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ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT PROFILE

PROTECTION STATUS: Not listed

PETITIONED: 2004

RANGE: Siskiyou Mountains salamander: roughly 203,000 hectares in three counties in extreme southwestern Oregon and northwestern California; Scott Bar salamander: small area of the Siskiyou Mountains near the confluence of the Klamath and Scott rivers, a few miles east of the Siskiyou Mountains salamander

THREATS: Habitat loss through road building, mining, recreation, and dam construction

POPULATION TREND: The populations of these salamanders are declining.

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