wake Islands, south to New Caledonia, throughout Micronesia, also U.S. territories of Guam and American Samoa
CITES Appendix II - throughout its range

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Labridae
Genus: Cheilinus
Species: undulatus

Key Documents
(All documents are in PDF format.)

Title Federal Register Date
Draft Status Review Report   09/2014
12-month finding that ESA listing is not warranted 79 FR 57875 09/26/2014

90-day finding that the petition to list under ESA and designate critical habitat may be warranted

78 FR 13614 02/28/2013
Petition to List as Threatened or Endangered and Designate Critical Habitat n/a 10/31/2012
Species of Concern Fact Sheet: Detailed n/a 05/11/2009
n/a 05/17/2007

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Updated: September 26, 2014

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