purple cat's paw (Epioblasma obliquata obliquata)
Listing Status: and
The FWS is currently monitoring the following populations of the purple cat's paw
Population location: Wherever found; Except where listed as Experimental Populations
Listing status: Endangered
Population location: U.S.A. (AL;The free-flowing reach of the Tennessee R. from the base of Wilson Dam downstream to the backwaters of Pickwick Reservoir [about 12 RM (19 km)] and the lower 5 RM [8 km] of all tributaries to this reach in Colbert and Lauderdale Cos., see 17.85(a))
Listing status: Experimental Population, Non-Essential
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|07/10/1990||Great Lakes-Big Rivers Region (Region 3)||Wherever found; Except where listed as Experimental Populations|
|06/14/2001||Great Lakes-Big Rivers Region (Region 3)||U.S.A. (AL;The free-flowing reach of the Tennessee R. from the base of Wilson Dam downstream to the backwaters of Pickwick Reservoir [about 12 RM (19 km)] and the lower 5 RM [8 km] of all tributaries to this reach in Colbert and Lauderdale Cos., see 17.85(a))|
» Federal Register Documents
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|03/10/1992||Purple Cat's Paw Pearly Mussel||View Implementation Progress||Final|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|03/18/2009||74 FR 11600 11602||Notice of initiation of review; request for information on nine listed Midwestern species||
|07/08/2014||79 FR 38560 38562||Initiation of 5-Year Status Reviews of Nine Listed Animal and Two Listed Plant Species||
|09/24/2010||Purple Cat¿s Paw Pearlymussel 5-Year Review|
» Critical Habitat
No critical habitat rules have been published for the purple cat's paw.
» Conservation Plans
No conservation plans have been created for purple cat's paw.
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