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Listing Status:    and  

Population detail

The FWS is currently monitoring the following populations of the Olive Ridley sea turtle 

Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
1978-07-28 Foreign (Headquarters) Breeding colony populations on Pacific coast of Mexico Additional species information
1978-07-28 Southeast Region (Region 4) Wherever found, except when listed as endangered under 50 CFR 224.101
 

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
1978-07-28 00:00:00.0 43 FR 32800 32811 Listing and Protecting Loggerhead Sea Turtles as "Threatened Species" and Populations of Green and Olive Ridley Sea Turtles as Threatened Species or "Endangered Species"
1975-05-20 00:00:00.0 40 FR 21983 21986 (NOAA/NMFS) Sea Turtles: Proposed "Threatened" Status; 40 FR 21983 21986 ( green sea turtle, Chelonia mydas; loggerhead sea turtle, Caretta caretta; Pacific ridley sea turtle, Lepidochelys olivacea)
1999-03-23 00:00:00.0 64 FR 14052 14077 (NOAA/NMFS) Endangered and Threatened Species; Regulations Consolidation; Final Rule
1980-05-01 00:00:00.0 45 FR 29054 29055 Threatened Fish and Wildlife; Green, Loggerhead, and Olive Ridley Sea Turtles
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
1987-06-29 00:00:00.0 52 FR 24244 24262 NOAA--Sea Turtle Conservation; Shrimp Trawling Requirements; 52 FR 24244- 24262
1976-06-16 00:00:00.0 41 FR 24378 24382 Proposed Regulations Treating 3 Turtles as Threatened Under the "Similarity of Appearance" Clause
1980-03-19 00:00:00.0 45 FR 17588 17589 ETWP; Green, Loggerhead, and Olive Ridley Sea Turtles
Special Rule Publications
Date Citation Page Title
1987-06-29 00:00:00.0 52 FR 24244 24262 NOAA--Sea Turtle Conservation; Shrimp Trawling Requirements; 52 FR 24244- 24262
1978-07-28 00:00:00.0 43 FR 32800 32811 Listing and Protecting Loggerhead Sea Turtles as "Threatened Species" and Populations of Green and Olive Ridley Sea Turtles as Threatened Species or "Endangered Species"
1980-05-01 00:00:00.0 45 FR 29054 29055 Threatened Fish and Wildlife; Green, Loggerhead, and Olive Ridley Sea Turtles
1999-03-23 00:00:00.0 64 FR 14052 14077 (NOAA/NMFS) Endangered and Threatened Species; Regulations Consolidation; Final Rule

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
1998-01-12 Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Olive Ridley Turtle View Implementation Progress Final Revision 1
1998-01-12 Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Olive Ridley Turtle View Implementation Progress Final Revision 1
Five Year Review
Date Title
2007-08-21 Olive ridley 5-yr review
2007-08-21 Olive ridley 5-yr review

» Critical Habitat

No critical habitat rules have been published for the Olive Ridley sea turtle.

» Conservation Plans

No conservation plans have been created for Olive Ridley sea turtle.

» Petitions

» Life History

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