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Petitions Awaiting 90-Day Findings

SpeciesDate ReceivedRequested ESA Action
(linked to petition)
pomacentrid reef fish
(8 species)
09/14/2012List as Threatened or Endangered and Designate Critical Habitat

Petition Process

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 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: February 21, 2014