Central California Coast Coho

ESA Listing Status: Endangered on April 2, 2012 252kb; updated April 14, 2014 503kb

ESU Definition: This evolutionarily significant unit, or ESU, includes naturally spawned coho salmon originating from rivers south of Punta Gorda, California to and including Aptos Creek, as well as such coho salmon originating from tributaries to San Francisco Bay. Also, coho salmon from three artificial propagation programs:

Note: Some ESU descriptions are proposed for revision. See the June 26, 2013 FR notice (78 FR 38270).

Current Population Trends: 5-Year Salmon Status Review 1.6MB

Critical Habitat: Designated May 5, 1999 110kb

Protective Regulations: Issued under ESA Section 9 15kb

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