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: Wherever found, 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
1994-07-20 Southwest Region (Region 2) Wherever found, except where listed as an experimental population
2008-12-08 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
1999-07-06 00:00:00.0 64 FR 36274 36290 ETWP; Final Designation of Critical Habitat for the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow
2007-01-18 00:00:00.0 72 FR 2301 2302 Notice of Availability of the Draft Revised Recovery Plan for the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow (Hybognathus amarus)
2010-03-29 00:00:00.0 75 FR 15454 15456 5-Year Status Reviews of 14 Southwestern Species
2002-06-06 00:00:00.0 67 FR 39206 39235 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow; Proposed Rule
2008-02-22 00:00:00.0 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
2003-02-19 00:00:00.0 68 FR 8088 8135 Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Designation of Critical Habitat for the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow; Final Rule;
1994-07-20 00:00:00.0 59 FR 36988 36995 ETWP; Final Rule To List the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow as an Endangered Species
1993-03-01 00:00:00.0 58 FR 11821 11826 Proposed Rule to List the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow as Endangered, With Critical Habitat
2007-09-05 00:00:00.0 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
1999-07-22 00:00:00.0 64 FR 39560 ETWP; Final Designation of Critical Habitat for the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow - Correction
2010-02-22 00:00:00.0 75 FR 7625 7626 Rio Grande Silvery Minnow (Hybognathus amarus) Recovery Plan, First Revision
2009-04-09 00:00:00.0 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
2008-12-08 00:00:00.0 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
Special Rule Publications
Date Citation Page Title
2008-12-08 00:00:00.0 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
2008-02-22 00:00:00.0 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
2007-09-05 00:00:00.0 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
2010-01-15 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
2010-02-22 75 FR 7625 7626 Rio Grande Silvery Minnow (Hybognathus amarus) Recovery Plan, First Revision
  • Notice Final Recovery Plan Availability
2009-04-09 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
2007-01-18 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
2010-03-29 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
2003-02-19 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
2002-06-06 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
1999-07-22 64 FR 39560 ETWP; Final Designation of Critical Habitat for the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow - Correction Final Rule Not Required
1999-07-06 64 FR 36274 36290 ETWP; Final Designation of Critical Habitat for the Rio Grande Silvery Minnow Final Rule Not Required
1993-03-01 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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