Take Action to Help Manatees Keep the Endangered Species Protections They Need
The factors that are the basis for making reclassification determinations for a species under Section 4(a) of the Endangered Species Act (ESA):
(A) The present or threatened destruction, modification, or curtailment of its habitat or range;
(B) Overutilization for commercial, recreational, scientific, or educational purposes;
(C) Disease or predation;
(D) The inadequacy of existing regulatory mechanisms; or
(E) Other natural or manmade factors affecting its continued existence.