Reports and References

for Acipenser transmontanus pop. 5 (White Sturgeon (Upper Fraser River Population))

Reports from BC Conservation Data Centre

BC Species Summary


BC Conservation Status Report

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Mapped Known Locations

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

Lane, E.D. and M.L. Rosenau. 1995. The conservation of sturgeon stocks in the lower Fraser River watershed. A baseline investigation of habitat, distribution, age and population of juvenile white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) in the lower Fraser River, downstream of Hope, B.C. Habitat Conservation Fund Project - Final Report. 153 p.


R. L. & L. Environmental Services Ltd. 2000. Fraser River white sturgeon monitoring program comprehensive report (1995 to 1999). Prepared for B.C. Fish. Victoria, BC. R.L.& L. Rep. No. 815F:92, 94pp.


Smith, C.T., et al. 2002. Population genetic analysis of white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) in the Fraser River. J. Appl. Ichthyol. 18:307-312.


Yarmish, J.A., and B.M. Toth. 2002. 2001/2002 Assessment of upper Fraser River white sturgeon. Rep. produced by Lheidli T'enneh First Nation for Upper Fraser River Nechako Fisheries Council, and Fisheries Renewal BC. 37pp.


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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