COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report on the Carmine Shiner in Canada
- Assessment Summary
- Executive Summary
- COSEWIC History, Mandate, Membership and Definitions
- Lists of Figures and Tables
- Species Information
- Population Sizes and Trends
- Limiting Factors and Threats
- Special Significance of the Species
- Existing Protection or Other Status Designations
- Technical Summary
- Acknowledgements, Authorities Contacted, and Information Sources
- Glossary and Biographical Summary of Report Writer
- Collections Examined
The Carmine Shiner Recovery Team, composed of Neil Fisher, Bill Franzin, Fred Hnytka, Doug Watkinson (DFO), Doug Leroux, Barb Scaife (MB Water Stewardship); Gerry Hood (Can. Sphagnum Peat Moss Assoc.), Shelly Matkowski (MB Hydro); Pat Rakowski (Env. Can.), and Ken Stewart (Univ. MB) contributed a great deal of the information in this report, and provided many constructive editorial comments. This work also benefited from many discussions with Fred Hnytka, Co-chair of the Recovery Team. Doug Watkinson of DFO in Winnipeg, MB kindly provided the photograph of the carmine shiner and map of its Manitoba distribution. Bill Franzin provided unpublished data from ongoing morphological and genetic studies being conducted for DFO by Ken Stewart (Univ. of MB) and Chris Wilson (Ont. Min. Nat. Res., Peterborough, ON), respectively. Elizabeth White (Wisconsin Sea Grant, Aquatic Sci. Centre) and Elva Simundsson (DFO) assisted with obtaining reference material. This document also benefited from the input of Connie Proceviat (Sun Gro Horticulture), Bud Ewacha (Conserve Native Plants Society Inc.), James Fraser (Tembec), Keith Kristofferson (DFO), Richard Pelletier (Premier Horticulture), and Kris Snydal (MB Live Bait Association) at Recovery Team Meetings. Funding was provided by the Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment Canada.
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