Amphibia

What is Amphibia?

Amphibia meaning a class of vertebrates that consists of frogs, toads, newts, salamanders, and caecilians. These organisms live at the land/water interface and spend most of their life cycle in water. With exception of some tree frogs, all must reproduce in water or otherwise moist conditions. Amphibians are not typically marine

Image of bullfrog
The African Bullfrog,Pyxicephalus adspersus.This amphibian is an inhabitant of Namibia. (Photo: Copyright Miguel Vences and Frank Glaw, 1998)

 

reference: Coral Reef Information System – Glossary

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