Summary of new and reviewed assessments by type of change

November 2016*
StatusNewReview of classification
in a higher risk category
Review of classification
in a lower risk category
Review of classification
changed
Review of classification
no change
Review of classification
reassigned
Review of classification
no longer at risk
Total
Extinct-------0
Extirpated-------0
Endangered23--62-13
Threatened2-3-1--6
Special Concern5-1-41-11
Not at Risk2--11-26
Data Deficient4------4
Total15341123240

Changed - Wildlife species moved to the Data Deficient category from a risk category, or to a risk category from the Data Deficient category.

Reassigned - Reassignment to a different designatable unit.

*The assessment of Caribou (Rangifer tarandus), Eastern Migratory population, was deferred until April 2017 to incorporate soon to be released new information. The review of classification of the Seaside Centipede Lichen (Heterodermia sitchensis) was completed. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) decided that a fully updated status report is required to assess the status of this wildlife species.

02/12/2016