Moapa Valley National Wildlife Refuge
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Threatened & Endangered Species

The Moapa Valley refuge was established for the purpuse of protecting and enhancing populations of Moapa Dace. The Moapa dace are an endangered species found only on the refuge. The threatened Desert tortoise potentially occurs on the refuge.

Species of concern found on the refuge include the following invertebrates: Moapa pebblesnail, grated tryonia, Moapa warm spring riffle beetle, Amargosa naucorid, and the Moapa naucorid; fish: Moapa White River springfish; and birds: loggerhead shrike and phainopepla.

Desert Tortoise, a threatened species


Last updated: October 7, 2010