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: Entire, except Salt and Verde R. drainages, AZ

    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
03/11/1967 Mountain-Prairie Region (Region 6) Entire, except Salt and Verde R. drainages, AZ
07/24/1985 Mountain-Prairie Region (Region 6) Salt and Verde R. drainages, AZ

» Federal Register Documents

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

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
08/01/2002 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
08/28/2002 67 FR 55270 55271 Notice of Availability of Recovery Goals for Four Endangered Fishes of the Colorado River Basin
  • Notice Recovery Plan Avail.
04/18/2007 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
05/27/2016 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
08/29/2011 Colorado Pikeminnow (Ptychocheilus lucius) 5-Year Review

» Critical Habitat

Date Citation Page Title Document Type Status
03/21/1994 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
01/29/1993 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
09/14/1978 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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