Gray whale (Eschrichtius robustus)

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Listing Status:    and  

Population detail

The FWS is currently monitoring the following populations of the Gray whale 

  • Population location: Western North Pacific DPS See 50 CFR 224.101

    Listing status:  Endangered

    • USFWS Refuges in which this population is known to occur:  Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge, Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
  • Population location: Eastern North Pacific Ocean--coastal and Bering, Beaufort, and Chukchi Seas

    Listing status:  Delisted due to Recovery

 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
06/02/1970 National Marine Fisheries Service (National Marine Fisheries Service) Western North Pacific DPS See 50 CFR 224.101
06/16/1994 National Marine Fisheries Service (National Marine Fisheries Service) Eastern North Pacific Ocean--coastal and Bering, Beaufort, and Chukchi Seas

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
06/02/1970 35 FR 8491 8498 Part 17 - Conservation of Endangered Species and Other Fish or Wildlife (First List of Endangered Foreign Fish and Wildlife as Appendix A)
06/16/1994 59 FR 31094 31095 ETWP; Final Rule to Remove the Eastern North Pacific Population of the Gray Whale From the List of Endangered Wildlife
10/06/1999 64 FR 54275 54276 Marine Mammals; Gray Whale Research and Monitoring
04/14/1970 35 FR 6069 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (Endangered Species Conservation); 35 FR 6069
11/22/1991 56 FR 58869 58877 ETWP; Eschrichtius robustus (Gray Whale); 56 FR 58869 58877
07/23/2014 79 FR 42687 42696 Marine and Anadromous Taxa: Additions, Removal, Updates,and Corrections to the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
01/07/1993 58 FR 3121 3135 (NOAA/NMFS) Endangered Fish and Wildlife; Gray Whale (Notice of Determination to Delist); (Eschrichtius robustus)
12/10/1991 56 FR 64498 64499 ETWP; Petition and Finding to Remove the Eschrichtius robustus (Eastern Pacific Gray Whale) Stock from the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife; 56 FR 64498 64499

» Recovery

Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
10/06/1999 64 FR 54275 54276 Marine Mammals; Gray Whale Research and Monitoring
  • Notice Doc. Availability
06/16/1994 59 FR 31094 31095 ETWP; Final Rule to Remove the Eastern North Pacific Population of the Gray Whale From the List of Endangered Wildlife
  • Final Delisting, Recovered
  • Final Listing, Endangered
11/22/1991 56 FR 58869 58877 ETWP; Eschrichtius robustus (Gray Whale); 56 FR 58869 58877
  • Proposed Delisting, Recovered

» Critical Habitat

No critical habitat rules have been published for the Gray whale.

» Conservation Plans

No conservation plans have been created for Gray whale.

» Petitions

» Life History

No Life History information has been entered into this system for this species.

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