No Federal Protection For Sea Snail Species Pinto Abalone

December 29, 2014 7:49 AM

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More and more marine creatures are threatened by the systemic conditions in the global waters. For that reason conservation groups are constantly lobbying for listing them as endangered species. The most recent case, that of the pinto abalone, did not end well for the conservation lobbyists. Environmentalist groups are disappointed with a recent federal decision dismissing their request to include the shellfish species on the Endangered Species Act.

The much cherished sea snail, pinto abalone is not threatened with extinction and does not need to be included in the list of Endangered Species Act for the time being according to a press release issued by the federal agency. The announcement came after the agency has reviewed its status based on r...

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