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COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report on the Misty Lake sticklebacks (Misty Lake lentic stickleback and Misty Lake lotic stickleback) in Canada

COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report
on the
Misty Lake Sticklebacks
Gasterosteus Sp.
Misty Lake lentic stickleback
Misty Lake lotic stickleback
in Canada

Misty Lake sticklebacks (Gasterosteus sp.)

Misty Lake lentic stickleback – Endangered
Misty Lake lotic stickleback – Endangered
2006


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 2006. COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Misty Lake sticklebacks Gasterosteus sp. (Misty Lake lentic stickleback and Misty Lake lotic stickleback) in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vii + 27 pp.

Production note

COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Juanita Ptolemy for writing the status report on the Misty Lake sticklebacks Gasterosteus sp. (Misty Lake lentic stickleback and Misty Lake lotic stickleback) in Canada, prepared under contract with Environment Canada, overseen and edited by Dr. Robert Campbell, Co-chair of the COSEWIC Freshwater Fishes 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 Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur les épinoches du lac Misty (Gasterosteus sp.) (Épinoche lentique et Épinoche lotique du lac Misty)

Cover illustration

Misty Lake sticklebacks – the upper fish is typical of the lake form and the lower fish is an example of the inlet stream form (photo courtesy of Dr. Eric Taylor, UBC).

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2006
Catalogue Number CW-14/510-2007E-PDF
ISBN 978-0-662-45965-1

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