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  • A brown and white bird with whiskers and a short, sharp beak.
    Information icon Endangered Puerto Rican nightjar. Photo by Mike Morel.

    Fish and Wildlife Service conducts five-year status reviews of 23 Southeastern species

    June 29, 2017 | 5 minute read

    As part of the process mandated by the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will conduct five-year status reviews of 22 endangered fish, wildlife, and plants, and one threatened species, the Ozark cavefish. These species are found in the Southeastern United States and Puerto Rico. The public is invited to provide information and comments concerning these species on or before August 29, 2017. These five-year reviews will ensure listing classifications under the ESA are accurate and recommend changes in status where appropriate based on the latest science and analysis.  Read the full story...

  • Service seeks comments on draft economic analysis and proposed Critical Habitat for vermilion darter

    June 29, 2010 | 4 minute read

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking comments on a draft economic analysis related to its proposal to designate critical habitat for an endangered fish, the vermilion darter. The intent of the draft economic analysis is to identify and analyze the potential economic impacts associated with the proposed critical habitat designation for the vermilion darter that the Service published in the Federal Register on December 3, 2009 (74 FR 63366).  Read the full story...

  • Service proposes Critical Habitat designation for the vermilion darter

    December 3, 2009 | 3 minute read

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is proposing to designate 13 stream miles as critical habitat for the endangered vermilion darter in the Turkey Creek watershed of Jefferson County, Alabama. Public comments on this proposal will be accepted for 60 days until February 1, 2010. The vermilion darter is a medium-sized fish, reaching about 2.8 inches in length from snout to tail, with a short head and small, pronounced mouth.  Read the full story...

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