California tiger salamander

The California tiger salamander is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

The California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense) is a vulnerable amphibian native to Northern California. Previously considered to be a Tiger Salamander subspecies, the California tiger salamander was recently designated a separate species again. More

California Tiger Salamanders are considerably large for today More

A California Tiger Salamander spends most of its life underground. California Ground Squirrel burrows, such as those seen here, are often a very important part of the habitat of these salamanders. Description Size Adults are 3-5 inches (7. More

California tiger salamanders range from the eastern foothills of the Sierra Nevada, west to the outer coast range, from Sonoma and Yolo counties in the north, to Santa Barbara County in the south. More

Since California tiger salamanders rely on rodent burrows for shelter, removal of pocket gophers and ground squirrels may also have negative effects on salamander populations. More

The California Tiger Salamanders are small unassuming animals that only grow to about 7 – 8 inches in length with stocky bodies and broad round snouts. More

The California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense) is an important part of California's precious natural heritage. This amphibian was historically distributed throughout most of the Central Valley, adjacent foothills, Coast Ranges, and the Santa Rosa Plain in Sonoma County. More

California Tiger Salamander Protection = The California tiger salamander is closer to California state protection. - California Tiger Salamander California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense). More

Homelessness Crisis: The California tiger salamander is in danger of losing its habitat to an office park. More

The California tiger salamander has been protected as a threatened species throughout the species' range by the federal Endangered Species Act since August 2004. The Sonoma and Santa Barbara populations were reinstated with 'endangered' status in August 2005. More

The California tiger salamander is 6 to 8.5 inches long. It has a thick body and tail and a round snout. It is black with cream to yellow spots. Its belly is gray and may have some small yellow spots on it. More

California Tiger Salamander Declared Candidate for Listing Under California Endangered Species Act Court Order Required to Force State to Accept Listing Petition Published on Feb 10, 2009 - 6:21:03 AM Email this article Printer friendly page By: Center for More

The California tiger salamander is found in the Central Valley of California and its bordering foothills, coastal grasslands, and seasonal wetlands. More

critical habitat for the California tiger salamander contain one or more of the primary constituent elements. Section 4 of the Act requires us to consider economic and other relevant impacts of specifying any particular area as critical habitat. More

California tiger salamander occurs in upper portions of the Carmel River and Little Sur River watersheds either on or near the Los Padres National Forest. More

Designation of Critical Habitat for the California Tiger Salamander in Sonoma County: Proposed rule; public hearing announcement. More

The California tiger salamander depends on ephemeral vernal pools for breeding. In recent decades, 95 percent of California's vernal pools have been lost, and at least 75 percent of the salamander's habitat throughout the state has been eliminated. More

See also: California Tiger Salamander, Habitat RestorationDate Tuesday, March 23, 2010 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve Watsonville Lunch will be provided Registration Information COST: 285. More

The California tiger salamander is in an especially difficult position in Santa Barbara County. More

most remarkable feature of the California Tiger Salamander is its striking coloration. Adults are black with yellow or cream spots. The body is thick, with a rounded nose and a pudgy tail. Larvae are pale and have no spots. More

Order : Caudata
Family : Ambystomatidae
Genus : Ambystoma
Species : californiense
Authority : Gray, 1853