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Striped Newt

The striped newt (Notophthalmus perstriatus) is a salamander found only in southern Georgia and northern Florida. Find information on the recent statewide striped newt survey, publications on past research efforts and links to more online resources about this species.



Recent Research

FWRI researchers are conducting a statewide survey to determine the status and distribution of the striped newt in Florida.

Publications

Publications of research conducted or funded by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Relevant Websites

Find more information about the striped newt.


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