Washington Fish and Wildlife Office
Pacific Region

Marbled Murrelet - Critical Habitat Revised

Marbled murrelet (Photo: USFWS)
Photo: USFWS


The Service is revising the 1996 critical habitat designation for the marbled murrelet, a threatened species protected under the Federal Endangered Species Act. The Service is also finalizing a taxonomic revision of the scientific name of the marbled murrelet from Brachyramphus marmoratus marmoratus to Brachyramphus marmoratus.

News release (pdf)
Final Revised Marbled Murrelet Critical Habitat Designation (October 5, 2011) (pdf)
Final Revised Critical Habitat GIS shapefiles (.zip)
Final Revised Critical Habitat KMZ data for Google Earth (.zip)
Literature Cited in Final Marbled Murrelet Critical Habitat Revision July 2010 (pdf)
Marbled Murrelet Fact Sheet (pdf)
Frequently Asked Questions (pdf)





Last updated: June 26, 2013
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