Recovery Strategy for the Vancouver Lamprey (Lampetra macrostoma) in Canada (Final)
- 1. Description of the Species
- 2. Description of Needs of the Species
- 3. Threats
- 4. Habitat Trends
- 5. Habitat Protection
- 6. Critical Habitat
- 7. Recovery Goal
- 8. Recovery Objectives
- 9. Approaches to Meeting Recovery Objectives
- 10. Anticipated Conflicts or Challenges
- 11. Recovery Feasibility
- 12. Recommended Approach / Scale for Recovery
- 13. Knowledge Gaps
- 14. Actions Already Complete and/or Underway
- 15. Statement of when Action Plans will be Completed
- 16. References Cited
- Appendix I - Record of Cooperation and Consultation
8. Recovery Objectives
Recovery objectives are stated as follows:
- Maintain a self-sustaining population of Vancouver lamprey within Cowichan and Mesachie lakes that is resilient to short-term habitat perturbations.
- Maintain, and where possible enhance, the ecological integrity of habitat for Vancouver lamprey.
- Increase scientific understanding of Vancouver lamprey through additional investigation of its taxonomic status, natural history, critical habitat and threats to the species’ persistence.
- Foster awareness of Vancouver lamprey and its conservation status, and encourage active local involvement in stewardship and habitat protection.
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