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Canadian Species at Risk (November 2003)

THREATENED CATEGORY (108)
Taxon/ Assessment DetailsCommon NameScientific NamePopulation NameRange of OccurrenceAssessment Date
Mammals (13)
1   ↑Bat, PallidAntrozous pallidus BCMay 2000
1   ↔Bison, WoodBison bison athabascae YT NT BC ABMay 2000
 Caribou, PearyRangifer tarandus pearyiLow Arctic populationNT NUApr 1991
1   ↔Caribou, WoodlandRangifer tarandus caribouBoreal populationNT BC AB SK MB ON QC NLMay 2002
1   ↔Caribou, WoodlandRangifer tarandus caribouSouthern Mountain populationBC ABMay 2002
1   ↑Ermine haidarum subspeciesMustela erminea haidarum BCMay 2001
1   ↑Fox, GreyUrocyon cinereoargenteus MB ONMay 2002
2   ↔Otter, SeaEnhydra lutris BC Pacific OceanMay 2000
2+  ↔Shrew, Pacific WaterSorex bendirii BCMay 2000
 Whale, BelugaDelphinapterus leucasEastern Hudson Bay
population
QC Arctic OceanApr 1988
1   ↔Whale, HumpbackMegaptera novaeangliaeNorth Pacific populationPacific OceanMay 2003
2+  ↑Whale, KillerOrcinus orcaNortheast Pacific northern resident populationPacific OceanNov 2001
2+  ↑Whale, KillerOrcinus orcaNortheast Pacific transient populationPacific OceanNov 2001
Birds (9)
Albatross, Short-tailedPhoebastria albatrus BCNov 2003
2   ↑Bittern, LeastIxobrychus exilis MB ON QC NBNov 2001
2   ↔Falcon anatum subspecies, PeregrineFalco peregrinus anatum YT NT NU BC AB SK
MB ON QC NB NS NL
May 2000
1   ↑Goshawk laingi subspecies, NorthernAccipiter gentilis laingi BCNov 2000
2   ↑Gull, Ross'sRhodostethia rosea NT NU MBNov 2001
1   ↔Murrelet, MarbledBrachyramphus marmoratus BCNov 2000
2   ↔Pipit, Sprague'sAnthus spragueii AB SK MBMay 2000
 Shrike excubitorides subspecies, LoggerheadLanius ludovicianus excubitorides AB SK MBApr 1986
1   ↔Warbler, HoodedWilsonia citrina ONNov 2000
Reptiles (11)
2   ↔Foxsnake, EasternElaphe gloydi ONMay 2000
2   ↑Gartersnake, Butler'sThamnophis butleri ONNov 2001
Gophersnake, Great BasinPituophis catenifer deserticola BCMay 2002
1   ↔MassasaugaSistrurus catenatus ONNov 2002
2   ↔Ratsnake, EasternElaphe obsoleta ONMay 2000
Ribbonsnake, EasternThamnophis sauritusAtlantic populationNSMay 2002
2   ↑Snake, Eastern Hog-nosedHeterodon platirhinos ONNov 2001
2   ↔Snake, QueenRegina septemvittata ONMay 2000
1   ↔Softshell, SpinyApalone spinifera ON QCMay 2002
StinkpotSternotherus odoratus ON QCMay 2002
 Turtle, Blanding'sEmydoidea blandingiiNova Scotia populationNSApr 1993
Amphibians (5)
2+  ↑Salamander, Allegheny Mountain DuskyDesmognathus ochrophaeus QCNov 2001
1   ↑Salamander, Coastal GiantDicamptodon tenebrosus BCNov 2000
Salamander, JeffersonAmbystoma jeffersonianum ONNov 2000
2   ↑Spadefoot, Great BasinSpea intermontana BCNov 2001
2+  ↔Toad, Fowler'sBufo fowleri ONNov 2000
Fishes (23)
BocaccioSebastes paucispinis Pacific OceanNov 2002
2+  ↑Chubsucker, LakeErimyzon sucetta ONNov 2001
 Cisco, BlackfinCoregonus nigripinnis ONApr 1988
1   ↔Cisco, ShortjawCoregonus zenithicus NT AB SK MB ONMay 2003
Cisco, ShortnoseCoregonus reighardi ONApr 1987
1   Cod, AtlanticGadus morhuaLaurentian North populationAtlantic OceanMay 2003
