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COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report on the Deepwater Sculpin (Western and Great Lakes-Western St. Lawrence Populations) in Canada

COSEWIC
Assessment and Update Status Report
on the
Deepwater Sculpin
Myoxocephalus thompsonii

Great Lakes-Western St. Lawrence Populations
Western Populations

in Canada

Deepwater Sculpin (Myoxocephalus thompsonii)

Threatened
2006

Great lakes-western St. Lawrence populations - special concern
Western populations - Not at risk
2006



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 2006. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the deepwater sculpin Myoxocephalus thompsonii (Western and Great Lakes-Western St. Lawrence populations) in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vii + 39 pp.
(Species at Risk Status Reports)

Previous report:

Parker, B. 1987. COSEWIC status report on the deepwater sculpin Myoxocephalus thompsoni (Great Lakes population) in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. 1-20 pp.

Production note:

COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Tom A. Sheldon, Nicholas E. Mandrak, John M. Casselman, Chris C. Wilson and Nathan R. Lovejoy for writing the update status report on the deepwater sculpin Myoxocephalus thompsonii (Western and Great Lakes-Western St. Lawrence populations) in Canada, prepared under contract with Environment Canada. The report was overseen and edited by Robert Campbell Co-chair, COSEWIC Freshwater 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 chabot de profoundeur (Myoxocephalus thompsonii) (populations des Grands Lacs - Ouest du Saint-Laurent et population de l'Ouest) au Canada - Mise à jour.

Cover illustration:
Deepwater Sculpin -- Drawing from Scott and Crossman (1973) by permission.

© Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2006
Catalogue No.: CW69-14/227-2006E-PDF
ISBN: 0-662-43246-0

 

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