Endangered Species - Definitions - Idaho

(1) “Best scientific and commercial data available” means that where this chapter requires the use of the best scientific and commercial data available, the state, when evaluating comparable data, shall give greater weight to scientific or commercial data that is empirical or has been field tested or peer reviewed. (3) “Candidate species” means a species for which the secretary of interior or secretary of commerce has on file sufficient information on biological vulnerability and threats to support a proposal to list the species as an endangered species or a threatened species, but for which listing is precluded because of pending proposals to list species that are of a higher priority. (4) “Endangered species” means those species listed as endangered pursuant to 16 U.S.C. section 1532(6). (5) “Habitat conservation plan” means a plan submitted pursuant to a permit as provided in 16 U.S.C. section 1539, et seq. (6) “Listed species” means threatened or endangered species. (7) “Rare and declining species” means those species in need of additional management consideration due to natural rarity, downward trends in populations and habitats, or other factors, natural or human, that, without additional management, might be listed as threatened or endangered species under the ESA in the future. (8) “Recovery plans” means federal plans or conservation programs, referenced in 16 U.S.C. section 1533(f), that set forth the actions designed to assure the continued survival and recovery of the species listed as “endangered” or “threatened” pursuant to the endangered species act. (11) “Species management plan” means a plan which provides for the consideration and management of a species upon its being delisted. (13) “Threatened species” means those species listed as threatened pursuant to 16 U.S.C. section 1532(20).;

Citation: I.C. § 36-2401;