Listing Status: and
The FWS is currently monitoring the following populations of the ring pink
|Status||Date Listed||Lead Region||Where Listed|
|1989-09-29||Southeast Region (Region 4)||Wherever found|
|2007-10-15||Southeast Region (Region 4)||U.S.A. (TN - specified portions of the French Broad and Holston Rivers; see 17.85(b)(1))|
» Federal Register Documents
|2017-06-30 00:00:00.0||82 FR 29916 29918||5-Year Status Reviews of 22 Southeastern Species|
|1989-03-07 00:00:00.0||54 FR 9529 9533||ETWP; Proposal to List the Golf Stick Pearly Mussel as an Endangered Species; 54 FR 9529 9533|
|2006-07-28 00:00:00.0||71 FR 42871 42872||Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 5-Year Review of 19 Southeastern Species|
|1989-09-29 00:00:00.0||54 FR 40109 40112||ETWP; Designation of the Ring Pink Mussel as an Endangered Species; 54 FR 40109 40112|
|2006-06-13 00:00:00.0||71 FR 34196 34230||Establishment of Nonessential Experimental Population Status for 15 Freshwater Mussels, 1 Freshwater Snail, and 5 Fishes in the Lower French Broad River and in the Lower Holston River, Tennessee; Proposed Rule|
|2007-09-13 00:00:00.0||72 FR 52434 52461||Establishment of Nonessential Experimental Population Status for 15 Freshwater Mussels, 1 Freshwater Snail, and 5 Fishes in the Lower French Broad River and in the Lower Holston River, Tennessee|
|Date||Title||Plan Action Status||Plan Status|
|1991-03-25||Ring Pink (Mussel)||View Implementation Progress||Final|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|2006-07-28||71 FR 42871 42872||Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; 5-Year Review of 19 Southeastern Species||
|2017-06-30||82 FR 29916 29918||5-Year Status Reviews of 22 Southeastern Species||
|2011-08-18||Ring Pink (Obovaria retusa) 5-Year Review: Summary and Evaluation|
» Critical Habitat
No critical habitat rules have been published for the ring pink.
» Conservation Plans
No conservation plans have been created for ring pink.
» Life History
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