purple cat's paw (Epioblasma obliquata obliquata)

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Listing Status:    and  

Population detail

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

    • States/US Territories in which this population is known to or is believed to occur:  Kentucky , Ohio
    • US Counties in which this population is known to or is believed to occur:  View All
  • 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

    • States/US Territories in which this population is known to or is believed to occur:  Alabama , Illinois , Kentucky , Ohio
    • 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
07/10/1990 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

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
07/10/1990 55 FR 28209 28213 ETWP; Purple Cat's Paw Pearly mussel Determined to be an Endangered Species; 55 FR 28209 28213
07/08/2014 79 FR 38560 38562 Initiation of 5-Year Status Reviews of Nine Listed Animal and Two Listed Plant Species
08/21/2001 66 FR 43808 43809 ETWP; Establishment of Nonessential Experimental Population Status for 16 Freshwater Mussels and 1 Freshwater Snail (Anthony's Riversnail) in the Free-Flowing Reach of the Tennessee River below the Wilson Dam, Colbert and Lauderdale Counties, AL; Correction
06/14/2001 66 FR 32250 32264 ETWP; Establishment of Nonessential Experimental Population Status for 16 Freshwater Mussels and 1 Freshwater Snail (Anthony's Riversnail) in the Free-Flowing Reach of the Tennessee River below the Wilson Dam, Colbert and Lauderdale Counties, AL
07/27/1989 54 FR 31209 31212 ETWP; Proposal to List Purple Cat's Paw Pearly Mussel as an Endangered Species; 54 FR 31209 31212
03/18/2009 74 FR 11600 11602 Notice of initiation of review; request for information on nine listed Midwestern species
05/27/1999 64 FR 28779 28791 ETWP; Proposed Establishment of Nonessential Experimental Population Status for Sixteen Freshwater Mussels (Alabama
Special Rule Publications
Date Citation Page Title
06/14/2001 66 FR 32250 32264 ETWP; Establishment of Nonessential Experimental Population Status for 16 Freshwater Mussels and 1 Freshwater Snail (Anthony's Riversnail) in the Free-Flowing Reach of the Tennessee River below the Wilson Dam, Colbert and Lauderdale Counties, AL
05/27/1999 64 FR 28779 28791 ETWP; Proposed Establishment of Nonessential Experimental Population Status for Sixteen Freshwater Mussels (Alabama

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
03/10/1992 Purple Cat's Paw Pearly Mussel View Implementation Progress Final
Other Recovery Documents
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
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
07/08/2014 79 FR 38560 38562 Initiation of 5-Year Status Reviews of Nine Listed Animal and Two Listed Plant Species
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
Five Year Review
Date Title
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.

» Petitions

» Life History

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

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