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COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report on the Basking Shark (Pacific population) in Canada

COSEWIC
Assessment and Status Report
on the
Basking Shark
Cetorhinus Maximus
Pacific population
in Canada

basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus)

Endangered
2007



COSEWIC
Committee on the Status
of Endangered Wildlife
in Canada
COSEWIC logo


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 basking shark Cetorhinus maximus (Pacific population ) in Canada. Ottawa.  vii + 34 pp.
(Species at Risk Status Reports)

Production Note:

COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Scott Wallace, Steven Campana, Gordon (Sandy) McFarlane and Jacquelynne King for writing the status report on the basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus) (Pacific population) in Canada, prepared under contract with Environment Canada. This report was overseen and edited by Mart Gross and Howard Powles, Co-chairs, COSEWIC Marine Fishes Species Specialist Subcommittee, and by Jeff Hutchings and Chris Wood, members, COSEWIC 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
E-mail: COSEWIC/COSEPAC@ec.gc.ca
http://www.cosewic.gc.ca

Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur le pèlerin (Cetorhinus maximus) (population de Pacifique) au Canada.

Cover illustration:
Basking shark -- Source of figure: Compagno 2001.

© Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2007
Catalogue No.: CW69-14/522-2007E-PDF
ISBN: 978-0-662-46002-2

 

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