Modoc sucker recovers, leaves Endangered Species list

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced this week that the Modoc sucker (Catostomus microps), a rare fish from California and Oregon, has recovered and will now leave the protection of the Endangered Species Act (ESA). This is actually the second attempt to delist the fish. It almost left the ESA earlier this year but FWS forgot to post an announcement in local newspapers, as required by law, forcing them to delay …

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