Consultation Documents

Information Summary for Consultations on the Proposed Listing of Basking Shark (Atlantic Population) as “Special Concern” Under the Species at Risk Act (SARA)

As part of the consultation process, the Government of Canada would like to hear your comments on the potential impacts of listing Basking Shark (Cetorhinus maximus) as “special concern” under the Species at Risk Act (SARA). Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) has prepared this summary to provide information on the state of Basking Sharks in Atlantic Canada.

Consultation period: 2010-12-15 to 2011-02-15

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Species at Risk Management Division
Maritimes Region
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
1 Challenger Drive
Dartmouth, NS
B2Y 4A2
Tel: 866-891-0771
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Related Species

1 Please note that this species is not considered to be at risk under SARA, but related documents are included in the Public Registry as a result of the species previously being included or associated with a document of a species at risk.

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