Salt marsh harvest mouse
Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Sciurognathi
Family : Muridae
Subfamily : Sigmodontinae
Species : Reithrodontomys raviventris
The Saltmarsh harvest mouse is listed as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Namings for the salt marsh harvest mouseA young / baby of a salt marsh harvest mouse is called a 'pinkie, kitten or pup'. The females are called 'doe' and males 'buck'. A salt marsh harvest mouse group is called a 'nest, colony, harvest, horde or mischief'.
Salt marsh harvest mouse habitatsPermanent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Marshes / Pools and Wetlands (inland)
Facts about the salt marsh harvest mouse
INTERNATIONAL STATUSES, TREATIES, AND AGREEMENTS: Reithrodontomys raviventris is listed as Endangered in the IUCN Red Data Book Part I (1982).
q Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse (Reithrodontomys raviventris) is a federally and state-listed endangered species.
raviventris halicoetes, the Northern Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse, is found in the marshes of northern and central San Francisco Bay, particularly in the marshes of San Pablo and Suisun bays.
Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse The salt marsh harvest mouse is a tiny, nocturnal rodent that lives in San Francisco Bay wetlands.
The Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse is a endangered mammal.
The salt marsh harvest mouse is endemic to the San Francisco Bay salt marshes (Dixon 1908, Hooper 1944), and is physiologically and behaviorally adapted and restricted to the everchanging and ephemeral terrestrial environment of the salt marsh (Fisler 1965).
USFWS Refuges on which the Salt marsh harvest mouse is reported.
Though a subspecies of the mouse can be found in the North Bay, the salt marsh harvest mouse is found nowhere but in the marshes of the South Bay. (Full text)
The Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse is from the order Rodentia. (Full text)
The saltmarsh harvest mouse (Reithrodontomys raviventris) is federally and state listed as Endangered and is a Fully Protected species. (Full text)More animals beginning with S