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Consultation Workbook on the addition of the Atlantic Walrus to the SARA List as a species of Special Concern


Approximate Current Distribution

Summer and Winter distribution

Figure 1: Approximate summer and winter distributions of the South and East Hudson Bay (A), Northern Hudson Bay-Davis Strait (B), Foxe Basin (C) and Baffin Bay (High Arctic) (D) Atlantic walrus populations in Canadian waters. Question Marks (?) indicate uncertainty with respect to distributions and/or movements (from 2005 COSEWIC status report).

Approximate Historical Distribution

Historical distribution

Figure 2: Approximate historical distribution of Atlantic walrus in Canada (based on Mansfield (1976) and Reeves (1978))

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