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COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Atlantic Salmon (Lake Ontario population) in Canada


Assessment and Status Report

on the

Atlantic Salmon

Salmo Salar

Lake Ontario population


in Canada

Atlantic Salmon

text:EXTIRPATED 2006




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:

COSEWIC 2006.  COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Atlantic salmon Salmo salar (Lake Ontario population) in Canada.  Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada.  Ottawa.  vii + 26 pp. 


Production note:

COSEWIC acknowledges Patricia Edwards for writing the status report on the Atlantic Salmon (Lake Ontario population) in Canada. COSEWIC also gratefully acknowledges the financial support ofthe Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources for the preparation of this report. Mart Gross and Michelle Herzog have edited and prepared sections of the report, and the COSEWIC report review was overseen by Mart Gross, Co-chair (Marine Fishes) and Paul Bentzen of the COSEWIC Marine Fishes Species Specialist Subcommittee, with input from members of COSEWIC. That review may have resulted in changes and additions to the initial version of the report


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


Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur le saumon atlantique (Salmo salar) (population du lac Ontario) au Canada.

Cover illustration:
Atlantic salmon (Lake Ontario population) -- A.H. Leim and W.B. Scott.  Fishes of the Atlantic coast of Canada (1966).

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2006
Catalogue No. CW69-14/460-2006E-PDF
ISBN  0-662-43227-4

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