Aquatic Animals & Reptiles of Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge

The Nippersink Creek is a freshwater tributary that meanders through Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge. The creek and its wetlands support a wonderful variety of fish, frogs, snakes, turtles, and other aquatic animals.

AMPHIBIANS

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American Bullfrog
(Lithobates catesbeianus)

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Gray Treefrog
(Hyla versicolor)

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Green Frog
(Lithobates clamitans
or Rana clamitans)

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Northern Leopard Frog
(Lithobates pipiens)

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Pickerel Frog
(Lithobates palustris, formerly Rana palustris)

FISH

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Fantail Darter
(Etheostoma flabellare)

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Bluegill
(Lepomis macrochirus)

Friends of Hackmatack NWR

P.O. Box 413
Richmond, IL 60071

friendsofhackmatacknwr@gmail.com

 

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