Yellowfin madtom (Noturus flavipinnis)

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Listing Status:    and  

Population detail

The FWS is currently monitoring the following populations of the Yellowfin madtom 

  • Population location: Entire, except where listed as an experimental population below

    Listing status:  Threatened

    • States/US Territories in which this population is known to or is believed to occur:  Tennessee , Virginia
    • US Counties in which this population is known to or is believed to occur:  View All
  • Population location: The North Fork Holston River watershed, Washington, Smyth, and Scott Counties, Virginia; South Fork Holston River watershed upstream to Ft. Patrick Henry Dam, Sullivan County, Tennessee; and the Holston River from the confluence of the North and South Forks downstream to the John Sevier Detention Lake Dam, Hawkins County, Tennessee.

    Listing status:  Experimental Population, Non-Essential

    • States/US Territories in which this population is known to or is believed to occur:  Tennessee , Virginia
    • US Counties in which this population is known to or is believed to occur:  View All
  • Population location: U.S.A. (TN - specified portions of the French Broad and Holston Rivers; see 17.84(e)(1)(iii))

    Listing status:  Experimental Population, Non-Essential

  • Population location: The Tellico River, between the backwaters of the Tellico Reservoir (approximately Tellico River mile 19 (30.4 kilometers) and Tellico River mile 33 (52.8 kilometers), near the Tellico Ranger Station, Monroe County, Tennessee.

    Listing status:  Experimental Population, Non-Essential

    • States/US Territories in which this population is known to or is believed to occur:  Tennessee
    • 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
10/11/1977 Southeast Region (Region 4) Entire, except where listed as an experimental population below
08/04/1988 Southeast Region (Region 4) The North Fork Holston River watershed, Washington, Smyth, and Scott Counties, Virginia; South Fork Holston River watershed upstream to Ft. Patrick Henry Dam, Sullivan County, Tennessee; and the Holston River from the confluence of the North and South Forks downstream to the John Sevier Detention Lake Dam, Hawkins County, Tennessee.
10/15/2007 Southeast Region (Region 4) U.S.A. (TN - specified portions of the French Broad and Holston Rivers; see 17.84(e)(1)(iii))
08/12/2002 Southeast Region (Region 4) The Tellico River, between the backwaters of the Tellico Reservoir (approximately Tellico River mile 19 (30.4 kilometers) and Tellico River mile 33 (52.8 kilometers), near the Tellico Ranger Station, Monroe County, Tennessee.

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
08/12/2002 67 FR 52420 52428 ETWP; Establishment of Nonessential Experimental Population Status and Reintroduction of Four Fishes in the Tellico River
06/13/2006 71 FR 34196 34230 Establishment of Nonessential Experimental Population Status for 15 Freshwater Mussels, 1 Freshwater Snail, and 5 Fishes in the Lower French Broad River and in the Lower Holston River, Tennessee; Proposed Rule
09/09/1977 42 FR 45526 45530 Final Threatened Status and Critical Habitat for Five species of Southeastern Fishes; 42 FR 45526 45530
06/08/2001 66 FR 30853 30860 ETWP; Proposed Establishment of Nonessential Experimental Population Status for 4 Fishes Into the Tellico River, From the Backwaters of Tellico Reservoir Upstream to Tellico River Mile 33, in Monroe County, Tennessee
09/13/2007 72 FR 52434 52461 Establishment of Nonessential Experimental Population Status for 15 Freshwater Mussels, 1 Freshwater Snail, and 5 Fishes in the Lower French Broad River and in the Lower Holston River, Tennessee
09/22/1977 42 FR 47840 47845 Final Correction and Augumentation of Critical Habitat Reorganization; 42 FR 47840 47845
09/08/1987 52 FR 33850 33853 Proposed Determination of Nonessential Experimental Population Status for Introduced Population of Yellowfin Madtom; 52 FR 33850-33853
08/04/1988 53 FR 29335 29337 Determination of Nonessential Experimental Population Status for Introduced Population of Yellowfin Madtom in VA & TN; 53 FR 29335-29337
07/28/2006 71 FR 42871 42872 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 5-Year Review of 19 Southeastern Species
Special Rule Publications
Date Citation Page Title
09/09/1977 42 FR 45526 45530 Final Threatened Status and Critical Habitat for Five species of Southeastern Fishes; 42 FR 45526 45530
06/08/2001 66 FR 30853 30860 ETWP; Proposed Establishment of Nonessential Experimental Population Status for 4 Fishes Into the Tellico River, From the Backwaters of Tellico Reservoir Upstream to Tellico River Mile 33, in Monroe County, Tennessee
09/08/1987 52 FR 33850 33853 Proposed Determination of Nonessential Experimental Population Status for Introduced Population of Yellowfin Madtom; 52 FR 33850-33853
08/12/2002 67 FR 52420 52428 ETWP; Establishment of Nonessential Experimental Population Status and Reintroduction of Four Fishes in the Tellico River
08/04/1988 53 FR 29335 29337 Determination of Nonessential Experimental Population Status for Introduced Population of Yellowfin Madtom in VA & TN; 53 FR 29335-29337

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
06/23/1983 Yellowfin Madtom View Implementation Progress Final
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
07/28/2006 71 FR 42871 42872 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 5-Year Review of 19 Southeastern Species
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
Five Year Review
Date Title
02/28/2012 Yellowfin Madtom (noturus flavipinnis), Smoky Madtom (Noturus baileyi) 5-Year Review: Summary and Evaluation

» Critical Habitat

Date Citation Page Title Document Type Status
09/22/1977 42 FR 47840 47845 Final Correction and Augumentation of Critical Habitat Reorganization; 42 FR 47840 47845 Final Rule Final designated
09/09/1977 42 FR 45526 45530 Final Threatened Status and Critical Habitat for Five species of Southeastern Fishes; 42 FR 45526 45530 Final Rule Final designated

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

» Conservation Plans

No conservation plans have been created for Yellowfin madtom.

» Petitions

» Life History

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

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