candidate species

candidate species

n.
A plant or animal species classified by a government agency as a candidate for possible listing as endangered or threatened.
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Two of the best control candidate species were Aureobasidium pullulans and Rhodotorula phylloplana.
We propose to designate this unassigned adenovirus cluster as candidate species SAdV-C (Figure).
The ESA is an equally effective tool for those species that are less visible and well known; the candidate species that are on the waiting list.
The initial five species to be replenished were selected after reviewing over 25 candidate species, and studying market and production conditions, besides socio-political, environmental, and economic factors.
10 EVALUATION OF WHITE SHARK (CARCHARODON CARCHARIAS) AS A CANDIDATE SPECIES FOR LISTING UNDER THE CALIFORNIA ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT
USFWS has responsibility in Mississippi for 51 listed species, 10 candidate species and numerous species at risk.
Selection of candidate species of freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae) to be considered for national status designation by COSEWIC.
Greater sage-grouse are a candidate species for listing under the federal Endangered Species Act.
Their efforts yielded no candidate species of European origin.
The Dunes Sagebrush lizard, located in parts of West Texas and New Mexico, has been on and off the candidate species list since 1996, but just recently it has crawled its way to potentially staking a claim on the endangered species list.
Declaring the whitebark pine a candidate species is a huge step for the many conservation organizations, including American Forests, that have petitioned for the tree to receive governmental protection.
In addition, a new locality in Stone County is added for the endemic and federal candidate species yellowcheek darter (Etheostoma morel).
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