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COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report on the Northern Bottlenose Whale (Scotian shelf population) in Canada

COSEWIC

Assessment and Update Status Report

on the 

Northern Bottlenose Whale

Hyperodon ampullatus

Scotian Shelf population

in Canada

 

Northern Bottlenose Whale

 

text:ENDANGERED 2002

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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:

Please note: Persons wishing to cite data in the report should refer to the report (and cite the author(s)); persons wishing to cite the COSEWIC status will refer to the assessment (and cite COSEWIC).  A production note will be provided if additional information on the status report history is required.

COSEWIC 2002.  COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the northern bottlenose whale Hyperoodon ampullatus(Scotian shelf population) in Canada.  Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada.  Ottawa.  vi + 22 pp.

Whitehead, H., A. Faucher, S. Gowans, and S. McCarrey.   1996. Update COSEWIC status report on the northern bottlenose whaleHyperoodon ampullatus (Gully population) in Canada.  Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada.  Ottawa.  1-22 pp.

Previous report:

Reeves, RR., and E. Mitchel.  1993.  COSEWIC status report on the northern bottlenose whale Hyperoodon ampullatus, in Canada.  Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada, Ottawa.  16 pp.

Production note:

Northern Bottlenose Whale Hyperoodon ampullatus(Scotian Shelf population) was formerly listed as Northern Bottlenose Whale Hyperoodon ampullatus (Gully population).

 

For additional copies contact:

COSEWIC Secretariat

c/o Canadian Wildlife Service

Environment Canada

Ottawa, ON

K1A 0H3

Tel.: (819) 997-4991 / (819) 953-3215

Fax: (819) 994-3684

E-mail: COSEWIC/COSEPAC@ec.gc.ca

http://www.cosewic.gc.ca

Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport du COSEPAC sur la situation de la baleine à bec commune population du plateau néo-écossais (Hyperoodon ampullatus) au Canada – Mise à jour.

Cover illustration:

Northern Bottlenose Whale -- Canadian Museum of Nature.

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2003

Catalogue No. CW69-14/77-2003E-IN

ISBN 0-662-34222-4

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