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Rufa Red Knot

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Camille Schafer

on 13 May 2016

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Transcript of Rufa Red Knot

How many remain?
About 100,000
History/Biology
Global species (mainly Canada)
food shortage due horseshoe crab harvesting
Migrates from Northern Canadian Arctic to Southern America
Climate change and oastal development
Recovery Efforts
Listed as threatened in December 2014
went from about 27000 in Jan 2002 to over 100000 in 2014
Placed on the SAR (species at risk)
Benefits
none
Sources
http://www.fws.gov/northeast/redknot/
https://books.google.com/books?id=4htx09cb-6gC&pg=PA77&lpg=PA77&dq=how+many+rufa+knots+were+there+in+2000&source=bl&ots=HWUa3eMEEp&sig=G_jXZFNsqd9RO1rHuUllYlh22K8&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiTr5mdi9LMAhVrw4MKHZ13CncQ6AEIODAE#v=onepage&q=how%20many%20rufa%20knots%20were%20there%20in%202000&f=false
http://www.registrelep-sararegistry.gc.ca/species/speciesDetails_e.cfm?sid=980#initiative
Current Status
Numbers have to over 100000
Rufa Red Knot
Monitoring
Fish and wildlife service
Quebec species at risk recovery unit
Should the species be protected?
Cost of preservation?
About 1 million
No
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