Search Aquatic Species at Risk

The following table is a non-exhaustive list of aquatic species at risk found in Canadian waters. Some species are already protected under the Species at Risk Act (SARA) while some are under consideration for addition to the Act.

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Aquatic Species at Risk found in Canadian waters
Species Name Species Group Region(s) / Province(s) / Territory(s)
Details for Acadian Redfish
Acadian Redfish (Atlantic population)
Sebastes fasciatus
Fishes (marine/anadromous) New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Prince Edward island, Quebec
Details for Atlantic Bluefin Tuna
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna – Western Atlantic Population
Thunnus thynnus
Fishes (marine/anadromous) New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador
Details for American Eel
American Eel
Anguilla rostrata
Fishes (Freshwater), Fishes (marine/anadromous) Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador
Details for American Plaice
American Plaice (Maritime Population)
Hippoglossoides platessoides
Fishes (marine/anadromous) New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec
Details for American Plaice
American Plaice (Newfoundland and Labrador Population)
Hippoglossoides platessoides
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Newfoundland and Labrador
Details for Arctic Cod (Arctic Lakes populations)
Atlantic Cod (Arctic Lakes population)
Gadus morhua
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Nunavut
Details for Atlantic Cod (Laurentian North)
Atlantic Cod (Laurentian North population)
Gadus morhua
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec
Details for Atlantic Cod (Laurentian South)
Atlantic Cod (Laurentian South population)
Gadus morhua
Fishes (marine/anadromous) New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward island, Quebec
Details for Atlantic Cod (Newfoundland and Labrador)
Atlantic Cod (Newfoundland and Labrador)
Gadus morhua
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Newfoundland and Labrador
Details for Atlantic Cod (Southern Population)
Atlantic Cod (Southern Population)
Gadus morhua
Fishes (marine/anadromous) New Brunswick, Nova Scotia
Details for Atlantic Mud-Piddock
Atlantic Mud-Piddock
Barnea truncata
Molluscs Maritimes
Details for Atlantic Salmon (Anticosti Island population)
Atlantic Salmon (Anticosti Island population)
Salmo salar
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Quebec
Details for Atlantic Salmon (Eastern Cape Breton Designatable Unit)
Atlantic Salmon (Eastern Cape Breton Designatable Unit)
Salmo salar
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Atlantic Ocean – Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
Details for Atlantic Salmon (Gaspé-Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence population - DU12)
Atlantic Salmon (Gaspé-Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence population - DU12)
Salmo salar
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Maritimes, Quebec
Details for Atlantic Salmon (Inner Bay of Fundy)
Atlantic Salmon (Inner Bay of Fundy)
Salmo salar
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Maritimes
Details for Atlantic Salmon (Inner St. Lawrence population)
Atlantic Salmon (Inner St. Lawrence population)
Salmo salar
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Quebec
Details for Atlantic Salmon (Outer Bay of Fundy Designatable Unit)
Atlantic Salmon (Outer Bay of Fundy Designatable Unit)
