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COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report for the Sei Whale (Balaenoptera borealis) in Canada

Assessment and Update Status Report
on the
Sei Whale
Balaenoptera borealis
Pacific population
Atlantic population
in Canada

Sei Whale (Balaenoptera borealis)

Endangered - Pacific population,
Data deficient - Atlantic population

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 sei whale Balaenoptera borealis in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa.  vii + 27 pp.

Production note:

COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Robert G. Forsyth and Kristiina E. Ovaska for writing the status report on the Oregon forestsnail Allogona townsendiana prepared under contract with Environment Canada. 


For additional copies contact:

COSEWIC Secretariat
c/o Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment Canada
Ottawa, ON

K1A 0H3
Tel.: 819-953-3215
Fax: 819-994-3684
COSEWIC website

Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur le rorqual boréal (Balaenoptera borealis) au Canada.

Cover illustration:
Sei whale -- illustration by A. Denbigh, courtesy of Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

©Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada, 2003
Catalogue CW69-14/335-2003E-PDF
ISBN 0-662-35374-9
HTML: CW69-14/335-2003E-HTML
ISBN 0-662-35375-7

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