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Canadian Wildlife Species at Risk October 2017

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  • Document information
  • About COSEWIC
  • Summary tables
  • COSEWIC Assessment results
    • Information used for assessment
    • Range of occurrence
    • About the legal listing of wildlife species assessed by COSEWIC
      • Table 6 - Extinct category (16). Wildlife species assessed and designated Extinct, with range of occurrence (by province, territory or ocean) and date of last assessment. The historical range of occurrence and the approximate date of disappearance are shown (16 wildlife species).
      • Table 7 - Extirpated category (23). Wildlife species assessed and designated in a "risk category" (Extirpated, Endangered, Threatened or Special Concern) (735 wildlife species), with range of occurrence (by province, territory or ocean), and date of assessment. For Extirpated wildlife species, the historical range of occurrence and the approximate date of disappearance from Canada are shown.
      • Table 7 - Endangered category (321). Wildlife species assessed and designated in a "risk category" (Extirpated, Endangered, Threatened or Special Concern) (735 wildlife species), with range of occurrence (by province, territory or ocean), and date of assessment. For Extirpated wildlife species, the historical range of occurrence and the approximate date of disappearance from Canada are shown.
      • Table 7 - Threatened category (172). Wildlife species assessed and designated in a "risk category" (Extirpated, Endangered, Threatened or Special Concern) (735 wildlife species), with range of occurrence (by province, territory or ocean), and date of assessment. For Extirpated wildlife species, the historical range of occurrence and the approximate date of disappearance from Canada are shown.
      • Table 7 - Special concern category (219). Wildlife species assessed and designated in a "risk category" (Extirpated, Endangered, Threatened or Special Concern) (735 wildlife species), with range of occurrence (by province, territory or ocean), and date of assessment. For Extirpated wildlife species, the historical range of occurrence and the approximate date of disappearance from Canada are shown.
      • Table 8 - Not at risk category (186). Wildlife species assessed by COSEWIC and found to be in the Not at Risk category, with range of occurrence (by province, territory or ocean) and date of last assessment (186 wildlife species). Note that wildlife species in the Not at Risk category will normally only be reassessed if new information suggests that the wildlife species is at risk (Extirpated, Endangered, Threatened or Special Concern), or Extinct.
      • Table 9 - Data deficient category (58). Wildlife species considered by COSEWIC and placed in the Data Deficient category because of insufficient scientific information at the time of assessment. The range of occurrence (by province, territory or ocean) and date of last assessment are shown. Note that wildlife species in the Data Deficient category will normally only be reassessed if new information suggests that the wildlife species is at risk (Extirpated, Endangered, Threatened or Special Concern), or Extinct (58 wildlife species).
  • Record of reviews of classification
  • Names previously used by COSEWIC and synonyms
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