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COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report on the Longspine Thornyhead in Canada

COSEWIC
Assessment and Update Status Report
on the
Longspine thornyhead
Sebastolobus altivelis
in Canada

Longspine thornyhead

Special concern 2007

COSEWIC
Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada



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:

COSEWIC 2007. COSEWIC assessment and status report on the longspine thornyhead Sebastolobus altivelisin Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa.  vi + 27 pp.

 Production note:

COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Rowan Haigh, Norm Olsen, Paul Starr and Scott Wallace for writing the status report on the longspine thornyhead Sebastolobus altivelis in Canada, prepared under contract with Environment Canada. This report was overseen and edited by Howard Powles, Co-chair, COSEWIC Marine Fishes Species Specialist Subcommittee, and Alan Sinclair, member, Marine Fishes Species Specialist Subcommittee.

 

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
COSEWIC E-mail
COSEWIC Website

Également disponible en français sous le titre Ếvaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur le spatulaire (Polyodon spathula) au Canada – Mise à jour.

Cover illustration:
Longspine thornyhead -- Longspine thornyhead Sebastolobus altivelis – ink drawing (Hart 1973) and photo (http://www.afsc.noaa.gov/groundfish/RockfishGuide/Rockfish_Pages/Longspine_thornyhead.htm).

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2007
Catalogue No. CW69-14/527-2007E-PDF
ISBN 978-0-662-46007-7

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