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a small fish

Credit: Gary Peeples/USFWS

Thanks to Conservation Partnerships, Two Fish and a Snail Do Not Warrant Endangered Species Act Protection

April 3, 2019 - Following extensive scientific reviews, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has determined that three animals do not face the threat of extinction now or in the foreseeable future. Accordingly, the ashy darter, Barrens darter and Arkansas mudalia snail do not warrant Endangered Species Act (ESA) protection.

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Published on: Wednesday, April 03,2019

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