Critical Habitat Orders

Critical Habitat of the Harbour Seal Lacs des Loups Marins subspecies (Phoca vitulina mellonae) Order

The Harbour Seal, Lacs des Loups Marins subspecies (hereinafter referred to as Lacs des Loups Marins Harbour Seal), is a population endemic to Quebec, living exclusively in freshwater in a group of lakes and rivers located 250 km east of Hudson Bay in Nunavik. The population size is unknown, but it is estimated at between 50 and 600 individuals.


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