Alabama waterdog

The Alabama waterdog is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

that the Alabama waterdog is a separate species from the Gulf Coast waterdog (N. beyeri). Although they co-occur in some areas, these forms are apparently distinct in microhabitat preference, morphology, and with respect to genes (Neill 1963; Guttman et al. More

The Alabama Waterdog has internal fertilization. Eggs are laid in water in the spring and early summer. Egg masses are small, containing fewer than 100 eggs, and are often attached to the undersides of rocks or logs. More

The Alabama Waterdog is a medium-sized perennibranch salamander inhabiting rivers and streams of the south-eastern United States. More

Alabama waterdog, Necturus alabamensis Gulf Coast waterdog, Necturus beyeri mudpuppy, Necturus maculosus Black Warrior waterdog, Necturus sp Newts-Family SALAMANDRIDAE (1) eastern newt, Notophthalmus viridescens ssp. More

The common name Alabama Waterdog is inapplicable and of uncertain status until further investigation reveals whether there are (or are not) additional lineages of Necturus to be named along the Gulf Coast, particularly in More

The Alabama waterdog is part of an ancient lineage of salamanders that diverged from all other amphibians 190 million years ago in the Jurassic period. This is a secretive and night-active species that spends daylight hours hidden under rocks or organic debris. More

Alabama Waterdog – Characteristics, Habitat & Breeding Alabama Waterdog It's Nature » Endangered Species - 0 comments Alabama Waterdog = The Alabama Waterdog is a rare species More

The Alabama Waterdog, Necturus alabamensis, is found in muddy-bottomed streams in the western panhandle. It is dark brown to black with small dark spots. It has four toes on each foot and a small ridge on its tail. It may reach a length of 8.75". More

Order : Caudata
Family : Proteidae
Genus : Necturus
Species : alabamensis
Authority : Viscosa, 1937