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COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report on the Lake Whitefish (Lake Simcoe Population) in Canada

COSEWIC
Assessment and Update Status Report
on the
Lake Whitefish
Coregonus clupeaformis
in Canada
Lake Simcoe population

Lake Whitefish

Data deficient 2005

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 2005. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the lake whitefish (Lake Simcoe population) Coregonus clupeaformis in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vii + 36 pp.

Previous reports:

Evans, D.O., J.J.P. Houston and G.N. Meredith. 1987. COSEWIC status report on the Lake Simcoe Whitefish Coregonus clupeaformis in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. 38 pp.

Production note

COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Frank Amtstaetter, Cam Willox and Paul Johanson for writing the update status report on the lake whitefish (Lake Simcoe population) Coregonus clupeaformis prepared by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, overseen and edited by Bob Campbell, the COSEWIC Freshwater Fish Species Specialist Subcommittee Co-chair. 

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

COSEWIC E-mail
COSEWIC Website

Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur le grand corégone (Coregonus clupeaformis) au Canada - Mise à jour.

Cover illustration:

Lake whitefish -- Illustration from Scott and Crossman (1973 [1998 reprint]) with permission of the authors.

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2005
Catalogue No. CW69-14/236-2005E-PDF
ISBN 0-662-40581-1
HTML: CW69-14/236-2005E-HTML
ISBN 0-662-40582-X

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