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Western Toad (Bufo boreas)

In Alaska, amphibians are managed by Alaska Department of Fish and Game under statute 16.05.030, in which amphibians are legally included in the definition of “fish”. This statute makes it illegal for anyone to “hold, transport or release” any native amphibians without a valid permit. Habitat protected in wilderness areas such as Stikine-Leconte and Baranof Wilderness areas of the Tongass National Forest. Habitat also protected where species occurs in Glacier Bay and Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserves and Klondike Gold Rush and Sitka National Historic Parks.