Status Review Report for Alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus) and Blueback herring (Alosa aestivalis) (ID405)

The information is a review of the biological and conservation status of, and extinction risk to, alewife or blueback herring, collectively known as river herring, which were petitioned for listing under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). A review of the status of the species is required under section 4 of the ESA. The river herring status review report will help inform the decision whether river herring warrant listing under the ESA.

ID: 405 Info. Type: ISI
Start date of peer review: 9/28/2018
Estimated Initial Dissemination Date: 1/31/2019
Actual Dissemination Date of Final Work Product: 6/19/2019
Contact Person: Tracy Miller Get Get Contact Information
Review Type: Individual letters
Expected Number of Peer Reviewers: 3 or fewer
Peer Reviewers will be selected by: The Center for Independent Experts

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

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: Fish Ecology, Biology, Physiology, Molecular Ecology, and/or Conservation Genetics

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