PROTECTION STATUS: Threatened
YEAR PLACED ON LIST: 1978
CRITICAL HABITAT: Not designated
RECOVERY PLAN: 1982
RANGE: Florida, as well as southern areas of Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi
THREATS: Habitat destruction and degradation, collection for the pet trade, mortality from toxic chemicals used to collect rattlesnakes
POPULATION TREND: Due to habitat destruction and degradation, populations of indigo snakes have been steadily declining, although an exact current population count is uncertain.