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Table 2-1
Sensitive Species in BEACON Project Area
SCIENTIFIC NAME
Common Name
Status
PFO
Comments
PLANTS
Cordylanthus maritimus
salt marsh bird's beak
FE,SE
L
Found in Carpinteria Marsh, would
ssp. maritimus
not be expected in beach areas.
Lasthenia glabrata ssp.
Coulter's goldfields
FSOC
L
Found in Goleta Slough and
coulteri
Carpinteria Marsh, would not be
expected in beach areas.
ANIMALS
CLASS
BONY FISH
OSTEICHTHYES
Trouts, Salmons,
Salmonidae
Chars, and
Whitefishes
Oncorhynchus mykiss
southern steelhead
FE, CSC
H
Spawns in coastal streams in the
BEACON project area.
Gobies
Gobiidae
Eucyclogobius newberryi
tidewater goby
FE*,CSC
L
Found in brackish water in river
mouths; in project area found in
Carpinteria Creek, Ventura River,
Oxnard Drain, and Santa Clara
River, suitable habitat not present
in open ocean.
CLASS AVES
BIRDS
Loons
Gaviidae
Gavia immer
common loon
CSC
H
Common in Santa Barbara and
Ventura coastal waters.
Pelicans
Pelecanidae
Pelecanus occidentalis
California brown
FE,SE
H
Breeds on Anacapa and Santa
californicus
pelican
Barbara Islands, common along
coast.
Cormorants
Phalacrocoracidae
Phalacrocorax auritus
double-crested
CSC
H
Nests on northern Channel Islands,
cormorant
common along coast.
Falcons
Falconidae
Falco peregrinus
peregrine falcon
SE
M
Nests on northern Channel Islands,
observed occasionally along coast
in BEACON project area.
Rails, Coots, and
Rallidae
Gallinules
Rallus longirostris
light-footed clapper rail
FE,SE
L
Carpinteria Marsh is northernmost
levipes
breeding area, does not occur on
open coast.
Plovers
Charadriidae
Charadrius alexandrinus
western snowy plover
FT,CSC
H
Nests and forages in BEACON
nivosus
project area, several stretches of
coast in the area designated as
Critical Habitat, nests near Oxnard
Shores and Hueneme Beach.
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3208 Bio Report
06/12/02



 


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