Report on the Progress of Recovery Strategy Implementation

Report on the Progress of Recovery Strategy Implementation for the Lake Chubsucker (Erimyzon sucetta) in Canada for the Period 2010 to 2015

The Lake Chubsucker was initially listed as Threatened in 2003 under the Species at Risk Act (SARA) and was reclassified to Endangered in 2011. The Recovery Strategy for the Lake Chubsucker (Erimyzon sucetta) in Canada was finalized and published on the Species at Risk Public Registry in 2010, before the species was uplisted in 2011. The main threats identified for the Lake Chubsucker include: wetland habitat loss; siltation and turbidity; and, nutrient loading. Additional contributing threats include: channelization/altered water flow; invasive species; incidental harvest; changes to trophic dynamics; barriers to movement; and, climate change.

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SARA Directorate
Department of Fisheries and Oceans
200 Kent St.
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0E6
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