Consultation Calendar - DFO Newfoundland and Labrador Region

Title/Subject:

Consultations on the Proposed Listing of Roughhead Grenadier as “Special Concern”, Roundnose Grenadier as “Endangered”, Killer Whale (Northwest Atlantic/Eastern Arctic population) as “Special Concern”, and Bowhead Whale (Eastern Canada–West Greenland population) as “Special Concern” under the Species at Risk Act (SARA)

Subject:

Roughhead Grenadier, Roundnose Grenadier, Killer Whale (Northwest Atlantic/Eastern Arctic population), and Bowhead Whale (Eastern Canada–West Greenland population), SARA

Purpose:

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

    • Roughhead Grenadier as “Special Concern”
    • Roundnose Grenadier as “Endangered”
    • Killer Whale (Northwest Atlantic/Eastern Arctic population) as “Special Concern”,
    • Bowhead Whale (Eastern Canada–West Greenland population) as “Special Concern”

Outcome:

Public comments obtained will be used to help inform the SARA listing process for Roughhead Grenadier, Roundnose Grenadier, Killer Whale (Northwest Atlantic/Eastern Arctic population), and Bowhead Whale (Eastern Canada–West Greenland population).

Type of consultation activity:

Web posting and mail-out for feedback

Type of stakeholders:

Fishing Industry, Aboriginal Organizations, Stakeholders, General Public

Timeframe:

January 15 to March 15, 2015

Sector lead:

Ecosystems Management Branch (Species at Risk Program)

Partners:

N/A

Location:

Online, Newfoundland and Labrador

Consultation URL:

http://www.sararegistry.gc.ca/involved/consultation/default_e.cfm

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:

Roughhead Grenadier http://www.sararegistry.gc.ca/document/default_e.cfm?documentID=949
Roundnose Grenadier http://www.sararegistry.gc.ca/document/default_e.cfm?documentID=2573
Killer Whale http://www.sararegistry.gc.ca/document/default_e.cfm?documentID=2574
Bowhead Whale http://www.sararegistry.gc.ca/document/default_e.cfm?documentID=2558