CuskBrosme brosme Atlantic OceanMay 2003
1   ↔Darter, ChannelPercina copelandi ON QCMay 2002
2+  ↔Darter, Eastern SandAmmocrypta pellucida ON QCNov 2000
2   ↑Gar, SpottedLepisosteus oculatus ONNov 2000
2   ↑Lamprey, Cowichan LakeLampetra macrostoma BCNov 2000
2+  ↑Minnow, Western SilveryHybognathus argyritis ABNov 2001
 Redhorse, BlackMoxostoma duquesnei ONApr 1988
 Redhorse, CopperMoxostoma hubbsi QCApr 1987
2   ↑Sculpin, Cultus PygmyCottus sp. BCNov 2000
 Sculpin, DeepwaterMyoxocephalus thompsoniGreat Lakes populationsONApr 1987
1   ↔Sculpin, ShortheadCottus confusus BCMay 2001
2   ↑Shiner, CarmineNotropis percobromus MBNov 2001
2   ↔Smelt, Lake Utopia DwarfOsmerus sp. NBMay 2000
 Whitefish, LakeCoregonus clupeaformisLake Simcoe populationONApr 1987
Wolffish, NorthernAnarhichas denticulatus Arctic Ocean Atlantic OceanMay 2001
Wolffish, SpottedAnarhichas minor Arctic Ocean Atlantic OceanMay 2001
Arthropods (5)
Hairstreak, Behr's (Columbia)Satyrium behrii columbia BCNov 2000
Metalmark, MormonApodemia mormoPrairie populationSKMay 2003
Skipper, DakotaHesperia dacotae MB SKNov 2003
Skipper, DunEuphyes vestrisWestern populationBCNov 2000
Skipperling, PoweshiekOarisma poweshiek MBNov 2003
Molluscs (2)
2   ↔Abalone, NorthernHaliotis kamtschatkana Pacific OceanMay 2000
Jumping-slug, DromedaryHemphillia dromedarius BCMay 2003
Vascular Plants (39)
1   ↔Aster, AnticostiSymphyotrichum anticostense QC NBMay 2000
2   ↑Aster, Crooked-stemSymphyotrichum prenanthoides ONMay 2002
1   ↑Aster, Western SilverySymphyotrichum sericeum MB ONMay 2000
1   ↔Aster, White WoodEurybia divaricata ON QCNov 2002
2+  ↔Aster, White-topSericocarpus rigidus BCMay 2000
2   ↑Aster, WillowleafSymphyotrichum praealtum ONMay 2003
1   ↑Bartonia, BranchedBartonia paniculata ssp. paniculata ONNov 2003
1   ↑Blazing Star, DenseLiatris spicata ONMay 2001
1   ↔Blue-flag, WesternIris missouriensis ABMay 2000
2   ↔Braya, Fernald'sBraya fernaldii NLMay 2000
2   ↑BuffalograssBuchloë dactyloides SK MBNov 2001
 Chestnut, AmericanCastanea dentata ONApr 1987
1   ↔Coffee-tree, KentuckyGymnocladus dioicus ONNov 2000
1   ↔ColicrootAletris farinosa ONNov 2000
Corydalis, Scouler'sCorydalis scouleri BCMay 2001
Daisy, LakesideHymenoxys herbacea ONMay 2002
1   ↔DeerberryVaccinium stamineum ONNov 2000
Fern, Lemmon's HollyPolystichum lemmonii BCMay 2003
2   ↔Gentian, PlymouthSabatia kennedyana NSMay 2000
2   ↔Golden CrestLophiola aurea NSMay 2000
1   ↔GoldensealHydrastis canadensis ONMay 2000
2+  ↔Greenbrier, Round-leavedSmilax rotundifoliaGreat Lakes Plains populationONMay 2001
1   ↑Hackberry, DwarfCeltis tenuifolia ONNov 2003
1   ↑Hoptree, CommonPtelea trifoliata ONNov 2002
1   ↑Hyacinth, WildCamassia scilloides ONMay 2002
1   ↔Jacob's-ladder, Van Brunt'sPolemonium vanbruntiae QCNov 2002
Lily, Lyall's MariposaCalochortus lyallii BCMay 2001
2   ↔Mosquito-fern, MexicanAzolla mexicana BCMay 2000
1+  ↓Mouse-ear-cress, SlenderHalimolobos virgata AB SKMay 2000
1   ↑Orchid, PhantomCephalanthera austiniae BCMay 2000
2+  ↔Prairie-clover, HairyDalea villosa var. villosa SK MBMay 2000
