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COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report on the Porbeagle Shark (Lamna Nasus) in Canada

COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report
on the
Porbeagle Shark
Lamna Nasus
in Canada

Porbeagle Shark (Lamna nasus)

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 status report on the porbeagle shark Lamna nasus in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. viii + 43 pp.

Production note

COSEWIC acknowledges Julia K. Baum for writing the status report on the porbeagle Shark Lamna nasus in Canada. The report was overseen and edited by Richard Haedrich, COSEWIC Marine Fishes 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
COSEWIC E-mail
COSEWIC Website

Ếgalement disponible en français sous le titre Ếvaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur la maraîche (Lamna nasus) au Canada.

Cover illustration

Porbeagle shark – line drawing by M.H. Wagner (from Kato et al. 1967, Fig. 29). Reprinted with permission from the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2004
Catalogue CW69-14/388-2004E-PDF
ISBN 0-662-37333-2
HTML : CW69-14/388-200E -HTML
ISBN 0-662-37334-0

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