A to Z species index

The Act establishes Schedule 1 as the official list of wildlife species at risk. However, please note that while Schedule 1 lists species that are extirpated, endangered, threatened and of special concern, the prohibitions do not apply to species of special concern. The SARA and You guides can help you determine the presence of these SARA Schedule 1 species in any region of Canada.

Total : 52 record(s) found.

Species Index

* A common name search will search all common names in English and French as well as aliases and former names which are not displayed below.

Baird's Beaked Whale Berardius bairdii Mammals Pacific Ocean Not at Risk No
Beluga Whale Delphinapterus leucas St. Lawrence Estuary population Mammals Quebec, Atlantic Ocean Endangered Yes Endangered
Beluga Whale Delphinapterus leucas Cumberland Sound population Mammals Nunavut, Arctic Ocean Endangered Yes Threatened
Beluga Whale Delphinapterus leucas Eastern Hudson Bay population Mammals Nunavut, Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador, Arctic Ocean, Atlantic Ocean Threatened No No Status
Beluga Whale Delphinapterus leucas Eastern High Arctic - Baffin Bay population Mammals Nunavut, Arctic Ocean Special Concern No No Status
Beluga Whale Delphinapterus leucas Ungava Bay population Mammals Quebec, Arctic Ocean, Atlantic Ocean Endangered No No Status
Beluga Whale Delphinapterus leucas Eastern Beaufort Sea population Mammals Northwest Territories, Arctic Ocean Not at Risk No
Beluga Whale Delphinapterus leucas Southeast Baffin Island-Cumberland Sound population Mammals Nunavut, Arctic Ocean Non-active No Endangered
Beluga Whale Delphinapterus leucas Western Hudson Bay population Mammals Nunavut, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador, Arctic Ocean, Atlantic Ocean Not at Risk No
Beluga Whale Delphinapterus leucas James Bay population Mammals Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec Not at Risk No
Blainville's Beaked Whale Mesoplodon densirostris Mammals Atlantic Ocean Not at Risk No
Blue Whale Balaenoptera musculus Mammals Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean Non-active No Special Concern
Blue Whale Balaenoptera musculus Atlantic population Mammals Atlantic Ocean Endangered Yes Endangered
Blue Whale Balaenoptera musculus Pacific population Mammals Pacific Ocean Endangered Yes Endangered
Bowhead Whale Balaena mysticetus Bering-Chukchi-Beaufort population Mammals Arctic Ocean Special Concern Yes Special Concern
Bowhead Whale Balaena mysticetus Eastern Arctic population Mammals Arctic Ocean Non-active No Endangered
Bowhead Whale Balaena mysticetus Eastern Canada-West Greenland population Mammals Arctic Ocean Special Concern No No Status
Common Minke Whale North Atlantic subspecies Balaenoptera acutorostrata acutorostrata Mammals Atlantic Ocean Not at Risk No
Common Minke Whale North Pacific subspecies Balaenoptera acutorostrata scammonii Mammals Pacific Ocean Not at Risk No
Cuvier's Beaked Whale Ziphius cavirostris Mammals Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean Not at Risk No
False Killer Whale Pseudorca crassidens Mammals Pacific Ocean Not at Risk No
Fin Whale Balaenoptera physalus Mammals Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean Non-active No Special Concern
Fin Whale Balaenoptera physalus Atlantic population Mammals Atlantic Ocean Special Concern Yes Special Concern
Fin Whale Balaenoptera physalus Pacific population Mammals Pacific Ocean Special Concern Yes Threatened
Grey Whale Eschrichtius robustus Atlantic population Mammals Atlantic Ocean Extinct Yes Extirpated
Grey Whale Eschrichtius robustus Eastern North Pacific population Mammals Yukon, Northwest Territories, British Columbia, Pacific Ocean, Arctic Ocean Non-active Yes Special Concern
Grey Whale Eschrichtius robustus Northern Pacific Migratory population Mammals Yukon, Northwest Territories, British Columbia, Pacific Ocean, Arctic Ocean Not at Risk No No Status
Grey Whale Eschrichtius robustus Pacific Coast Feeding Group population Mammals British Columbia, Pacific Ocean Endangered No No Status
Grey Whale Eschrichtius robustus Western Pacific population Mammals British Columbia, Pacific Ocean Endangered No No Status
Hubbs' Beaked Whale Mesoplodon carlhubbsi Mammals Pacific Ocean Not at Risk No
Humpback Whale Megaptera novaeangliae North Pacific population Mammals Pacific Ocean Special Concern Yes Special Concern
Humpback Whale Megaptera novaeangliae Western North Atlantic population Mammals Arctic Ocean, Atlantic Ocean Not at Risk No Special Concern
Killer Whale Orcinus orca Northwest Atlantic / Eastern Arctic population Mammals Arctic Ocean, Atlantic Ocean Special Concern No No Status
Killer Whale Orcinus orca Northeast Pacific transient population Mammals Pacific Ocean Threatened Yes Threatened
Killer Whale Orcinus orca Northeast Pacific northern resident population Mammals Pacific Ocean Threatened Yes Threatened
Killer Whale Orcinus orca Northeast Pacific southern resident population Mammals Pacific Ocean Endangered Yes Endangered
Killer Whale Orcinus orca Northeast Pacific offshore population Mammals Pacific Ocean Threatened Yes Threatened
Long-finned Pilot Whale Globicephala melas Mammals Atlantic Ocean Not at Risk No
North Atlantic Right Whale Eubalaena glacialis Mammals Atlantic Ocean Endangered Yes Endangered
North Pacific Right Whale Eubalaena japonica Mammals Pacific Ocean Endangered Yes Endangered
Northern Bottlenose Whale Hyperoodon ampullatus Scotian Shelf population Mammals Atlantic Ocean Endangered Yes Endangered
Northern Bottlenose Whale Hyperoodon ampullatus Davis Strait-Baffin Bay-Labrador Sea population Mammals Atlantic Ocean Special Concern No No Status
Northern Right Whale Dolphin Lissodelphis borealis Mammals Pacific Ocean Not at Risk No
Pygmy Sperm Whale Kogia breviceps Mammals Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean Not at Risk No
Right Whale Eubalaena glacialis Mammals Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean Non-active No Endangered
Sei Whale Balaenoptera borealis Atlantic population Mammals Atlantic Ocean Endangered No No Status
Sei Whale Balaenoptera borealis Pacific population Mammals Pacific Ocean Endangered Yes Endangered
Short-finned Pilot Whale Globicephala macrorhynchus Mammals Pacific Ocean Not at Risk No
Sowerby's Beaked Whale Mesoplodon bidens Mammals Atlantic Ocean Special Concern Yes Special Concern
Sperm Whale Physeter macrocephalus Mammals Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean Not at Risk No
Stejneger's Beaked Whale Mesoplodon stejneri Mammals Pacific Ocean Not at Risk No
True's Beaked Whale Mesoplodon mirus Mammals Atlantic Ocean Not at Risk No
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