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Title and Description:
Endangered Species Act draft status review report for porbeagle sharks (Lamna nasus)

The information is a review of the biological and conservation status of, and extinction risk to, porbeagle sharks (Lamna nasus), which was petitioned for listing under the Endangered Species Act. Status reviews are required under section 4 of the Act. The status review report will help inform the decision whether this species warrants listing as threatened or endangered under the Act.

ID:333 Info. Type:  ISI
Estimated Dissemination Date: 3//1/2016
Actual Diissemination Date: 2/25/2016
Contact Person: Michael Liddel NOAA Locator

Date First Posted in Peer Review Agenda: 1/29/2016
Estimated Peer Review Start Date: 12/8/2015
Review type:

Number of reviewers:

Peer reviewers will be designated 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?

The status review report will be made available to the public as soon as the associated 12-month finding or proposed rule is published in the Federal Register. Access to the report will be through the agency website, the rulemaking portal, as well as by direct request to the agency from any interested party.

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: Expertise needed in: fish biology; conservation biology; population dynamics; natural resource policy; knowledge of porbeagle shark biology, life history and conservation status; bycatch; domestic and international fisheries regulations; genetics

Comments on Peer Review:

Charge statement

Peer review report

Final work product: