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Conservation assessment for the Cope’s Giant Salamander (Dicamptodon copei) Version 1.0Author(s): Alex Foster; Deanna H. Olson
Source: Interagency Special Status/Sensitive Species Program (ISSSSP), Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Region, Bureau of Land Management. 57p.
Publication Series: Interpretive Publications
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionWe synthesize the biology and ecology of the Cope's giant salamander. We have conducted the first compilation of known sites for the species, to aid status assessments and conservation planning. Known and suspected threats to the species are summarized. Considerations for species and species-habitat management are provided.
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CitationFoster, Alex D; Olson, Deanna H. 2014. Conservation assessment for the Cope’s Giant Salamander (Dicamptodon copei) Version 1.0. Interagency Special Status/Sensitive Species Program (ISSSSP), Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Region, Bureau of Land Management. 57p. online:https://www.fs.fed.us/r6/sfpnw/issssp/species-index/fauna-amphibians.shtml.
KeywordsAmphibian, biology, ecology, distribution, threats, stream habitat, management considerations, Oregon, Washington.
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