2   ↔RedrootLachnanthes caroliana NSMay 2000
Sanicle, PurpleSanicula bipinnatifida BCMay 2001
1   ↑SoapweedYucca glauca ABMay 2000
1   ↔Spiderwort, WesternTradescantia occidentalis AB SK MBNov 2002
Spike-rush, TubercledEleocharis tuberculosa NSMay 2000
2   ↔Violet, Yellow MontaneViola praemorsa ssp. praemorsa BCMay 2000
2   ↔Water-pennywortHydrocotyle umbellata NSMay 2000
1   ↔Water-willow, AmericanJusticia americana ON QCMay 2000
Mosses (2)
Bryum, Porsild'sMielichhoferia macrocarpa AB BC NL NUNov 2003
Moss, Haller's AppleBartramia halleriana BC ABNov 2001
Lichens (0)

 

 

SPECIAL CONCERN CATEGORY (140)
Taxon/ Assessment DetailsCommon NameScientific NamePopulation NameRange of OccurrenceAssessment Date
Mammals (24)
 Bat, FringedMyotis thysanodes BCApr 1988
 Bat, SpottedEuderma maculatum BCApr 1988
1   ↔Bear, GrizzlyUrsus arctosNorthwestern populationYT NT NU BC ABMay 2002
2+  ↔Bear, PolarUrsus maritimus YT NT NU MB ON QC NLNov 2002
2   ↔Beaver, MountainAplodontia rufa BCNov 2001
1   ↑Caribou, WoodlandRangifer tarandus caribouNorthern Mountain populationYT NT BCMay 2002
 Cottontail nuttallii subspecies, Nuttall'sSylvilagus nuttallii nuttallii BCApr 1994
 Kangaroo Rat, Ord'sDipodomys ordii AB SKApr 1995
2   ↔Mole, EasternScalopus aquaticus ONNov 2000
 Mouse megalotis subspecies, Western HarvestReithrodontomys megalotis megalotis BCApr 1994
1   ↓Porpoise, HarbourPhocoena phocoenaNorthwest Atlantic
population
Atlantic OceanMay 2003
1   RPorpoise, HarbourPhocoena phocoenaPacific Ocean populationPacific OceanNov 2003
2   ↔Prairie Dog, Black-tailedCynomys ludovicianus SKNov 2000
1   ↑Sea Lion, StellerEumetopias jubatus BC Pacific OceanNov 2003
 Seal Lacs des Loups Marins subspecies, HarbourPhoca vitulina mellonae QCApr 1996
 Shrew, GaspéSorex gaspensis QC NB NSApr 1988
 Squirrel, Southern FlyingGlaucomys volans ON QC NSApr 1988
2   ↔Vole, WoodlandMicrotus pinetorum ON QCNov 2001
 Whale, BelugaDelphinapterus leucasEastern High Arctic / Baffin Bay populationNU Arctic OceanApr 1992
 Whale, FinBalaenoptera physalus Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Apr 1987
2+Whale, KillerOrcinus orcaNortheast Pacific offshore populationPacific OceanNov 2001
 Whale, Sowerby's BeakedMesoplodon bidens Atlantic OceanApr 1989
1   RWolf, EasternCanis lupus lycaon ON QCMay 2001
1   ↔WolverineGulo guloWestern populationYT NT NU BC AB SK MB ONMay 2003
Birds (22)
1   ↔Chat virens subspecies, Yellow-breastedIcteria virens virens ONNov 2000
1   ↔Curlew, Long-billedNumenius americanus BC AB SKNov 2002
1   ↓Duck, HarlequinHistrionicus histrionicusEastern populationNU QC NB NS NLMay 2001
2   ↔Falcon pealei subspecies, PeregrineFalco peregrinus pealei BCNov 2001
      ↓Falcon tundrius subspecies, PeregrineFalco peregrinus tundrius YT NT NU QC NLApr 1992
Goldeneye, Barrow'sBucephala islandicaEastern populationQC NB NS PE NLNov 2000
2   ↔Gull, IvoryPagophila eburnea YT NT NU NLNov 2001
      ↓Hawk, FerruginousButeo regalis AB SK MBApr 1995
      ↔Hawk, Red-shoulderedButeo lineatus ON QC NBApr 1996
