Broad-Snouted caiman (Caiman latirostris)

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Listing Status:    and  

Population detail

The FWS is currently monitoring the following populations of the Broad-Snouted caiman 

  • Population location: Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay

    Listing status:  Endangered

  • Population location: Argentina DPS

    Listing status:  Threatened

Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
06/14/1976 Foreign (Headquarters) Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay
06/14/1976 Foreign (Headquarters) Argentina DPS

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
06/16/2008 73 FR 33968 33970 Petition To Reclassify the Argentine Population of the Broad-Snouted Caiman From Endangered to Threatened: Notice of 90-day petition finding and initiation of status review.
09/26/1975 40 FR 44392 44333 CITES: Proposed Endangered Status for 216 Species on Convention Appendix I; 40 FR 44392 44333
06/14/1976 41 FR 24062 24067 Endangered Status for 159 Taxa of Animals; 41 FR 24062 24067
06/25/2013 78 FR 38161 38190 Listing One Distinct Population Segment of Broad-Snouted Caiman as Endangered and a Second as Threatened With a Special Rule; Final Rule
01/05/2012 77 FR 666 697 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Listing Two Distinct Population Segments of Broad-Snouted Caiman as Endangered or Threatened and a Special Rule

» Recovery

No recovery information is available for the Broad-Snouted caiman.

» Critical Habitat

No critical habitat rules have been published for the Broad-Snouted caiman.

» Conservation Plans

No conservation plans have been created for Broad-Snouted caiman.

» Petitions

» Life History

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

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