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Cryptobranchus alleganiensis (Hellbender) is a species of amphibians in the family Cryptobranchidae. They are listed as near threatened by IUCN and in cites appendix iii. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to The Nearctic. They are solitary, nocturnal carnivores. Individuals can grow to 740 mm. They have sexual reproduction. They have parental care (paternal care). They rely on swimming to move around.

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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/CITES_III
  • Definition: Appendix III is a list of species included at the request of a Party that already regulates trade in the species and that needs the cooperation of other countries to prevent unsustainable or illegal exploitation. International trade in specimens of species listed in this Appendix is allowed only on presentation of the appropriate permits or certificates. (See Article V of the Convention)
  • Source: https://www.speciesplus.net/#/taxon_concepts/5347/legal
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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Hellbender. View this species on GBIF