|Photo by Robert Rold Photography||Photo by Robert Rold Photography|
|Photo by Robert Rold Photography|
Smallmouth Salamander ranges in size from 4-5.5 inches. Coloration
is variable. Back is usually patterned with a silver or gray
lichen-like mottling. Dark forms with little pattern on the back
also occur. The head and mouth are small compared to other Ambystoma
Habitat: Found in low areas such as river bottoms, ditches and wetlands.
Behavior: Breeds very early, usually in later winter to early spring in temporary pools and ditches. Eggs are laid in clumps.
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