Delta smelt (Hypomesus transpacificus)

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Listing Status:   

Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND

Announcements

12/24/2015 -- A copy of the 2015 assessment for uplisting can be viewed through the URL below following "Additional species information:".

  • States/US Territories in which the Delta smelt, Entire is known to or is believed to occur:  California
  • US Counties in which the Delta smelt, Entire is known to or is believed to occur:  View All
  • USFWS Refuges in which the Delta smelt, Entire is known to occur:  San Pablo Bay National Wildlife Refuge
  • Additional species information
 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
03/05/1993 California/Nevada Region (Region 8) Entire

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
12/24/1990 55 FR 52852 52853 ETWP; Notice of 90-Day Findings on Petitions to List the Delta Smelt and Delhi Sands Flower-Loving Fly as Endangered; 55 FR 52852 52853
03/16/1993 58 FR 14199 Reopening of Public comment Period on Proposed Critical habitat Designation for the Delta Smelt
05/25/2011 76 FR 30377 30382 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of Species in California, Nevada, and the Klamath Basin of Oregon
12/19/1991 56 FR 65877 65878 ETWP; Notice of Public Hearings on Proposed Threatened Status for the Delta Smelt; 56 FR 65877 65878
08/01/2003 68 FR 45270 45271 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 5-Year Review of the Delta Smelt; Notice of review.
03/05/1993 58 FR 12854 12864 Determination of Threatened Status for the Delta Smelt
04/07/2010 75 FR 17667 17680 12-Month Finding on a Petition to Reclassify the Delta Smelt From Threatened to Endangered Throughout Its Range
01/06/1994 59 FR 852 862 ETWP; Revised Proposed Critical Habitat Determination for the Delta Smelt
11/10/2010 75 FR 69222 69294 Review of Native Species That Are Candidates for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Resubmitted Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions; Proposed Rule
12/05/2014 79 FR 72449 72497 Review of Native Species That Are Candidates for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Resubmitted Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions
10/03/1991 56 FR 50075 50084 ETWP; Proposed Threatened Status for the Delta Smelt; 56 FR 50075 50084
07/10/2008 73 FR 39639 39643 90-Day Finding on a Petition To Reclassify the Delta Smelt (Hypomesus transpacificus) From Threatened to Endangered
10/26/2011 76 FR 66370 66439 Review of Native Species That Are Candidates for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Resubmitted Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions
12/19/1994 59 FR 65256 65279 ETWP; Critical Habitat Determination for the Delta Smelt
11/21/2012 77 FR 69993 70060 Review of Native Species That Are Candidates for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Resubmitted Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions
03/25/2009 74 FR 12878 12883 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 58 Species in California, Nevada, Arizona, and Utah; Availability of Completed 5-Year Reviews in California and Nevada
12/24/2015 80 FR 80583 80614 Review of Native Species That Are Candidates for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Resubmitted Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions
11/22/2013 77 FR 70103 70162 Review of Native Species That are Candidates for Listing as Endangered or Threatened; Annual Notice of Findings on Resubmitted Petitions; Annual Description of Progress on Listing Actions
12/09/2008 73 FR 74674 74675 90-Day Finding on a Petition To Reclassify the Delta Smelt (Hypomesus transpacificus) From Threatened to Endangered

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
11/26/1996 Recovery Plan for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Native Fishes View Implementation Progress Final
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
05/25/2011 76 FR 30377 30382 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of Species in California, Nevada, and the Klamath Basin of Oregon
  • Notice 5-year Review, Completion
03/25/2009 74 FR 12878 12883 Initiation of 5-Year Reviews of 58 Species in California, Nevada, Arizona, and Utah; Availability of Completed 5-Year Reviews in California and Nevada
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
08/01/2003 68 FR 45270 45271 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 5-Year Review of the Delta Smelt; Notice of review.
  • Notice 5-year Review
Five Year Review
Date Title
09/13/2010 Delta Smelt 5-Year Review (2010)
03/31/2004 Delta smelt 5-Year Review

» Critical Habitat

Date Citation Page Title Document Type Status
12/19/1994 59 FR 65256 65279 ETWP; Critical Habitat Determination for the Delta Smelt Final Rule Final designated
01/06/1994 59 FR 852 862 ETWP; Revised Proposed Critical Habitat Determination for the Delta Smelt 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
Cal. Dept. of Fish & Game Striped Bass Conservation Plan
San Joaquin County Multi-Species Habitat Conservation and Open Space Plan

» Petitions

» Life History

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

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