Salmo salar
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Atlantic Ocean – New Brunswick
Details for Atlantic Salmon (South Newfoundland population)
Atlantic Salmon (South Newfoundland population)
Salmo salar
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Newfoundland
Details for Atlantic Salmon (Southern Uplands Designatable Unit)
Atlantic Salmon (Southern Uplands Designatable Unit)
Salmo salar
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Atlantic Ocean – Nova Scotia
Details for Atlantic Salmon (Quebec Eastern North Shore population)
Atlantic Salmon (Quebec Eastern North Shore population)
Salmo salar
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Quebec
Details for Atlantic Salmon (Quebec Western North Shore population – DU8))
Atlantic Salmon (Quebec Western North Shore population – DU8)
Salmo salar
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Quebec
Details for Atlantic Salmon (Quebec Western North Shore population)
Atlantic Sturgeon (Maritimes population)
Acipenser oxyrinchus
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Atlantic Canada
Details for Atlantic Salmon (Quebec Western North Shore population)
Atlantic Sturgeon (St. Lawrence populations)
Acipenser oxyrinchus
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Quebec, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador
Details for Atlantic Walrus (Northwest Atlantic)
Atlantic Walrus (Northwest Atlantic)
Odobenus rosmarus
Marine Mammal Gulf, Maritimes, Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec
Details for Atlantic Whitefish
Atlantic Whitefish
Coregonus huntsmani
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Maritimes
Details for Atlantic Wolffish
Atlantic Wolffish
Anarhichas lupus
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Newfoundland and Labrador
Details for Banded Killifish (Newfoundland)
Banded Killifish (Newfoundland)
Fundulus diaphanus
Fishes (Freshwater) Newfoundland and Labrador
Details for Basking Shark (Pacific)
Basking Shark (Pacific population)
Cetorhinus maximus
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Pacific
Details for Beluga Whale (Cumberland Sound)
Beluga Whale (Cumberland Sound)
Delphinapterus leucas
Marine Mammal Nunavut
Details for Beluga Whale (Eastern High Arctic/Baffin Bay)
Beluga Whale (Eastern High Arctic - Baffin Bay population)
Delphinapterus leucas
Marine Mammal Nunavut
Details for Beluga Whale (E Hudson Bay)
Beluga Whale (Eastern Hudson Bay)
Delphinapterus leucas
Marine Mammal Nunavut, Quebec
Details for Beluga Whale (St. Lawrence River)
Beluga Whale (St. Lawrence Estuary population)
Delphinapterus leucas
Marine Mammal Quebec
Details for Beluga Whale (Ungava Bay)
Beluga Whale (Ungava Bay)
Delphinapterus leucas
Marine Mammal Quebec
Details for Beluga Whale (Western Hudson Bay population)
Beluga Whale (Western Hudson Bay population)
Delphinapterus leucas
Marine Mammal Nunavut, Manitoba, Ontario
Details for Bering Cisco
Bering Cisco
Coregonus laurettae
Fishes (Freshwater) Pacific
Details for Bigmouth Buffalo (Saskatchewan - Nelson River population)
Bigmouth Buffalo (Saskatchewan - Nelson River population)
Ictiobus cyprinellus
Fishes (Freshwater) Saskatchewan, Manitoba
Details for Black Redhorse
Black Redhorse
Moxostoma duquesnii
Fishes (Freshwater) Ontario
Details for Blackstripe Topminnow
Blackstripe Topminnow
Fundulus notatus
Fishes (Freshwater) Ontario
Details for Blue Whale (Atlantic)
Blue Whale (Atlantic population)
Balaenoptera musculus
Marine Mammal Gulf, Maritimes, Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec
