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Population detail

The FWS is currently monitoring the following populations of the Loggerhead sea turtle 

Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
1978-07-23 Foreign (Headquarters) Mediterranean Sea DPS - Loggerhead sea turtles originating from the Mediterranean Sea east of 5 degrees 36 minues W. Long.
1978-07-23 Southeast Region (Region 4) North Pacific Ocean DPS - Loggerhead sea turtles originating from the North Pacific north of the equator and south of 60 degrees N. Lat
1978-07-23 Foreign (Headquarters) North Indian Ocean DPS - Loggerhead sea turtles originating from the North Indian Ocean north of the equator and south of 30? N. Lat
1978-07-23 Foreign (Headquarters) Northeast Atlantic Ocean DPS - Loggerhead sea turtles originating from the Northeast Atlantic Ocean north of the equator, south of 60 degrees N. Lat., and east of 40 degrees W. Long., except in the vicinity of the Strait of Gibraltar where the eastern boundary is 5 degrees 36 minutes W. Long
1978-07-23 Foreign (Headquarters) Loggerhead sea turtles originating from the South Pacific south of the equator, north of 60 degrees S. Lat., west of 67 degrees W. Long., and east of 141 degrees E. Long.
1978-07-23 Foreign (Headquarters) Loggerhead sea turtles originating from the Southeast Indian Ocean south of the equator, north of 60 degrees S. Lat., and east of 80 degrees E. Long.; South Pacific Ocean south of the equator, north of 60degrees S. Lat., and west of 141 degrees E. Long
1978-07-23 Southeast Region (Region 4) Northwest Atlantic Ocean DPS - Loggerhead sea turtles originating from the Northwest Atlantic Ocean west of 40 degrees W. Long
1978-07-23 Foreign (Headquarters) Loggerhead sea turtles originating from the Southwest Indian Ocean north of the equator, south of 30 degrees N. Lat., east of 20 degrees E. Long., and west of 80 degrees E. Long.
1978-07-23 Foreign (Headquarters) Loggerhead sea turtles originating from the South Atlantic Ocean south of the equator, north of 60 degrees S. Lat., west of 20 degrees E. Long., and east of 67 degrees W. Long
 

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
2007-11-16 00:00:00.0 72 FR 64585 64587 90-day Finding for a Petition to Reclassify the Loggerhead Turtle in the North Pacific Ocean as a Distinct Population Segment with Endangered Status and to Designate Critical Habitat
2011-09-22 00:00:00.0 76 FR 58868 58952 Determination of Nine Distinct Population Segments of Loggerhead Sea Turtles as Endangered or Threatened; Final Rule
2013-03-25 00:00:00.0 78 FR 17999 18082 Designation of Critical Habitat for the Northwest Atlantic Ocean Distinct Population Segment of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle (Caretta caretta)
2014-08-28 00:00:00.0 79 FR 51264 51266 Designation of Critical Habitat for the Northwest Atlantic Ocean Distinct Population Segment of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle; Correction
2008-03-05 00:00:00.0 73 FR 11849 11851 90-day Finding for a Petition to Reclassify the Loggerhead Turtle in the Western North Atlantic Ocean
2010-03-16 00:00:00.0 75 FR 12598 12656 Proposed Listing of Nine Distinct Population Segments of Loggerhead Sea Turtles as Endangered or Threatened
2008-03-11 00:00:00.0 73 FR 12941 90-day Finding for a Petition to Reclassify the Loggerhead Turtle in the Western North Atlantic Ocean
2014-07-23 00:00:00.0 79 FR 42687 42696 Marine and Anadromous Taxa: Additions, Removal, Updates,and Corrections to the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
2010-06-02 00:00:00.0 75 FR 30769 Proposed Listing of Nine Distinct Population Segments of Loggerhead Sea Turtles as Endangered or Threatened; Extension of Comment Period
2013-07-18 00:00:00.0 78 FR 42921 42927 Designation of Critical Habitat for the Northwest Atlantic Ocean Distinct Population Segment of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle (Caretta caretta)
2014-07-10 00:00:00.0 79 FR 39755 39854 Designation of Critical Habitat for the Northwest Atlantic Ocean Distinct Population Segment of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
1998-01-12 Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Loggerhead Turtle View Implementation Progress Final Revision 1
2008-12-31 Recovery Plan for the Northwest Atlantic Population of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle (Caretta caretta); Second Revision View Implementation Progress Final Revision 2
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
2008-05-30 73 FR 31066 31067 Recovery Plan for the Northwest Atlantic Population of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle
  • Notice Recovery Plan Avail.
2009-01-16 74 FR 2995 Recovery Plan for the Northwest Atlantic Population of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle
  • Notice Final Recovery Plan Availability
Five Year Review
Date Title
2007-08-27 Loggerhead sea turtle 5-yr review

» Critical Habitat

Date Citation Page Title Document Type Status
2014-07-10 79 FR 39755 39854 Designation of Critical Habitat for the Northwest Atlantic Ocean Distinct Population Segment of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle Final Rule Final designated
2013-07-18 78 FR 42921 42927 Designation of Critical Habitat for the Northwest Atlantic Ocean Distinct Population Segment of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle (Caretta caretta) Proposed Rule Not Required
2013-03-25 78 FR 17999 18082 Designation of Critical Habitat for the Northwest Atlantic Ocean Distinct Population Segment of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle (Caretta caretta) Proposed Rule Not Required

To learn more about critical habitat please see http://ecos.fws.gov/crithab

» Conservation Plans

Habitat Conservation Plans (HCP) (learn more)
HCP Plan Summaries
Crum, Blaine & Linda (ABM)
D.F. Investments
Escambia County Beaches
FML81A, LLC (Greg Miller)
FML81,LLC (Greg MIller)
Indian River County Sea Turtle
Roberds, George
Sizemore, Daniel (ABM)
Stallworth Preserve
Stallworth Preserve - amendment #1
St. Johns County Government
Suggs, Raymond & Dale(Hancock, John) ABM
Volusia Beaches
Volusia County
Waddell, Raymond

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