Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Species
Our office currently consults on the species shown below, or will consult if and when listed, e.g. longfin smelt. These are NOT the only Federally listed, proposed and candidate species in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta.
Accounts for other species can be found on the Sacramento Fish & Wildlife Office Species page. Listing status, critical habitat and other facts are available from the Threatened & Endangered Species System (TESS).
Bay-Delta Fish & Wildlife Office species:
(In PDF and Rich Text forma, under 500 KB except as noted.)
Amphibians & Reptiles
- California Red-Legged Frog (Rana draytonii) PDF | RTF (729 KB)
- California Tiger Salamander (Ambystoma californiense) PDF | RTF (663 KB)
- Giant Garter Snake (Thamnophis gigas) PDF | RTF
- Delta Smelt (Hypomesus transpacificus) PDF | RTF | Webpage
- Longfin smelt (Spirinchus thaleichthys) PDF | RTF | Webpage (candidate species)
(Listed as threatened by the State of California. See information)
- Sacramento Splittail (Not listed) - The Service found that listing was not warranted but continues to monitor the species.
- Green and white sturgeons - See Other Delta Species of Interest below. The populations here are under the jurisdiction of the NOAA Fisheries Service.
- Conservancy Fairy Shrimp (Branchinecta conservatio) PDF | RTF (815 KB)
- Longhorn Fairy Shrimp (Branchinecta longiantenna) PDF | RTF (761 KB)
- Valley Elderberry Longhorn Beetle (Desmocerus californicus dimorphus) PDF | RTF (638 KB)
- Vernal Pool Fairy Shrimp (Branchinecta lynchi) PDF | RTF (595 KB)
- Vernal Pool Tadpole Shrimp (Lepidurus packardi) PDF | RTF (626 KB)
- Riparian Brush Rabbit (Sylvilagus bachmani riparius) PDF | RTF (4.5 MB)
- Salt Marsh Harvest Mouse (Reithrodontomys raviventris) PDF | RTF (514 KB)
- Soft Bird's Beak (Cordylanthus mollis ssp. mollis) PDF | RTF
- Suisun Thistle (Cirsium hydrophilum var. hydrophilum) PDF | RTF (1.6 MB)
Other Delta species of interest:
From NOAA Fisheries Service
From the Sacramento Fish & Wildlife Office
- Delta Species List
For an informational list of Delta species go to the Sacramento FWO Regional Species Lists page and select Sacramento/San Joaquin River Delta option.
- Official Species Lists
If you need an official species list for consultation, NEPA compliance or other purposes,
you can make it online. And you can make an official
letter from the Service to go with it.