Mudpuppies are large amphibians and can reach lengths of 8-17 inches. Their coloration is a light background with darp spots. Mudpuppies are nocturnal, harmless to man, and edible.
Only three reported specimens have been collected and identified in North Dakota. They were caught in the Red River at Grand Forks.
Mudpuppies eat a wide variety of food. Small fish, fish eggs, crayfish, aquatic insects, and mollusks are commonly utilized as a food source.
Mudpuppy (Necturus maculosus))
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