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COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the Sea Otter in Canada

COSEWIC

Assessment and Update Status Report

on the 

Sea Otter

Enhydra lutris

in Canada

 

Sea otter

 

 text:THREATENED 2000

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COSEWIC status reports are working documents used in assigning the status of wildlife species suspected of being at risk.  This report may be cited as follows:

Please note: Persons wishing to cite data in the report should refer to the report (and cite the author(s)); persons wishing to cite the COSEWIC status will refer to the assessment (and cite COSEWIC).  A production note will be provided if additional information on the status report history is required.

COSEWIC 2000.  COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the sea otter Enhydra lutris in Canada.  Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada.  Ottawa.  v + 17 pp.

(http://www.registrelep-sararegistry.gc.ca/sar/assessment/status_e.cfm)

Watson, J.C., G.M. Ellis, T.G. Smith and J.K.B. Ford.  1996.  Update COSEWIC status report on the sea otter Enhydra lutris in Canada.  Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada.  Ottawa.  1-17 pp.

Previous report(s):

Munro, W.T.  1978.  COSEWIC status report on the sea otter Enhydra lutris in Canada.  Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada.  Ottawa.  12 pp.

Macaskie, I.  1986.  Update COSEWIC status report on the sea otter Enhydra lutris in Canada.  Committee on Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada.  Ottawa.  16 pp.

Please note the status recommended in the Section "Evaluation and Recommended Status" of the report may differ from the latest status assigned to the species by COSEWIC.

 

For additional copies contact:

COSEWIC Secretariat

c/o Canadian Wildlife Service

Environment Canada

Ottawa, ON

K1A 0H3

Tel.: (819) 997-4991 / (819) 953-3215

Fax: (819) 994-3684

E-mail: COSEWIC/COSEPAC@ec.gc.ca

http://www.cosewic.gc.ca

Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur la situation de la loutre de mer (Enhydra lutris) au Canada – Mise à jour

Cover illustration:

Sea otter -- Judie Shore, Richmond Hill, Ontario.

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, 2003

Catalogue No. CW69-14/80-2003E-IN

ISBN 0-662-33559-7

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