Kurdistan newt Neurergus kaiseri Taxon Management Plan
The goals of the Taxon Management Plan for the Kurdistan newt
Neurergus kaiseri are to
Develop an international Conservation Breeding Program for Neuregus
kaiseri under the direction of the International Co-ordinator, Razi University and the
Department of the Environment, Iran.
Establish and maintain genetically representative captive populations to
assure the perpetuation of Neurergus
Maintain educational exhibits of this species worldwide to draw attention to the
plight of amphibians generally and European/Western Asian fauna especially.
Develop ex situ husbandry and
management techniques for Neuregus kaiseri that are applicable and transferable to
other related taxa.