Giant Salamanders of the United States
One Species found in North American
All giant salamanders are strictly aquatic. Fertilization is external. Gender is difficult to determine except during the breeding season when males develop a swollen ring around the cloaca and feamles a swollen abdomen.
There is one species of Giant Salamanders in the U.S.
Found from southwestern New York to northern Alabama and Georgia with separate populations in Missouri and in the Susquehanna River (New York and Pennsylvania).