Government assesses threats to Lake Sturgeon populations

The Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) is considering recommending two populations of Lake Sturgeon (Western Hudson Bay DU1 and Saskatchewan-Nelson River DU2) for protection under the Species at Risk Act. If listed under the Act, recovery plans will be needed for these populations. For more information, see the attached letter.

If you wish to be included in the consultation related to this assessment, contact Christine Lacho, A/Senior Biologist, Species at Risk Program, Ontario and Prairie Region, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (

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