The hellbender prefers clear fast-flowing larger streams and rivers with rocky bottoms and plenty of cover in the form of logs and debris (Behler and King 1979).
Aquatic Biomes: Rivers and Streams
This article is unpublished.
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John Herman, Michigan State University
Herman, J. 2000. "Cryptobranchus alleganiensis" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed August 22, 2010 at http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/site/accounts/information/Cryptobranchus_alleganiensis.html.
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