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Species at Risk Act- Legal Listing Consultation Workbook, Porbeagle Shark (Lamna nasus)

Consultation Workbook Survey – Porbeagle Shark

The government's decision on whether or not to list a species under the Species at Risk Act (SARA) will be based on a full description and understanding of the costs and benefits of the impacts of protection and recovery on individuals, organizations, Aboriginal groups, industries, and Canadian society in general.

This survey form can be used to provide your opinions about listing porbeagle shark under SARA. Comments are welcome from individuals of all backgrounds, whether you are engaged in activities that may be affected by porbeagle shark conservation efforts or are a citizen with an interest in porbeagle shark.

You should read the consultation workbook before completing these questions.

About the Consultation Workbook Survey

The consultation workbook survey asks you to answer a series of questions that require reflection about your views relating to the conservation and recovery of porbeagle shark. There are a variety of question formats in this survey. There are also numerous opportunities for personal responses to further explain your views. If you would like to keep the introductory sections of this workbook, please feel free to detach this section and return only the survey.

Please return your workbook by April 22, 2005 to:

Species at Risk Coordination Office

Bedford Institute of Oceanography

P.O. Box 1006

1 Challenger Drive

Dartmouth, NS B2Y 4A2

To complete an electronic version of this survey, visit the website:


Alternatively, you may email comments to XMARSARA@mar.dfo-mpo.gc.ca.

The information that you provide is important! We very much appreciate the time and effort you take to complete this survey!