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COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report on the Fourhorn Sculpin (Myoxocephalus quadricornis) (freshwater form) in Canada

COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report
on the
Fourhorn Sculpin
Myoxocephalus quadricornis
(Freshwater form)
in Canada

Triglopsis quadricornis

Data Deficient 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:

COSEWIC. 2003. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the fourhorn sculpin Myoxocephalus quadricornis (freshwater form) in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vi + 24 pp.

Previous reports

Houston, J.J.P. 1989. COSEWIC status report on the fourhorn sculpin Myoxocephalus quadricornis (Arctic Islands Fresh Water Form) in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. 84 pp.

Production note

COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Lee Sheppard for writing the update status report on the fourhorn sculpin Myoxocephalus quadricornis (freshwater form) in Canada, prepared under contract with Environment Canada, overseen and edited by Richard Haedrich, COSEWIC Marine Fishes Species Specialist 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 chaboisseau à quatre cornes (Myoxocephalus quadricornis) (forme d'eau douce) au Canada - Mise à jour.

Cover illustration

Fourhorn sculpin (freshwater form) -- drawing courtesy of Donald McPhail, University of British Columbia.

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2004
Catalogue No. CW69-14/366-2004E-PDF
ISBN 0-662-37008-2
HTMLL: CW69-14/366-2004E-HTML
ISBN 0-662-37009-0

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