NMFS Extends Comment Period for 5-Year Review for the Endangered Western Distinct Population Segment of Steller Sea Lion

The U.S.  National Marine Fisheries Service has extended the comment period on NMFS’ notice of initiation of a 5-year review of the Western Distinct Population Segment of Steller sea lion (Eumetopiasjubatus) under the Endangered Species Act , and NMFS’ request for information relevant to that review. Comments related to NMFS’ 5-year review of the western DPS of Steller sea lion must be submitted via the Federal eRulemaking Portal or received at the appropriate address by April 6, 2018. However, NMFS will continue to accept new information about Steller sea lions at any time.

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