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Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems of American Samoa


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Title:
Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems of American Samoa
Author(s):
United States. National Marine Fisheries Service. Pacific Islands Region
United States, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration,
Coral Reef Conservation Program (U.S.)
Corporate Name:
United States. National Marine Fisheries Service. Pacific Islands Region
United States, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration,
Coral Reef Conservation Program (U.S.)
Dates of Publication:
2019
Abstract:
This document represents the NMFS’ biological opinion (opinion) of the effects on marine species protected under the ESA under NMFS jurisdiction that may result from actions under the Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems of America Samoa. This opinion has been prepared in accordance with the requirements of section 7 of the ESA, implementing regulations (50 CFR 402), agency policy, and guidance and is based on information contained in the initial Biological Evaluation (BE) submitted in 2015, published and unpublished scientific information on the biology and ecology of threatened and endangered marine species of concern in the action area, monitoring reports and research in the region, similar nursery activities and their effects on corals and other listed species in other regions of the world, and other relevant scientific and grey literature (see Literature Cited).
Keywords:
Coral reef ecology
Effect of habitat modification on
Endangered species
Marine animals
Place Keywords:
American Samoa
Local Corporate Name:
NMFS (National Marine Fisheries Service)
PIR (Pacific Island Region)
CoRIS (Coral Reef Information System)
Type of Resource:
Biological Opinion
Genre:
ESA Section 7 Consultation
Note:
This document represents the NMFS’ biological opinion (opinion) of the effects on marine species protected under the ESA under NMFS jurisdiction that may result from actions under the Mesophotic Coral Ecosystems of America Samoa. This opinion has been prepared in accordance with the requirements of section 7 of the ESA, implementing regulations (50 CFR 402), agency policy, and guidance and is based on information contained in the initial Biological Evaluation (BE) submitted in 2015, published and unpublished scientific information on the biology and ecology of threatened and endangered marine species of concern in the action area, monitoring reports and research in the region, similar nursery activities and their effects on corals and other listed species in other regions of the world, and other relevant scientific and grey literature (see Literature Cited).
2019
I-PI-18-1774-AG
NMFS (National Marine Fisheries Service)
PIR (Pacific Island Region)
CoRIS (Coral Reef Information System)
Submitted
https://doi.org/10.25923/kep4-nw49
PIR-2019-02647
1619
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DOI:
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