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COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report on the Redbreast Sunfish (Lepomis Auritus) in Canada

COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report
on the
Redbreast Sunfish
Lepomis Auritus
in Canada

Redbreast Sunfish (Lepomis auritus)

Data Deficient - 2008

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 2008. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the redbreast sunfish Lepomis auritus in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vi + 33 pp.

Previous reports

Houston, J. 1989. COSEWIC status report on the redbreast sunfish Lepomis auritus in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. 14 pp.

Production note

COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Allen Curry and Mark Gautreau for writing the update status report on the redbreast sunfish Lepomis auritus in Canada, prepared under contract with Environment Canada, overseen and edited by R. Campbell and C. Renaud, Co-chairs COSEWIC Freshwater Fishes Specialist Subcommittee.

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 E-mail
COSEWIC Website

Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur le crapet rouge (Lepomis auritus) au Canada – Mise à jour.

Cover illustration

Redbreast Sunfish -- Drawing by Peter Buershcaper, from Scott and Crossman (1998) (by permission).

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, 2008.
Catalogue No. CW69-14/521-2008E-PDF
ISBN978-0-662-48895-8

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