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Family: Soricidae

Group: Mammal, Species

Scientific NameCommon NameSummary
Sorex alaskanusGlacier Bay Water ShrewKnown from only three collections in the vicinity of Gustavus and Glacier Bay. May be a subspecies of American Water Shrew (Sorex palustris).
Sorex cinereusMasked ShrewFound throughout the region except the southern outer islands and a few inner islands that are not especially close to the mainland.
Sorex monticolusDusky ShrewThroughout the region except for the northern outer islands.
Sorex palustrisAmerican Water ShrewMost of the few collections are from the mainland between Hyder and Haines. An additional collection has been made on Wrangell Island, and there are reports from a couple of other inner islands.