American Eel Consultations

Title/Subject:

Consultations on the Proposed Listing of American Eel as “Threatened”, under the Species at Risk Act (SARA)

Subject:

American Eel, SARA

Description:

Purpose: To obtain public comments on the potential impacts of listing the following species under SARA:

American Eel as “Threatened”

Outcome: Public comments obtained will be used to help inform the SARA listing process for American Eel.

Type of consultation activity:

Web posting and mail-out for feedback

Type of stakeholders:

Aboriginal Organizations, Fishing Industry, Stakeholders, General Public

Timeframe:

November 23, 2015 to March 18, 2016

Sector lead:

Ecosystems Management Branch (Species at Risk Program)

Partners:

N/A

Location:

Online, Newfoundland and Labrador

Consultation URL:

http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/species-especes/consultations-eng.htm

Contact information:

Name: Species at Risk Program
Telephone number: 709-772-2443
Email: saranl-leptnl@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Sector/Region: Ecosystems Management/Newfoundland and Labrador Region

Documents:

American Eel
http://www.sararegistry.gc.ca/document/default_e.cfm?documentID=2785%20