Gelatinous eggs, numbering
from 4,000 to 12,000 eggs, are laid in two long thin parallel
The unicolored black tail musculature and body, the transparent
ventral and dorsal fins, and the rounded tipped tail makes the
toad tadpole readily distinguishable all other Rhode Island
amphibians except Fowler's Toad.
metamorphs emerge from breeding ponds in mid-summer. When they
emerge, these tiny animals average about 1.6 cm in snout-vent
length and weigh approximately 0.4 grams.