Species Profile

Beluga Whale Southeast Baffin Island-Cumberland Sound population

Scientific Name: Delphinapterus leucas
Taxonomy Group: Mammals
Range: Nunavut, Arctic Ocean
Last COSEWIC Assessment: May 2004
Last COSEWIC Designation: Non-active
SARA Status: Schedule 2, Endangered - (SARA Schedule 1 provisions do not apply)

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Related Species

Beluga Whale ( Cumberland Sound population ) Threatened Threatened
Beluga Whale ( Western Hudson Bay population ) Special Concern No Status

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PLEASE NOTE: Not all COSEWIC reports are currently available on the SARA Public Registry. Most of the reports not yet available are status reports for species assessed by COSEWIC prior to May 2002. Other COSEWIC reports not yet available may include those species assessed as Extinct, Data Deficient or Not at Risk. In the meantime, they are available on request from the COSEWIC Secretariat.

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