COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report on the Mapleleaf Mussel (Quadrula Quadrula) in Canada
- Assessment Summary
- Executive Summary
- Species Information
- Population Sizes and Trends
- Limiting Factors and Threats
- Aboriginal Traditional Knowledge
- Special Significance of the Species
- Existing Protection or Other Status Designations
- Technical Summary: Saskatchewan - Nelson population
- Technical Summary: Great Lakes-Western St. Lawrence
- Authorities Contacted
- Information Sources
- Biographical Summary of Report Writers
- Collections Examined
COSEWIC Assessment and Status Report
Great Lakes–Western St. Lawrence Population
Saskatchewan–Nelson Population: Endangered
Great Lakes–Western St. Lawrence Population: Threatened 2006
Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada
Comité sur la situation des espèces en péril au Canada
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 Mapleleaf Mussel Quadrula quadrula (Saskatchewan-Nelson population and Great Lakes-Western St. Lawrence population) in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vii + 58 pp.
COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Joseph Carney, Janice Metcalfe-Smith and William Watkins for writing the status report on the Mapleleaf Mussel Quadrula quadrula (Saskatchewan-Nelson population and Great Lakes-Western St. Lawrence population) in Canada. COSEWIC also gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Manitoba Conservation Data Centre and Environment Canada. The COSEWIC report review was overseen and edited by Gerald L. Mackie Co-chair, COSEWIC Molluscs Species Specialist Subcommittee. Throughout the status report the Mapleleaf Mussel is sometimes referred to as the Mapleleaf.
For additional copies contact:
c/o Canadian Wildlife Service
Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur la Mulette feuille d'érable (Quadrula quadrula) Population de la Saskatchewan - Nelson et Population des Grands Lacs - Ouest du Saint-Laurent au Canada.
Mapleleaf Mussel – Provided by Philip McColl, Graphics Arts Section, National Water Research Institute.
©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2006
Catalogue N° CW69-14/487-2006E-PDF
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