Micropterus dolomieu in Canada
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Main Ref.
Also Ref.
Occurrence native
Importance Ref.
Aquaculture Ref.
Regulations restricted Ref. Scott, W.B. and E.J. Crossman, 1973
Freshwater Yes
Brackish No
Saltwater No
Live export
Bait No
Gamefish Yes
Abundance fairly common (chances are about 50%) Ref. Page, L.M. and B.M. Burr, 2011

Native species ranging from Manitoba to Nova Scotia; introduced into other provinces (Ref. 52559). Occurs in the Great Lakes (Ref. 119192). Mainstay of the gigantic sport fishery and associated tourist industry in eastern Canada. Restricted as a game fish; capture is controlled by season and bag limits (Ref. 1998). Also Ref. 5723, 86798.

States/Provinces Alberta (introduced), British Columbia (introduced), Manitoba (native), New Brunswick (native), Nova Scotia (native), Ontario (native), Quebec (native), Saskatchewan (introduced)
States/Provinces Complete? Yes
National Checklist
Country information https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/ca.html
(e.g. 9948)
( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Welcomme, Robin L.
Modified by Torres, Armi G.
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