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COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Carmine Shiner and Rosyface Shiner in Canada
COSEWIC Assessment Summary
Assessment Summary – November 2001
Common name : Carmine shiner
Scientific name :Notropis percobromus
Status : Threatened
Reason for designation : This species has a disjunct Canadian distribution. The Manitoba population is discrete from those in Ontario and Quebec as well as from those in neighbouring U.S. states. This small population has a restricted range and is impacted by water temperature and quality.
Occurrence : Manitoba
Status history : Designated Special Concern in April 1994. Status re-examined and uplisted to Threatened in November 2001. Last assessment based on an existing status report.
Assessment Summary – April 1994
Common name : Rosyface shiner
Scientific name :Notropis rubellus
Status : Not at Risk
Reason for designation : There is no evidence of decline in Ontario and Quebec where the populations are secure.
Occurrence : Ontario and Quebec
Status history : Designated Not at Risk in April 1994.
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