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COSEWIC Annual Report 2004

COSEWIC Assessment Results (continue)

Table 8. Species assessed and found to be in the Not at Risk category, with geographical occurrence (by province, territory or ocean) and date of last assessment (151 species).

 

NOT AT RISK CATEGORY (151)
Taxon/
Assessment
Details
[1]
Common
Name   
Scientific
Name   
Population
Name   
Range of
Occurrence   
Assessment
Date
Mammals (44)               
0 6Badger taxus subspecies, American   Taxidea taxus taxus        AB SK MB   May 2000
4Bear, American Black   Ursus americanus         YT NT NU BC AB
SK MB ON QC NB NS NL   
Apr 1999
0 4Caribou, Woodland   Rangifer tarandus caribou   Newfoundland
population   
NLMay 2002
4Cottontail pinetis subspecies, Nuttall's   Sylvilagus nuttallii pinetis        AB SK   Apr 1994
 Dolphin, Atlantic White-sided   Lagenorhynchus acutus         Atlantic Ocean   Apr 1991
 Dolphin, Bottlenose   Tursiops truncatus         Atlantic Ocean   Apr 1993
 Dolphin, Common   Delphinus delphis         Atlantic Ocean Pacific Ocean   Apr 1991
 Dolphin, Northern Right Whale   Lissodelphis borealis         Pacific Ocean   Apr 1990
 Dolphin, Pacific White-sided   Lagenorhynchus obliquidens         Pacific Ocean   Apr 1990
 Dolphin, Risso's   Grampus griseus         Atlantic Ocean Pacific Ocean   Apr 1990
 Dolphin, Striped   Stenella coeruleoalba         Atlantic Ocean Pacific Ocean   Apr 1993
 Dolphin, White-beaked   Lagenorhynchus albirostris         Atlantic Ocean   Apr 1998
7Gopher, Plains Pocket   Geomys bursarius         MB   Apr 1998
0 4Lynx, Canada   Lynx canadensis         YT NT NU BC AB
SK MB ON QC NB NS NL   
May 2001
4Narwhal Monodon monceros         Arctic Ocean   Apr 1987
 Porpoise, Dall's   Phocoenoides dalli         Pacific Ocean   Apr 1989
 Sea Lion, California   Zalophus californianus         BC Pacific Ocean   Apr 1987
 Seal Pacific subspecies, Harbour   Phoca vitulina richardsi        BC Pacific Ocean   Apr 1999
 Seal, Bearded   Erignathus barbatus         NL NU NT YT
Atlantic Ocean Arctic Ocean   
Apr 1994
 Seal, Grey   Halichoerus grypus         NB NL NS PE QC Atlantic Ocean    Apr 1999
 Seal, Hooded   Cystophora cristata         NL NU QC Atlantic Ocean   Apr 1986
 Seal, Northern Elephant   Mirounga angustirostris         BC Pacific Ocean   Apr 1986
 Seal, Northern Fur   Callorhinus ursinus         BC Pacific Ocean   Apr 1996
 Seal, Ringed   Phoca hispida         NL NU NT YT
Atlantic Ocean Arctic Ocean   
Apr 1989
 Squirrel, Cascade Mantled Ground   Spermophilus saturatus          BC   Apr 1992
 Squirrel, Fox   Sciurus niger         MB ON   Apr 1979
 Walrus, Atlantic   Odobenus rosmarus rosmarus   Eastern
Arctic population   
Arctic Ocean   Apr 1987
7Weasel, Prairie Long-tailed   Mustela frenata longicauda        AB SK MB   Apr 1993
 Whale, Baird's Beaked   Berardius bairdii         Pacific Ocean   Apr 1992
0 4Whale, Beluga   Delphinapterus leucas    Eastern Beaufort
Sea population   
NT Arctic Ocean   May 2004
