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White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus)

COSEWIC
Assessment and Update Status Report
on the
White Sturgeon
Acipenser transmontanus
in Canada

White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus)

Endangered
2003



COSEWIC
Committee on the Status
of Endangered Wildlife
in Canada
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COSEPAC

Comité sur la situation
des espèces en péril
au Canada


COSEWIC status reports are working documents used in assigning the status of wildlife species suspected of being at risk. This report may be cited as follows:

Please note: Persons wishing to cite data in the report should refer to the report (and cite the author(s)); persons wishing to cite the COSEWIC status will refer to the assessment (and cite COSEWIC). A production note will be provided if additional information on the status report history is required.

COSEWIC. 2003. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the white sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vii + 51 pp.
(Species at Risk Status Reports)

Ptolemy, J. and R. Vennesland. 2003. Update COSEWIC status report on the white sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus in Canada, in COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the white sturgeon, Acipenser transmontanus, in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC). Ottawa. 1-51 pp.

Previous Reports:

Lane, David E. 1990. COSEWIC status report on the white surgeon Acipenser transmontanus in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. 29 pp.

 

Production note:
COSEWIC acknowledges Junita Ptolemy and Ross Vennesland for writing the Update status report on the white sturgeon Acipenser ransmontanus, in Canada. COSEWIC also gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the B.C. Ministry of Water, Land and Air Protection for the preparation of this report. The report was edited by Robert Campbell, COSEWIC Freshwater Fishes Specialist Subcommittee Co-chair.

For additional copies contact:

COSEWIC Secretariat
c/o Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment Canada
Ottawa ON
K1A 0H3

Tel.: 819–953–3215
Fax: 819–994–3684
E-mail: COSEWIC/COSEPAC@ec.gc.ca
http://www.cosewic.gc.ca

Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport du COSEPAC sur la situation de l’Esturgeon blanc (Acipenser transmontanus) au Canada – Mise à jour.

White sturgeon -- Drawing by Loucas Raptis, courtesy Juanita Ptolemy.

© Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada 2004
Catalogue No.: CW69-14/353-2004E-PDF
ISBN: 0-662-36068-0
HTML: CW69-14/353-2004 E -HTML
0-662-36069-9

 

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