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COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Carmine Shiner and Rosyface Shiner in Canada

COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report

on the Carmine Shiner

Notropis percobromus

and Rosyface Shiner

Notropis rubellus

in Canada

Carmine Shiner




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 2001.  COSEWIC assessment and status report on the carmine shiner Notropis percobromus and rosyface shiner Notropis rubellus in Canada.  Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa.  v + 17 pp.

Houston, J.  1994.  COSEWIC status report on the rosyface shiner Notropis rubellus in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa.  1-17 pp.

Production note:

The Manitoba population of rosyface shiner referred to throughout this status report has since been recognized as a different species, the carmine shiner (Notropis percobromus). The eastern population in Canada retains the name rosyface shiner (Notropis rubellus).


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 Évaluation et Rapport du COSEPAC sur la situation de la tête carmin (Notropis percobromus) et de la tête rose (Notropis rubellus) au Canada.

Cover illustration:

Rosyface shiner -- Drawing by Sally J. Gadd, courtesy D.E. McAllister, Canadian Museum of Nature.

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2004

Catalogue No. CW69-14/66-2004E-PDF

ISBN 0-662-36070-2

HTML: CW69-14/66-2004E-HTML


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