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

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chapter E-12.01, r. 2
Regulation respecting threatened or vulnerable wildlife species and their habitats
THREATENED OR VULNERABLE SPECIES AND HABITATS
Act respecting threatened or vulnerable species
(chapter E-12.01, s. 10).
E-12.01
September 1 2012
DIVISION I
THREATENED WILDLIFE SPECIES
1. The following species are designated as threatened wildlife species:
(1)  among fish,
(a)  the copper redhorse (Moxostoma hubbsi);
(b)  the Eastern sand darter (Ammocrypta pellucida);
(c)  the Northern brook lamprey (Ichthyomyzon fossor);
(2)  among amphibians, the mountain dusky salamander (Desmognathus ochrophaeus);
(3)  among turtles,
(a)  the Eastern spiny softshell (Apalone spinifera);
(b)  the Blanding’s turtle (Emys blandingii);
(c)  the common musk turtle (Sternotherus odoratus);
(d)  the leatherback turtle (Dermochelys coriacea);
(4)  among birds,
(a)  the horned grebe (Podiceps auritus); the habitat of the horned grebe corresponds to “a territory consisting of lakes, ponds, marshes, bodies of brackish water or floodplains used for nesting, feeding, moulting or raising the young, as demarcated on a chart prepared by the Minister”;
(b)  the cerulean warbler (Dendroica cerulea);
(c)  the red-headed woodpecker (Melanerpes erythro-cephalus);
(d)  the loggerhead shrike (Lanius ludovicianus);
(e)  the piping plover (Charadrius melodus); the habitat of the piping plover corresponds to “a territory consisting of beaches, sand flats or coastal dunes covered with gravel, pebbles, stones, shell fragments, algae or any other natural substratum used for nesting, feeding or raising the young, as demarcated on a chart prepared by the Minister”;
(f)  the yellow rail (Coturnicops noveboracensis);
(g)  the Caspian tern (Sterna caspia);
(h)  the roseate tern (Sterna dougallii); the habitat of the roseate tern corresponds to “a territory consisting of wholly or partly vegetated islands, present in the lagoons or bays of the Magdalen Islands, used for nesting or raising the young, as demarcated on a chart prepared by the Minister”;
(5)  among mammals,
(a)  the beluga, St. Lawrence population (Delphin-apterus leucas);
(b)  the wolverine (Gulo gulo);
(c)  the woodland caribou, mountain ecotype, Gaspésie population (Rangifer tarandus caribou); the habitat of the woodland caribou, mountain ecotype, Gaspésie population, corresponds to “a territory consisting of alpine and subalpine environments used by caribou for calving, breeding, feeding or migrating, as demarcated on a chart prepared by the Minister”;
(6)  among insects, the Maritime ringlet butterfly (Coenonympha nipisiquit).
O.C. 1006-2009, s. 1.
DIVISION II
VULNERABLE WILDLIFE SPECIES
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.
DIVISION III
FINAL
3. This Regulation replaces the Regulation respecting threatened or vulnerable species and their habitats (O.C. 950-2001, 01-08-23).
O.C. 1006-2009, s. 3.
4. (Omitted).
O.C. 1006-2009, s. 4.
REFERENCES
O.C. 1006-2009, 2009 G.O. 2, 3285