Wisconsin Status: Endangered
Federal Status: Not listed
How to Identify
5/8 - 1 1/2 in. (1.6-3.8 cm); light brown to black; rough skin; dark triangle between eyes; longitudinal dark stripe on back of thigh.
In or near permanent bodies of shallow water with submerged plants.
May through July.
Like the clicking of pebbles in rapid succession, or like clicking two "steelie" marbles in your hand.