 Whale, Blainville's Beaked   Mesoplodon densirostris         Atlantic Ocean   Apr 1989
        Whale, Cuvier's Beaked   Ziphius cavirostris         Atlantic Ocean Pacific Ocean   Apr 1990
 Whale, False Killer   Pseudorca crassidens         Pacific Ocean   Apr 1990
 Whale, Hubbs' Beaked   Mesoplodon carlhubbsi         Pacific Ocean   Apr 1989
0 7Whale, Humpback   Megaptera novaeangliae    Western North
Atlantic population   
Atlantic Ocean   May 2003
 Whale, Long-finned Pilot   Globicephala melas         Atlantic Ocean   Apr 1994
 Whale, Northern Bottlenose   Hyperoodon ampullatus    Davis Strait
population   
Atlantic Ocean   Apr 1993
 Whale, Pygmy Sperm   Kogia breviceps         Atlantic Ocean Pacific Ocean   Apr 1994
 Whale, Short-finned Pilot   Globicephala macrorhynchus         Pacific Ocean   Apr 1993
 Whale, Sperm   Physeter macrocephalus         Atlantic Ocean Pacific Ocean   Apr 1996
 Whale, Stejneger's Beaked   Mesoplodon stejneri         Pacific Ocean   Apr 1989
 Whale, True's Beaked   Mesoplodon mirus         Atlantic Ocean   Apr 1989
 Wolf, Northern Grey   Canis lupus occidentalis        YT NT NU BC AB
SK MB ON QC NL   
Apr 1999
 Wolf, Southern Grey   Canis lupus nubilus        BC Apr 1999
Birds (35)                   
7Bluebird, Eastern   Sialia sialis         AB SK MB ON QC NB NS PE   Apr 1996
0 4Chat auricollis subspecies, Yellow-breasted Icteria virens auricollis   Prairie population   AB SK   Nov 2000
 Coot, American   Fulica americana         YT NT NU BC AB
SK MB ON QC NB NS   
Apr 1991
 Cormorant, Double-crested   Phalocrocorax auritus         YT NT BC AB SK
MB ON QC NB NS PE NL   
Apr 1978
 Crane tabida subspecies, Sandhill   Grus canadensis tabida        BC MB ON   Apr 1979
 Eagle, Bald   Haliaeetus leucocephalus         YT NT NU BC AB SK
MB ON QC NB NS PE NL   
Apr 1984
4Eagle, Golden   Aquila chrysaetos         YT NT NU BC
AB SK MB ON QC NL   
Apr 1996
4Falcon, Prairie   Falco mexicanus         BC AB SK   Apr 1996
 Flycatcher, Grey   Empidonax wrightii         BCApr 1992
 Goshawk atricapillus subspecies, Northern   Accipiter gentilis atricapillus        YT NT NU BC AB SK
MB ON QC NB NS PE NL   
Apr 1995
 Grebe, Red-necked   Podiceps grisegena         YT NT NU BC AB SK
MB ON QC NS NL   
Apr 1982
4GyrfalconFalco rusticolus      YT NT NU BC
AB SK ON QC NS PE NL   
Apr 1987
 Harrier, Northern   Circus cyaneus         YT NT NU BC AB SK
MB ON QC NB NS PE NL   
Apr 1993
7Hawk, Cooper's   Accipiter cooperii         BC AB SK MB ON QC NB NS   Apr 1996
 Hawk, Red-tailed   Buteo jamaicensis         YT NT NU BC AB SK
MB ON QC NB NS PE NL   
Apr 1995
 Hawk, Rough-legged   Buteo lagopus         YT NT NU BC MB ON QC NL   Apr 1995
4Hawk, Sharp-shinned   Accipiter striatus         YT NT NU BC AB SK
MB ON QC NB NS PE NL   
Apr 1997
 Loon, Common   Gavia immer YT NT NU BC AB SK
MB ON QC NB NS PE NL   
Apr 1997
 Loon, Yellow-billed   Gavia adamsii         YT NT NU BC AB MB QC   Apr 1997
 Merlin  Falco columbarius         YT NT NU BC AB SK
MB ON QC NB NS PE NL   
Apr 1985
 Owl, Boreal   Aegolius funereus         YT NT NU BC AB SK
