Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) COSEWIC assessment and status report: chapter 15

Non-legal Status and Ranksxxii

Internationally, Atlantic Salmon are listed as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (last assessed 1996). They are also ranked by the WWF on a per river basis throughout its global range, as 15% Extinct, 12% Critical, 20% Endangered, 10% Vulnerable, and 43% healthy (N = 2,005 rivers in 19 countries).


xxii Elements of this section have been copied, abstracted and/or synthesized from COSEWIC (2006a).

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