Report | February, 2014
A critical analysis of the federal status review of the Northeastern Pacific population of great white sharks under the Endangered Species Act.
Prepared with partners at the Center for Biological Diversity, this document provides a critique of the federal status review report for the Northeastern Pacific population of white sharks. This analysis brings into question the National Marine Fisheries Service’s conclusion, which relied on the status review, that although the population was a distinct population segment, threatened or endangered listing was not warranted. There are significant flaws in the status review report.