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COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report on the Carmine Shiner in Canada

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Assessment Summary

Assessment Summary – April 2006

Common name:
Carmine Shiner

Scientific name:
Notropis Percobromus

Status:
Threatened

Reason for designation:
This freshwater fish species occurs in an extremely restricted area of Manitoba. The major threat to the species is the alteration in water flow as a result of stream regulation.

Occurrence:
Manitoba

Status history:
Designated Special Concern in April 1994. Status re-examined and designated Threatened in November 2001 and in April 2006. Last assessment based on an update status report.