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COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report on the Kidneyshell (Ptychobranchus Fasciolaris) in Canada
- Assessment Summary
- Executive Summary
- Species Information
- Population Sizes and Trends
- Limiting Factors and Threats
- Special Significance of the Species
- Existing Protection or Other Status
- Summary of Status Report
- Technical Summary
- Literature Cited
- Biographical Summary of Contractors
- Authorities Consulted
- Collections Examined
COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report
Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada
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 status report on the kidneyshell Ptychobranchus fasciolaris in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vi + 32 pp.
COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Janice L. Metcalfe-Smith and David T. Zanatta, for writing the status report on the kidneyshell Ptychobranchus fasciolaris prepared under the contract with Environment Canada.
For additional copies contact:
c/o Canadian Wildlife Service
Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC du ptychobranche réniforme (Ptychobranchus fasciolaris) au Canada.
Kidneyshell – Illustration reproduced from Burch, J.B. (1973), Freshwater Unioniasean clams of North America. Revised edition. Malacological Publications, Hamburg, Michigan.
©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, 2003
Catalogue No. CW69-14/348-2003E-PDF
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