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Peer Review Plans


Title and Description:
Recovery Plan for Listed Indo-Pacific Corals

The recovery plan for listed Indo-Pacific corals will consist of two separate documents: the Species Status Assessment, which will review the biology, ecology, and threats to the
species; and the Recovery Plan, which will include objective and measurable recovery criteria, a description of site-specific management actions necessary to conserve
the species, estimates of time and costs required to achieve the plan's goals, and the recovery implementation strategy.

ID359 Info. Type:  ISI
Estimated Dissemination Date: peer review report, 5/31/2018; final product: 9/30/2018
Contact Person:Michael Liddel NOAA Locator

Date First Posted in Peer Review Agenda: 11/15/2016
Estimated Peer Review Start Date: 5/1/2017
Review type:
Individual letters.
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? The Recovery Plan will be released as a draft and announced in the Federal Register, with an open public comment period.

Will the agency provide significant and relevant public comments to the peer reviewers before they conduct their review? yes,

Primary disciplines or expertise needed in the review: Coral biology, coral reef ecology, climate change, conservation, species recovery, LBSP mitigation.

Comments on Peer Review:

Charge statement

Peer review report

Final work product