Recovery Plan Ad Hoc Report results

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Plan Title Plan Stage Plan Lead Region (FWS) Plan Lead Office (FWS) Species Common Name Species Scientific Name Action Priority Action Number Action Description Action Status Estimated Initiation Date Estimated Completion Date Action Lead Agencies Responsible Parties Work Types Labor Types Comments Implementation Activity Number Implementation Activity Description Implementation Activity Status Implementation Activity Estimated Initiation Date Implementation Activity Estimated Completion Date Implementation Activity Labor Types Implementation Activity Work Types Implementation Activity Responsible Parties Implementation Activity Comments Implementation Activity Species
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 1.1.1.1 Reduce directed take through public education and information Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of State Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Provide support for international information exchange forum 1.1.1.1-1 NMFS supported work with Kei Island villagers to reduce and/or eliminate direct harvest of adult leatherbacks in marine and coastal habitats through education and outreach campaign (e.g., characterized the socioeconomic parameters of harvest and established a harvest baseline). Complete 2008 2008 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 1.1.1.1 Reduce directed take through public education and information Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of State Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Provide support for international information exchange forum 1.1.1.1-2 NMFS conducted a socio-economic study and provided outreach and education for the Papua New Guinea leatherback project. Complete 2008 2008 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 1.1.1.2 Law enforcement-prevent illegal exploitation and harassment Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of State Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Provide support for in-country law enforcement efforts
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 1.1.2 Ensure coastal construction activities do not disrupt nesting and hatching activities Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of State Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 1.1.3 Reduce nest predation by domestic & feral animals Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of State Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 1.1.5.1 Monitor nesting activity, identify important nesting beaches, determine population trends Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of State Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Includes Mexico, Central America, Indonesia 1.1.5.1-1 NMFS evaluated leatherback turtle population trends and designed and evaluated conservation strategies via stochastic simulation models. Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 1.1.5.1 Monitor nesting activity, identify important nesting beaches, determine population trends Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of State Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Includes Mexico, Central America, Indonesia 1.1.5.1-2 NMFS supported War-mon Nesting Beach Monitoring Project in Papua, Indonesia. Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 1.1.5.1 Monitor nesting activity, identify important nesting beaches, determine population trends Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of State Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Includes Mexico, Central America, Indonesia 1.1.5.1-3 NMFS supported leatherback turtle nesting beach monitoring and management project in Papua New Guinea. Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 1.1.5.1 Monitor nesting activity, identify important nesting beaches, determine population trends Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of State Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Includes Mexico, Central America, Indonesia 1.1.5.1-4 NMFS supported monitoring and protection of leatherback nesting beaches in the western Pacific, including education of local villagers on the importance of conservation of leatherbacks. Locations included Papua New Guinea (monitoring index beaches, tagging females, and nest protection at seven communities of the Huon Coast), Indonesia (ongoing monitoring and nest protection, tagging, and telemetry), Solomon Islands (new monitoring), and Vanuatu (monitoring and protection of known leatherback nesting beach; surveying for other possible leatherback nesting beaches). Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 1.1.5.1 Monitor nesting activity, identify important nesting beaches, determine population trends Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of State Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Includes Mexico, Central America, Indonesia 1.1.5.1-5 Monitor and protect leatherbacks nesting in Vanuatu Ongoing Current 2007 2010 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 1.1.5.1 Monitor nesting activity, identify important nesting beaches, determine population trends Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of State Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Includes Mexico, Central America, Indonesia 1.1.5.1-6 Support and bolster leatherback nesting beach monitoring at Jamursba-medi and Wermon beaches, Papua Barat, Indonesia Ongoing Current 2004 2010 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 1.1.5.2 Evaluate nest success, implement nest-protection measures Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of State Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Includes Mexico, Central America, Indonesia. Reevaluate after 10 years.
