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Marbled Salamander

Marbled salamander

Pool-breeding wildlife:
Marbled salamander

Ambystoma opacum

Dark with silver-gray (females) to white (males) with bands on back

Size: adult length is usually 3.5-4.0 inches in TL, stout bodied

Eggs: between 50-200 laid in fall in dry pool bed

Photo by Chris Bowser