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: 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
  • Population location: Non-US DPS

    Listing status:  Endangered

 
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
11/16/2005 National Marine Fisheries Service (National Marine Fisheries Service) Smalltooth sawfish originating from U.S. waters.
01/12/2015 National Marine Fisheries Service (National Marine Fisheries Service) Non-US DPS

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
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
01/26/2015 79 FR 3914 3916 Adding Five Species of 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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