This information lack is acute for the Columbia Torrent Salamander, Rhyacotriton kezeri, a species that is of conservation concern throughout its range.
Key words: amphibians, Columbia Torrent Salamander, ecology, food, life history, prey, Rhyacotriton kezeri, trophic interactions, Washington, Willapa Hills
For example, consider the southern torrent salamander.
Wagner found genetic markers that delimit a southern torrent salamander ESU in California, an area of conservation concern.
And logging without adequate streamside protection has had an effect on many populations of the tailed frog and torrent salamander
throughout the Pacific Northwest.
The Coastal giant salamander, Dicamptodon tenebrosus, and the Cascade torrent salamander, Rhyacotriton cascadae, often occur together in Oregon Cascades streams (Nussbaum, 1976; Hayes, 2005; Jones and Welsh, 2005).
Rhyacotriton cascades Good and Wake, 1992: cascade torrent salamander, p.
Evaluating biotic and abiotic influences on torrent salamanders
in managed forests of western Oregon.
Phylogeography and identification of newly-discovered populations of torrent salamanders
(Rhyacotriton cascadae and variegatus) in the central Cascades (USA).
Geographic variation and speciation of the torrent salamanders
of the genus Rhyacotriton (Caudata: Ryacotritonidae).