MB ON QC NB NS PE NL   
Apr 1995
7Owl, Great Grey   Strix nebulosa         YT NT BC AB SK MB ON QC   Apr 1996
 Owl, Northern Hawk   Surnia ulula         YT NT BC AB SK
MB ON QC NB NL   
Apr 1992
 Owl, Snowy   Bubo scandiaca         YT NT NU MB QC NL   Apr 1995
7Pelican, American White   Pelecanus erythrorhynchos         BC AB SK MB ON   Apr 1987
 Screech-Owl, Eastern   Megascops asio         SK MB ON QC NB   Apr 1986
7Sparrow, Baird's   Ammodramus bairdii         AB SK MB   Apr 1996
 Sparrow, Nelson's Sharp-tailed   Ammodramus nelsoni         BC AB SK MB ON QC NB NS PE   Apr 1998
7Swan, Trumpeter   Cygnus buccinator         YT NT BC AB SK ON   Apr 1996
4Tern, Black   Chlidonias niger         NT BC AB SK MB ON QC NB NS   Apr 1996
7Tern, Caspian   Sterna caspia         NT BC AB SK MB ON QC NL   Apr 1999
 Tern, Common   Sterna hirundo         NT AB SK MB
ON QC NB NS PE NL   
Apr 1998
7Warbler, Prairie   Dendroica discolor         ONApr 1999
 Wren, Canyon   Catherpes mexicanus   BCApr 1992
 Wren, Sedge   Cistothorus platensis         AB SK MB ON QC NB   Apr 1993
Reptiles (5)                
0Brownsnake, DeKay's   Storeria dekayi         ON QC   May 2002
0Gartersnake, Northwestern   Thamnophis ordinoides         BCMay 2003
0Lizard, Northern Alligator   Elgaria coerulea BCMay 2002
 Racer, Western Yellow-bellied   Coluber constrictor mormon  BC Apr 1991
0Watersnake, Northern   Nerodia sipedon sipedon        ON QC   May 2002
Amphibians (14)               
 Ensatina   Ensatina eschscholtzii BCApr 1999
0Frog, Columbia Spotted   Rana luteiventris         YT BC AB   May 2000
 Frog, Northern Leopard   Rana pipiens    Eastern population   ON QC NB NS NL   Apr 1999
 Frog, Pickerel   Rana palustris         ON QC NB NS   Apr 1999
0Frog, Western Chorus   Pseudacris triseriata         ON QC    May 2001
0Mudpuppy   Necturus maculosus   MB ON QC   May 2000
 Salamander, Four-toed   Hemidactylium scutatum         ON QC NB NS   Apr 1999
 Salamander, Northern Dusky   Desmognathus fuscus         ON QC NB   Apr 1999
 Salamander, Northwestern   Ambystoma gracile          BC   Apr 1999
0Salamander, Tiger   Ambystoma tigrinum    Prairie /
Boreal population   
AB SK MB   Nov 2001
0Salamander, Western Red-backed   Plethodon vehiculum         BCNov 2001
0Spadefoot, Plains   Spea bombifrons         AB SK MB   May 2003
0Toad, Canadian   Bufo hemiophrys         NT AB SK MB   May 2003
 Treefrog, Cope's Grey   Hyla chrysoscelis MBApr 1999
Fishes (35)
 Bloater Coregonus hoyi         ONApr 1988
0 5Chiselmouth   Acrocheilus alutaceus         BCMay 2003
 Chub, Hornyhead   Nocomis biguttatus MB ON   Apr 1988
 Chub, River   Nocomis micropogon ONApr 1988
 Dace, Leopard   Rhinichthys falcatus         BCApr 1990
 Darter, Least   Etheostoma microperca ON Apr 1989
 Darter, River   Percina shumardi         MB ON   Apr 1989
 Darter, Tessellated   Etheostoma olmstedi         ON QC   Apr 1993
 Herring, Blueback   Alosa aestivalis         NB NS   Apr 1980
 Killifish, Banded   Fundulus diaphanus    Mainland
population   