Details for Blue Whale (Pacific)
Blue Whale (Pacific)
Balaenoptera musculus
Marine Mammal Pacific
Details for Bluntnose Sixgill Shark
Bluntnose Sixgill Shark
Hexanchus griseus
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Pacific
Details for Bocaccio
Bocaccio
Sebastes paucispinis
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Pacific
Details for Bowhead Whale (Eastern Canada - West Greenland population)
Bowhead Whale (Eastern Canada - West Greenland population)
Balaena mysticetus
Marine Mammal Nunavut, Quebec
Details for Bowhead Whale, (Bering Chukchi Beaufort Sea population)
Bowhead Whale (Bering-Chukchi-Beaufort population)
Balaena mysticetus
Marine Mammal Northwest Territories, Yukon, Nunavut
Details for Bridle Shiner
Bridle Shiner
Notropis bifrenatus
Fishes (Freshwater) Ontario, Quebec
Details for Brook Floater
Brook Floater
Alasmidonta varicosa
Molluscs Maritimes
Details for Bull Trout (Southcoast British Columbia populations)
Bull Trout (Southcoast British Columbia populations)
Salvelinus confluentus
Fishes (Freshwater) British Columbia
Details for Bull Trout (Saskatchewan-Nelson Rivers populations)
Bull Trout (Saskatchewan-Nelson Rivers populations)
Salvelinus confluentus
Fishes (Freshwater) Alberta
Details for Bull Trout (Western Arctic populations)
Bull Trout (Western Arctic populations)
Salvelinus confluentus
Fishes (Freshwater) Northwest Territories, British Columbia, Alberta, Yukon
Details for Canary Rockfish
Canary Rockfish
Sebastes pinniger
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Pacific
Details for Carmine Shiner
Carmine Shiner
Notropis percobromus
Fishes (Freshwater) Manitoba
Details for Channel Darter
Channel Darter
Percina copelandi
Fishes (Freshwater) Ontario, Quebec
Details for Chinook Salmon (Okanagan population)
Chinook Salmon (Okanagan population)
Oncorhynchus tshawytscha
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Pacific
Details for Coastrange Sculpin (Cultus population)
Coastrange Sculpin (Cultus population)
Cottus aleuticus
Fishes (Freshwater) Pacific
Details for Coho Salmon (Int Fraser River)
Coho Salmon (Interior Fraser River)
Oncorhynchus kisutch
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Pacific
Details for Columbia Sculpin
Columbia Sculpin
Cottus hubbsi
Fishes (Freshwater) Pacific
Details for Copper Redhorse
Copper Redhorse
Moxostoma hubbsi
Fishes (Freshwater) Quebec
Details for Cusk
Cusk
Brosme brosme
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Maritimes, Newfoundland and Labrador
Details for Cusk
Cutlip Minnow
Exoglossum maxillingua
Fishes (Freshwater) Quebec, Ontario
Deepwater Redfish (Gulf of St. Lawrence and Laurentian Channel population)
Deepwater Redfish (Gulf of St. Lawrence and Laurentian Channel population)
Sebastes mentella
Fishes (marine/anadromous) New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward island, Quebec
Deepwater Redfish (Northern population)
Deepwater Redfish (Northern population)
Sebastes mentella
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Nunavut, Newfoundland and Labrador
Details for Deepwater Sculpin (Great Lakes - Western St. Lawrence)
Deepwater Sculpin (Great Lakes - Western St. Lawrence populations)
Myoxocephalus thompsonii
Fishes (Freshwater) Ontario, Quebec
Details for Dolly Varden (Western Arctic populations)
Dolly Varden (Western Arctic populations)
Salvelinus malma
Fishes (Freshwater), Fishes (marine/anadromous) Yukon, Northwest Territories
Details for Dwarf Wedgemussel
Dwarf Wedgemussel
