Hokuriku salamander

The Hokuriku salamander is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Hokuriku Salamander (Hynobius takedai) is a species of salamander in the Hynobiidae family. It is endemic to Japan. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, rivers, freshwater marshes, freshwater springs, and irrigated land. It is threatened by habitat loss. More

The Hokuriku Salamander lives in certain parts of the Ishikawa and Toyama prefectures in Japan. They are in danger of extinction because of disappearing ponds and swamps, and water pollution. Size & Weight (Adult) Body length: Male 10. More

Order : Caudata
Family : Hynobiidae
Genus : Hynobius
Species : takedai
Authority : Matsui and Miyazaki, 1984