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COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report on the Aurora Trout in Canada

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Assessment Summary

Assessment Summary – May 2000

Common name:
Aurora Trout

Scientific name:
Salvelinus Fontinalis Timagamiensis

Status:
Endangered

Reason for designation:
Formerly extirpated in the wild, reintroduced populations of this species are dependent on continuing intervention such as the liming of lakes to buffer acidity.

Occurrence:
Ontario

Status history:
Designated Endangered in April 1987. Status re-examined and confirmed Endangered in May 2000. Last assessment based on an update status report.