AmphibiaWeb - Andrias japonicus


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Andrias japonicus (Temminck, 1836)
Japanese Giant Salamander
family: Cryptobranchidae
genus: Andrias

© 2014 Dr. Joachim Nerz (1 of 14)

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN Red List Status Account Near Threatened (NT)
CITES Appendix I
National Status Fully protected in Japan since 1952; classified as rare (Kato and Ota 1993).
Regional Status None
Access Conservation Needs Assessment Report .



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View Bd and Bsal data (8 records).

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