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Final Recovery Plan for the Laurel Dace

Update – Laurel Dace, a small fish native to the Tennessee River Basin in Tennessee – The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has released the Final Recovery Plan for the species which includes “… specific recovery objectives and criteria that must be met in order for [the Agency] to downlist the fish to threatened status or delist it …”

Document Title: The title of the November 14, 2016 FWS Federal Register Notice is “Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Final Recovery Plan for the Laurel Dace”

The title of the January 14, 2015 FWS Federal Register Notice is “Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Notice of Availability of a Technical/Agency Draft Recovery Plan for the Laurel Dace”

Organization: The November 14, 2016 Federal Register Notice was signed on August 22, 2016 by Mike Oetker who is the Acting Director of the US FWS Southeast Region

The January 14, 2015 Federal Register Notice was signed on December 3, 2014 by Cynthia K. Dohner who is the Director of the US FWS Southeast Region

Source: November 14, 2016 and January 14, 2015 FWS Federal Register Notices

Web site: The November 14, 2016 FWS Federal Register Notice is posted at
http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-11-14/html/2016-27272.htm

The October 2016 FWS Recovery Plan for the Laurel Dace is posted at
http://www.fws.gov/cookeville/pdfs/20161012_Laurel%20dace%20RP%20final.pdf

The January 14, 2015 FWS Federal Register Notice is posted at
http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2015-01-14/html/2015-00414.htm

A Species Profile for the Laurel Dace is posted at
http://ecos.fws.gov/speciesProfile/profile/speciesProfile?spcode=E0AR

Contact: Questions may be directed to Geoff Call who is with the U.S. FWS Tennessee Field Office in Cookeville at 931 525 4983; e-mail: Geoff_Call@FWS.gov

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