US Category 2 candidate mollusk species
barryr at UCMP1.BERKELEY.EDU
Sat Jun 7 21:36:33 CDT 1997
In a notice published 5 December 1996 (Federal Register 61:64481-64485),
the United States Fish and Wildlife Service confirmed its decision to
discontinue the practice of maintaining a list of "Category 2" candidate
species for endangered or threatened status under the Endangered Species
Act of 1973. Numerous mollusk species were affected by this decision.
I have posted a list of those mollusk species, together with brief
introductory material, at the following web site:
The names have been updated in accordance with current molluscan literature.
Barry Roth barryr at ucmp1.berkeley.edu
Research Associate, Museum of Paleontology
University of California, Berkeley, CA 94117 USA (415) 387-8538
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