White shark (Carcharodon carcharias) COSEWIC assessment and status report
Official title: COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report for the White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias) in Canada COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report on the White Shark Carcharodon carcharias Atlantic population Pacific population in Canada
Table of contents
- Assessment Summary
- 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 - Atlantic Population
- Technical Summary - Pacific Population
- Acknowledgements and Authorities Contacted
- Information Sources
- Biographical Summary of Report Writers
Atlantic Population – Endangered
Pacific Population – Data Deficient
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 status report on the White Shark Carcharodon carcharias(Atlantic and Pacific populations) in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vii + 31 pp.
COSEWIC would like to acknowledge R. Aidan Martin and Scott Wallace for writing the status report on the white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, (Atlantic and Pacific populations) in Canada, prepared under contract with Environment Canada. The report was overseen and edited by Mart Gross and Paul Bentzen (Co-chairs, COSEWIC Marine Fishes Species Specialist Subcommittee).
Également disponible en français sous le titre Ếvaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur le Grand requin blanc (Carcharodon carcharias) au Canada.
White Shark -- Provided by R. Aidan Martin.
©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada 2006
Catalogue No. CW69-14/507-2006E-PDF
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