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COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the harbour porpoise (Pacific Ocean population) in Canada

COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report
on the
Harbour Porpoise
Phocoena Phocoena
Pacific Ocean Population
in Canada

Harbour Porpoise (Phocoena phocoena)

Special concern 2003


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:

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 2003. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the harbour porpoise Phocoena phocoena (Pacific Ocean population) in Canada.  Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vi + 22 pages (pp).

Baird, R.W. 2003. Update COSEWIC status report on the harbour porpoise Phocoena phocoena (Pacific Ocean population) in Canada, in COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the harbour porpoise Phocoena phocoena (Pacific Ocean population) in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. 1-22 pp.

Previous report

Gaskin, D.E. 1991. COSEWIC status report on the harbour porpoise Phocoena phocoena (Northeast Pacific Ocean population) in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. 60 pp.

Production note

This report was overseen and edited by Andrew Trites, COSEWIC Marine Mammals Specialist Subcommittee Co-chair.

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
COSEWIC E-mail
COSEWIC Website

Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur le marsouin commun (Phocoena phocoena) au Canada - Mise à jour.

Cover illustration

Harbour porpoise – photograph by R.W. Baird.

©Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada 2004
Catalogue CW69-14/232-2004E-PDF
ISBN 0-662-37006-6
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