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COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report on the Humpback Whale in Canada

COSEWIC

Assessment and Update Status Report

on the

Humpback Whale

Megaptera Novaeangliae

in Canada

North Pacific Population

Western North Atlantic Population

 

Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)

 

THREATENED - North Pacific population / NOT AT RISK - Western North Atlantic population 2003

 

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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 2003.  COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the humpback whale Megaptera novaeangliae in Canada.  Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada.  Ottawa.  viii + 25 pp.

Baird, R.W.  2003.  Update COSEWIC status report on the humpback whale Megaptera novaeangliae in Canada in COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the humpback whale Megaptera novaeangliae in Canada.  Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada.  Ottawa.  1‑25 pp.

Previous report (s):

Whitehead, H.  1985.  Update COSEWIC status report on the humpback whale Megaptera novaeangliae in Canada.  Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada.  Ottawa.  23 pp.

Hay, K.  1982.  COSEWIC status report on the humpback whale Megaptera novaeangliae in Canada.  Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada.  Ottawa.  22 pp.

 

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 Rapport du COSEPAC sur la situation du rorqual à bosse (Megaptera novaeangliae)au Canada - Mise à jour

Cover illustration:
Humpback Whale -- Illustration, Judie Shore, Richmond Hill, Ontario

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, 2003
Catalogue No.CW69-14/233-2002E-IN
ISBN 0-662-32922-8

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