MB ON QC NB NS PE NL   Apr 1989
0 7Madtom, BrindledNoturus miurus ON May 2001
 Minnow, Bluntnose   Pimephales notatus         MB ON QCApr 1998
 Minnow, Cutlips   Exoglossum maxillingua         ON QC   Apr 1994
 Minnow, Eastern Silvery   Hybognathus regius  ON QC   Apr 1997
 Pickerel, Chain   Esox niger QC NB NS   Apr 1997
 Pickerel, Redfin   Esox americanus americanus  QC   Apr 1998
 Redhorse, Golden   Moxostoma erythrurum   MB ONApr 1989
0 7Sardine, Pacific   Sardinops sagax Pacific OceanMay 2002
 Sculpin, FourhornMyoxocephalus quadricornisSalt water form   Arctic Ocean Atlantic
Ocean Pacific Ocean   
Apr 1989
 Sculpin, Spoonhead   Cottus ricei YT NT BC AB SK MB ON QC   Apr 1989
0 7Shiner, Bigmouth   Notropis dorsalis MBNov 2003
 Shiner, Blackchin   Notropis heterodon MB ON QC   Apr 1994
 Shiner, Ghost   Notropis buchanani         ONApr 1993
 Shiner, Redfin   Lythrurus umbratilis ONApr 1988
 Shiner, Rosyface Notropis rubellus   ON QCApr 1994
 Shiner, Striped   Luxilus chrysocephalus ONApr 1993
 Shiner, Weed   Notropis texanus         MB Apr 1999
 Silverside, Brook   Labidesthes sicculus         ON QC   Apr 1989
7Stoneroller, Central   Campostoma anomalum         ON   Apr 1998
 Sturgeon, Lake   Acipenser fulvescens         AB SK MB ON QC   Apr 1986
 Sucker, Mountain   Catostomus platyrhynchus       BC AB SK   Apr 1991
 Sunfish, Green          Lepomis cyanellus         ONApr 1987
 Sunfish, Longear   Lepomis megalotis         ON QC   Apr 1987
0Wolf-eel   Anarrhichthys ocellatus         Pacific Ocean   May 2003
 Y-Prickleback   Allolumpenus hypochromus    BCApr 1991
Arthropods (0) 
Molluscs (2)
0Capshell, Rocky Mountain   Acroloxus coloradensis    Western population   BC AB   Nov 2001
0Crater, Spike-lip   Appalachina sayana         NB NS ON QC   Nov 2003
Vascular Plants (16)
 Aster, Short's   Symphyotrichum shortii         ONApr 1999
 Aster, Yukon   Symphyotrichum yukonense YT NT   Apr 1996
 Brickellia, Large-floweredBrickellia grandiflora BC AB Apr 1996
 Fameflower   Talinum sediforme         BCApr 1990
 Fleabane, Dwarf   Erigeron radicatus         AB SK   Apr 1996
 Goldenweed, Northern Mock   Stenotus borealis         YT   Apr 1997
 Mermaid, False   Floerkea proserpinacoides         ON QC NS   Apr 1984
 Phlox, Blue   Phlox alyssifolia  AB SK   Apr 1996
 Pink, Rush   Stephanomeria runcinata         AB SK   Apr 1996
 Rhododendron, Pacific   Rhododendron macrophyllum      BCApr 1997
 Sagebrush, Wood's   Artemisia rupestris ssp. woodii YTApr 1997
 Sedge, Nebraska   Carex nebrascensis ABApr 1995
 Stitchwort, SandStellaria arenicola         AB SKApr 1992
 Wallflower, Narrow-leaved   Erysimum angustatum YTApr 1993
7Willow, Tyrrell's   Salix tyrrellii NT SK   Apr 1999
 Woolly-heads, Slender   Psilocarphus tenellus var. tenellus       BC Apr 1996
Mosses (0) 
Lichens (0) 

 

Table 9. Species considered and placed in the Data Deficient category because of insufficient scientific information, with geographical occurrence (by province, territory or ocean) and date of last assessment (33 species).

