Gaspé shrew (Sorex gaspensis) COSEWIC assessment and status report
Official title: COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Gaspé shrew in Canada COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report on the Gaspé Shrew Sorex gaspensis in Canada
Table of contents
- COSEWIC Assessment Summary
- COSEWIC Executive Summary
- Species Information
- Population Sizes and Trends
- Limiting Factors and Threats
- Special Significance of the Species
- Existing Protection or Other Status Designations
- Technical Summary
- Acknowledgements and Authorities Contacted
- Information Sources
- Biographical Summary of Report Writers
- Collections Examined
Not At Risk 2006
Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada
Comité sur la situation des espèces en péril au Canada
COSEWIC status reports are working documents used in assigning the status of wildlife species suspected of being at risk. This report may be cited as follows:
COSEWIC 2006. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the Gaspé shrew Sorex gaspensis in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vii + 22 pp.
Scott, F.W. 1988. COSEWIC status report on the Gaspé shrew Sorex gaspensis in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. 1-19 pp.
This status report includes information on both Gaspé shrew (sorex gaspensis) and Long-tailed shrew (sorex dispar). However, only Gaspé shrew was assessed by COSEWIC.
COSEWIC would like to acknowledge David Anthony Kirk and Jennie L. Pearce for writing the update status report on the Gaspé shrew Sorex gaspensis,prepared under contract with Environment Canada, and overseen and edited by Mark Brigham, Co-chair (Terrestrial Mammals), COSEWIC Terrestrial Mammals Species Specialist Subcommittee.
Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur la musaraigne de Gaspé(Sorex gaspensis) au Canada – Mise à jour.
Gaspé shrew -- Painting by Nancy Halliday from Kays and Wilson’s Mammals of Nature America, ©Princeton University Press (2002).
©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2006
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