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Canadian Species at Risk

Threatened category

Mammals (17)

Taxon/ Assessment DetailsCommon NameScientific NamePopulation NameRange of OccurrenceAssessment DateSARA
∆    ↑ Bat, Pallid Antrozous pallidus BCMay 20001
∆  Bison, Plains Bison bison bison BC AB SK MBMay 20042a
∆    ↔ Bison, Wood Bison bison athabascae YT NT BC ABMay 20001
∆    ↔ Caribou, Woodland Rangifer tarandus caribouBoreal populationNT BC AB SK MB ON QC NLMay 20021
∆    ↔ Caribou, Woodland Rangifer tarandus caribouSouthern Mountain populationBC ABMay 20021
∆    ↑ Ermine haidarum subspecies Mustela erminea haidarum BCMay 20011
∆    ↑ Fox, Grey Urocyon cinereoargenteus MB ONMay 20021
[]    ↔ Otter, Sea Enhydra lutris BC Pacific OceanMay 20001
[]+   ↔ Shrew, Pacific Water Sorex bendirii BCMay 20001
∆    ↓ Whale, Beluga Delphinapterus leucasSt. Lawrence Estuary populationQC Atlantic OceanMay 20041
∆    P Whale, Beluga Delphinapterus leucasCumberland Sound populationNU Arctic OceanMay 2004**
∆    P Whale, Bowhead Balaena mysticetusHudson Bay-Foxe Basin populationArctic Ocean May 2005**
∆    P Whale, Bowhead Balaena mysticetusDavis Strait-Baffin Bay populationArctic Ocean May 2005**
∆    P Whale, Fin Balaenoptera physalusPacific populationPacific Ocean May 2005**
∆    ↔ Whale, Humpback Megaptera novaeangliaeNorth Pacific populationPacific Ocean May 20031
[]+   P Whale, Killer Orcinus orcaNortheast Pacific northern resident populationPacific Ocean November 20011
[]+   ↑ Whale, Killer Orcinus orcaNortheast Pacific transient populationPacific Ocean November 20011

Birds (10)

Taxon/ Assessment DetailsCommon NameScientific NamePopulation NameRange of OccurrenceAssessment DateSARA
∆  Albatross, Short-tailed Phoebastria albatrus BCNovember 20031
[]    ↑ Bittern, Least Ixobrychus exilis MB ON QC NBNovember 20011
[]    ↔ Falcon anatum subspecies, Peregrine Falco peregrinus anatum YT NT NU BC AB SK MB ON QC NB NS NLMay 20001
∆    ↑ Goshawk laingi subspecies, Northern Accipiter gentilis laingi BCNovember 20001
[]    ↑ Gull, Ross's Rhodostethia rosea NT NU MBNovember 20011
∆    ↔ Murrelet, Marbled Brachyramphus marmoratus BCNovember 20001
[]    ↔ Pipit, Sprague's Anthus spragueii AB SK MBMay 20001
∆  Shearwater, Pink-footed Puffinus creatopus BCMay 20041
∆    ↔ Shrike excubitorides subspecies, Loggerhead Lanius ludovicianus excubitorides AB SK MBMay 20041
∆    ↔ Warbler, Hooded Wilsonia citrina ONNovember 20001

Reptiles (13)

Taxon/ Assessment DetailsCommon NameScientific NamePopulation NameRange of OccurrenceAssessment DateSARA
[]    ↔ Foxsnake, Eastern Elaphe gloydi ONMay 20001
[]    ↑ Gartersnake, Butler's Thamnophis butleri ONNovember 20011
∆  Gophersnake, Great Basin Pituophis catenifer deserticola BCMay 20021
∆    ↔ Massasauga Sistrurus catenatus ONNovember 20021
∆    ↑ Racer, Eastern Yellow-bellied Coluber constrictor flaviventris SKNovember 2004**
[]    ↔ Ratsnake, Eastern Elaphe obsoleta ONMay 20001
∆  Rattlesnake, Western Crotalus oreganus BCMay 20041
∆  Ribbonsnake, Eastern Thamnophis sauritusAtlantic populationNSMay 20021
[]    ↑ Snake, Eastern Hog-nosed Heterodon platirhinos ONNovember 20011
[]    ↔ Snake, Queen Regina septemvittata ONMay 20001
∆    ↔ Softshell, Spiny Apalone spinifera ON QCMay 20021
∆  Stinkpot Sternotherus odoratus ON QCMay 20021
∆  Turtle, Blanding's Emydoidea blandingiiGreat Lakes/St. Lawrence populationON QCMay 2005**

Amphibians (5)

