E-12.01, r. 2 - Regulation respecting threatened or vulnerable wildlife species and their habitats

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2. The following species are designated as vulnerable wildlife species:
(1)  among fish,
(a)  the American shad (Alosa sapidissima);
(b)  the river redhorse (Moxostoma carinatum);
(c)  the rainbow smelt, population in the area south of the St. Lawrence estuary (Osmerus mordax);
(d)  the channel darter (Percina copelandi);
(e)  the bridle shiner (Notropis bifrenatus);
(2)  among amphibians,
(a)  the Western chorus frog (Pseudacris triseriata); the habitat of the Western chorus frog corresponds to “a territory consisting of permanent or temporary wetlands and lands used by that amphibian for breeding, feeding, resting or hibernating, as demarcated on a chart prepared by the Minister”;
(b)  the spring salamander (Gyrinophilus porphyriticus);
(3)  among turtles,
(a)  the wood turtle (Glyptemys insculpta); the habitat of the wood turtle corresponds to “a territory consisting of a watercourse and a strip of land, on each side of the watercourse, used by that turtle for breeding, feeding or resting, as demarcated on a chart prepared by the Minister”;
(b)  the map turtle (Graptemys geographica);
(4)  among birds,
(a)  the golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos);
(b)  the harlequin duck (Histrionicus histrionicus);
(c)  the peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus anatum); the habitat of the peregrine falcon corresponds to “a territory consisting of rock faces, cliffs and perches used for hunting, nesting, feeding or raising the young, as demarcated on a chart prepared by the Minister”;
(d)  the Barrow’s goldeneye (Bucephala islandica);
(e)  the Bicknell’s thrush (Catharus bicknelli);
(f)  the least bittern (Ixobrychus exilis);
(g)  the bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus);
(5)  among mammals,
(a)  the woodland caribou, woodland ecotype (Rangifer tarandus caribou); the habitat of the woodland caribou, woodland ecotype, corresponds to “a forest territory frequented by caribou and used by caribou for calving, breeding or winter feeding, as demarcated on a chart prepared by the Minister”;
(b)  the polar bear (Ursus maritimus).
O.C. 1006-2009, s. 2.