Smalltooth sawfish (Pristis pectinata)

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Listing Status:   

Population detail

The FWS is currently monitoring the following populations of the Smalltooth sawfish 

  • Population location: Non-US DPS

    Listing status:  Endangered

  • Population location: Smalltooth sawfish originating from U.S. waters.

    Listing status:  Endangered

    • States/US Territories in which this population is known to or is believed to occur:  Florida , Georgia , Mississippi
    • 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:  Caloosahatchee National Wildlife Refuge, Great White Heron National Wildlife Refuge, Island Bay National Wildlife Refuge, J.N. 'Ding' Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Key West National Wildlife Refuge  ... Show All Refuges
 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
01/12/2015 National Marine Fisheries Service (National Marine Fisheries Service) Non-US DPS
11/16/2005 National Marine Fisheries Service (National Marine Fisheries Service) Smalltooth sawfish originating from U.S. waters.

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
01/26/2015 79 FR 3914 3916 Adding Five Species of Sawfish to the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
04/16/2001 66 FR 19414 19420 Endangered and Threatened Species; Proposed Endangered Status for a Distinct Population Segment of Smalltooth Sawfish (Pristis pectinata) in the United States
07/23/2014 79 FR 42687 42696 Marine and Anadromous Taxa: Additions, Removal, Updates,and Corrections to the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
11/16/2005 70 FR 69464 69466 Addition of White Abalone and the United States Distinct Vertebrate Population Segment of the Smalltooth Sawfish to the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
01/17/2009 Smalltooth Sawfish Recovery Plan (Pristis pectinata) View Implementation Progress Final
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
04/16/2001 66 FR 19414 19420 Endangered and Threatened Species; Proposed Endangered Status for a Distinct Population Segment of Smalltooth Sawfish (Pristis pectinata) in the United States
  • Notice Doc. Availability
  • Notice Request for Comment
  • Proposed Listing, Endangered

» Critical Habitat

No critical habitat rules have been published for the Smalltooth sawfish.

» Conservation Plans

No conservation plans have been created for Smalltooth sawfish.

» Petitions

» Life History

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

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