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Mountain Sucker (Pacific populations)

Consultation Summary

In April 2010, the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) assessed Mountain Sucker (Pacific populations) as Special Concern. This species is being considered for listing as Special Concern under the Species at Risk Act (SARA).

Regional consultations were conducted to gather public feedback on this potential listing under SARA. Regional consultations were held online from November 4th to December 16th, 2011. Online comment forms were available to the public to submit comments. Letters were emailed to the Province of British Columbia, environmental interest groups, and stakeholder groups in the species’ range. Letters were also mailed, faxed, and emailed to First Nation groups, and included the opportunity for a bilateral meeting. No comments in favour of, or opposed to listing Mountain Sucker (pacific populations) as Special Concern were received.