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Frequently Asked Questions
How many and which species...
- are listed in the U.S. as threatened or endangered?
- are listed in each State?
- are listed in other countries?
- are listed and are under the primary responsibility of the NOAA Fisheries (NMFS)?
- were the first species to be listed?
- are proposed for listing?
- are candidates for listing?
- are proposed species under the primary responsibility of the NOAA Fisheries (NMFS)?
- have been petitioned for listing?
- have critical habitat designated?
- have experimental populations of reintroduced individuals?
- have special rules under section 4(d) to customize the protections of the ESA?
- have special rules?
- have been removed from the List (delisted) and why?
- have been reclassified (change in status)?
- are proposed for a status change or delisting? (this report includes proposals for new experimental populations, similarity of appearance protection, reclassification to endangered, and reclassification to threatened)
Last updated: November 6, 2015
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