Canadian Wildlife Species at Risk 2016: chapter 11

Table 9 - Data Deficient Category (54)

Table 9. Wildlife species considered by COSEWIC and placed in the Data Deficient category because of insufficient scientific information at the time of assessment. The range of occurrence (by province, territory or ocean) and date of last assessment are shown (54 wildlife species). Note that wildlife species in the Data Deficient category will normally only be reassessed if new information suggests that the wildlife species is at risk (Extirpated, Endangered, Threatened or Special Concern), or Extinct. Mammals (8), Birds (2), Reptiles (1), Amphibians (0), Fishes (27), Arthropods (3), Molluscs (5), Vascular Plants (4), Mosses(1), Lichens (3) Total: DATA DEFICIENT CATEGORY (54)
Taxon Assessment Details Common Name Scientific Name Population Name Range of Occurrence Assessment Date
Mammals Bat, Fringed Myotis thysanodes - BC May 2004
Mammals Bat, Keen's Long-eared Myotis keenii - BC November 2003
Mammals cougar Puma concolor couguar Eastern population ON QC NB NS April 1998
Mammals Seal, Bearded Erignathus barbatus - NT NU MB ON NL Arctic Ocean Atlantic Ocean April 2007
Mammals (no symbol) Vole, Sagebrush Lemmiscus curtatus - AB SK April 1996
Mammals (no symbol) Whale, Dwarf Sperm Kogia simus - Pacific Ocean April 1997
Mammals (no symbol) Whale, Sei Balaenoptera borealis Atlantic population Atlantic Ocean May 2003
Mammals (no symbol) Wolf, Arctic Grey Canis lupus arctos - NT NU April 1999
Birds (no symbol) Poorwill, Common Phalaenoptilus nuttallii - BC AB SK April 1993
Birds (no symbol) Tern, Forster's Sterna forsteri - BC AB SK MB ON April 1996
Reptiles (no symbol) Bullsnake Pituophis catenifer sayi - AB SK May 2002
Amphibians (no symbol) - - - - -
Fishes Buffalo, Black Ictiobus niger - ON April 2007
Fishes Catfish, Flathead Pylodictis olivaris - ON April 2008
Fishes (no symbol) Chub, Lake Couesius plumbeus Northern British Columbia Hotsprings populations BC November 2004
Fishes Cisco, Blackfin Coregonus nigripinnis - ON April 2007
Fishes Cod, Atlantic Gadus morhua Arctic Marine population Atlantic Ocean April 2010
Fishes Lamprey, Alaskan Brook Lethenteron alaskense - NT April 2006
Fishes Lamprey, Chestnut Ichthyomyzon castaneus Great Lakes - Upper St. Lawrence populations ON QC November 2010
Fishes Lamprey, Chestnut Ichthyomyzon castaneus Saskatchewan - Nelson River populations SK MB ON November 2010
Fishes Lamprey, Northern Brook Ichthyomyzon fossor Saskatchewan - Nelson population MB April 2007
Fishes (no symbol) Lamprey, Silver Ichthyomyzon unicuspis Saskatchewan - Nelson Rivers populations MB ON May 2011
Fishes Madtom, Margined Noturus insignis - ON QC May 2002
Fishes (no symbol) Plaice, American Hippoglossoides platessoides Arctic population Arctic Ocean April 2009
Fishes Prickleback, Blackline Acantholumpenus mackayi - Arctic Ocean May 2003
Fishes (no symbol) Salmon, Atlantic Salmo salar Nunavik population QC NL Atlantic Ocean November 2010
Fishes Sculpin, Fourhorn Myoxocephalus quadricornis Freshwater form NT NU NL November 2003
Fishes (no symbol) Sculpin, Spinynose Asemichthys taylori - Pacific Ocean April 1997
Fishes (no symbol) Shark, Blue Prionace glauca Pacific population Pacific Ocean April 2006
Fishes (no symbol) Shark, Brown Cat Apristurus brunneus - Pacific Ocean April 2007
Fishes (no symbol) Shark, White Carcharodon carcharias Pacific population Pacific Ocean April 2006
Fishes (no symbol) Skate, Smooth Malacoraja senta Hopedale Channel population NL Atlantic Ocean May 2012
Fishes (no symbol) Skate, Smooth Malacoraja senta Nose of the Grand Bank population NL Atlantic Ocean May 2012
Fishes (no symbol) Smelt, Longfin Spirinchus thaleichthys Pygmy populations BC November 2004
Fishes Sunfish, Redbreast Lepomis auritus - NB April 2008
Fishes (no symbol) Trout, Bull Salvelinus confluentus Upper Yukon Watershed populations YT BC November 2012
Fishes Whitefish, Lake Coregonus clupeaformis Lake Simcoe population ON May 2005
Fishes Whitefish, Lake Coregonus clupeaformis Mira River population NS November 2000
Fishes Wolffish, Bering Anarhichas orientalis - Arctic Ocean November 2002
Arthropods (no symbol) Clubtail, Riverine Stylurus amnicola Boreal population QC November 2012
Arthropods (no symbol) Clubtail, Riverine Stylurus amnicola Prairie population MB November 2012
Arthropods (no symbol) Flower Gem, Dark-banded Melaporphyria immortua - AB SK MB May 2005
Molluscs (no symbol) Capshell, Rocky Mountain Acroloxus coloradensis Eastern population ON QC November 2001
Molluscs (no symbol) Duskysnail, Squat Lyogyrus granum - NB NS November 2003
Molluscs (no symbol) Fieldslug, Evening Deroceras hesperium - BC November 2003
Molluscs Physa, Lake Winnipeg Physa sp. - MB November 2012
Molluscs (no symbol) Snail, Gatineau Tadpole Physella parkeri latchfordi - QC April 1997
Vascular Plants (no symbol) Barley, Little Hordeum pusillum - AB April 1993
Vascular Plants (no symbol) Goldenweed, Rabbit-brush Ericameria bloomeri - BC April 1997
Vascular Plants (no symbol) Pinweed, Impoverished Lechea intermedia var. depauperata - SK April 1997
Vascular Plants (no symbol) Whitlow-grass, Long-stalked Draba juvenilis - AB April 1992
Mosses (no symbol) Moss, Schleicher's Silk Entodon schleicheri - NT BC AB May 2005
Lichens Frosted Glass-whiskers Sclerophora peronella Pacific population BC November 2014
Lichens (no symbol) Lichen, Flexuous Golden Stubble Chaenotheca servitii - NS November 2002
Lichens (no symbol) Lichen, Red Oak Stubble Phaeocalicium minutissimum - QC NB November 2002
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