 Heron fannini subspecies, Great BlueArdea herodias fannini BCApr 1997
 Murrelet, AncientSynthliboramphus antiquus BCApr 1993
2   ↔Owl, BarnTyto albaWestern populationBCNov 2001
2   ↔Owl, FlammulatedOtus flammeolus BCNov 2001
 Owl, Short-earedAsio flammeus YT NT NU BC AB SK MB ON QC NB NS NS NLApr 1994
2   ↔Rail, YellowCoturnicops noveboracensis NT BC AB SK MB ON QC NBNov 2001
1   Screech-Owl kennicottii subspecies, WesternMegascops kennicottii kennicottii BCMay 2002
1   Sparrow princeps subspecies, SavannahPasserculus sandwichensis princeps NSMay 2000
 Thrush, Bicknell'sCatharus bicknelli QC NB NSApr 1999
1   ↔Warbler, CeruleanDendroica cerulea ON QCMay 2003
      ↔Waterthrush, LouisianaSeiurus motacilla ON QCApr 1996
2   ↔Woodpecker, Lewis'sMelanerpes lewis BCNov 2001
 Woodpecker, Red-headedMelanerpes erythrocephalus SK MB ON QCApr 1996
Reptiles (11)
Boa, RubberCharina bottae BCMay 2003
 Lizard, Greater Short-hornedPhrynosoma hernandesi AB SKApr 1992
MilksnakeLampropeltis triangulum ON QCMay 2002
 Racer, Eastern Yellow-belliedColuber constrictor
flaviventris
 SKApr 1991
Ribbonsnake, EasternThamnophis sauritusGreat Lakes populationONMay 2002
 Skink, Five-linedEumeces fasciatus ONApr 1998
 Skink, Northern PrairieEumeces septentrionalis
septentrionalis
 MBApr 1989
Skink, WesternEumeces skiltonianus BCMay 2002
Turtle, Northern MapGraptemys geographica ON QCMay 2002
 Turtle, SpottedClemmys guttata ON QCApr 1991
 Turtle, WoodGlyptemys insculpta ON QC NB NSApr 1996
Amphibians (8)
Frog, Coast TailedAscaphus truei BCMay 2000
2   ↔Frog, Northern LeopardRana pipiensWestern Boreal/Prairie populationsNT AB SK MBNov 2002
2  ↔Frog, Red-leggedRana aurora BCMay 2002
2+  ↔Salamander, Coeur d'AlenePlethodon idahoensis BCNov 2001
 Salamander, Small-mouthedAmbystoma texanum ONApr 1991
2   ↔Salamander, SpringGyrinophilus porphyriticus ON QCMay 2002
2   ↔Toad, Great PlainsBufo cognatus AB SK MBMay 2002
Toad, WesternBufo boreas YT NT BC ABNov 2002
Fishes (29)
 Buffalo, BigmouthIctiobus cyprinellus SK MB ONApr 1989
 Buffalo, BlackIctiobus niger ONApr 1989
1   ↔Chub, SilverMacrhybopsis storeriana MB ONMay 2001
 Cisco, SpringCoregonus sp. QCApr 1992
1   Cod, AtlanticGadus morhuaArctic populationArctic OceanMay 2003
1   Cod, AtlanticGadus morhuaMaritimes populationAtlantic OceanMay 2003
 Dace, RedsideClinostomus elongatus ONApr 1987
 Dace, UmatillaRhinichthys umatilla BCApr 1988
 Darter, GreensideEtheostoma blennioides ONApr 1990
1   ↔Killifish, BandedFundulus diaphanusNewfoundland populationNLMay 2003
 KiyiCoregonus kiyi ONApr 1988
 Lamprey, ChestnutIchthyomyzon castaneus SK MBApr 1991
 Lamprey, Northern BrookIchthyomyzon fossor MB ON QCApr 1991
1   ↔Minnow, PugnoseOpsopoeodus emiliae ONMay 2000
      ↔Redhorse, RiverMoxostoma carinatum ON QCApr 1987
Sculpin, Columbia MottledCottus bairdi hubbsi BCMay 2000
2+  ↔Shiner, BridleNotropis bifrenatus ON QCNov 2001
      ↔Shiner, SilverNotropis photogenis ONApr 1987
 Stickleback, Charlotte UnarmouredGasterosteus sp. BCApr 1983
 Stickleback, GiantGasterosteus sp. BCApr 1980
 Sturgeon, GreenAcipenser medirostris BCApr 1987