Alasmidonta heterodon
Molluscs Maritimes
Details for Eastern Pondmussel
Eastern Pondmussel
Ligumia nasuta
Molluscs Ontario
Details for Eastern Sand Darter (Ontario populations)
Eastern Sand Darter (Ontario populations)
Ammocrypta pellucida
Fishes (Freshwater) Ontario
Eastern Sand Darter (Quebec populations)
Eastern Sand Darter (Quebec populations)
Ammocrypta pellucida
Fishes (Freshwater) Quebec
Details for Enos Lake Benthic Threespine Stickleback
Enos Lake Benthic Threespine Stickleback
Gasterosteus aculeatus
Fishes (Freshwater) British Columbia
Details for Enos Lake Limnetic Threespine Stickleback
Enos Lake Limnetic Threespine Stickleback
Gasterosteus aculeatus
Fishes (Freshwater) British Columbia
Details for Eulachon (Central Pacific Coast population)
Eulachon
Thaleichthys pacificus
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Pacific
Details for Eulachon (Pacific Population)
Eulachon (Pacific population)
Thaleichthys pacificus
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Pacific
Details for Eulachon (Nass/Skeena Rivers population)
Eulachon (Nass/Skeena Rivers population)
Thaleichthys pacificus
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Pacific
Details for Fawnsfoot
Fawnsfoot
Truncilla donaciformis
Molluscs Ontario
Details for Fin Whale (Atlantic)
Fin Whale (Atlantic)
Balaenoptera physalus
Marine Mammal Quebec
Details for Fin Whale (Pacific)
Fin Whale (Pacific)
Balaenoptera physalus
Marine Mammal Pacific
Giant Threespine Stickleback
Giant Threespine Stickleback
Gasterosteus aculeatus
Fishes (freshwater) British Columbia
Grass Pickerel
Grass Pickerel
Esox americanus vermiculatus
Fishes (Freshwater) Ontario, Quebec
Details for Gravel Chub
Gravel Chub
Erimystax x-punctatus
Fishes (Freshwater) Ontario
Details for Green Sturgeon
Green Sturgeon
Acipenser medirostris
Fishes (Freshwater), Fishes (marine/anadromous) Pacific
Details for Grey Whale (Atlantic)
Grey Whale (Atlantic population)
Eschirichtius robustus
Marine Mammal Maritimes, Newfoundland and Labrador
Details for Grey Whale (Eastern North Pacific population)
Grey Whale (Eastern North Pacific population)
Eschirichtius robustus
Marine Mammal Pacific
Details for Harbour Porpoise (Northwest Atlantic population)
Harbour Porpoise (Northwest Atlantic population)
Phocoena phocoena
Marine Mammal Gulf, Maritimes, Newfoundland and Labrador
Details for Harbour Porpoise (Pacific Ocean population)
Harbour Porpoise (Pacific Ocean population)
Phocoena phocoena
Marine Mammal Pacific
Harbour Seal Lacs des Loups Marins subspecies
Harbour Seal Lacs des Loups Marins subspecies
Phoca vitulina mellonae
Marine Mammal Quebec
Details for Hickorynut
Hickorynut
Obovaria olivaria
Molluscs Ontario, Quebec
Details for Hotwater Physa
Hotwater Physa
Physella wrighti
Molluscs Pacific
Details for Humpback Whale (N Pac)
Humpback Whale (North Pacific Population)
Megaptera novaeangliae
Marine Mammal Pacific
Details for Kidneyshell
Kidneyshell
Ptychobranchus fasciolaris
Molluscs Ontario
Details for Killer Whale (Northeast Pacific transient population)
Killer Whale (Northeast Pacific transient population)
Orcinus orca
Marine Mammal Pacific
Details for Killer Whale (Northwest Atlantic / Eastern Arctic population)
Killer Whale (Northwest Atlantic / Eastern Arctic population)
Orcinus orca
Marine Mammal Nunavut, Manitoba, Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia
Details for Killer Whale (Northeast Pacific northern resident population)
Killer Whale (Northeast Pacific northern resident population)
Orcinus orca
Marine Mammal Pacific
