Globally near threatened (NT) (Source: IUCN Red List)

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  • Scientific Names
    • Rhyacotriton cascadae
  • English
    • Cascade Torrent Salamander

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What

Cascade Torrent Salamander Rhyacotriton cascadae

Observer

ariannemesserman

Date

August 15, 2014 11:12 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Under a rock at the base of Latourell Falls.

Photos / Sounds

What

Cascade Torrent Salamander Rhyacotriton cascadae

Observer

james3

Date

January 4, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Cascade Torrent Salamander Rhyacotriton cascadae

Observer

sarasalamander

Date

October 23, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found several adults

Photos / Sounds

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What

Cascade Torrent Salamander Rhyacotriton cascadae

Observer

sarasalamander

Date

June 4, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Found one larva and one adult in a splash zone of a small

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Description from Wikipedia

The Cascade torrent salamander (Rhyacotriton cascadae) is a species of salamander in the Rhyacotritonidae family. It is endemic to the United States.

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Conservation Summary

  • Globally
    near threatened (NT) (Source: IUCN Red List)
    vulnerable (G3) (Source: NatureServe)
    Vulnerable. Small range in western Washington and Oregon; major threat is loss/degradation of habitat, such as may result from logging.
Source: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. . Downloaded on 10 November 2011.