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12-22-2016

Phoca hispida saimensis

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Detailed information
Full Name: Saimaa seal (Phoca hispida saimensis)
Where found: Wherever found
Critical Habitat:N/A
Species Group:Mammals
Current listing status
Status Date Listed Lead Region Where Listed
Endangered 05/06/1993 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) Wherever found
  • Countries in which the the Saimaa seal, Wherever found is known to occur: Finland
Federal register documents
Date
Citation Page
Title
07/23/2014 79 FR 42687 42696 Marine and Anadromous Taxa: Additions, Removal, Updates,and Corrections to the List of Endangered and Threatened Wildlife
07/28/1993 58 FR 40538 40539 ETWP; Listing of the Saimaa Seal as an Endangered Species
05/06/1993 58 FR 26920 Endangered and Threatened Species; Saimaa Seal
12/18/1992 57 FR 60162 60164 (NOAA/NMFS) Endangered and Threatened Species; Saimaa Seal; 57 FR 60162 60164
Recovery
No recovery information is available for the Saimaa seal.
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