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Peer Review Plans


Title and Description:
Status Review Report of the Common and Bigeye Thresher Sharks: Alopias vulpinus and Alopias superciliosus

The status review document for the thresher sharks (Alopias vulpinus and A. superciliosus) will consist of a report explaining the best available information on the biology and status of the species as well as the species' risk of extinction throughout all or a significant portion of its range. The information in the review will be used to make a 12-month finding determination on whether listing the species is warranted or not warranted under the Endangered Species Act.

ID344 Info. Type:  ISI
Estimated Dissemination Date: 2/28/2016
Contact Person: Michael Liddel NOAA Locator

Date First Posted in Peer Review Agenda: 3/9/2016
Estimated Peer Review Start Date: 11/12/2015
Review type:
Number of reviewers:
Three or fewer

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? During a proposed rule stage, the public has the opportunity to comment on the peer reviewed work product.

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, population dynamics, fisheries management knowledge.

Comments on Peer Review:

Charge statement

Peer review report

Final work product