Eastern Lesser Siren

The Eastern Lesser Siren is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

This is an adult Eastern Lesser Siren in an aquarium established by Michael Graziano, biology department, U. of Nebraska (photo with permission - copyright Michael Graziano). More

The Eastern Lesser Siren, Siren intermedia, is found in shallow quiet waters in north Florida and in scattered areas in central Florida. It is slender, black to slate gray with dark spots, and has a pointed tail. More

Order : Caudata
Family : Sirenidae
Genus : Siren
Species : intermedia
Authority : Le Conte, 1827