Details for Killer Whale (Northeast Pacific offshore population)
Killer Whale (Northeast Pacific offshore population)
Orcinus orca
Marine Mammal Pacific
Details for Killer Whale (Northeast pacific southern resident population)
Killer Whale (Northeast Pacific southern resident population)
Orcinus orca
Marine Mammal Pacific
Details for Lake Chubsucker
Lake Chubsucker
Erimyzon sucetta
Fishes (Freshwater) Ontario
Details for Lake Sturgeon (Great Lakes – Upper St. Lawrence populations)
Lake Sturgeon (Great Lakes – Upper St. Lawrence populations)
Acipenser fulvescens
Fishes (Freshwater) Ontario, Quebec
Details for Lake Sturgeon (Lake of the Woods – Rainy River populations)
Lake Sturgeon (Lake of the Woods – Rainy River populations)
Acipenser fulvescens
Fishes (Freshwater) Ontario
Details for Lake Sturgeon (Nelson River populations)
Lake Sturgeon (Nelson River populations)
Acipenser fulvescens
Fishes (Freshwater) Manitoba
Details for Lake Sturgeon (Red-Assiniboine River - Lake Winnipeg populations)
Lake Sturgeon (Red-Assiniboine River - Lake Winnipeg populations)
Acipenser fulvescens
Fishes (Freshwater) Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario
Details for Lake Sturgeon (Saskatchewan River)
Lake Sturgeon (Saskatchewan River)
Acipenser fulvescens
Fishes (Freshwater) Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba
Details for Lake Sturgeon (Southern Hudson Bay - James Bay populations)
Lake Sturgeon (Southern Hudson Bay - James Bay populations)
Acipenser fulvescens
Fishes (Freshwater) Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec
Details for Lake Sturgeon (Western Hudson Bay)
Lake Sturgeon (Western Hudson Bay)
Acipenser fulvescens
Fishes (Freshwater) Saskatchewan, Manitoba
Details for Lake Sturgeon (Winnipeg River - English River populations)
Lake Sturgeon (Winnipeg River - English River populations)
Acipenser fulvescens
Fishes (Freshwater) Manitoba, Ontario
Leatherback Turtle
Leatherback Sea Turtle (Canadian Pacific population)
Dermochelys coriacea
Pelagics Pacific
Leatherback Turtle
Leatherback Sea Turtle (Atlantic population)
Dermochelys coriacea
Pelagics Atlantic
Lilliput
Lilliput
Toxolasma parvum
Molluscs Ontario
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Caretta caretta
Reptiles Atlantic Ocean – Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland, Quebec
Details for Longspine Thonyhead
Longspine Thornyhead
Sebastolobus altivelis
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Pacific
Details for Mapleleaf (Great Lakes- St. Lawrence population)
Mapleleaf Mussel (Great Lakes - Western St. Lawrence population)
Quadrula quadrula
Molluscs Ontario
Details for Mapleleaf Mussel (Saskatchewan-Nelson population)
Mapleleaf Mussel (Saskatchewan-Nelson population)
Quadrula quadrula
Molluscs Manitoba
Details for Misty Lake Stickleback (Lentic form)
Misty Lake Stickleback (Lentic form)
Gasterosteus aculeatus
Fishes (Freshwater) British Columbia
Details for Misty Lake Stickleback (Lotic form)
Misty Lake Stickleback (Lotic form)
Gasterosteus aculeatus
Fishes (Freshwater) British Columbia
Details for Mountain Sucker (Milk River populations)
Mountain Sucker (Milk River populations)
Catostomus platyrhynchus
Fishes (Freshwater) Alberta, Saskatchewan
Details for Mountain Sucker (Pacific populations)
Mountain Sucker (Pacific populations)
Catostomus platyrhynchus
Fishes (Freshwater) British Columbia
Details for Narwhal
Narwhal
Monodon monoceros
Marine Mammal Nunavut
Details for Nooksack Dace
Nooksack Dace
Rhinichthys cataractae ssp.