 Sturgeon, ShortnoseAcipenser brevirostrum NBApr 1980
2+  ↔Sucker, SpottedMinytrema melanops ONNov 2001
 Sunfish, OrangespottedLepomis humilis ONApr 1989
 Sunfish, RedbreastLepomis auritus NBApr 1989
1   ↔Topminnow, BlackstripeFundulus notatus ONMay 2001
2+  ↔WarmouthLepomis gulosus ONNov 2001
 Whitefish, SquangaCoregonus sp. YTApr 1987
Wolffish, AtlanticAnarhichas lupus Atlantic OceanNov 2000
Arthropods (2)
2   ↔MonarchDanaus plexippus BC AB SK MB ON QC NB NS PENov 2001
Weidemeyer's AdmiralLimenitis weidemeyerii ABMay 2000
Molluscs (3)
Jumping-slug, WartyHemphillia glandulosa BCMay 2003
Mussel, Rocky Mountain RidgedGonidea angulata BCNov 2003
1Oyster, OlympiaOstrea conchaphila BCNov 2000
Vascular Plants (37)
1   ↓Ash, BlueFraxinus quadrangulata ONNov 2000
 Aster, BathurstSymphyotrichum subulatumBathurst populationNBApr 1992
 Aster, Gulf of St. LawrenceSymphyotrichum
laurentianum
 QC NB PEApr 1989
1Beggarticks, Vancouver IslandBidens amplissima BCNov 2001
 Bulrush, Long'sScirpus longii NSApr 1994
 Columbo, AmericanFrasera caroliniensis ONApr 1993
Fern, American Hart's-tongueAsplenium scolopendrium ONNov 2000
 Fern, Broad BeechPhegopteris hexagonoptera ON QCApr 1983
2   ↔Fern, Coastal WoodDryopteris arguta BCNov 2001
 Fleabane, Provancher'sErigeron philadelphicus var. provancheri QCApr 1992
 Gentian, Victorin'sGentianopsis victorinii QCApr 1987
Goldenrod, Riddell'sSolidago riddellii MB ONNov 2000
 Goosefoot, SmoothChenopodium subglabrum AB SK MBApr 1992
 Green DragonArisaema dracontium ON QCApr 1984
2   ↔Hairgrass, MackenzieDeschampsia mackenzieana SKNov 2001
      ↓Helleborine, GiantEpipactis gigantea BCApr 1998
1+  ↔Indian-plantain, TuberousArnoglossum plantagineum ONMay 2002
 Lilaeopsis, EasternLilaeopsis chinensis NSApr 1987
 Locoweed, Hare-footedOxytropis lagopus ABApr 1995
 Meadowfoam, Macoun'sLimnanthes macounii BCApr 1988
2   ↔Milk-vetch, Fernald'sAstragalus robbinsii var. fernaldii QC NLNov 2001
      ↔Oak, ShumardQuercus shumardii ONApr 1999
2+  ↓Pepperbush, SweetClethra alnifolia NSMay 2001
 Pondweed, Hill'sPotamogeton hillii ONApr 1986
 Quillwort, Bolander'sIsoëtes bolanderi ABApr 1995
2+  ↓Rose, Climbing PrairieRosa setigera ONMay 2003
 Rose-mallow, SwampHibiscus moscheutos ONApr 1987
 Rue-anemone, FalseEnemion biternatum ONApr 1990
 Rush, New JerseyJuncus caesariensis NSApr 1992
Tansy, FloccoseTanacetum huronense var. floccosum SKMay 2000
2   ↔Thrift, AthabascaArmeria maritima ssp. interior SKMay 2002
 Water-hemlock, Victorin'sCicuta maculata var. victorinii QCApr 1987
Willow, Felt-leafSalix silicicola NU SKMay 2000
Willow, Sand-dune Short-capsuledSalix brachycarpa var. psammophila SKMay 2000
Willow, Turnor'sSalix turnorii SKMay 2000
Woolly-heads, TallPsilocarphus elatiorPrairie populationAB SKMay 2001
Yarrow, Large-headed WoollyAchillea millefolium var. megacephalum SKMay 2000
Mosses (0)
Lichens (4)
 Cryptic PawNephroma occultum BCApr 1995
Lichen, Boreal FeltErioderma pedicellatumBoreal populationNLMay 2002
 Oldgrowth SpecklebellyPseudocyphellaria rainierensis BCApr 1996
 Seaside BoneHypogymnia heterophylla BCApr 1996