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COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report on the Kidneyshell (Ptychobranchus Fasciolaris) in Canada

COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report
on the
Kidneyshell
Ptychobranchus Fasciolaris
in Canada

Kidneyshell (Ptychobranchus fasciolaris)

Endangered 2003

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 2003. COSEWIC assessment and status report on the kidneyshell Ptychobranchus fasciolaris in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa.  vi + 32 pp.

Production note

COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Janice L. Metcalfe-Smith and David T. Zanatta, for writing the status report on the kidneyshell Ptychobranchus fasciolaris prepared under the contract with Environment Canada.

For additional copies contact:

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

Tel.: (819) 997-4991 / (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 du ptychobranche réniforme (Ptychobranchus fasciolaris) au Canada.

Cover illustration

Kidneyshell – Illustration reproduced from Burch, J.B. (1973), Freshwater Unioniasean clams of North America. Revised edition. Malacological Publications, Hamburg, Michigan.

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, 2003
Catalogue No. CW69-14/348-2003E-PDF
ISBN 0-662-35786-8
HTML: CW69-14/348-2003E-HTML
ISBN 0-662-35787-6

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