According to the IUCN Red List assessment, the population of this species is declining. Its current population size is unknown. Its Extent of Occurrence is less than 20,000 sq km, with a severely fragmented distribuition. The threat to its persistence comes from habitat disturbance due large-scale agriculture, wood extraction, tourism and other human encroachments.
S.D. Biju, M.S. Ravichandran, Anand Padhye, Sushil Dutta. 2004. Nyctibatrachus major. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58401A11773366.
Cite this page along with its URL as: Bhavanarayeni, R. 2023. Nyctibatrachus major (Boulenger, 1882) – Malabar Night Frog. Gosavi, N., A. Bayani, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (eds.). Amphibians of India, v. 1.05. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.indianamphibians.org/sp/273/Nyctibatrachus-major
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