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Addition of four Aquatic Species to the SARA list

Consultation Workbook on the Addition of four Aquatic Species to the list of Wildlife Species at Risk

Lake Winnipeg Physa snail,channel darter,shortjaw cisco,Atlantic cod (Arctic population)

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Please send your comments on this consultation to Fisheries & Oceans Canada, Central and Arctic Region at:

    fwisar@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Or by regular mail comments should be sent to the following address:

Central and Arctic Region

SARA Coordinator

Freshwater Institute

Fisheries & Oceans Canada

501 University Crescent

Winnipeg, Manitoba

R3T 2N6  

To request for additional copies of the workbook, please call 1-866-715-7272

For more information on the Species at Risk Act, please visit the Public Registry at

     http://www.sararegistry.gc.ca

For more information on species at risk, please visit Fisheries & Oceans Canada aquatic Species at Risk website:

    http://www.aquaticspeciesatrisk.gc.ca

or

Environment Canada’s Species at Risk website:

   http://www.speciesatrisk.gc.ca

Information on species at risk is also available on the website of the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC):

    http://www.cosewic.gc.ca

Photo credits:

Bowhead Whale – Martha Holmes (BBC)

Carmine Shiner – Garold W. Sneegas

Beluga – Jack Orr (DFO)

Round pigtoe – Janice Smith Environment Canada

Wolffish – Andrew J. Martinez

Northern Riffleshell – Shawn Staton

Eastern Sand Darter – New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC)

Bigmouth Buffalo - © Joseph R. Tomelleri

Spotted Sucker - © Joseph R. Tomelleri

Pugnose Shiner – NYSDEC

Northern Madtom – © Joseph R. Tomelleri

Greenside Darter – NYSDEC

Blackstripe Topminnow – © Joseph R. Tomelleri

Spotted Gar - © Joseph R. Tomelleri

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