Fishes (Freshwater) Pacific
Details for North Atlantic Right Whale
North Atlantic Right Whale
Eubalaena glacialis
Marine Mammal Gulf, Maritimes, Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec
Details for North Pacific Right Whale
North Pacific Right Whale
Eubalaena japonica
Marine Mammal Pacific
Details for North Pacific Spiny Dogfish
North Pacific Spiny Dogfish
Squalus suckleyi
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Pacific
Details for Northern Abalone
Northern Abalone
Haliotis kamtschatkana
Molluscs Pacific
Details for Northern Bottlenose Whale (Scotian Shelf)
Northern Bottlenose Whale (Scotian Shelf)
Hyperoodon ampullatus
Marine Mammal Atlantic Ocean
Details for Northern Brook Lamprey (Great Lakes - Upper St. Lawrence)
Northern Brook Lamprey (Great Lakes - Upper St. Lawrence)
Ichthyomyzon fossor
Fishes (Freshwater) Ontario, Quebec
Details for Northern Fur Seal
Northern Fur Seal
Callorhinus ursinus
Marine Mammal Pacific
Details for Northern Madtom
Northern Madtom
Noturus stigmosus
Fishes (Freshwater) Ontario
Details for Northern Riffleshell
Northern Riffleshell
Epioblasma torulosa rangiana
Molluscs Ontario
Details for Northern Wolffish
Northern Wolffish
Anarhichas denticulatus
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Nunavut, Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec, Nova Scotia
Details for Olympia Oyster
Olympia Oyster
Ostrea lurida or Ostrea conchaphila
Molluscs Pacific
Details for Paddlefish
Paddlefish
Polyodon spathula
Fishes (Freshwater) Ontario
Details for Plains Minnow
Plains Minnow
Hybognathus placitus
Fishes (Freshwater) Saskatchewan
Details for Pugnose Minnow
Pugnose Minnow
Opsopoeodus emiliae
Fishes (Freshwater) Ontario
Details for Pugnose Shiner
Pugnose shiner
Notropis anogenus
Fishes (Freshwater) Ontario
Details for Quillback Rockfish
Quillback Rockfish
Sebastes maliger
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Pacific
Details for Rainbow Mussel
Rainbow Mussel
Villosa iris
Molluscs Ontario
Details for Rainbow Smelt (Lake Utopia small-bodied population)
Rainbow Smelt (Lake Utopia small-bodied population)
Osmerus sp.
Fishes (Freshwater) Maritimes
Details for Rainbow Trout (Athabasca River populations)
Rainbow Trout (Athabasca River populations)
Oncorhynchus mykiss
Fishes (Freshwater) Alberta
Details for Rayed Bean
Rayed Bean
Villosa fabalis
Molluscs Ontario
Details for Redside Dace
Redside Dace
Clinostomus elongatus
Fishes (Freshwater) Ontario
Details for River Redhorse
River Redhorse
Moxostoma carinatum
Fishes (Freshwater) Ontario, Quebec
Details for Rocky Mountain Ridged Mussel
Rocky Mountain Ridged Mussel
Gonidea angulata
Molluscs Pacific
Details for Rocky Mountain Sculpin (Eastslope populations)
Rocky Mountain Sculpin (Eastslope populations)
Cottus bairdii
Fishes (Freshwater) Alberta
Details for Rocky Mountain Sculpin (Westslope populations)
Rocky Mountain Sculpin (Westslope populations)
Cottus bairdii
Fishes (Freshwater) Alberta
Rougheye Rockfish - Type I and II
Rougheye Rockfish - Type I & II
Sebastes aleutianus type I / Sebastes aleutianus type II
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Pacific
Roughhead Grenadier
Roughhead Grenadier
Macrourus berglax
Fishes (marine) Newfoundland and Labrador, Nunavut, Nova Scotia
Roundnose Grenadier
Roundnose Grenadier
Coryphaenoides rupestris
Fishes (marine) Newfoundland and Labrador, Nunavut, Nova Scotia
Details for Round Hickorynut
Round Hickorynut
Obovaria subrotunda
Molluscs Ontario
Details for Round Pigtoe
Round Pigtoe
Pleurobema sintoxia
Molluscs Ontario
Details for Salamander Mussel
Salamander Mussel
Simpsonaias ambigua
Molluscs Ontario
Details for Salish Sucker
Salish Sucker
Catostomus catostomus
Fishes (Freshwater) British Columbia
Details for Sea Otter
Sea Otter
Enhydra lutris
Marine Mammal Quebec, Pacific