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DATA DEFICIENT CATEGORY (33)
Taxon/ Assessment
Details
[1]
Common
Name   
Scientific
Name   
Population
Name   
Range of
Occurrence   
Assessment
Date
Mammals (10)               
0 5Bat, Fringed   Myotis thysanodes         BCMay 2004
0 5Bat, Keen's Long-eared   Myotis keenii         BCNov 2003
5Cougar Puma concolor couguar   Eastern population   ON QC NB NS   Apr 1998
 Mouse dychei subspecies, Western Harvest   Reithrodontomys megalotis dychei  ABApr 1994
 Seal Altantic subspecies, Harbour   Phoca vitulina concolor        MB NB NL NS NU ON PE
Atlantic Ocean Arctic Ocean   
Apr 1999
 Vole, Sagebrush Lemmiscus curtatus      AB SK   Apr 1996
 Whale, Dwarf Sperm   Kogia simus    Pacific Ocean   Apr 1997
1+ 4Whale, Killer   Orcinus orca    Northwest Atlantic /
Eastern
Arctic populations 
Arctic Ocean Atlantic Ocean   Nov 2001
0Whale, Sei   Balaenoptera borealis    Atlantic population   Atlantic Ocean   May 2003
 Wolf, Arctic Grey   Canis lupus arctos        NT NU   Apr 1999
Birds (2)            
 Poorwill, Common   Phalaenoptilus nuttallii         BC AB SKApr 1993
 Tern, Forster's   Sterna forsteri         BC AB SK MB ON   Apr 1996
Reptiles (2)               
0BullsnakePituophis catenifer sayi        AB SK   May 2002
0Turtle, Eastern Box   Terrapene carolina carolina        ON May 2002
Amphibians (0)               
Fishes (9)                   
 Catfish, Flathead   Pylodictis olivaris         ON Apr 1993
 Cisco, Bering   Coregonus laurettae         YT   Apr 1990
 Lamprey, Darktail   Lethenteron alaskense   NTApr 1990
0 5Madtom, Margined   Noturus insignis    ON QC   May 2002
0 5Prickleback, Pighead   Acantholumpenus mackayi         Arctic Ocean   May 2003
0 5Sculpin, Fourhorn   Myoxocephalus quadricornis    Freshwater form   NL NT NU   Nov 2003
 Sculpin, Spinynose Asemichthys taylori Pacific Ocean   Apr 1997
1 4Whitefish, LakeCoregonus clupeaformis    Mira River population   NS Nov 2000
0 5Wolffish, Bering   Anarhichas orientalis Arctic Ocean   Nov 2002
Arthropods (0)               
Molluscs (4)                
0Capshell, Rocky Mountain   Acroloxus coloradensis    Eastern population   ON QC   Nov 2001
0Duskysnail, Squat   Lyogyrus granum         NB NS   Nov 2003
0Fieldslug, Evening   Deroceras hesperium BCNov 2003
 Snail, Gatineau Tadpole   Physella parkeri latchfordi        QCApr 1997
Vascular Plants (4)
 Barley, Little   Hordeum pusillum         ABApr 1993
 Goldenweed, Rabbit-brush   Ericameria bloomeri          BC   Apr 1997
 Pinweed, ImpoverishedLechea intermedia var. depauperata  SKApr 1997
 Whitlow-grass, KananaskisDraba kananaskis ABApr 1992
Mosses (0) 
Lichens (2)  
0Stubble, Flexuous Golden   Chaenotheca servitii         NSNov 2002
0Stubble, Red Oak   Phaeocalicium minutissimum QC NB   Nov 2002



[1]Explanation of status change symbols for reassessed species
0 or 0+: Assessment based on a new status report or an update status report. A plus sign (+) indicates the report has an addendum or that the report has been modified.
1 or 1+: Species re-assessed using an existing status report. A plus sign (+) indicates the report has an addendum or that the report has been modified.
2: Species placed in a higher risk category after reassessment on the date shown.
3: Species placed in a lower risk category after reassessment on the date shown.
4: Species stays in the same category after reassessment on the date shown.
5: Species moved to the Data Deficient category from a risk category, or to a risk category from the Data Deficient category on the date shown.
6: Species that has been assigned to a different designatable unit than previously on the date shown.
7: Species moved to the Not at Risk category from a risk category on the date shown.
(no symbol) New species examined on the date shown.