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Declining, Threatened and Endangered Species Database
Entry ID: PWRC_ThreatenedSpecies

Abstract: The Fish and Wildlife Service has listed members of more than 1,200 taxa as
Threatened or Endangered, and has identified about 4,000 additional organisms
which may require listing or further study. The most critical step of this
process is the identification of the limiting factors contributing to the
decline of the species. This, in turn, yields a list of management actions,
information needs, ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 76.63   S: 13.05   E: -61.48   W: -177.1

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Dataset Title: Declining, Threatened and Endangered Species Database
Dataset Release Date: January 12, 2001
Dataset Release Place: Laurel, Maryland
Dataset Publisher: USGS, BRD, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Data Presentation Form: database
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Data Center
Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Biological Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 301-497-5550
Fax: 301-497-5545
Email: Lynda_Garrett at
Contact Address:
USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
12100 Beech Forest Rd
STE 4030
City: Laurel
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20708-4030
Country: USA
Phone: 301 497-5741
Fax: 301 497-5744
Email: hank_pattee at
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
Biological Resources Division
Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
11510 American Holly Drive
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-07-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23
Future DIF Review Date: 2004-07-30