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Population detail

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

Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
07/23/1978 Foreign (Headquarters) North Indian Ocean DPS - Loggerhead sea turtles originating from the North Indian Ocean north of the equator and south of 30? N. Lat
07/23/1978 Foreign (Headquarters) Loggerhead sea turtles originating from the South Pacific south of the equator, north of 60 degrees S. Lat., west of 67 degrees W. Long., and east of 141 degrees E. Long.
07/23/1978 Foreign (Headquarters) Northeast Atlantic Ocean DPS - Loggerhead sea turtles originating from the Northeast Atlantic Ocean north of the equator, south of 60 degrees N. Lat., and east of 40 degrees W. Long., except in the vicinity of the Strait of Gibraltar where the eastern boundary is 5 degrees 36 minutes W. Long
07/23/1978 Foreign (Headquarters) Mediterranean Sea DPS - Loggerhead sea turtles originating from the Mediterranean Sea east of 5 degrees 36 minues W. Long.
07/23/1978 Southeast Region (Region 4) North Pacific Ocean DPS - Loggerhead sea turtles originating from the North Pacific north of the equator and south of 60 degrees N. Lat
07/23/1978 Foreign (Headquarters) Loggerhead sea turtles originating from the Southeast Indian Ocean south of the equator, north of 60 degrees S. Lat., and east of 80 degrees E. Long.; South Pacific Ocean south of the equator, north of 60degrees S. Lat., and west of 141 degrees E. Long
07/23/1978 Foreign (Headquarters) Loggerhead sea turtles originating from the Southwest Indian Ocean north of the equator, south of 30 degrees N. Lat., east of 20 degrees E. Long., and west of 80 degrees E. Long.
07/23/1978 Foreign (Headquarters) Loggerhead sea turtles originating from the South Atlantic Ocean south of the equator, north of 60 degrees S. Lat., west of 20 degrees E. Long., and east of 67 degrees W. Long
07/23/1978 Southeast Region (Region 4) Northwest Atlantic Ocean DPS - Loggerhead sea turtles originating from the Northwest Atlantic Ocean west of 40 degrees W. Long
 

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
03/05/2008 73 FR 11849 11851 90-day Finding for a Petition to Reclassify the Loggerhead Turtle in the Western North Atlantic Ocean
07/10/2014 79 FR 39755 39854 Designation of Critical Habitat for the Northwest Atlantic Ocean Distinct Population Segment of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle
07/18/2013 78 FR 42921 42927 Designation of Critical Habitat for the Northwest Atlantic Ocean Distinct Population Segment of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle (Caretta caretta)
09/22/2011 76 FR 58868 58952 Determination of Nine Distinct Population Segments of Loggerhead Sea Turtles as Endangered or Threatened; Final Rule
03/25/2013 78 FR 17999 18082 Designation of Critical Habitat for the Northwest Atlantic Ocean Distinct Population Segment of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle (Caretta caretta)
03/16/2010 75 FR 12598 12656 Proposed Listing of Nine Distinct Population Segments of Loggerhead Sea Turtles as Endangered or Threatened
06/02/2010 75 FR 30769 Proposed Listing of Nine Distinct Population Segments of Loggerhead Sea Turtles as Endangered or Threatened; Extension of Comment Period
08/28/2014 79 FR 51264 51266 Designation of Critical Habitat for the Northwest Atlantic Ocean Distinct Population Segment of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle; Correction
03/11/2008 73 FR 12941 90-day Finding for a Petition to Reclassify the Loggerhead Turtle in the Western North Atlantic Ocean
11/16/2007 72 FR 64585 64587 90-day Finding for a Petition to Reclassify the Loggerhead Turtle in the North Pacific Ocean as a Distinct Population Segment with Endangered Status and to Designate Critical Habitat
07/23/2014 79 FR 42687 42696 Marine and Anadromous Taxa: Additions, Removal, Updates,and Corrections to the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
01/12/1998 Recovery Plan for U.S. Pacific Populations of the Loggerhead Turtle View Implementation Progress Final Revision 1
12/31/2008 Recovery Plan for the Northwest Atlantic Population of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle (Caretta caretta); Second Revision View Implementation Progress Final Revision 2
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
05/30/2008 73 FR 31066 31067 Recovery Plan for the Northwest Atlantic Population of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle
  • Recovery Plan Draft, Document Availability
01/16/2009 74 FR 2995 Recovery Plan for the Northwest Atlantic Population of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle
  • Recovery Plan Final, Document Availability
Five Year Review
Date Title
08/27/2007 Loggerhead sea turtle 5-yr review

» Critical Habitat

Date Citation Page Title Document Type Status
07/10/2014 79 FR 39755 39854 Designation of Critical Habitat for the Northwest Atlantic Ocean Distinct Population Segment of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle Final Rule Final designated
07/18/2013 78 FR 42921 42927 Designation of Critical Habitat for the Northwest Atlantic Ocean Distinct Population Segment of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle (Caretta caretta) Proposed Rule Not Required
03/25/2013 78 FR 17999 18082 Designation of Critical Habitat for the Northwest Atlantic Ocean Distinct Population Segment of the Loggerhead Sea Turtle (Caretta caretta) Proposed Rule Not Required

To learn more about critical habitat please see http://ecos.fws.gov/crithab

» Conservation Plans

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

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