FWS Announces Five Year Status Reviews of Albatross and Otter

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service has announced that it will begin five year status reviews of the short-tailed albatross and the Southwest Alaska distinct population segment of the northern sea otter. The agency is requesting submission of “any new information” on these species since the last time such a review was completed. In order to ensure information is considered in the review, the agency must receive any submissions by January 21, 2020.