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Recovery Strategy for the Eastern Sand Darter

3. References

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List of personal communications

Audet, Geneviève. Société de conservation et d'aménagement du bassin de la rivière Châteauguay (SCABRIC).

Banville, Daniel. Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune, Secteur Faune Québec, Direction du développement de la faune.

Bernard, Marcel. Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune, Secteur Faune Québec, Direction du développement de la faune.

Ferguson , M. Zoologist, Nongame and Natural Heritage Program. Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife. Electronic mail to K. Vlasman, Subject: Vermont – eastern sand darter status. April 15, 2005.

Fisher, B. Nongame Aquatic Biologist, Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Electronic mail to K. Vlasman, Subject: eastern sand darter. April 7 2005.

Garceau, Steve. Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune, Secteur Faune Québec, Direction de l’aménagement de la faune de la Montérégie.

Mailhot, Yves. Ministère des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune, Secteur Faune Québec, Direction de l’aménagement de la faune de la Mauricie et du Centre du Québec.