Hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis)

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Hellbender fact file

Hellbender description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderCaudata
FamilyCryptobranchidae
GenusCryptobranchus (1)

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Hellbender status

Classified as Near Threatened (NT) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Near Threatened

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (August, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Hellbender close-up

© Gonçalo M. Rosa

Gonçalo M. Rosa
goncalo.m.rosa@gmail.com

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