January 19, 2021 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 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 20, 2021           Time: 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm (Marianas)
January 19, 2021                     Time: 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm (American Samoa)
January 19, 2021                     Time: 8:00 pm to 11:00 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 the link https://noaanmfs-meets.webex.com/​noaanmfs-meets/​onstage/​g.php?​MTID=​ecfe01efe62d246f452d3bf93c907008a
Password: “coral”. If you do not have internet access, you may join by phone: US Toll +1-415-527-5035 Access code: 199 477 7805

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