Endangered Species in Santa Cruz County - Status Key 'CH'
11 species have the selected status...
- California Red-Legged Frog
"California red-legged frogs are primarily pond frogs, but they also inhabit marshes, streams, and lagoons ..."
- Coho Salmon
"Coho smolts generally migrate to the open ocean in the spring of their second year. ..."
- Least Bell's Vireo
"Least Bell's vireos are small birds. They are only 11.5-12.5 centimeters long. (About 4.5 to ..."
- Marbled Murrelet
"The Marbled Murrelet is a small, chubby seabird that has a very short neck. Adults ..."
- Monterey Spineflower
"The Monterey Spineflower is an annual herb belonging to the Buckwheat Family. It is distinguished ..."
- Robust Spineflower
"The Robust Spineflower is an annual herb, member of the buckwheat family; native to California ..."
- Santa Cruz Tarplant
"Santa Cruz Tarplant is a spreading, aromatic and glandular annual herb in the sunflower family ..."
- Scotts Valley Spineflower
"A short-lived annual species in the buckwheat family, the Scotts Valley Spineflower is a low-growing ..."
- Southwestern Willow Flycatcher
"A small diurnal bird, the flycatcher is distinguishable by its brownish-olive upperparts, a whitish throat ..."
- Steelhead Trout
"Steelhead trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) belong to the family Salmonidae which includes all salmon, trout, and ..."
- Western Snowy Plover
"The Western Snowy Plover is a small shorebird which lives primarily on beaches, dry mud ..."
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E — Endangered
T — Threatened
CH — Critical Habitat
PE — Taxa proposed for listing as endangered
PT — Taxa proposed for listing as threatened
PCH — Critical habitat which has been proposed
C — Candidate species for which the Fish and Wildlife Service has on file sufficient information on the biological vulnerability and threats to support proposals to list as endangered or threatened
D — Delisted due to Recovery