Title and Description:
Status Review for Endangered Species Act consideration of three angelshark species (Squatina aculeata, S. oculata, and S. squatina)
The status review for these three angelshark species will consist of a report explaining the best available information on the biology and status of these species as well as their respective risks of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of their ranges. The information in the review will be used to make a 12-month finding determination on whether listing these species is warranted or not warranted under the Endangered Species Act.
ID:315 Info. Type: ISI
Estimated DIssemination Date: 7/31/2015
Actual Dissemination Date: 7/13/2015
Contact Person: Michael Liddel NOAA Locator
Date First Posted in Peer Review Agenda: 7/13/2015
Estimated Peer Review Start Date: 2/5/2015
Review type: Letters
Number of reviewers: 4-10.
Peer reviewers will be selected by: The agency.
Will the public, including scientific or professional societies, be asked to nominate potential peer reviewers? no
Will there be opportunities for the public to comment on the work product to be peer reviewed? yes
How and When? During Federal Register notice public comment period in 2015. Federal Register notice of the 12-month finding will give public access to, and opportunity to comment on the status review as well as the 12-month finding.
Will the agency provide significant and relevant public comments to the peer reviewers before they conduct their review? no.
Primary disciplines or expertise needed in the review: Shark biology, ecology, conservation, extinction risk, threats to angelsharks.
Comments on Peer Review: