Taxonomic Considerations in Listing Subspecies Under the U.S. Endangered Species Act

@article{Haig2006TaxonomicCI,
  title={Taxonomic Considerations in Listing Subspecies Under the U.S. Endangered Species Act},
  author={Susan M. Haig and Erik A. Beever and Steven M. Chambers and Hope M Draheim and Bruce Dugger and Susie M. Dunham and Elise Elliott-Smith and Joseph B. Fontaine and Dylan C. Kesler and Brian J. Knaus and IARA F. Lopes and Peter J. Loschl and Thomas D. Mullins and LISA M. Sheffield},
  journal={Conservation Biology},
  year={2006},
  volume={20}
}
Abstract:  The U.S. Endangered Species Act (ESA) allows listing of subspecies and other groupings below the rank of species. This provides the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service with a means to target the most critical unit in need of conservation. Although roughly one‐quarter of listed taxa are subspecies, these management agencies are hindered by uncertainties about taxonomic standards during listing or delisting activities. In a review of taxonomic… 
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