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Population detail

The FWS is currently monitoring the following populations of the Green sea turtle 

Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
05/06/2016 Pacific Region (Region 1) Green sea turtles originating from the Central West Pacific Ocean, bounded by the following coordinates: 41 degrees N., 146 degrees E. in the northwest; 41 degrees N., 169 degrees E. in the northeast; 9 degrees N., 175 degrees W. in the east; 13 degrees S., 171 degrees E. in the southeast; along the northern coast of the island of New Guinea; and 4.5 degrees N., 129 degrees E. in the west
05/06/2016 Pacific Region (Region 1) Green sea turtles originating from the Central South Pacific Ocean, bounded by the following coordinates: 9 degrees N., 175 degrees W. in the northwest; 9 degrees N., 125 degrees W. in the northeast; 40 degrees S., 96 degrees W. in the southeast; 40 degrees S., 176 degrees E. in the southwest; and 13 degrees S., 171 degrees E. in the west
05/06/2016 Foreign (Headquarters) Green sea turtles originating from the Mediterranean Sea, bounded by 5.5 degrees W. Long. in the west
05/06/2016 California/Nevada Region (Region 8) Green sea turtles originating from the East Pacific Ocean, bounded by the following lines and coordinates: 41 degrees N., 143 degrees W. in the northwest; 41 degrees N. Lat. in the north; along the western coasts of the Americas; 40 degrees S. Lat. in the south; and 40 degrees S., 96 degrees W. in the southwest
05/06/2016 Pacific Region (Region 1) Green sea turtles originating from the Central North Pacific Ocean, bounded by the following coordinates: 41 degrees N., 169 degrees E. in the northwest; 41 degrees N., 143 degrees W. in the northeast; 9 degrees N., 125 degrees W. in the southeast; and 9 degrees N., 175 degrees W. in the southwest Pacific coast of Mexico
05/06/2016 Foreign (Headquarters) Green sea turtles originating from the North Indian Ocean, bounded by: Africa and Asia in the west and north; 84 degrees E. Long. in the east; and the equator in the south
05/06/2016 Southeast Region (Region 4) Green sea turtles originating from the South Atlantic Ocean, bounded by the following lines and coordinates: along the northern and eastern coasts of South America (east of 7.5 degrees N., 77 degrees W.); 14 degrees N., 77 degrees W. to 14 degrees N., 65.1 degrees W. to 19 degrees N., 65.1 degrees W. in the north and west; 19 degrees N. Lat. in the northeast; 40 degrees S., 19 degrees E. in the southeast; and 40 degrees S. Lat. in the south
05/06/2016 Foreign (Headquarters) Green sea turtles originating from the Eastern Indian and Western Pacific Oceans, bounded by the following lines and coordinates: 41 degrees N. Lat. in the north, 41 degrees N., 146 degrees E. in the northeast; 4.5 degrees N., 129 degrees E. in the southeast; along the southern coast of the island of New Guinea; along the western coast of Australia (west of 142 degrees E. Long.); 40 degrees S. Lat. in the south; and 84 degrees E. Long. in the east
05/06/2016 Southeast Region (Region 4) Green sea turtles originating from the North Atlantic Ocean, bounded by the following lines and coordinates: 48 degrees N. Lat. in the north, along the western coasts of Europe and Africa (west of 5.5 degrees W. Long.); north of 19 degrees N. Lat. in the east; bounded by 19 degrees N., 65.1 degrees W. to 14 degrees N., 65.1 degrees W. then 14 degrees N., 77 degrees W. in the south and west; and along the eastern coasts of the Americas (north of 7.5 degrees N., 77 degrees W.)
05/06/2016 Foreign (Headquarters) Green sea turtles originating from the Southwest Indian Ocean, bounded by the following lines: the equator to the north; 84 degrees E. Long. to the east; 40 degrees S. Lat. to the south; and 19 degrees E. Long (and along the eastern coast of Africa) in the west
05/06/2016 Foreign (Headquarters) Green sea turtles originating from the Southwest Pacific Ocean, bounded by the following lines and coordinates: along the southern coast of the island of New Guinea and the Torres Strait (east of 142 degrees E Long.); 13 degrees S., 171 degrees E. in the northeast; 40 degrees S., 176 degrees E. in the southeast; and 40 degrees S., 142 degrees E. in the southwest
 

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Federal Register Documents

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Species Status Assessments (SSAs)

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
01/12/1998 Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the East Pacific Green Turtle View Implementation Progress Final Revision 1
01/12/1998 Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Green Turtle View Implementation Progress Final Revision 1
10/29/1991 Recovery Plan for U.S. Population of Atlantic Green Turtle View Implementation Progress Final Revision 1
10/29/1991 Recovery Plan for U.S. Population of Atlantic Green Turtle View Implementation Progress Final Revision 1
01/12/1998 Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Green Turtle View Implementation Progress Final Revision 1
01/12/1998 Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Green Turtle View Implementation Progress Final Revision 1
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
08/01/2012 77 FR 45571 45574 90-Day Finding on a Petition To Delist the Green Turtle in Hawaii and Notice of Status Review
  • Delisting 90 day petition finding, Substantial
Five Year Review
Date Title
08/22/2007 Green sea turtle 5-yr review

» Critical Habitat

No critical habitat rules have been published for the Green sea turtle.

» Conservation Plans

Habitat Conservation Plans (HCP) (learn more)
HCP Plan Summaries
Crum, Blaine & Linda (ABM)
Escambia County Beaches
FML81A, LLC (Greg Miller)
FML81,LLC (Greg MIller)
Indian River County Sea Turtle
Roberds, George
Sage Development Amendment #1
Sizemore, Daniel (ABM)
Stallworth Preserve
Stallworth Preserve - amendment #1
Suggs, Raymond & Dale(Hancock, John) ABM
Volusia Beaches
Volusia County
Waddell, Raymond

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