Panama City Crayfish; Threatened Species Status with Section 4(d) Rule and Designation of Critical Habitat (Final)
Jan. 5, 2022
USFWS, list the Panama City crayfish (Procambarus econfinae), a terrestrial crayfish species native to Bay County, Florida, as a threatened species with a rule issued under the ESA. They also designate critical habitat for the species under the Act. In total, approximately 4,138 acres (1,675 hectares (ha)) in Bay County, Florida, fall within eight units of critical habitat. This rule extends the Act's protections to the species and its designated critical habitat. This rule is effective 4 February 2022. POC is Lourdes Mena, Classification and Recovery Division Manager, Florida Ecological Services Field Office, USFWS, 7915 Baymeadows Way, Suite 200, Jacksonville, FL 32256; tel: 904-731-3134.
(Federal Register 5 January 2022 [Rule] Pages 546-581).