Procedures - Rare animal surveys: Reptiles & amphibians

Aquatic searches involve wading along margins of shallow wetlands in search of breeding amphibians or their egg masses. Minnow traps and dip-nets are used to capture larval stage and adult amphibians.

Dip nets are used to capture salamander larvae.
Dip nets are used to capture salamander larvae. Photo by C. D. Hall.


Inspecting salamander egg mass discovered during aquatic search. Photo by C. D. Hall.


Photo by C. D. Hall.

Dip nets are used to capture salamander larvae.
Photo by C. D. Hall.

Dip nets are used to capture salamander larvae.
Photo by C. D. Hall.