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COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report on the North Pacific Right Whale (Eubalaena Japonica) in Canada

COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report
on the
North Pacific Right Whale
Eubalaena Japonica
in Canada

North Pacific Right Whale (Eubalaena japonica)

Endangered 2004

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. 2004. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the North Pacific right whale Eubalaena japonica in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vi + 22 pp.

Previous report(s)

Gaskin, D.E. 1990. Update COSEWIC status report on the Right Whale Eubalaena glacialis in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. 25 pp.

Gaskin, D.E. 1985. Update COSEWIC status report on the Right Whale Eubalaena glacialis in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. 50 pp.

Hay, K.A. 1980. COSEWIC status report on the Right Whale Eubalaena glacialis in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. 12 pp.

Production note

COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Moira W. Brown, Miriam O and John K.B. Ford for writing the update status report on the North Pacific Right Whale Eubalaena japonica prepared under contract with Environment Canada, overseen and edited by Hal Whitehead, the former COSEWIC Marine Mammals Species 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
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COSEWIC Website

Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur la situation de la Baleine noire du Pacifique nord (Eubalaena japonica) au Canada - Mise à jour.

Cover illustration

North Pacific Right Whale -- Alistair Denbigh.

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2004
Catalogue CW69-14/416-2005E-PDF
ISBN 0-662-39604-9
HTML: CW69-14/416-2005E-HTML
ISBN 0-662-39605-7

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