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Nassau grouper (Epinephelus striatus)

  Nassau grouper
Nassau grouper
(Epinephelus striatus)
Photo: Stephania Bolden, NOAA

Status
ESA Candidate Species - throughout its range
ESA Species of Concern - North Carolina to Gulf of Mexico

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Serranidae
Genus: Epinephelus
Species: striatus

Key Documents
(All documents are in PDF format.)

Title Federal Register Date

90-day finding indicating that the petitioned action may be warranted

77 FR 61559 10/10/2012
Petition to List under the ESA   08/31/2012

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Updated: March 4, 2013

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