Details for Sei Whale (Pacific)
Sei Whale (Pacific)
Balaenoptera borealis
Marine Mammal Pacific
Details for Shortfin Mako (Atlantic population)
Shortfin Mako Shark (Atlantic population)
Isurus oxyrinchus
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Maritimes, Quebec
Details for Shorthead Sculpin
Shorthead Sculpin
Cottus confusus
Fishes (Freshwater) Pacific
Details for Shortjaw Cisco
Shortjaw Cisco
Coregonus zenithicus
Fishes (Freshwater) Northwest Territories, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario
Details for Shortnose Cisco
Shortnose Cisco
Coregonus reighardi
Fishes (Freshwater) Ontario
Details for Shortnose Sturgeon
Shortnose Sturgeon
Acipenser brevirostrum
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Maritimes
Silver Chub
Silver Chub
Macrhybopsis storeriana
Fishes (Freshwater) Ontario, Manitoba
Details for Silver Chub (Great Lakes - Upper St. Lawrence populations)
Silver Chub (Great Lakes - Upper St. Lawrence populations)
Macrhybopsis storeriana
Fishes (Freshwater) Ontario
Details for Silver Lamprey (Great Lakes - Upper St. Lawrence populations)
Silver Lamprey (Great Lakes - Upper St. Lawrence populations)
Ichthyomyzon unicuspis
Fishes (Freshwater) Ontario, Quebec
Details for Silver Shiner
Silver Shiner
Notropis photogenis
Fishes (Freshwater) Ontario
Smooth Skate (Funk Island Deep Population)
Smooth Skate (Funk Island Deep Population)
Malacoraja senta
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Newfoundland and Labrador
Smooth Skate (Laurentian-Scotian Population)
Smooth Skate (Laurentian-Scotian Population)
Malacoraja senta
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia
Details for Snuffbox
Snuffbox
Epioblasma triquetra
Molluscs Ontario
Details for Sockeye Salmon (Cultus population)
Sockeye Salmon (Cultus population)
Oncorhynchus nerka
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Pacific
Details for Sockeye Salmon (Sakinaw population)
Sockeye Salmon (Sakinaw population)
Oncorhynchus nerka
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Pacific
Details for Sowerby's Beaked Whale
Sowerby's Beaked Whale
Mesoplodon bidens
Marine Mammal Maritimes, Newfoundland and Labrador
Details for Speckled Dace
Speckled Dace
Rhinichthys osculus
Fishes (Freshwater) Pacific
Details for Spotted Gar
Spotted Gar
Lepisosteus oculatus
Fishes (Freshwater) Ontario
Details for Spotted Sucker
Spotted Sucker
Minytrema melanops
Fishes (Freshwater) Ontario
Details for Spotted Wolffish
Spotted Wolffish
Anarhichas minor
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Nunavut,Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec, Nova Scotia
Details for Spring Cisco
Spring Cisco
Coregonus sp.
Fishes (Freshwater) Quebec
Details for Steller Sea Lion
Steller Sea Lion
Eumetopias jubatus
Marine Mammal Pacific
Details for Striped Bass (Bay of Fundy population)
Striped Bass (Bay of Fundy population)
Morone saxatilis
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Maritimes
Details for Striped Bass (Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence population)
Striped Bass (Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence population)
Morone saxatilis
Fishes (marine/anadromous) New Brunswick, Quebec, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia,
Details for Striped Bass (St. Lawrence River population)
Striped Bass (St. Lawrence River population)
Morone saxatilis
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Quebec
Details for Threehorn Wartyback
Thorny Skate
Amblyraja radiata
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Nunavut, Quebec, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland and Labrador
Details for Threehorn Wartyback
Threehorn Wartyback
Obliquaria reflexa
Molluscs Ontario
Details for Tope
Tope (Soupfin Shark)
