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Population detail

The FWS is currently monitoring the following populations of the American crocodile 

Current Listing Status Summary
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
2007-03-20 Foreign (Headquarters) Wherever found, except in U.S.A. (FL)
1975-10-28 Southeast Region (Region 4) U.S.A. (FL)
 

» Federal Register Documents

Federal Register Documents
Date Citation Page Title
1975-12-16 00:00:00.0 40 FR 58308 58312 Proposed Determination of Critical Habitat for Snail Darter, American Crocodile, Whooping Crane, California Condor, Indiana Bat, and Florida Manatee; 40 FR 58308 58312 (Percina (Imostoma) sp., Crocodylus acutus, Grus americana, Gymnogyps californicus, Myotis sodalis, Trichechus manatus)
1979-07-24 00:00:00.0 44 FR 43442 43445 ETWP; Proposed Listing with Endangered Status for the American Crocodile Throughout Its Range and the Saltwater Crocodile Exclusive of the Papua New Guinea Population
2018-08-06 00:00:00.0 83 FR 38320 38323 5-Year Status Reviews for 42 Southeastern Species; Notice of initiation and request for information
1975-09-25 00:00:00.0 40 FR 44149 44151 Lists of Endangered and Threatened Fauna; 40 FR 44149 44151
1977-09-22 00:00:00.0 42 FR 47840 47845 Final Correction and Augumentation of Critical Habitat Reorganization; 42 FR 47840 47845
1979-12-18 00:00:00.0 44 FR 75074 75076 ETWP; Listing With Endangered Status for the American Crocodile Throughout Its Range and the Saltwater Crocodile Exclusive of the Papua New Guinea Population.
1975-04-21 00:00:00.0 40 FR 17590 17591 Lists of Endangered and Threatened Fauna (10); 40 FR 17590 17591
2007-03-20 00:00:00.0 71 FR 13027 13041 Reclassification of the American Crocodile Distinct Population Segment in Florida From Endangered to Threatened; Final rule.
2005-03-24 00:00:00.0 70 FR 15052 15063 Proposed rule reclassifying the American Crocodile Distinct Population Segment in Florida From Endangered to Threatened and Initiation of a 5-Year Review.
2007-03-26 00:00:00.0 72 FR 14132 14133 Notice of Availability of a Final Implementation Schedule for the South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan
1976-09-24 00:00:00.0 41 FR 41914 Determination of Critical Habitat for American Crocodile, California Condor, Indiana Bat, and Florida Manatee; 41 FR 41914 (American crocodile, Crocodylus acutus, California condor, Gymnogyps californianus; Indiana bat, Myotis sodalis; Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus)
2004-04-02 00:00:00.0 69 FR 17442 17443 Notice of Availability of a Technical/Agency Draft Implementation Schedule for the South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan

» Recovery

Current Recovery Plan(s)
Date Title Plan Action Status Plan Status
1999-05-18 South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan (68 spp.) View Implementation Progress Final
Other Recovery Documents
Date Citation Page Title Document Type
2005-03-24 70 FR 15052 15063 Proposed rule reclassifying the American Crocodile Distinct Population Segment in Florida From Endangered to Threatened and Initiation of a 5-Year Review.
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation
  • Proposed Reclassify, Downlist threatened
2004-04-02 69 FR 17442 17443 Notice of Availability of a Technical/Agency Draft Implementation Schedule for the South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan
  • Notice Draft Recovery Plan Availability
2007-03-26 72 FR 14132 14133 Notice of Availability of a Final Implementation Schedule for the South Florida Multi-Species Recovery Plan
  • Notice Recovery Plan Avail.
2018-08-06 83 FR 38320 38323 5-Year Status Reviews for 42 Southeastern Species; Notice of initiation and request for information
  • Notice 5-year Review, Initiation

» Critical Habitat

Date Citation Page Title Document Type Status
1977-09-22 42 FR 47840 47845 Final Correction and Augumentation of Critical Habitat Reorganization; 42 FR 47840 47845 Final Rule Final designated
1976-09-24 41 FR 41914 Determination of Critical Habitat for American Crocodile, California Condor, Indiana Bat, and Florida Manatee; 41 FR 41914 (American crocodile, Crocodylus acutus, California condor, Gymnogyps californianus; Indiana bat, Myotis sodalis; Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus) Final Rule Not Required
1975-12-16 40 FR 58308 58312 Proposed Determination of Critical Habitat for Snail Darter, American Crocodile, Whooping Crane, California Condor, Indiana Bat, and Florida Manatee; 40 FR 58308 58312 (Percina (Imostoma) sp., Crocodylus acutus, Grus americana, Gymnogyps californicus, Myotis sodalis, Trichechus manatus) Proposed Rule Unknown

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

» Conservation Plans

No conservation plans have been created for American crocodile.

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