Species Profile

Harbour Seal Atlantic and Eastern Arctic subspecies

Scientific Name: Phoca vitulina concolor
Other/Previous Names: Harbour Seal,Harbour Seal Atlantic subspecies
Taxonomy Group: Mammals
Range: Nunavut, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Arctic Ocean, Atlantic Ocean
Last COSEWIC Assessment: November 2007
Last COSEWIC Designation: Not at Risk
SARA Status: No Schedule, 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.

3 record(s) found.

COSEWIC Status Reports

COSEWIC Assessments

  • COSEWIC Assessment - Harbour Seal, Atlantic and Eastern Arctic subspecies and Lacs des Loups Marins subspecies (2008)

    Harbour seal - Atlantic and Eastern Arctic subspecies Species considered in April 1999 and placed in the Data Deficient category. Re-examined in November 2007 and designated Not at Risk. Last assessment based on an update status report. Harbour seal - Lacs des Loups Marins subspecies Designated Special Concern in April 1996. Status re-examined and designated Endangered in November 2007. Last assessment based on an update status report.

COSEWIC Annual Reports

  • COSEWIC Annual Report - 2007 - 2008 (2008)

    2008 Annual Report to the The Minister of the Environment and the Canadian Endangered Species Conservation Council (CESCC) from the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada.