Sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus (=salmo) nerka)

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Listing Status:    and  

Population detail

The FWS is currently monitoring the following populations of the Sockeye salmon 

  • Population location: Snake River ESU - See 50 CFR 224.101

    Listing status:  Endangered

    • States/US Territories in which this population is known to or is believed to occur:  Oregon , Washington
    • 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:  Julia Butler Hansen Refuge for the Columbian White-Tailed Deer, Lewis and Clark National Wildlife Refuge, Mcnary National Wildlife Refuge, Umatilla National Wildlife Refuge
  • Population location: Ozette Lake ESU - See 50 CFR 223.102

    Listing status:  Threatened

    • States/US Territories in which this population is known to or is believed to occur:  Washington
    • 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
01/03/1992 National Marine Fisheries Service (National Marine Fisheries Service) Snake River ESU - See 50 CFR 224.101
03/25/1999 National Marine Fisheries Service (National Marine Fisheries Service) Ozette Lake ESU - See 50 CFR 223.102

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
10/15/1991 56 FR 51684 51686 ETWP; Critical Habitat Designation for Snake River Sockeye, Spring/Summer Chinook, and Fall Chinook Salmon; 56 FR 51684 51686
01/03/1992 57 FR 212 213 ETWP; Listing of the Snake River Sockeye Salmon as an Endangered Species
01/20/1999 64 FR 3066 3067 Notice of Intent to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement Regarding Proposed Issuance of an Incidental Take Permit to the City of Tacoma, Washington, for Water Storage and Withdrawal and Forest Management in the Green River Watershed, King County, Washington
03/25/1999 64 FR 14529 14517 Endangered and Threatened Species: Threatened Status for Ozette Lake Sockeye Salmon in Washington
01/31/2000 4603 Availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Receipt of an Application for Incidental Take Permits for the Tacoma Water Department, Green River Watershed, Habitat Conservation Plan, King County, Washington
03/15/2000 65 FR 13947 13948 Extension of Public Comment Period for Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Application for an Incidental Take Permit for the Tacoma Water Department, Green River Watershed, Habitat Conservation Plan, King County, Washington
12/02/1992 57 FR 57051 57056 (NOAA/NMFS) Designated Critical Habitat; Snake River Sockeye Salmon, Snake River Spring/Summer Chinook Salmon and Snake River Fall Chinook Salmon
10/04/2011 76 FR 61298 61307 12-Month Finding on a Petition To List the Lake Sammamish Kokanee Population of Oncorhynchus nerka as an Endangered or Threatened Distinct Population Segment
07/23/2014 79 FR 42687 42696 Marine and Anadromous Taxa: Additions, Removal, Updates,and Corrections to the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
02/16/2000 65 FR 7764 7787 (NOAA/NMFS) Designated Critical Habitat: Critical Habitat for 19 Evolutionarily Significant Units of Salmon and Steelhead in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and California
12/28/1993 58 FR 68543 68554 Designated Critical Habitat; Snake River Sockeye Salmon, Snake River Spring/Summer Chinook Salmon, and Snake River Fall Chinook Salmon
09/26/2006 71 FR 56107 56107 Notice of Availability of a Final Record of Decision on the Issuance of Permits
04/23/2008 73 FR 21913 21917 Proposed Lake Ozette Sockeye Salmon Recovery Plan (Plan) is available for public review and comment.
07/10/2000 65 FR 42422 42481 Endangered and Threatened Species; Final Rule Governing Take of 14 Threatened Salmon and Steelhead Evolutionarily Significant Units (ESUs)
05/06/2008 73 FR 24915 24922 90-Day Finding on a Petition to List Kokanee (Oncorhynchus nerka) in Lake Sammamish, Washington, as Threatened or Endangered
01/05/2001 66 FR 1089 1091 Availability of a Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Tacoma Water Department Habitat Conservation Plan, King County, WA
01/03/2000 65 FR 170 196 Proposed Rule Governing Take of Seven Threatened Evolutionarily Significant Units (ESUs); Proposed Rule
08/02/1999 64 FR 41835 41839 ETWP; Listing of Nine Evolutionarily Significant Units of Chinook Salmon, Chum Salmon, Sockeye Salmon, and Steelhead
03/23/1999 64 FR 14052 14077 (NOAA/NMFS) Endangered and Threatened Species; Regulations Consolidation; Final Rule
Special Rule Publications
Date Citation Page Title
07/10/2000 65 FR 42422 42481 Endangered and Threatened Species; Final Rule Governing Take of 14 Threatened Salmon and Steelhead Evolutionarily Significant Units (ESUs)
01/03/2000 65 FR 170 196 Proposed Rule Governing Take of Seven Threatened Evolutionarily Significant Units (ESUs); Proposed Rule

» Recovery

Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
04/23/2008 73 FR 21913 21917 Proposed Lake Ozette Sockeye Salmon Recovery Plan (Plan) is available for public review and comment.
  • Notice Recovery Plan Avail.

» Critical Habitat

Date Citation Page Title Document Type Status
02/16/2000 65 FR 7764 7787 (NOAA/NMFS) Designated Critical Habitat: Critical Habitat for 19 Evolutionarily Significant Units of Salmon and Steelhead in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and California Final Rule Final designated
03/23/1999 64 FR 14052 14077 (NOAA/NMFS) Endangered and Threatened Species; Regulations Consolidation; Final Rule Final Rule Final designated
12/28/1993 58 FR 68543 68554 Designated Critical Habitat; Snake River Sockeye Salmon, Snake River Spring/Summer Chinook Salmon, and Snake River Fall Chinook Salmon Final Rule Not Required
12/02/1992 57 FR 57051 57056 (NOAA/NMFS) Designated Critical Habitat; Snake River Sockeye Salmon, Snake River Spring/Summer Chinook Salmon and Snake River Fall Chinook Salmon Proposed Rule Not Required
10/15/1991 56 FR 51684 51686 ETWP; Critical Habitat Designation for Snake River Sockeye, Spring/Summer Chinook, and Fall Chinook Salmon; 56 FR 51684 51686 Final 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
City of Tacoma, Tacoma Water HCP
WDNR Forest Practices HCP

» Petitions

» Life History

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

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