COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report on the Basking Shark (Pacific population) in Canada
- Assessment Summary
- Executive Summary
- COSEWIC History, Mandate, Membership and Definitions
- Lists of Figures, Tables and Appendices
- Species Information
- Population Sizes and Trends
- Limiting Factors and Threats
- Special Significance of the Species
- Aboriginal Knowledge
- Existing Protection or Other Status Designations
- Technical Summary
- Acknowledgements, Authorities Consulted, and Information Sources
- Biographical Summary of Report Writers
- Appendix 1: Headlines and Titles of Articles Pertaining to Basking Sharks from Non-scientific Sources
Assessment and Status Report
Committee on the Status
of Endangered Wildlife
Comité sur la situation
des espèces en péril
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 2007. COSEWIC assessment and status report on the basking shark Cetorhinus maximus (Pacific population ) in Canada. Ottawa. vii + 34 pp.
(Species at Risk Status Reports)
COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Scott Wallace, Steven Campana, Gordon (Sandy) McFarlane and Jacquelynne King for writing the status report on the basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus) (Pacific population) in Canada, prepared under contract with Environment Canada. This report was overseen and edited by Mart Gross and Howard Powles, Co-chairs, COSEWIC Marine Fishes Species Specialist Subcommittee, and by Jeff Hutchings and Chris Wood, members, COSEWIC Marine Fishes Species Specialist Subcommittee.
For additional copies contact:
c/o Canadian Wildlife Service
Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur le pèlerin (Cetorhinus maximus) (population de Pacifique) au Canada.
Basking shark -- Source of figure: Compagno 2001.
© Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2007
Catalogue No.: CW69-14/522-2007E-PDF
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