Taxon/ Assessment DetailsCommon NameScientific NamePopulation NameRange of OccurrenceAssessment DateSARA
[]+   ↑ Salamander, Allegheny Mountain Dusky Desmognathus ochrophaeus QCNovember 20011
∆    ↑ Salamander, Coastal Giant Dicamptodon tenebrosus BCNovember 20001
∆  Salamander, Jefferson Ambystoma jeffersonianum ONNovember 20001
[]    ↑ Spadefoot, Great Basin Spea intermontana BCNovember 20011
[]+   ↔ Toad, Fowler's Bufo fowleri ONNovember 20001

Fishes (24)

Taxon/ Assessment DetailsCommon NameScientific NamePopulation NameRange of OccurrenceAssessment DateSARA
∆  Bass, Striped Morone saxatilisSouthern Gulf of St. Lawrence populationQC NB PE NS Atlantic OceanNovember 2004**
∆  Bass, Striped Morone saxatilisBay of Fundy populationNB NS Atlantic OceanNovember 2004**
∆  Bocaccio Sebastes paucispinis Pacific Ocean November 2002**
[]+   ↑ Chubsucker, Lake Erimyzon sucetta ONNovember 20011
∆  Cisco, Blackfin Coregonus nigripinnis ONApril 1988 
∆    ↔ Cisco, Shortjaw Coregonus zenithicus NT AB SK MB ONMay 2003**
∆    P Cod, Atlantic Gadus morhuaLaurentian North populationAtlantic Ocean May 2003**
∆  Cusk Brosme brosme Atlantic Ocean May 2003**
∆    ↔ Darter, Channel Percina copelandi ON QCMay 2002**
[]+   ↔ Darter, Eastern Sand Ammocrypta pellucida ON QCNovember 20001
∆    ↔ Gar, Spotted Lepisosteus oculatus ONMay 20051
[]    ↑ Lamprey, Vancouver Lampetra macrostoma BCNovember 20001
[]+   ↑ Minnow, Western Silvery Hybognathus argyritis ABNovember 20011
∆    ↔ Redhorse, Black Moxostoma duquesnei ONMay 2005**
∆  Sculpin, "Eastslope" Cottus sp. St. Mary and Milk River populationsABMay 2005**
[]    ↑ Sculpin, Cultus Pygmy Cottus sp.  BCNovember 20001
∆  Sculpin, Deepwater Myoxocephalus thompsoniiGreat Lakes populationsONApril 1987 
∆    ↔ Sculpin, Shorthead Cottus confusus BCMay 20011
[]    ↑ Shiner, Carmine Notropis percobromus MBNovember 20011
∆  Skate, Winter Leucoraja ocellataEastern Scotian Shelf populationAtlantic Ocean May 2005**
[]    ↔ Smelt, Lake Utopia Dwarf Osmerus spectrum NBMay 20001
∆  Trout, Westslope Cutthroat Oncorhynchus clarkiilewisiAlberta populationABMay 2005*
∆  Wolffish, Northern Anarhichas denticulatus Arctic Ocean Atlantic OceanMay 20011
∆  Wolffish, Spotted Anarhichas minor Arctic Ocean Atlantic OceanMay 20011

Arthropods (6)

Taxon/ Assessment DetailsCommon NameScientific NamePopulation NameRange of OccurrenceAssessment DateSARA
∆  Flower Moth, Verna's Schinia verna AB SK MBMay 2005**
∆  Hairstreak, Behr's (Columbia) Satyrium behrii columbia BCNovember 20001
∆  Metalmark, Mormon Apodemia mormoPrairie populationSKMay 20031
∆  Skipper, Dakota Hesperia dacotae SK MBNovember 20031
∆  Skipper, Dun Euphyes vestrisWestern populationBCNovember 20001
∆  Skipperling, Poweshiek Oarisma poweshiek MBNovember 20031

Molluscs (2)

Taxon/ Assessment DetailsCommon NameScientific NamePopulation NameRange of OccurrenceAssessment DateSARA
[]    ↔ Abalone, Northern Haliotis kamtschatkana Pacific Ocean May 20001
∆  Jumping-slug, Dromedary Hemphillia dromedarius BCMay 20031

Vascular Plants (48)

