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DOI/FWS RIN: 1018-AY69 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Injurious Wildlife Species; Listing 10 Freshwater Fish and One Crayfish 
Abstract:

We will make a final determination on our proposed rule to list 10 freshwater fish species and one crayfish species as injurious. All of the 11 species have a high climate match in parts of the United States, a history of invasiveness outside their native ranges, and (except for one species in one lake) are not currently found in United States ecosystems. Seven of these species are not now in trade, and the remaining four species have been imported in only relatively small numbers during the last several years. Therefore, this is a proactive approach to preventing an Asian-carp-type invasion, potentially saving millions of dollars.

 
Agency: Department of the Interior(DOI)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 50 CFR 16.13   
Legal Authority: 18 U.S.C. 42   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  10/30/2015  80 FR 67026   
NPRM Comment Period End  12/29/2015 
Final Action  11/00/2016 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
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 Information URL: fws.gov/injuriouswildlife/11-freshwater-species.html  
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
Email: susan_jewell@fws.gov