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California Giant Salamander Dicamptodon ensatus

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brucerogers

Date

August 27, 2014 02:30 PM PDT

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Description

Single adult, approximately 27 cm long. Body slim, not too chunky. Upper body color dark brown with copper-colored, irregular network of splotches. Fully eyed and actively moving from lights.

Located approximately 240 m inside entrance of disused tunnel under an abandoned marble quarry in access-controlled private conservation tract near Davenport, CA. Elevation approximately 128 m.

Floor of tunnel has perennial stream with discharge varying from approximately 3 l/sec. autumn low flow to El Nino flood flows of approximately 2700 l/sec.

Salamander was in shallow pool with rotting redwood mine timbers and large volume of iron bacteria mats as well as root mats of douglas fir(?) growing down through soil-clogged solution passages approximately 20-30 m below quarry floor. Temperature approximately 13.3°C.

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California giant salamander Dicamptodon ensatus

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mariobird

Date

July 24, 2014

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California Giant Salamander Dicamptodon ensatus

Date

July 16, 2014 12:55 PM PDT

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Description

Mottled brown and tan, 4 inches long, found in puddle in dry stream bed in redwood forest. Still has external gills.

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California Giant Salamander Dicamptodon ensatus

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amandamay

Date

July 16, 2014

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Description

About 7 cm long

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bouveriebio

Date

October 22, 2010

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Description

Photo taken by Sharon Dankworth

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ben_in_sf

Date

July 13, 2014 11:30 AM PDT

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Description

This specimen was in the coastal hills of San Mateo County. It was approximately 200 mm (8") long.

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pkleeman

Date

May 29, 2013 12:14 PM PDT

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Description

Larva

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California Giant Salamander Dicamptodon ensatus

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jmaughn

Date

May 16, 2014

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California Giant Salamander Dicamptodon ensatus

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protecthabitat

Date

April 27, 2014 01:07 PM PDT

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Description

HUGE metamorphosed Dicamptodon found under a coverboard by research interns Adrienne and Mikayla !

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California Giant Salamander Dicamptodon ensatus

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jmaughn

Date

April 5, 2014

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California Giant Salamander Dicamptodon ensatus

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pkleeman

Date

April 4, 2014 12:47 PM PDT

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Description

Juvenile

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California Giant Salamander Dicamptodon ensatus

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cameronblechert

Date

March 29, 2014 10:05 PM PDT

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Description

Found in Muir Woods National Monument on one of the Red Wood trees.

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California Giant Salamander Dicamptodon ensatus

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invertboy

Date

March 31, 2014 09:24 AM PDT

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California Giant Salamander Dicamptodon ensatus

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samiihong

Date

March 28, 2014 08:28 PM PDT

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California Giant Salamander Dicamptodon ensatus

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rudi-von-may

Date

March 28, 2014 08:30 PM PDT

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Description

Larva of California Giant Salamander, in shallow water along streamside border of Redwood Creek. Individual was sitting on plant/woody debris underwater; moved to rocky area when disturbed.

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California Giant Salamander Dicamptodon ensatus

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michaelhanrahan

Date

October 11, 2011

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California giant salamander Dicamptodon ensatus

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dipperanch

Date

March 15, 2014 04:21 PM PDT

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Description

California giant salamander wedged into crack next to pipe in springbox. Copper-pink color with large darker splotches. Tail was 5" long and flattened.

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California Giant Salamander Dicamptodon ensatus

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jmaughn

Date

March 10, 2014

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Description

Transformed Adult and Larva.

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California giant salamander Dicamptodon ensatus

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biosam

Date

February 28, 2014

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California Giant Salamander Dicamptodon ensatus

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erinballantyne

Date

February 23, 2014

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California Giant Salamander Dicamptodon ensatus

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teresavignale

Date

February 23, 2014 03:01 PM PST

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California Giant Salamander Dicamptodon ensatus

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mrwerdna

Date

February 19, 2014

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Description

Two Giant salamanders observed in a culvert outlet on the North East side of Bunker Rd.

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California Giant Salamander Dicamptodon ensatus

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bufoniddance

Date

August 26, 2013 10:43 AM PDT

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Description

Caught while electro fishing Grape creek, tributary to Dry Creek of Russian River

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California Giant Salamander Dicamptodon ensatus

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jmaughn

Date

January 27, 2014

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Description

A not-so-giant Giant. This fully transformed salamander measured only 2 1/2" SVL.

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California Giant Salamander Dicamptodon ensatus

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redwoodray

Date

November 15, 2010

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Description

Approx. 7 inches long...devouring a Banana Slug.

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California Giant Salamander Dicamptodon ensatus

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stevepiercy

Date

February 1, 1995 12:00 PM PST

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Description

O'Neill Ranch Master Plan Draft Environmental Impact Report, February 1995

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robberfly

Date

December 7, 2013 02:48 PM PST

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Description

A small adult

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robberfly

Date

December 7, 2013 02:32 PM PST

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Description

Aquatic form

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California Giant Salamander Dicamptodon ensatus

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haffnerhikes

Date

August 18, 2013 12:55 PM PDT

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Description

Next to the stream completely still with a half eaten banana slug. A great find thanks to my friends good eyes. Looked like a brown banana slug from a distance.

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California Giant Salamander Dicamptodon ensatus

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sullivanribbit

Date

December 4, 2005

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