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COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report on the Redside Dace in Canada

Acknowledgements and Authorities Contacted

Provisional, 6- and 2-month drafts of the report were prepared for cosewic by Erling Holm (Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queens Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C6), and Alan Dextrase (Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources, Box 7000, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 8M5). The Freshwater Fishes Species Specialist Subcommittee of COSEWIC carried out revision of 2-month interim and final drafts, including recommendations for status and applicability of criteria.

Numerous individuals have assisted over the last 20 years in providing documents and data that were used in this report. Some of the major contributors are A. Zammit and D. Sutherland (Natural Heritage Information Centre); J. Clayton, D. Lawrie, B. Graham, and S. Jarvie (Toronto Region Conservation Authority); J. Andersen (Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority); L. Stanfield, M. Malhiot, A. Timmerman, S. Gibson, G. Cull, A. McKee, M. Heaton, K. Mott, L. Norminton, P. Davids (OMNR); S. Laframboise and B. Coad (Canadian Museum of Nature); J. Weise, N. Mandrak, S. Staton, and J. Barnucz (Fisheries and Oceans Canada); G. Coker (Cam Portt and Associates); R. Steedman, D. Martin-Downs and G. Wichert (formerly at the University of Toronto); B. Morrison, L. Grewal and J. Clayton (Credit Valley Conservation); M. Sabaj (Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia); C. Wilson and C. Reaume (Trent University); R. Daniels (New York State Museum); D. Carlson (New York State Department of Environmental Conservation); T. Coon (Michigan State University); C. Johnston (Auburn University); C. Ethier and L. Richardson (Grand River Conservation Authority); G. Senior (Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority); D. Clark (Ecotec Ltd), K. McIlwrick, S. Watson-Leung and K. Barrett (Halton Conservation); D. Featherstone (Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority); B. Duncan and S. Wiseman (Hamilton Region Conservation Authority); E. Kott (Wilfrid Laurier University); D. Forder and C. Weidenfelder (Ontario Streams); W. King (LGL Limited); T. Warren (Sir Sanford Fleming College); M. Ruthven and D. Parks (AMEC Earth and Environmental Ltd.); J. Lane (Dillon Consulting); P. Anderson (Natural Resources Information Solutions); R. Bilz (FRI Limited). The manuscript has benefited from the input of seven anonymous reviewers.

Funding was provided by the Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment Canada

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