Wednesday, November 29, 2006

NOAA SRKW Recovery Plan and Critical Habitat

The critical habitat designation encompasses parts of Haro Strait and the waters around the San Juan Islands, the Strait of Juan de Fuca and all of Puget Sound, a total of just over 2,500 square miles. The agency is excluding from the designation 18 military sites covering nearly 112 square miles of habitat.

Proposed Recovery Plan for Southern Resident Killer Whales (Orcinus orca) (PDF)

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