January 21, 2021 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Pacific/Honolulu Timezone

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) will hold a public hearing related to the proposed rule to designate critical habitat for seven threatened corals in U.S. waters in the Indo-Pacific (Acropora globiceps, Acropora jacquelineae, Acropora retusa, Acropora speciosa, Euphyllia paradivisa, Isopora crateriformis, and Seriatopora aculeata) under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

Date: January 21, 2021           Time: 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm (American Samoa)
January 22, 2021                     Time: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Marianas)
January 22, 2021                     Time: 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm (Hawaii)
Location: Web Conference

The public hearing will be conducted as Webex meeting. You may join the Webex meeting using a web browser, the Webex desktop app (app installation required), a mobile app on a phone (app installation required), or audio-only using just a phone call, as specified below.

To join the hearing, click on link https://noaanmfs-meets.webex.com/​noaanmfs-meets/​onstage/​g.php?​MTID=​e616fdb7791fad92917495cd0002b23bd

Password: “coral”. If you do not have internet access, you may join by phone: US Toll +1-415-527-5035 Access code: 199 394 4864

  • For more information on the hearing, click here.
  • For more information on the proposed rule, click here.