Southeastern Amphibians

The species profiles below are a one-stop-shop for information about the amphibian that the Southeast region of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is responsible for protecting and/or recovering.

A light purple salamander with dark spots and tufts above it's front legs.

Black Warrior waterdog

The Black Warrior waterdog is a large, aquatic, nocturnal salamander that permanently retains a larval form and external gills throughout its life. This species has been proposed for listing as Endangered and is only found in streams within the Black Warrior River Basin in Alabama. Visit the species profile...

Black Warrior waterdog. Photo by Joseph Jenkins, Alabama Natural Heritage Program.

A brownish peach colored frog with big round eyes

Puerto Rican rock frog or coquí guajón

The Puerto Rican rock frog is known by several names: Puerto Rican cave frog, guajón, and the Puerto Rican demon. It is found exclusively in southeastern Puerto Rico. Visit the species profile...

A female frog on a tree branch. Photo by JP Zegarra, USFWS.