Endangered Species Act Critical Habitat Designation for 7 Indo-Pacific Corals Information Report (ID350)

Description: NMFS proposed coral critical habitat for listing Indo-Pacific corals in November 2020. The primary supporting document was the Indo-Pacific Corals Information Report, which was peer-reviewed in 2019 (see Peer Review Report filename "2019.08.13_Coral CH Peer Review Plan PIRO"). A new supporting document (Records Document) for the forthcoming final rule was also peer reviewed (see Peer review report - Records below).

ID: ID350 Info. Type: ISI

Estimated Dissemination Date of Peer Review Report: 3/1/2023

Actual Dissemination Date of peer review report and final work product:

Contact Person: Carl Rhodes Get contact information.

Review Type: Individual letters

Expected Number of Peer Reviewers: 4-10

Peer Reviewers will be selected by: National Marine Fisheries Service

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? No.

When: N/A

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: Identification of ESA-listed Indo-Pacific coral species..

Comments on Peer Review:

Charge statement: (pending)

Peer review report - Information report

Peer review report - Records

Peer Review Plan Supplement