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13 results found for: "Endangered species"

Audience: General Public Tags: aquatic habitats

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May 23, 2017

Description

This wildlife status report looks at the Arctic grayling, a cold-water species of fish found in boreal and foothills streams in the Athabasca, Peace and Hay river drainages. The Arctic grayling is currently considered a Species of Special Concern in Alberta. This report is part of the Alberta...


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May 13, 2015

Description

This wildlife status report looks at the pygmy whitefish, a small, slim whitefish in Alberta that has been collected in specific habitats from only two locations in the province: Upper Waterton Lake and a restricted portion of the upper Athabasca River. Recent surveys indicate that it appears to...


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March 1, 2013

Description

Rocky Mountain sculpin, a bottom-dwelling fish found in Alberta only in the Milk River basin and upper St. Mary River basin of southern Alberta, is listed as Threatened in Alberta. The goal of this recovery plan is to protect and maintain self-sustaining populations of the Rocky Mountain sculpin...


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October 1, 2012

Description

The lake sturgeon, a large freshwater fish that inhabits large rivers and lakes in Canada from the St. Lawrence estuary in Quebec, west to central Alberta and north to Hudson Bay, is listed as Endangered in Alberta. The goal of this recovery plan is to enhance and protect self-sustaining...


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August 1, 2010

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This wildlife status report looks at the bull trout, a char species native to western North America, including the major drainages of the eastern slopes of Alberta. Since the early 1900s the species has declined in both distribution and abundance due to the impact of human activities, and it...


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October 1, 2008

Description

The western silvery minnow, is a small fish species native to large plains streams in northwestern North America, is listed as Threatened in Alberta. The goal of this recovery plan is to protect and maintain a self-sustaining population of western silvery minnow within its current range in the...


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December 1, 2006

Description

This wildlife status report looks at the westslope cutthroat trout, a polytypic species of trout endemic to western North America. Populations in Alberta and British Columbia exist on the northern periphery of the species' range. Although historically a widespread species, westslope cutthroat...


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March 1, 2005

Description

This wildlife status report looks at the Arctic grayling, a cold-water species of fish found in boreal and foothills streams in the Athabasca, Peace and Hay river drainages. The Arctic grayling is currently considered a Species of Special Concern in Alberta. This report is part of the Alberta...


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April 1, 2002

Description

Alberta Sustainable Resource Development (SRD) initiated studies in to assess the distribution and relative abundance of species at risk throughout Alberta. Within the St. Mary and Milk river drainages, three fish species have been identified that are potentially at risk including St. Mary...


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March 1, 2002

Description

This wildlife status report looks at the shortjaw cisco, a freshwater fish with trout-like bodies with with larger scales than trout or salmon and no teeth on the bones of the jaw. It is listed as threatened in Canada and may be at risk in Alberta. The only verified report of shortjaw cisco in...