Critical Habitat Orders

Critical Habitat of the Misty Lake Lentic Threespine Stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) Order

The Misty Lake Lentic Threespine Stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) and the Misty Lake Lotic Threespine Stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus) [hereafter referred to as the Misty Lake Sticklebacks] are freshwater fishes that are restricted to a single lake-stream complex on northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia. In November 2006, the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) assessed the status of the Misty Lake Sticklebacks and classified the species as endangered. In April 2012, the Misty Lake Sticklebacks were listed as endangered in Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Species at Risk Act (SARA).


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SARA Directorate
Department of Fisheries and Oceans
200 Kent St.
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0E6
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