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Peer Review Plans


Title and Description:

Status Review for Endangered Species Act consideration of the chambered nautilus (Nautilus pompilius)

The status review for the chambered nautilus will consist of a report explaining the best available information on the biology and status of this species as well as its respective 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 chambered nautilus is warranted or not warranted under the Endangered Species Act.

ID371 Info. Type:  ISI
Estimated Dissemination Date and Date of Completion: 5/31/2017
Actual Dissemination Date: 10/23/2017
Contact Person:Michael Liddel NOAA Locator

Date First Posted in Peer Review Agenda: 4/12/2017
Estimated Peer Review Start Date: 4/1/2017
Review type:
Iindividual letters.
Number of reviewers:
3 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?

Potentially during the Federal Register notice public comment. 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 if the finding is also a proposed rule.

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: Nautilus biology, ecology, management, conservation, extinction risk, threats to the chambered nautilus.


Charge to peer reviewers

Peer review report

NMFS response to peer review report

Final work product