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DOI/FWS RIN: 1018-BA77 Publication ID: Spring 2015 
Title: ●Injurious Wildlife Species; Listing Salamanders Due to Risk of Salamander Chytrid Fungus  

We will evaluate the Order Caudata to determine which salamander species should be listed as injurious to prevent the risk of introduction into the United States of Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans, a fungus that causes fatal infections in European salamanders. The fungus affects only salamanders and is not yet known to be found in the United States. 

Agency: Department of the Interior(DOI)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Prerule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 50 CFR 18   
Legal Authority: 18 U.S.C. 42, as amended   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Undetermined  08/00/2015 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
International Impacts: This regulatory action will be likely to have international trade and investment effects, or otherwise be of international interest.
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Susan Jewell
Fish and Wildlife Biologist
Department of the Interior
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Fish and Aquatic Conservation, 5275 Leesburg Pike, MS: FAC,
Falls Church, VA 22041-3808
Phone:703 358-2416
Fax:703 358-2044