Galeorhinus galeus
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Pacific
Unarmoured Threespine Stickleback
Unarmoured Threespine Stickleback
Gasterosteus aculeatus
Fishes (freshwater) British Columbia
Details for Upper Great Lakes Kiyi
Upper Great Lakes Kiyi
Coregonus kiyi kiyi
Fishes (Freshwater) Ontario
Details for Vananda Creek Benthic Threespine Stickleback
Vananda Creek Benthic Threespine Stickleback
Gasterosteus aculeatus
Fishes (Freshwater) British Columbia
Details for Vananda Creek Limnetic Threespine Stickleback
Vananda Creek Limnetic Threespine Stickleback
Gasterosteus aculeatus
Fishes (Freshwater) British Columbia
Details for Vancouver (Cowichan Lake) Lamprey
Vancouver (Cowichan Lake) Lamprey
Entosphenus macrostomus
Fishes (Freshwater) Pacific
Details for Warmouth
Warmouth
Lepomis gulosus
Fishes (Freshwater) Ontario
Details for Wavy-rayed Lampmussel
Wavy-Rayed Lampmussel
Lampsilis fasciola
Molluscs Ontario
Details for Western Brook Lamprey (Morrison Creek population)
Western Brook Lamprey (Morrison Creek population)
Lampetra richardsoni
Fishes (Freshwater) Pacific
Details for Western Silvery Minnow
Western Silvery Minnow
Hybognathus argyritis
Fishes (Freshwater) Ontario
Details for Westslope Cutthroat Trout (Alberta population)
Westslope Cutthroat Trout (Alberta population)
Oncorhynchus clarkii lewisi
Fishes (Freshwater) Alberta
Details for Westslope Cutthroat Trout (Pacific Populations)
Westslope Cutthroat Trout (Pacific Populations)
Oncorhynchus clarkii lewisi
Fishes (Freshwater) British Columbia
Details for White Hake (Atlantic and Northern Gulf of St. Lawrence)
White Hake (Atlantic and Northern Gulf of St. Lawrence)
Urophycis tenuis
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia
Details for White Hake (Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence)
White Hake (Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence)
Urophycis tenuis
Fishes (marine/anadromous) New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
Details for White Shark (Atlantic population)
White Shark (Atlantic Population)
Carcharodon carcharias
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Maritimes, Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec
Details for White Sturgeon (Lower Fraser, Upper Columbia, Upper Fraser and Upper Kootenay Designatable Units)
White Sturgeon
Acipenser transmontanus
Fishes (Freshwater) Pacific
Details for Yellow Lampmussel
Winter Skate (southern Gulf of St. Lawrence population)
Leucoraja ocellata
Fishes (marine/anadromous) New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador
Details for Yellow Lampmussel
Yellow Lampmussel
Lampsilis cariosa
Molluscs Maritimes
Details for Yelloweye Rockfish (Pacific Ocean inside and outside waters)
Yelloweye Rockfish (Pacific Ocean Inside and Outside Waters Populations)
Sebastes ruberrimus
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Pacific
Details for Yellowmouth Rockfish
Yellowmouth Rockfish
Sebastes reedi
Fishes (marine/anadromous) Pacific
Details for Umatilla Dace
Umatilla Dace
Rhinichthys umatilla
Fishes (Freshwater) Pacific
Details for Shortface Lanx
Shortface Lanx
Fisherola nuttallii
Fishes (Freshwater) Pacific
Details for Little Quarry Lake Benthic Threespine Stickleback
Little Quarry Lake Benthic Threespine Stickleback
Gasterosteus aculeatus
Fishes (Freshwater) Pacific
Details for Little Quarry Lake Limnetic Threespine Stickleback
Little Quarry Lake Limnetic Threespine Stickleback
Gasterosteus aculeatus
Fishes (Freshwater) Pacific
Details for Paxton Lake Benthic Threespine Stickleback
Paxton Lake Benthic Threespine Stickleback
Gasterosteus aculeatus
Fishes (Freshwater) Pacific
Details for Paxton Lake Limnetic Threespine Stickleback
Paxton Lake Limnetic Threespine Stickleback
Gasterosteus aculeatus
Fishes (Freshwater) Pacific