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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The ESRC serves as consultant to the Board of Land and Natural Resources and the department on matters relating to endangered, threatened, proposed, and candidate species.
So far the Sage Grouse Initiative has invested $750 million in conservation efforts since sage grouse were designated a candidate species in 2010.
We used the 'unmarked' package in program R (Fiske and Chandler, 2011; R Development Core Team, 2010) to model single-season occupancy for candidate species.
repens; however, a case of meningoencephalitis caused by nematodes of this candidate species also has been described (9).
Their findings, published last month in eLife, offer a list of potential candidate species.
These six candidate species consist of several endemic and rare Texas species, including the golden orb, Quadrula aurea (United States Fish and Wildlife Service, 2009, 2011).
Two of the best control candidate species were Aureobasidium pullulans and Rhodotorula phylloplana.
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
sarana need to be developed as a candidate species with the help of captive breeding and well established hatchery technology.
However, eventually walruses were listed as candidate species under ESA; (142) this status means that federal agencies carrying out actions that may affect the species must confer with FWS though they are not necessarily obliged to modify their actions.
Greater sage-grouse are a candidate species for listing under the federal Endangered Species Act.
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