Colorado pikeminnow (Ptychocheilus lucius)

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Listing Status:    and  

Population detail

The FWS is currently monitoring the following populations of the Colorado pikeminnow 

  • Population location: Wherever found, except where listed as an experimental population

    Listing status:  Endangered

    • States/US Territories in which this population is known to or is believed to occur:  Arizona , California , Colorado , New Mexico , Utah
    • US Counties in which this population is known to or is believed to occur:  View All
    • USFWS Refuges in which this population is known to occur:  Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge, Colorado River Wildlife Management Area, Ouray National Wildlife Refuge
    • Countries in which the this population is known to occur:  Mexico
  • Population location: Salt and Verde R. drainages, AZ

    Listing status:  Experimental Population, Non-Essential

    • States/US Territories in which this population is known to or is believed to occur:  Arizona , New Mexico
    • US Counties in which this population is known to or is believed to occur:  View All
 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
1967-03-11 Mountain-Prairie Region (Region 6) Wherever found, except where listed as an experimental population
1985-07-24 Mountain-Prairie Region (Region 6) Salt and Verde R. drainages, AZ

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
2016-05-27 00:00:00.0 81 FR 33698 33700 ETWP; Initiation of 5-Year Status Reviews of 21 Species in the Mountain-Prairie Region
1993-01-29 00:00:00.0 58 FR 6578 6589 ETWP; Proposed Determination of Crititical Habitat for the Colorado River Endangered Fishes: Razorback Sucker, Colorado Squawfish, Humpback Chub, and Bonytail Chub; (Xyrauchen texanus, Ptychochelius lucius, Gila cypha, Gila elegans)
1987-08-26 00:00:00.0 52 FR 32143 32145 Proposed Determination of Experimental Population Status for Introduced Population of Colorado Squawfish; 52 FR 32143-32145
1994-03-21 00:00:00.0 59 FR 13374 13400 ETWP; Determination of Critical Habitat for the Colorado River Endangered Fishes: Razorback Sucker, Colorado Squawfish, Humpback Chub, and Bonytail Chub
1984-04-10 00:00:00.0 49 FR 14149 14152 Proposed Determination of Experimental Population Status for Certain Introduced Populations of Colorado Squawfish & Woundfin; 49 FR 14149- 14152
2002-08-28 00:00:00.0 67 FR 55270 55271 Notice of Availability of Recovery Goals for Four Endangered Fishes of the Colorado River Basin
1985-07-24 00:00:00.0 50 FR 30188 30195 Determination of Experimental Population Status for Certain Introduced Populations of Colorado Squawfish & Woundfin; 50 FR 30188-30195
1978-09-14 00:00:00.0 43 FR 41060 41062 Proposed Critical Habitat for the Colorado Squawfish
1967-03-11 00:00:00.0 32 FR 4001 Endangered Species List - 1967
2007-04-18 00:00:00.0 72 FR 19549 19551 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of Seven Wildlife Species and Two Plant Species in the Mountain-Prairie Region
2001-11-23 00:00:00.0 66 FR 58748 Reopening of Public Comment on Draft Recovery Goals for Four Endangered Fishes of the Colorado River Basin
Special Rule Publications
Date Citation Page Title
1987-08-26 00:00:00.0 52 FR 32143 32145 Proposed Determination of Experimental Population Status for Introduced Population of Colorado Squawfish; 52 FR 32143-32145
1985-07-24 00:00:00.0 50 FR 30188 30195 Determination of Experimental Population Status for Certain Introduced Populations of Colorado Squawfish & Woundfin; 50 FR 30188-30195
1984-04-10 00:00:00.0 49 FR 14149 14152 Proposed Determination of Experimental Population Status for Certain Introduced Populations of Colorado Squawfish & Woundfin; 49 FR 14149- 14152

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
2002-08-01 Colorado Pikeminnow (Ptychocheilus lucius) Recovery Plan (Amendment and Supplement for Recovery Goals) View Implementation Progress Final Revision 2
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
2002-08-28 67 FR 55270 55271 Notice of Availability of Recovery Goals for Four Endangered Fishes of the Colorado River Basin
  • Notice Recovery Plan Avail.
2007-04-18 72 FR 19549 19551 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of Seven Wildlife Species and Two Plant Species in the Mountain-Prairie Region
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
2016-05-27 81 FR 33698 33700 ETWP; Initiation of 5-Year Status Reviews of 21 Species in the Mountain-Prairie Region
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
Five Year Review
Date Title
2011-08-29 Colorado Pikeminnow (Ptychocheilus lucius) 5-Year Review

» Critical Habitat

Date Citation Page Title Document Type Status
1994-03-21 59 FR 13374 13400 ETWP; Determination of Critical Habitat for the Colorado River Endangered Fishes: Razorback Sucker, Colorado Squawfish, Humpback Chub, and Bonytail Chub Final Rule Final designated
1993-01-29 58 FR 6578 6589 ETWP; Proposed Determination of Crititical Habitat for the Colorado River Endangered Fishes: Razorback Sucker, Colorado Squawfish, Humpback Chub, and Bonytail Chub; (Xyrauchen texanus, Ptychochelius lucius, Gila cypha, Gila elegans) Proposed Rule Not Required
1978-09-14 43 FR 41060 41062 Proposed Critical Habitat for the Colorado Squawfish Proposed Rule Not Required

To learn more about critical habitat please see http://ecos.fws.gov/crithab

» Conservation Plans

Habitat Conservation Plans (HCP) (learn more)
HCP Plan Summaries
Salt River Project Horseshoe and Bartlett HCP

» Petitions

» Life History

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

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