Management plan for the Sowerby’s beaked whale (Mesoplodon bidens) in Canada: En3-5/80-2017E-PDF

"The Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) assessed the Sowerby’s Beaked Whale (Mesoplodon bidens) as Special Concern in 2006. In 2011, the Sowerby’s Beaked Whale was listed as Special Concern under the federal Species at Risk Act (SARA). The objectives of this Management Plan are to: 1) Maintain a stable Sowerby’s Beaked Whale population throughout its range in Atlantic Canadian waters and 2) Quantify and mitigate the effects of identified threats on the population"--Executive summary, p. iii.

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Title Management plan for the Sowerby’s beaked whale (Mesoplodon bidens) in Canada
Series Title Species at Risk Act, management plan series
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Plan de gestion de la baleine à bec de Sowerby (Mesoplodon bidens) au Canada. Cover title.
Date 2017.
Number of Pages iv, 46 p. :
ISBN 978-0-660-07400-9
Catalogue Number
  • En3-5/80-2017E-PDF
Subject Terms Endangered species, Whales, Nature conservation