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 1.1.5.3 Define stock boundaries Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 National Marine Fisheries Service U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected 1.1.5.3-1 NMFS continued to identify stock structure of nesting turtles using DNA analysis, flipper tagging, and satellite telemetry. Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 1.1.5.3 Define stock boundaries Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 National Marine Fisheries Service U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected 1.1.5.3-2 Define stock boundaries and population structure of Pacific marine turtle populations through genetic analysis (nesting, foraging, by-caught) for the purpose of defining biologically valid management units. Ongoing Current 1999 2010 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 1.1.5.3 Define stock boundaries Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 National Marine Fisheries Service U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected 1.1.5.3-3 Conduct stable nitrogen and carbon isotope analysis to determine foraging stock structure of Western Pacific leatherbacks. Ongoing Current 2006 2010 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 1.1.5.3.1 Identify stock type for major nesting beach areas Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Costs covered by Task 1.1.5.3 1.1.5.3.1-1 Conduct genetic analysis (mtDNA and nuclear markers) on samples from leatherback nesting beaches throughout the western and eastern Pacific. Ongoing Current 1999 2010 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 1.1.5.3.2 Determine nesting beach origins-juvenile & subadult populations Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Costs covered by Task 1.1.5.3
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 1.1.5.3.3 Determine genetic relationship among populations Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Costs covered by Task 1.1.5.3
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.1.1.1 Reduce directed take through education, information Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other State of California, State of Oregon, State of Washington, State of Hawaii, Territory of Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Territory of American Samoa, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall islands, U.S. Unincorporated Territories, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of State Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.1.1.2 Maintain enforcement reduce exploitation Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Department of State, United States Coast Guard Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected No additional costs-part of ongoing leatherback program
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.1.2.1 Determine distribution, abundance posthatchlings, juveniles, adults Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Combine 2.1.2.1 and 2.1.2.3 under single study 2.1.2.1-1 NMFS conducted aerial surveys to determine abundance of nesting leatherback turtles in Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Solomon Islands, and Latin America. Complete 2006 2010 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.1.2.1 Determine distribution, abundance posthatchlings, juveniles, adults Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Combine 2.1.2.1 and 2.1.2.3 under single study 2.1.2.1-2 NMFS supported aerial surveys in the Sulu-Sulawesi Seas todetermine leatherback pelagic habitat use, abundance, and distribution. Ongoing Current 2010 2010 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.1.2.2 Determine adult migration (males and females) routes, internesting habitats Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 National Marine Fisheries Service U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected 2.1.2.2-1 NMFS continued to identify stock structure of nesting turtles using DNA analysis, flipper tagging, and satellite telemetry Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.1.2.2 Determine adult migration (males and females) routes, internesting habitats Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 National Marine Fisheries Service U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected 2.1.2.2-2 Identify critical leatherback habitat use and migratory corridors using satellite telemetry and aerial surveys. Ongoing Current 2001 2010 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.1.2.3 Determine growth rates, survivorship, age sexual maturity Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.1.2.4 Identify current threats adults, juveniles on foraging grounds Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 National Marine Fisheries Service U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.1.3.1 Evaluate extent ingestion of persistent debris & entanglement Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.1.3.2 Evaluate effects ingestion persistent debris & entanglement Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.1.3.3 Reduce, eliminate persistent debris and sources of entanglement Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, United States Coast Guard Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.1.4.1 Monitor incidental mortality in commercial, recreational fisheries Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other State of California, State of Oregon, State of Washington, State of Hawaii, Territory of Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Territory of American Samoa, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall islands, U.S. Unincorporated Territories, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected 2.1.4.1-1 NMFS assisted national observer programs and supported capacity building through in-country fishery observer training to improve sea turtle species identification, reporting, handling, and education regarding fishery mitigation techniques in Indonesia, Vietnam, and New Caledonia. Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.1.4.1 Monitor incidental mortality in commercial, recreational fisheries Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other State of California, State of Oregon, State of Washington, State of Hawaii, Territory of Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Territory of American Samoa, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall islands, U.S. Unincorporated Territories, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected 2.1.4.1-2 NMFS investigated post-hooking survival of turtles caught as bycatch in longline fisheries in Hawaii, Costa Rica, and Brazil using satellite tagging. Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.1.4.1 Monitor incidental mortality in commercial, recreational fisheries Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other State of California, State of Oregon, State of Washington, State of Hawaii, Territory of Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Territory of American Samoa, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall islands, U.S. Unincorporated Territories, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected 2.1.4.1-3 NMFS educated Hawaii-based longline fishery participants about sea turtle mitigation requirements including safe handling, gear removal, and release of turtles caught incidental to the fishery. Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.1.4.1 Monitor incidental mortality in commercial, recreational fisheries Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other State of California, State of Oregon, State of Washington, State of Hawaii, Territory of Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Territory of American Samoa, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall islands, U.S. Unincorporated Territories, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected 2.1.4.1-4 NMFS supported a trial observer program in Indonesian longline and trawl fisheries. Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.1.4.1 Monitor incidental mortality in commercial, recreational fisheries Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other State of California, State of Oregon, State of Washington, State of Hawaii, Territory of Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Territory of American Samoa, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall islands, U.S. Unincorporated Territories, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected 2.1.4.1-5 NMFS supported a survey of trawl and longline fishing crews at Indonesian ports to estimate capture rates of marine turtles. Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.1.4.1 Monitor incidental mortality in commercial, recreational fisheries Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other State of California, State of Oregon, State of Washington, State of Hawaii, Territory of Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Territory of American Samoa, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall islands, U.S. Unincorporated Territories, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected 2.1.4.1-6 Monitor leatherback bycatch in the CA/OR drift gillnet fishery. Ongoing Current 1990 2010 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.1.4.1 Monitor incidental mortality in commercial, recreational fisheries Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other State of California, State of Oregon, State of Washington, State of Hawaii, Territory of Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Territory of American Samoa, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall islands, U.S. Unincorporated Territories, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected 2.1.4.1-7 Develop and implement genetic tools to assign stock origins of sea turtle by-catch in US based fisheries. Ongoing Current 1999 2010 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.1.4.2 Reduce incidental mortality in commercial, recreational fisheries Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other State of California, State of Oregon, State of Washington, State of Hawaii, Territory of Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Territory of American Samoa, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall islands, U.S. Unincorporated Territories, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected 2.1.4.2-1 NMFS participated in Regional Fishery Management Organization meetings, including facilitating the adoption of a binding sea turtle resolution of the Western and Central Pacific Fishery Commission that includes the use of circle hooks and fish bait – a first for any tuna RFMO. Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.1.4.2 Reduce incidental mortality in commercial, recreational fisheries Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other State of California, State of Oregon, State of Washington, State of Hawaii, Territory of Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Territory of American Samoa, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall islands, U.S. Unincorporated Territories, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected 2.1.4.2-10 NMFS supported a project in Papua New Guinea to mitigate tuna and prawn fisheries interactions with marine turtles and to build the capacity of the National Fisheries Authority. Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.1.4.2 Reduce incidental mortality in commercial, recreational fisheries Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other State of California, State of Oregon, State of Washington, State of Hawaii, Territory of Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Territory of American Samoa, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall islands, U.S. Unincorporated Territories, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected 2.1.4.2-11 NMFS tested the efficacy of longline gear technology to reduce sea turtle interactions in Pacific Ocean high seas fisheries in collaboration with Japan. Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.1.4.2 Reduce incidental mortality in commercial, recreational fisheries Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other State of California, State of Oregon, State of Washington, State of Hawaii, Territory of Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Territory of American Samoa, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall islands, U.S. Unincorporated Territories, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected 2.1.4.2-12 NMFS supported the Marshall Islands Sea Turtle-Fisheries Interaction Outreach Education project to build sea turtle conservation and management capacity of the Marshall Islands Marine Resources Authority. Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.1.4.2 Reduce incidental mortality in commercial, recreational fisheries Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other State of California, State of Oregon, State of Washington, State of Hawaii, Territory of Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Territory of American Samoa, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall islands, U.S. Unincorporated Territories, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected 2.1.4.2-2 NMFS adopted a U.S. initiated conservation and management measure in the WCPFC for all species caught in conjunction with fishing for highly migratory species. Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.1.4.2 Reduce incidental mortality in commercial, recreational fisheries Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other State of California, State of Oregon, State of Washington, State of Hawaii, Territory of Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Territory of American Samoa, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall islands, U.S. Unincorporated Territories, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected 2.1.4.2-3 NMFS continued TED outreach and training efforts with various foreign governments. Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.1.4.2 Reduce incidental mortality in commercial, recreational fisheries Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other State of California, State of Oregon, State of Washington, State of Hawaii, Territory of Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Territory of American Samoa, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall islands, U.S. Unincorporated Territories, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected 2.1.4.2-4 NMFS reduced leatherback interaction rates and mortality rates in U.S. Pacific swordfish directed longline fleets by requiring large circle hooks combined with non-squid bait; requiring proper handling of hooked and entangled leatherbacks; and requiring use of disentangling and de-hooking equipment such as dip nets, line cutters, and de-hookers. Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.1.4.2 Reduce incidental mortality in commercial, recreational fisheries Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other State of California, State of Oregon, State of Washington, State of Hawaii, Territory of Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Territory of American Samoa, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall islands, U.S. Unincorporated Territories, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected 2.1.4.2-5 NMFS conducted fishery mitigation experiments including testing “stealth gear”, blue-dyed bait, deep day-time fishing, and new circle hook designs (barbless and whisker) in Hawaiian longline and shoreline fisheries, and longline fisheries in Costa Rica, Brazil, Guatemala, and the Azores. Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.1.4.2 Reduce incidental mortality in commercial, recreational fisheries Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other State of California, State of Oregon, State of Washington, State of Hawaii, Territory of Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Territory of American Samoa, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall islands, U.S. Unincorporated Territories, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected 2.1.4.2-6 NMFS conducted turtle behavior and physiology research to understand longline gear and bait interactions and gear mitigation options, including contracting the development of computer and physical models of the biomechanics of turtle biting to study hook ingestion and resulting injuries. Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.1.4.2 Reduce incidental mortality in commercial, recreational fisheries Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other State of California, State of Oregon, State of Washington, State of Hawaii, Territory of Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Territory of American Samoa, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall islands, U.S. Unincorporated Territories, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected 2.1.4.2-7 NMFS promoted “best practice technologies” in the major longline fleets of the Pacific. Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.1.4.2 Reduce incidental mortality in commercial, recreational fisheries Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other State of California, State of Oregon, State of Washington, State of Hawaii, Territory of Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Territory of American Samoa, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall islands, U.S. Unincorporated Territories, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected 2.1.4.2-8 NMFS collaborated with foreign partners to export longline fishery technologies through education and outreach, circle hook exchange program, and fishing gear experiments in Ecuador, Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Peru, Brazil, Columbia, Chile, Korea, Thailand, Hawaii, Japan, Philippines, Spain, Vietnam, Indonesia, and the Mediterranean. Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.1.4.2 Reduce incidental mortality in commercial, recreational fisheries Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other State of California, State of Oregon, State of Washington, State of Hawaii, Territory of Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Territory of American Samoa, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall islands, U.S. Unincorporated Territories, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected 2.1.4.2-9 NMFS supported sea turtle bycatch mortality mitigation in the Palau tuna longline fishery through observer training in partnership with Palau Marine Law Enforcement Division and Bureau of Marine Resources. Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.2.1 Identify important habitat Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other State of California, State of Oregon, State of Washington, State of Hawaii, Territory of Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Territory of American Samoa, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall islands, U.S. Unincorporated Territories, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Should be coordinated with Tasks 2.1.2.2. Funds are covered with these tasks
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 2.2.2 Ensure long-term protection Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other State of California, State of Oregon, State of Washington, State of Hawaii, Territory of Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Territory of American Samoa, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall islands, U.S. Unincorporated Territories, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Part of ongoing program activities
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 4.1 Support agreements, conventions, protect in foreign water Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Department of Interior, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of State Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected This includes all sea turtle species and Tasks 4.2, 4.3 (1 FTE plus travel) 4.1-1 NMFS participated in the Indian Ocean Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation and Management of Marine Turtles of the Indian Ocean and Southeast Asia. Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 4.1 Support agreements, conventions, protect in foreign water Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Department of Interior, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of State Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected This includes all sea turtle species and Tasks 4.2, 4.3 (1 FTE plus travel) 4.1-2 NMFS supported and participated in a workshop for Strategic Planning for Long-term Financing of Pacific Leatherback Conservation and Recovery (Proceedings of the Bellagio Sea Turtle Conservation Initiative, Terengganu, Malaysia; July 2007). Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 4.1 Support agreements, conventions, protect in foreign water Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Department of Interior, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of State Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected This includes all sea turtle species and Tasks 4.2, 4.3 (1 FTE plus travel) 4.1-3 NMFS participated in Regional Fishery Management Organization meetings, including facilitating the adoption of a binding sea turtle resolution of the Western and Central Pacific Fishery Commission that includes the use of circle hooks and fish bait – a first for any tuna RFMO. Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 4.1 Support agreements, conventions, protect in foreign water Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Department of Interior, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of State Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected This includes all sea turtle species and Tasks 4.2, 4.3 (1 FTE plus travel) 4.1-4 NMFS provided technical, scientific, and management support to Pacific wide leatherback turtle projects. Ongoing Current Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 4.2 CITES membership, compliance Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Department of Interior, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of State Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 1 4.3 Develop new agreements to protect in foreign waters Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 National Marine Fisheries Service U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Department of Interior, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Department of State Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected 4.3-1 NMFS participated in preparatory meetings, signing meeting and provided comments on the text of the Tri-National Partnership on the Conservation and Management of Western Pacific Leatherback Turtles Memorandum of Understanding between Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Indonesia. Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 2 2.1.5 Eliminate harassment of turtles at sea Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other State of California, State of Oregon, State of Washington, State of Hawaii, Territory of Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Territory of American Samoa, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall islands, U.S. Unincorporated Territories, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected NA
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 2 2.1.7 Develop carcass stranding network Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Coordinate with existing marine mammal network; includes all species 2.1.7-1 Support veterinarian to investigate dead leatherbacks, perform necropsy. Ongoing Current 2009 2010 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 2 2.1.8 Centralize tagging program and tag-series records Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Total funds for all species 2.1.8-1 NMFS supported the development and completion of a Turtle Research Database System in collaboration with six international agencies. Complete Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 2 2.2.3 Prevent degradation of marine habitat by pollution Ongoing Current Other U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Department of State, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, United States Coast Guard Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Part of ongoing program activities
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 2 2.2.4 Prevent degradation or destruction by upland, coastal erosion siltation Unknown U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of State, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 2 2.2.5 Prevent degradation of pelagic habitat by oil transshipment Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 National Marine Fisheries Service U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, United States Coast Guard Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Part of ongoing program activities
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 2 2.2.6 Identify other threats, take action Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, United States Coast Guard Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Part of ongoing program activities
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 2 4.4 Display information at airports Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other State of California, State of Oregon, State of Washington, State of Hawaii, Territory of Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Territory of American Samoa, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall islands, U.S. Unincorporated Territories, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Includes all sea turtle species
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 3 1.1.4.1 Quantify effects of artificial lighting Partially Complete FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of State Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected No additional costs. Information gathered as part of nest surveys
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 3 1.1.4.2 Implement, enforce, evaluate lighting regulations or other lighting control measures Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of State Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected No specific additional costs. Carried out by in country regulatory agencies
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 3 1.2.1 Prevent degradation due to erosion-control measures, jetties & breakwaters Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of State Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected No costs. Carried out by in-country resource & regulatory agencies
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 3 1.2.2 Eliminate sand, coral rubble removal & mining practices Unknown U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of State Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected No costs. Carried out by in-country resource & regulatory agencies
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 3 1.2.3 Develop, evaluate natural beach-landscaping guidelines Unknown U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of State Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected No costs. Carried out by in-country resource & regulatory agencies
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 3 1.2.4 Ensure replenishment projects maintain quality habitat Unknown U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of State Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected No costs. Carried out by in-country resource & regulatory agencies
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 3 1.2.5 Implement non-mechanical beach cleaning alternatives Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of State Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Priority is N/A
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 3 1.2.6 Prevent vehicular driving on nesting beaches Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of State Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected No costs. Carried out by in-country resource & regulatory agencies
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 3 2.1.6 Study the impact of diseases on turtles Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other State of California, State of Oregon, State of Washington, State of Hawaii, Territory of Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Territory of American Samoa, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall islands, U.S. Unincorporated Territories, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected NA
Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Leatherback Turtle RF(1) 4 North Florida Ecological Services Field Office (904) 731-3336 Leatherback sea turtle Dermochelys coriacea 3 2.1.6.1 Investigate parasites and other infectious agents Ongoing Current FY 1995 - FY 1999 Other State of California, State of Oregon, State of Washington, State of Hawaii, Territory of Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Territory of American Samoa, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall islands, U.S. Unincorporated Territories, U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Work type not yet selected Labor type not yet selected Review literature. Determine need 2.1.6.1-1 Support veterinary services to sample live and dead leatherbacks for parasites, domoic acid, heavy metals, etc. Ongoing Current 2009 2010 Labor type not yet selected Work type not yet selected