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Recovery Strategy for the Vancouver Lamprey (Lampetra macrostoma) in Canada (Final)


14. Actions Already Complete and/or Underway

Several recovery actions have been completed or initiated.

  1. A variety of scientific investigations have been completed, primarily by R.J. Beamish and co-workers (DFO, Nanaimo):
    1. taxonomic investigations, including some molecular genetics work, and
    2. assessment of the status of Vancouver lamprey.
  2. The species has been protected from capture or retention under the Fisheries Act, Section 5 of the BC Sport Fishing Regulations, 1996.