Shortnose sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum)

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Listing Status:   


  • States/US Territories in which the Shortnose sturgeon, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur:  Georgia , North Carolina , Pennsylvania , South Carolina
  • US Counties in which the Shortnose sturgeon, Wherever found is known to or is believed to occur:  View All
  • USFWS Refuges in which the Shortnose sturgeon, Wherever found is known to occur:  Blackbeard Island National Wildlife Refuge, Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge, Ernest F. Hollings Ace Basin National Wildlife Refuge, Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge, Santee National Wildlife Refuge  ... Show All Refuges
Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
1967-03-11 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) Wherever found

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
1967-03-11 00:00:00.0 32 FR 4001 Endangered Species List - 1967

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
1998-12-15 Final Recovery Plan for the Shortnose Sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum) View Implementation Progress Final

» Critical Habitat

No critical habitat rules have been published for the Shortnose sturgeon.

» Conservation Plans

No conservation plans have been created for Shortnose sturgeon.

» Petitions

» Life History

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

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