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Winter Skate (Leucoraja Ocellata)

COSEWIC
Assessment and Status Report
on the
Winter Skate
Leucoraja Ocellata
in Canada

Southern Gulf Population
Eastern Scotian Shelf Population
Georges Bank-Western Scotian Shelf-Bay of Fundy Population
Northern Gulf-Newfoundland Population

Winter Skate (Leucoraja ocellata)

Southern Gulf Population – Endangered
Eastern Scotian Shelf Population – Threatened
Georges Bank-Western Scotian Shelf-Bay of Fundy Population – Special Concern
Northern Gulf-Newfoundland Population – Data Deficient
2005



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 2005. COSEWIC assessment and status report on the winter skate Leucoraja ocellata in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vii + 41 pp.
(Species at Risk Status Reports)

 

Production note:
COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Jerome Howlett for writing the status report on the winter skate Leucoraja ocellata prepared under contract with Environment Canada, overseen and edited by Jeffrey Hutchings, a COSEWIC member-at-large.

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/eng/sct5/index_e.cfm

Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur la raie tachetée (Leucoraja ocellata) au Canada.

Cover illustration:
Winter skate -- Drawing of Leucoraja ocellata (winter skate) from Scott & Scott (1988).

© Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2005
Catalogue No.: CW69-14/439-2005E-PDF
ISBN: 0-662-40624-9
HTML: CW69-14/439-2005E-HTML
0-662-40625-7

 

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