Sorex camtschatica 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Mammalia Eulipotyphla Soricidae

Scientific Name: Sorex camtschatica Yudin, 1972
Common Name(s):
English Kamchatcka Shrew

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2017
Date Assessed: 2017-01-11
Assessor(s): Tsytsulina, K.
Reviewer(s): Amori, G.
This species is fairly widespread and apparently stable, hence listed as Least Concern.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:It is distributed in Kamchatka peninsula, to headstream of Omolon River in the north and along Okhotsk Sea coast to Magadan and headstream of Kolyma River in Russia.
Countries occurrence:
Russian Federation
Additional data:
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Population [top]

Population:It it a naturally rare species.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It inhabits shrubby river banks. Reproduces from end of April till September, some youngs start reproducing in same year. Overwintered females have up to 3 litters per year, with 5-11 young in each.
Generation Length (years):1

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Occurs in some protected areas. Further research on ecology, threats and population trend is recommended.

Citation: Tsytsulina, K. 2017. Sorex camtschatica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T41391A22314133. . Downloaded on 24 May 2018.
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