Eastern Red-Backed Salamander - Bruce Peninsula Redback salamanders have a long lifespan, small home ranges and high site fidelity. They breathe entirely through their skin and the tissue lining in their mouths, which makes them sensitive to air- and waterborne pollutants, and thus a good indicator of environmental quality. Bruce Peninsula National Park measures salamander abundance using artificial cover boards at four sites. 2017-10-01 2018-04-12 Parks Canada cavan.harpur@pc.gc.ca Nature and EnvironmentEastern Red-Backed SalamanderPlethodon cinereusenvironmental indicatorabundanceartificial cover boardGreat LakesOntario Eastern Red-Backed Salamander - Bruce PeninsulaCSV https://124gc.sharepoint.com/:x:/s/external/_layouts/15/download.aspx/EfTK5Xakf5lBuhklxRXjyUwB73fgBtwJlkJzvcMnSB7CbQ?e=tfC6N2 Eastern Red-Backed Salamander - Bruce Peninsula - Data DictonaryCSV https://124gc.sharepoint.com/:x:/s/external/_layouts/15/download.aspx/EWdNOQihixlKm2hwjaKKkckB6z0oZL_Pm7XYD0GEPpBcDw?e=958KfI

Eastern Red-Backed Salamander - Bruce Peninsula

Redback salamanders have a long lifespan, small home ranges and high site fidelity. They breathe entirely through their skin and the tissue lining in their mouths, which makes them sensitive to air- and waterborne pollutants, and thus a good indicator of environmental quality. Bruce Peninsula National Park measures salamander abundance using artificial cover boards at four sites.

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