Maine Revised Statutes

§6975. List of state endangered and state threatened marine species

The list of state endangered or state threatened marine species by common name, scientific name and status is as follows: [2003, c. 573, §1 (NEW).]

1. Right whale.  Right whale, Eubalaena glacialis, endangered;
[ 2003, c. 573, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Humpback whale.  Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae, endangered;
[ 2003, c. 573, §1 (NEW) .]
3. Finback whale.  Finback whale, Balaenoptera physalus, endangered;
[ 2003, c. 573, §1 (NEW) .]
4. Sperm whale.  Sperm whale, Physeter catodon, endangered;
[ 2003, c. 573, §1 (NEW) .]
5. Sei whale.  Sei whale, Balaenoptera borealis, endangered;
[ 2003, c. 573, §1 (NEW) .]
6. Leatherback turtle.  Leatherback turtle, Dermochelys coriacea, endangered;
[ 2003, c. 573, §1 (NEW) .]
7. Atlantic ridley turtle.  Atlantic ridley turtle, Lepidochelys kempii, endangered;
[ 2007, c. 6, §1 (AMD) .]
8. Loggerhead turtle.  Loggerhead turtle, Caretta caretta, threatened; and
[ 2007, c. 6, §2 (AMD) .]
9. Shortnose sturgeon.   Shortnose sturgeon, Acipenser brevirostrum, endangered.
[ 2007, c. 6, §3 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2003, c. 573, §1 (NEW). 2007, c. 6, §§1-3 (AMD).

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