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Action Timeline

September 13, 2012 – The Center submitted a petition asking the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to protect one clownfish and seven damselfish under the Endangered Species Act due to the threats of ocean acidification and ocean warming.

September 25, 2013 – The Centerfiled notice of intent to sue the National Marine Fisheries Service for the agency’s failure to act on a petition to protect the orange clownfish and seven species of damselfish under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.

Photo courtesy USFWS Pacific