Taxon/ Assessment DetailsCommon NameScientific NamePopulation NameRange of OccurrenceAssessment DateSARA
∆    ↔ Aster, Anticosti Symphyotrichum anticostense QC NBMay 20001
[]    ↑ Aster, Crooked-stem Symphyotrichum prenanthoides ONMay 20021
∆    ↑ Aster, Gulf of St. Lawrence Symphyotrichum laurentianum QC NB PEMay 20041
∆    ↑ Aster, Western Silvery Symphyotrichum sericeum MB ONMay 20001
∆    ↔ Aster, White Wood Eurybia divaricata ON QCNovember 20021
[]+   ↔ Aster, White-top Sericocarpus rigidus BCMay 20001
[]    ↑ Aster, Willowleaf Symphyotrichum praealtum ONMay 20031
∆    ↑ Bartonia, Branched Bartonia paniculata ssp. paniculata ONNovember 20031
∆    ↑ Blazing Star, Dense Liatris spicata ONMay 20011
∆    ↔ Blue Flag, Western Iris missouriensis ABMay 20001
[]    ↔ Braya, Fernald's Braya fernaldii NLMay 20001
[]    ↑ Buffalograss Buchloë dactyloides SK MBNovember 20011
∆    ↔ Coffee-tree, Kentucky Gymnocladus dioicus ONNovember 20001
∆    ↔ Colicroot Aletris farinosa ONNovember 20001
∆  Corydalis, Scouler's Corydalis scouleri BCMay 20011
∆  Daisy, Lakeside Hymenoxys herbacea ONMay 20021
∆    ↔ Deerberry Vaccinium stamineum ONNovember 20001
∆  Fern, Lemmon's Holly Polystichum lemmonii BCMay 20031
∆  Fern, Mountain Holly Polystichum scopulinum BC QC NLMay 2005**
[]    ↔ Gentian, Plymouth Sabatia kennedyana NSMay 20001
∆    ↑ Gentian, Victorin's Gentianopsis virgata ssp. victorinii QCMay 20041
[]    ↔ Golden Crest Lophiola aurea NSMay 20001
∆    ↔ Goldenseal Hydrastis canadensis ONMay 20001
[]+   ↔ Greenbrier, Round-leaved Smilax rotundifoliaGreat Lakes Plains populationONMay 20011
∆    ↑ Hackberry, Dwarf Celtis tenuifolia ONNovember 20031
∆    ↑ Hoptree, Common Ptelea trifoliata ONNovember 20021
∆    ↑ Hyacinth, Wild Camassia scilloides ONMay 20021
∆  Iris, Dwarf Lake Iris lacustris ONNovember 2004**
∆    ↔ Jacob's-ladder, Van Brunt's Polemonium vanbruntiae QCNovember 20021
∆  Lily, Lyall's Mariposa Calochortus lyallii BCMay 20011
∆    ↑ Meadowfoam, Macoun's Limnanthes macounii BCNovember 2004**
[]    ↔ Mosquito-fern, Mexican Azolla mexicana BCMay 20001
∆+  ↓ Mouse-ear-cress, Slender Halimolobos virgata AB SKMay 20001
∆    ↑ Orchid, Phantom Cephalanthera austiniae BCMay 20001
∆  Paintbrush, Cliff Castilleja rupicola BCMay 2005**
∆  Phlox, Showy Phlox speciosa ssp. occidentalis BCNovember 2004**
[]+   ↔ Prairie-clover, Hairy Dalea villosa var. villosa SK MBMay 20001
[]    ↔ Redroot Lachnanthes caroliana NSMay 20001
∆    ↑ Rue-anemone, False Enemion biternatum ONMay 2005**
∆  Sanicle, Purple Sanicula bipinnatifida BCMay 20011
∆  Sedge, Baikal Carex sabulosa YTMay 2005**
∆    ↑ Soapweed Yucca glauca ABMay 20001
∆    ↔ Spiderwort, Western Tradescantia occidentalis AB SK MBNovember 20021
∆  Spike-rush, Tubercled Eleocharis tuberculosa NSMay 20001
∆  Thistle, Hill's Cirsium hillii ONNovember 2004**
[]    ↔ Violet, Yellow Montane Viola praemorsa ssp. praemorsa BCMay 20001
[]    ↔ Water-pennywort Hydrocotyle umbellata NSMay 20001
∆    ↔ Water-willow, American Justicia americana ON QCMay 20001

Mosses (3)

Taxon/ Assessment DetailsCommon NameScientific NamePopulation NameRange of OccurrenceAssessment DateSARA
∆  Bryum, Porsild's Mielichhoferia macrocarpa NU BC AB NLNovember 20032b
∆  Moss, Alkaline Wing-nerved Pterygoneurum kozlovii BC SKNovember 2004**
∆  Moss, Haller's Apple Bartramia halleriana BC ABNovember 20011

Lichens (1)

Taxon/ Assessment DetailsCommon NameScientific NamePopulation NameRange of OccurrenceAssessment DateSARA
∆  Jellyskin, Flooded Leptogium rivulare MB ONMay 20041