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Endangered Species in Santa Cruz County

Endangered Species in Santa Cruz County

Status: T

Threatened

9 species have the selected status...


California Red-Legged Frog
Rana aurora draytonii

California red-legged frogs are primarily pond frogs, but they also inhabit marshes, streams, and lagoons ... read more


California Tiger Salamander
Ambystoma californiense

It is a large, stocky, terrestrial salamander with a broad, rounded snout. Adults males are ... read more


Coho Salmon
Oncorhynchus kisutch

Coho smolts generally migrate to the open ocean in the spring of their second year. ... read more

 


Marbled Murrelet
Brachyramphus marmoratus

The Marbled Murrelet is a small, chubby seabird that has a very short neck. Adults ... read more


Monterey Spineflower
Chorizanthe pungens var. pungens

The Monterey Spineflower is an annual herb belonging to the Buckwheat Family. It is distinguished ... read more


Santa Cruz Tarplant
Holocarpha macradenia

Santa Cruz Tarplant is a spreading, aromatic and glandular annual herb in the sunflower family ... read more

 


Southern Sea Otter
Enhydra lutris nereis

Southern sea otters are marine mammals with a thick pelt, mainly reddish, dark brown, or ... read more


Steelhead Trout
Oncorhynchus mykiss

Steelhead trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) belong to the family Salmonidae which includes all salmon, trout, and ... read more


Western Snowy Plover
Charadrius alexandrinus nivosus

The Western Snowy Plover is a small shorebird which lives primarily on beaches, dry mud ... read more