PROTECTION STATUS: Not listed; candidate only
YEAR LISTED: Candidate 2002
CRITICAL HABITAT: None
RECOVERY PLAN: None
RANGE: Six springs in two separate localities within the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Nevada
THREATS: Historically, habitat changes due to dams and water development, as well as agricultural and urban development; currently, potential water development along the Muddy and Virgin rivers, invasive plants, feral burros, recreational impacts by visitors to Lake Mead, natural erosion and scouring, predation and competition by introduced species, and disease
POPULATION TREND: It is estimated that fewer than 1,100 adult relict leopard frogs remain in the wild.