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Recovery Strategy for the Basking Shark (Cetorhinus maximus) in Canadian Pacific Waters
- Responsible Jurisdictions
- Authors / Contributors
- Strategic Environmental Assessment Statement
- Executive Summary
- Recovery Feasibility Summary
- 1. COSEWIC Species Assessement Information
- 2. Species Status Information
- 3. Description of the Species and its Needs
- 4. Threats
- 5. Population and Distribution
- 6. Broad Strategies and Approaches to Recovery
- 7. Critical Habitat Identification
- 8. Additional Information Requirements about the Species
- 9. Measuring Progress
- 10. Statement on Action Plans
- 11. References
- 12. Recovery Team Members
- Appendix A: Effects on the Environment and Other Species
- Appendix B: Record of Cooperation and Consultation
- Appendix C: Threat attributes Terminology
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