Reclassify the Straight-Horned Markhor of Torghar Hills as Threatened

Docket ID: FWS-R9-ES-2011-0003
Agency: Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)
Parent Agency: Department of the Interior (DOI)
We are making a final determination on whether to list the straight-horned markhor (Capra falconeri megaceros) as threatened or endangered under the ESA. This subspecies is found in the mountains of Afghanistan and Pakistan.
RIN: 1018-AY42
Impacts and Effects: International
CFR Citation: 50 CFR 17
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
UA and Regulatory Plan Information open glossary dialog  
Publication Period: Fall 2014
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 16 USC 1531 et seq
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: Federal
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: Yes
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM08/07/201277 FR 47011
NPRM Comment Period End10/09/2012
Second NPRM12/05/201378 FR 73173
Second NPRM Comment Period End02/03/2014
Final Action10/07/201479 FR 60365
Final Action Effective11/06/2014
Docket Details open glossary dialog  
Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Type: Rulemaking
Scientific or Common Names: Capra falconeri jerdoni and Capra falconeri megaceros

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Feb 03, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 12/05/2013
ID: FWS-R9-ES-2011-0003-0019
Comment Period Closed
Oct 09, 2012 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 08/07/2012
ID: FWS-R9-ES-2011-0003-0007
Comment Period Closed
Aug 01, 2011 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 06/02/2011
ID: FWS-R9-ES-2011-0003-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 10/07/2014
ID: FWS-R9-ES-2011-0003-0032

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 12/05/2013
ID: FWS-R9-ES-2011-0003-0020
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 08/07/2012
ID: FWS-R9-ES-2011-0003-0008
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 06/02/2011
ID: FWS-R9-ES-2011-0003-0002


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Agency Contact
Janine M. Van Norman
Chief, Branch of Foreign Species, Ecological Services Program
703 358-2370
703 358-1735 (Fax)
5275 Leesburg Pike, MS: ES, Falls Church, VA 22041-3808
Falls Church, VA 22041-3808
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