Reports and References

for Acipenser transmontanus (White Sturgeon)

Reports from BC Conservation Data Centre

BC Species Summary


BC Conservation Status Report

Reports from Other Databases

E-Fauna BC: Electronic Atlas of the Wildlife of British Columbia


Environment Canada's Species at Risk Website


Global Comprehensive Report (NatureServe Explorer)

Species at Risk Brochure

Blood, D.A. 1997. White Sturgeon. B.C. Minist. Environ., Lands and Parks, Wildl. Branch. 6pp.

Status Report

COSEWIC. 2003e. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the white sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus in Canada. Comm. on the Status of Endangered Wildl. in Can. Ottawa. vii+51pp.


COSEWIC. 2012f. COSEWIC assessment and status report on the White Sturgeon Acipenser transmontanus in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. xxvii + 75 pp.

Recovery and Management Plans

B.C. Ministry of Environment. Recovery Planning in BC. B.C. Minist. Environ. Victoria, BC.


Fisheries and Oceans Canada. 2014. Recovery strategy for White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) in Canada [Final]. In Species at Risk Act Recovery Strategy Series. Ottawa: Fisheries and Oceans Canada. 252 pp.

Other Related References

Apperson, K.A., and P.J. Anders. 1991. Kootenai River white sturgeon investigations and experimental culture. Annu. Prog. Rep. FY 1990. Unpubl. rep. prepared for U.S. Dep. Energy, Bonneville Power Adm., Portland, OR.


Semakula, S.N., and P.A. Larkin. 1968. Age, growth, food, and yield of the white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) of the Fraser River, British Columbia. J. Fish. Res. Board Can. 25:2589-2602.


Troffe, P. 1999. Freshwater Fishes of the Columbia Basin. Royal B.C. Mus. 102pp.


Walters, C., J. Korman, and S. McAdam. 2005. An assessment of white sturgeon stock status and trends in the lower Fraser River. Prepared for BC Ministry of Water, Land and Air Protection and Fisheries and Oceans Canada. 67 pp.


Cross-Linked Information Resources (CLIR): an umbrella search web application that allows users to use a single window to simultaneously search six provincial environmental and natural resource information e-libraries and provides access to digital documents in these e-libraries.


HabitatWizard: a map based internet tool for government, industry, environmental professionals and interested users, that provides detailed spatial information about fish and fish habitat in BC. HabitatWizard links to provincial databases, providing information on fish observations, fish ranges, stream and lake physical information, the watershed atlas, reports, fish stocking records, and bathymetric maps.


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