COSEWIC assessment results with range of occurrence (by province, territory, or ocean), November 2020

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Common name (population) Taxon Status YT NT NU BC AB SK MB ON QC NB NS PE NL Arctic Ocean Pacific Ocean Atlantic Ocean
Beluga Whale (Cumberland Sound population) Mammals Endangered - - X - - - - - - - - - - X - -
Beluga Whale (Ungava Bay population) Mammals Endangered - - - - - - - - X - - - - X - X
Beluga Whale (Eastern Hudson Bay population) Mammals Threatened - - X - - - - - X - - - X X - X
Beluga Whale (Eastern High Arctic - Baffin Bay population) Mammals Special Concern - - X - - - - - - - - - - X - -
Beluga Whale (Western Hudson Bay population) Mammals Not at Risk - - X - - - X X X - - - X X - X
Beluga Whale (James Bay population) Mammals Not at Risk - - X - - - - X X - - - - - - -
Red Knot rufa subspecies (Southeastern USA / Gulf of Mexico / Caribbean wintering population) Birds Endangered - X X - X X X X X X X X X - - -
Red Knot rufa subspecies (Tierra del Fuego / Patagonia wintering population) Birds Endangered - X X - X X X X X X X X X - - -
Leach’s Storm-Petrel (Atlantic population) Birds Threatened - - - - - - - - X X X X X - - X
Lesser Yellowlegs Birds Threatened X X X X X X X X X X X X X - - -
Red Knot roselaari subspecies Birds Threatened X - - X - - - - - - - - - - - -
Canada Warbler Birds Special Concern X X - X X X X X X X X X - - - -
Red Knot rufa subspecies (Northeastern South America wintering population) Birds Special Concern - X X - X X X X X X X X X - - -
Red Knot islandica subspecies Birds Not at Risk - X X - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Chinook Salmon (Lower Fraser, Ocean, Summer population) Fishes Endangered - - - X - - - - - - - - - - X -
Chinook Salmon (South Thompson, Stream, Summer 1.3 population) Fishes Endangered - - - X - - - - - - - - - - X -
Chinook Salmon (Lower Thompson, Stream, Spring population) Fishes Endangered - - - X - - - - - - - - - - X -
Chinook Salmon (East Vancouver Island, Ocean, Summer population) Fishes Endangered - - - X - - - - - - - - - - X -
Northern Brook Lamprey (Saskatchewan - Nelson River populations) Fishes Endangered - - - - - - X - - - - - - - - -
Steelhead Trout (Thompson River population) Fishes Endangered - - - X - - - - - - - - - - X -
Steelhead Trout (Chilcotin River population) Fishes Endangered - - - X - - - - - - - - - - X -
Chinook Salmon (Southern Mainland Boundary Bay, Ocean, Fall population) Fishes Threatened - - - X - - - - - - - - - - X -
Chinook Salmon (West Vancouver Island, Ocean, Fall (South) population) Fishes Threatened - - - X - - - - - - - - - - X -
Chinook Salmon (West Vancouver Island, Ocean, Fall (Nootka & Kyuquot) population) Fishes Threatened - - - X - - - - - - - - - - X -
Yelloweye Rockfish (Pacific Ocean outside waters population) Fishes Threatened - - - X - - - - - - - - - - X -
Yelloweye Rockfish (Pacific Ocean inside waters population) Fishes Threatened - - - X - - - - - - - - - - X -
Chinook Salmon (East Vancouver Island, Ocean, Fall population) Fishes Special Concern - - - X - - - - - - - - - - X -
Northern Brook Lamprey (Great Lakes - Upper St. Lawrence populations) Fishes Special Concern - - - - - - - X X - - - - - - -
Silver Lamprey (Great Lakes - Upper St. Lawrence populations) Fishes Special Concern - - - - - - - X X - - - - - - -
Silver Lamprey (Saskatchewan - Nelson River populations) Fishes Special Concern - - - - - - X X - - - - - - - -
Chinook Salmon (East Vancouver Island, Ocean, Fall (EVI + SFj) population) Fishes Not at Risk - - - X - - - - - - - - - - X -
Chinook Salmon (West Vancouver Island, Ocean, Fall (WVI + WQCI) population) Fishes Data Deficient - - - X - - - - - - - - - - X -
Chinook Salmon (South Coast - Southern Fjords, Ocean, Fall population) Fishes Data Deficient - - - X - - - - - - - - - - X -
Chinook Salmon (South Coast - Georgia Strait, Ocean, Fall population) Fishes Data Deficient - - - X - - - - - - - - - - X -
Silver Lamprey (Southern Hudson Bay - James Bay populations) Fishes Data Deficient - - - - - - X - - - - - - - - -
Davis's Shieldback Arthropods Threatened - - - - - - - X - - - - - - - -
Aweme Borer Arthropods Data Deficient - - - - - X X X - - - - - - - -
Maleberry Vascular Plants Endangered - - - - - - - - - - X - - - - -
Deerberry Vascular Plants Threatened - - - - - - - X - - - - - - - -
Green-scaled Willow Vascular Plants Threatened - - - - - - - - X - - - - - - -


Meeting date: December 4, 2020

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The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) is an independent advisory panel to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada that meets twice a year to assess the status of wildlife species at risk of extinction. Members are wildlife biology experts from academia, government, non-governmental organizations and the private sector responsible for designating wildlife species in danger of disappearing from Canada.

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