Critical Habitat Descriptions in the Canada Gazette

Description of Critical Habitat of the Northern Bottlenose Whale (Hyperoodon ampullatus), Scotian Shelf Population, in the Gully Marine Protected Area

The Scotian Shelf population of the northern bottlenose whale is listed on Schedule 1 of the Species at Risk Act (SARA). The critical habitat for this population was identified in the Recovery Strategy for the Northern Bottlenose Whale (Hyperoodon ampullatus), Scotian Shelf Population, in Atlantic Canadian Waters (www.registrelep-sararegistry.gc.ca/document/doc1863f/ind_e.cfm). The recovery strategy, prepared under subsection 37(1) of SARA, was included in the SARA public registry on May 17, 2010.

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