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Petitions Awaiting 90-Day Findings
|Petitioned Species||Date Received||Requested ESA Action
(linked to petition)
|ray, reef manta
|04/26/2016||List the Maui and Kona Reef Manta Ray Populations as Distinct Population Segments (DPSs) and as Threatened|
|06/29/2015||List the Puget Sound Winter-run Chum Salmon Population as Threatened or Endangered|
|tuna, Pacific bluefin
|06/20/2016||List as Threatened or Endangered and Designate Critical Habitat|
|05/31/2016||List as Threatened or Endangered|
If a petition to list a species presents substantial information that the petitioned action may be warranted, a positive 90-day finding is published in the Federal Register and the species becomes a Candidate for listing under the ESA.
If a petition to delist a species presents substantial information that the petitioned action may be warranted, a positive 90-day finding is published in the Federal Register and the species goes under review for delisting under the ESA.
If a petition does not present substantial information, a negative 90-day finding denying the petition is published in a Federal Register notice.
More information on how species are listed under the ESA is also available.
Updated: June 20, 2016