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.
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.