Greater siren

The Greater siren is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

A young Greater Siren has a light stripe on the sides of the body which is lost as it grows older. The Greater Siren is the largest of the sirens, ranging from 48 - 97 cm (19 - 38 in) in length. More

The greater siren (Siren lacertina) is an eel-like amphibian. The largest of the Sirens, they can grow from 48 centimetres (19 in) to 97 centimetres (38 in) in length. They range in color from black to brown, and have a lighter gray or yellow underbelly. More

intermedia, or as a Greater Siren, within Siren lacertina, and some others even consider it to be its own species, as Siren texana. More

Habitat: Greater Sirens are fully aquatic and use a variety of habitats. Adults can be found in open water and amid floating vegetation in drainage canals. Greater Sirens can also be found in: ponds, lakes, slow rivers, and water-filled ditches. More

The greater siren in uncommon throughout its range, although it may be common in some locations. It does not seem to be threatened at present. The greatest potential dangers are draining habitats and using aquatic herbicides to clear vegetation from waterways. More

No Greater Siren Salamanders found Classifieds - * See all No classifieds found Adoptable Greater Siren Salamanders - No adoptable Greater Siren Salamanders found More

Greater sirens can range from 49 to 97 cm in length. More

greater sirens have been considered common in the southeastern United States (Barton, 1808; Jobson, 1940; Neill, 1949b), including Florida (Bishop, 1943). In the periphery of their range they are considered Locally Abundant to Rare (Burch and Wood, 1955; Martof, 1956a). More

The greater siren (Siren lacertina) is 50โ€“90 cm (about 20โ€“35 inches) long and occurs in the Atlantic coastal states of the United States from Delaware southward to Florida and westward to northern Mexico. More

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Greater sirens lay up to 500 eggs that are attached singly or in a layer to underwater plants. Eggs are laid in the spring, and young take several weeks to develop. Nocturnal by nature, greater sirens spend daylight hours underneath debris, mud or hearty vegetation. More

greater sirenThe greater siren (Siren lacertina) is another fully aquatic salamander much like the mudpuppy salamander. It has external gills, as well as lungs which are used for drawing oxygen from the water and air respectively. More

Range of the Greater Siren in our region Range of the Greater Siren in the eastern U.S.A. More

The greater siren is an aquatic eel-like salamander and lacks hind limbs. Sirens have pond-type gills that are located close to the short front limbs. Body coloration may vary from greenish-brown to gray, with small green-yellow flecks on the ventral surface. More

The Greater Siren has a very thick body, external gills , and front legs with four toes on each foot . There are no back legs and the front legs may be hidden by the gills . More

Order : Caudata
Family : Sirenidae
Genus : Siren
Species : lacertina
Authority : Linnaeus, 1766