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Gravel Chub (Erimystax x-punctatus)


Assessment and Update Status Report

on the 

Gravel Chub

Erimystax x-punctatus

in Canada

Gravel Chub

text:EXTIRPATED 2000


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:

Please note: Persons wishing to cite data in the report should refer to the report (and cite the author(s)); persons wishing to cite the COSEWIC status will refer to the assessment (and cite COSEWIC).  A production note will be provided if additional information on the status report history is required.

COSEWIC 2000.  COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the gravel chub Erimystax x‑punctatus in Canada.  Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada.  Ottawa.  vi + 9 pp. 


Parker, B., P. McKee and R.R. Campbell.  1987.  Update COSEWIC status report on the gravel chub Erimystax x-punctatus in Canada.  Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada.  Ottawa.  1-9 pp.

Previous report:

Parker, B., and P. McKee.  1985.  COSEWIC status report on the gravel chub Hybopsis x‑punctata in Canada.  Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa.  13 pp. 

Production note:

Scientific name changed from Hybopsis x-punctata to Erimystax x-punctatus based on fifth (1991) edition of American Fisheries Society List of Commmon and Scientific Names of Fishes from the United States and Canada.  Hybopsis x-punctata is used throughout this report

Please note that the status recommended in the Section “Evaluation and Recommended Status” of the report may differ from the latest status assigned to the species by COSEWIC.


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

E-mail: COSEWIC/COSEPAC@ec.gc.ca


Également disponible en français sous le titre Rapport du COSEPAC sur la situation du gravelier (Erimystax x-punctatus) au Canada – Mise à jour

Cover illustration:

Gravel chubb -- Illustration by Susan Laurie Bourque, reproduced with permission from the Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada

©Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada 2002

Catalogue No. CW69-14/128-2002E-IN

ISBN 0-662-32036-0

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