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Peer Review Plans


Title and Description:
Endangered Species Act Status Review Report: Oceanic Whitetip Shark (Carcharhinus longimanus)

The status review document for the oceanic whitetip shark 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.

ID345 Info. Type:  ISI
Peer Review Start Date: 8/1/2016
Estimated Dissemination Date of Peer Review Report: 9/1/2016
Actual Dissemination Date of Peer Review Report: 12/29/2016
Actual Dissemination Date of Final Work Product: 1/28/2018
Contact Person: Tracy Miller NOAA Locator

Date First Posted in Peer Review Agenda: 3/23/2016
Estimated Peer Review Start Date: 7/1/2016
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. During the proposed rule stage, the public had 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