Rio Grande silvery minnow (Hybognathus amarus)

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Listing Status:    and  

Population detail

The FWS is currently monitoring the following populations of the Rio Grande silvery minnow 

  • Population location: Entire, 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:  New Mexico
    • 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:  Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge, Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge
    • Countries in which the this population is known to occur:  Mexico
  • Population location: Rio Grande, from Little Box Canyon (approximately 10.4 river miles downstream of Fort Quitman, TX) to Amistad Dam; and on the Pecos River, from its confluence with Independence Creek to its confluence with the Rio Grande.

    Listing status:  Experimental Population, Non-Essential

    • States/US Territories in which this population is known to or is believed to occur:  Texas
    • 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
07/20/1994 Southwest Region (Region 2) Entire, except where listed as an experimental population
12/08/2008 Southwest Region (Region 2) Rio Grande, from Little Box Canyon (approximately 10.4 river miles downstream of Fort Quitman, TX) to Amistad Dam; and on the Pecos River, from its confluence with Independence Creek to its confluence with the Rio Grande.

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
09/05/2007 72 FR 50918 50929 Establishment of a Nonessential Experimental Population of Rio Grande Silvery Minnow in the Big Bend Reach of the Rio Grande in Texas
02/22/2010 75 FR 7625 7626 Rio Grande Silvery Minnow (Hybognathus amarus) Recovery Plan, First Revision
04/09/2009 74 FR 16232 16233 Recovery Plan for the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow (Hybognathus amarus; draft amendment and supplement to the 2007 Draft revised recovery plan
03/01/1993 58 FR 11821 11826 Proposed Rule to List the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow as Endangered, With Critical Habitat
03/29/2010 75 FR 15454 15456 5-Year Status Reviews of 14 Southwestern Species
07/06/1999 64 FR 36274 36290 ETWP; Final Designation of Critical Habitat for the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow
12/08/2008 73 FR 74357 74372 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Establishment of a Nonessential Experimental Population of Rio Grande Silvery Minnow in the Big Bend Reach of the Rio Grande in Texas
07/22/1999 64 FR 39560 ETWP; Final Designation of Critical Habitat for the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow - Correction
02/19/2003 68 FR 8088 8135 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow; Final Rule;
06/06/2002 67 FR 39206 39235 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow; Proposed Rule
01/18/2007 72 FR 2301 2302 Notice of Availability of the Draft Revised Recovery Plan for the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow (Hybognathus amarus)
02/22/2008 73 FR 9755 9756 Establishment of a Nonessential Experimental Population of Rio Grande Silvery Minnow in the Big Bend Reach of the Rio Grande in Texas
07/20/1994 59 FR 36988 36995 ETWP; Final Rule To List the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow as an Endangered Species
Special Rule Publications
Date Citation Page Title
12/08/2008 73 FR 74357 74372 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Establishment of a Nonessential Experimental Population of Rio Grande Silvery Minnow in the Big Bend Reach of the Rio Grande in Texas
02/22/2008 73 FR 9755 9756 Establishment of a Nonessential Experimental Population of Rio Grande Silvery Minnow in the Big Bend Reach of the Rio Grande in Texas
09/05/2007 72 FR 50918 50929 Establishment of a Nonessential Experimental Population of Rio Grande Silvery Minnow in the Big Bend Reach of the Rio Grande in Texas

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
01/15/2010 Rio Grande Silvery Minnow (Hybognathus amarus) Recovery Plan, First Revision View Implementation Progress Final Revision 1
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
02/22/2010 75 FR 7625 7626 Rio Grande Silvery Minnow (Hybognathus amarus) Recovery Plan, First Revision
  • Notice Final Recovery Plan Availability
04/09/2009 74 FR 16232 16233 Recovery Plan for the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow (Hybognathus amarus; draft amendment and supplement to the 2007 Draft revised recovery plan
  • Notice Draft Recovery Plan Availability
01/18/2007 72 FR 2301 2302 Notice of Availability of the Draft Revised Recovery Plan for the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow (Hybognathus amarus)
  • Notice Draft Recovery Plan Availability
03/29/2010 75 FR 15454 15456 5-Year Status Reviews of 14 Southwestern Species
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation

» Critical Habitat

Date Citation Page Title Document Type Status
02/19/2003 68 FR 8088 8135 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow; Final Rule; Final Rule Final designated
06/06/2002 67 FR 39206 39235 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow; Proposed Rule Proposed Rule Not Required
07/22/1999 64 FR 39560 ETWP; Final Designation of Critical Habitat for the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow - Correction Final Rule Not Required
07/06/1999 64 FR 36274 36290 ETWP; Final Designation of Critical Habitat for the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow Final Rule Not Required
03/01/1993 58 FR 11821 11826 Proposed Rule to List the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow as Endangered, With Critical Habitat Proposed Rule Not Required

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

» Conservation Plans

Safe Harbor Agreements (SHA): (learn more)
SHA Plan Summaries
Pueblo of Santa Ana Amendment # 1
Pueblo of Santa Ana Safe Harbor Agreement

» Petitions

» Life History

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

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