- Species Profile for San Marcos salamander (Eurycea nana)
San Marcos salamander (Eurycea nana)
Where Listed: WHEREVER FOUND
The San Marcos salamander is endemic to the San Marcos Springs and nearby surface and subterranean aquatic habitats. This species is known primarily from rocky habitats and submerged aquatic vegetation in and near springs of Spring Lake, parts of Spring Lake Dam, and nearby parts of the upper San Marcos River. One individual has been captured from a nearby flowing artesian well. The San Marcos salamander is a small, slender salamander with moderately large eyes and well developed and highly pigmented gills. San Marcos salamander is strictly aquatic and a neotenic form meaning it retains its external gills (larval condition) throughout life.
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Current Listing Status Summary
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