Wildlife species assessments (short version)

Wildlife species are sorted according to current status and then by taxonomic group. Previous status is shown when applicable*.
Status
April 2017
Taxonomic groupCommon name (population)Previous status and date
of previous assessment
Range of occurrence in Canada
ExtinctMammalsAtlantic Walrus (Nova Scotia - Newfoundland - Gulf of St Lawrence population)Extirpated
May 2000
QC NB PE NS NL
Atlantic Ocean
EndangeredMammalsCaribou (Eastern Migratory population)Not applicableMB ON QC NL
EndangeredMammalsOrd's Kangaroo RatEndangered
April 2006
AB SK
EndangeredBirdsBurrowing OwlEndangered
April 2006
BC AB SK MB
EndangeredFishesChinook Salmon (Okanagan population)Threatened
April 2006
BC
Pacific Ocean
EndangeredFishesLake Sturgeon (Western Hudson Bay populations)Endangered
November 2006
SK MB
EndangeredFishesLake Sturgeon (Saskatchewan - Nelson River populations)Not applicableAB SK MB ON
EndangeredFishesShortnose CiscoEndangered
May 2005
ON
EndangeredMolluscsEastern Banded TigersnailNot applicableON
EndangeredVascular PlantsButternutEndangered
November 2003
ON QC NB
ThreatenedBirdsLark BuntingNot applicableAB SK MB
ThreatenedFishesLake Sturgeon (Great Lakes - Upper St. Lawrence populations)Threatened
November 2006
ON QC
ThreatenedVascular PlantsSpotted WintergreenEndangered
May 2000
ON QC
Special ConcernMammalsAtlantic Walrus (High Arctic population)Not applicableNU
Arctic Ocean
Special ConcernMammalsAtlantic Walrus (Central / Low Arctic population)Not applicableNU MB QC NL
Arctic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Special ConcernBirdsHarris's SparrowNot applicableNT NU AB SK MB ON
Special ConcernBirdsRusty BlackbirdSpecial Concern
April 2006
YT NT NU BC AB SK MB ON QC NB PE NS NL
Special ConcernReptilesBullsnakeData Deficient
May 2002
AB SK
Special ConcernFishesDeepwater Sculpin (Waterton Lake population)Not applicableAB
Special ConcernFishesDeepwater Sculpin (Great Lakes - Upper St. Lawrence populations)Special Concern
April 2006
ON QC
Special ConcernFishesLake Sturgeon (Southern Hudson Bay - James Bay populations)Special Concern
November 2006
MB ON QC
Special ConcernFishesShortfin Mako (Atlantic population)Threatened
April 2006
QC NB PE NS NL
Atlantic Ocean
Special ConcernMolluscsEastern PondmusselEndangered
April 2007
ON
Special ConcernVascular PlantsAnticosti AsterThreatened
May 2000
QC NB
Special ConcernVascular PlantsLong's BulrushSpecial Concern
April 1994
NS
Special ConcernMossesRusty Cord-mossEndangered
November 2004
BC SK
Not at RiskFishesDeepwater Sculpin (Western Hudson Bay populations)Not applicableSK
Not at RiskFishesDeepwater Sculpin (Western Arctic populations)Not applicableNT AB SK
Not at RiskFishesDeepwater Sculpin (Saskatchewan - Nelson River populations)Not applicableMB ON
Not at RiskMolluscsWestern Banded TigersnailNot applicableBC
Not at RiskVascular PlantsAnnual Saltmarsh AsterSpecial Concern
April 1992
QC NB PE
Data DeficientFishesDeepwater Sculpin (Southern Hudson Bay - James Bay populations)Not applicableON
Data DeficientArthropodsColumbia Dune MothNot applicableBC

*The reports on Prairie Skink (Plestiodon septentrionalis), Acuteleaf Small Limestone Moss (Seligeria acutifolia), and Porsild’s Bryum (Haplodontium macrocarpum) were withdrawn to allow inclusion of recent information. These wildlife species will be re-considered by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) in November 2017.

28/04/2017