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Life Tritó Montseny

Tritó del Montseny. Foto: Daniel Guinart

The Life Tritó Montseny project was born from the need to protect the Montseny newt (Calotriton Arnoldi) 

The Montseny brook newt

Tritó del Montseny. Foto: Daniel Guinart

The Montseny brook newt is a species of amphibian urodel that finds exclusively in this massís, Montseny Natural Park and Biosphere Reserve

Discovering the species

Tritó del Montseny. Foto: Daniel Guinart

The Montseny brook newt does not surpass never the 12 cm of length. Present a small and flat head, how the rest of the body and has short extremities

Distribution and habitat

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This species is endemical of the Montseny massís and also is endemical of the system of torrents of the Tordera river


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As the red list of the IUCN, the Montseny brook newt is a species in critical danger of extinction. It is necessary to implement a strategy of conservation

Ecology and biology

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The Montseny Brook newt is a specialist of the life in the streams and has specific characteristics to live in these habitats


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