Listing Status: (and others listed below)
The FWS is currently monitoring the following populations of the Humpback whale
» Federal Register Documents
» Species Status Assessments (SSAs)
|01/19/1995||60 FR 3775 3776||Endangered Fish or Wildlife; Special Prohibitions; Approaching Humpback Whales in Hawaiian Waters|
|11/23/1987||52 FR 44912 44915||NOAA--Approaching Humback Whales in Hawaiian Waters; Interim Rule w/ Request for Comment; 52 FR 44912-44915|
|11/24/1986||51 FR 42271 42273||NOAA--Proposed Regulations Governing Approaching Humpback Whales in Hawaiian Waters; 51 FR 42271-42273|
|Date||Citation Page||Title||Document Type|
|09/08/2016||81 FR 62259 62320||Identification of 14 Distinct Population Segments of the Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) and Revision of Species-Wide Listing; Final Rule||
|04/21/2015||80 FR 22303 22356||Identification of 14 Distinct Population Segments of the Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) and Proposed Revision of Species-Wide Listing; Proposed Rule||
» Critical Habitat
No critical habitat rules have been published for the Humpback whale.
» Conservation Plans
No conservation plans have been created for Humpback whale.
» Biological Opinions
» Life History
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