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Views: 162
Last Modified

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...


Views: 38
Last Modified

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...


Views: 252
Last Modified

September 11, 2014

Description

Sets out the government’s vision, guiding principles, goals, objectives and success indicators for management of the province's fishery resources. It what the government will do to manage Alberta's fish resources for conservation and sustainable use. It covers the basics of day-to-day fisheries...


Views: 232
Last Modified

September 1, 2014

Description

The Athabasca rainbow trout, a small salmonid native to small streams and rivers of the upper Athabasca watershed, is listed as Threatened in Alberta. The goal of this recovery plan is to increase the number of Athabasca rainbow trout populations in low risk categories by a minimum of 10 per cent...


Views: 95
Last Modified

July 1, 2014

Description

This wildlife status report looks at brassy minnow, which is found in is three disjunct subpopulations in Alberta: The Milk River drainage in southeastern Alberta; Musreau Lake in the Peace River basin in northwestern Alberta; and in the Athabasca River near Ft. McMurray in northeastern Alberta....


Views: 76
Last Modified

January 1, 2014

Description

The stonecat, a small, bottom-dwelling fish that only occurs in one river system in Alberta, is listed as Threatened in Alberta. The goal of this recovery plan is to protect and maintain self-sustaining populations of the stonecat within its current range in the Milk River. The plan provides...


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Last Modified

January 1, 2014

Description

The shortjaw cisco, a freshwater fish that occurs at relatively low densities in lakes across central Canada, is listed as Threatened in Alberta. The goal of this recovery plan is to maintain a self-sustaining population of shortjaw cisco in Barrow Lake, Alberta over the long term. The plan...


Views: 78
Last Modified

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...


Views: 116
Last Modified

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...


Views: 182
Last Modified

March 1, 2012

Description

The bull trout, the provincial fish of Alberta, is a native species that occurs in all of the major river basins of the province. It has been designated a Species of Special Concern because of the declines in distribution and abundance, as well as continued threats from habitat alteration and...