Response Statements

Response Statement - Spotted Gar

This species has a very limited distribution in Canada and populations are known from only three coastal wetlands of Lake Erie. Shallow vegetated habitats that are required for all life stages continue to be degraded and are at risk from invasive aquatic vegetation, removal of native vegetation, filling, dredging, and siltation.


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Contact Person(s)

Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment Canada
351 Boul St-Joseph
Gatineau, QC
K1A 0H3
Tel: 800-668-6767
Fax: 819-938-4147
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