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Consultation Workbook on the Addition of Four Aquatic Species to the List of Wildlife Species at Risk- Lake Winnipeg Physa snail, Channel darter, Shortjaw cisco, Atlantic Cod (Arctic population)


Please send your comments on this consultation to Fisheries & Oceans Canada, Central and Arctic Region at:


Or by regular mail comments should be sent to the following address:

Central and Arctic Region

SARA Coordinator

Freshwater Institute

Fisheries & Oceans Canada

501 University Crescent

Winnipeg, Manitoba

R3T 2N6  

To request for additional copies of the workbook, please call 1-866-715-7272

For more information on the Species at Risk Act, please visit the Public Registry at


For more information on species at risk, please visit Fisheries & Oceans Canada aquatic Species at Risk website:



Environment Canada’s Species at Risk website:


Information on species at risk is also available on the website of the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC):


Photo credits:

Bowhead Whale – Martha Holmes (BBC)

Carmine Shiner – Garold W. Sneegas

Beluga – Jack Orr (DFO)

Round pigtoe – Janice Smith Environment Canada

Wolffish – Andrew J. Martinez

Northern Riffleshell – Shawn Staton

Eastern Sand Darter – New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC)

Bigmouth Buffalo - © Joseph R. Tomelleri

Spotted Sucker - © Joseph R. Tomelleri

Pugnose Shiner – NYSDEC

Northern Madtom – © Joseph R. Tomelleri

Greenside Darter – NYSDEC

Blackstripe Topminnow – © Joseph R. Tomelleri

Spotted Gar - © Joseph R. Tomelleri

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