Trinidad Stream Frogs (Rocket Frogs)

Natural Habitat

Adults are found along densely shaded, narrow, shallow, slow-flowing, clear water streams in undisturbed montane and moist forests, where they engage in elaborate courtship and defensive behaviours.

Diet

Range of small invertebrates

Conservation

Threat Level: Vulnerable

In Trinidad, the species is locally threatened by domestic, agricultural, and some industrial water pollution. On the southern slopes of the Northern Range in Trinidad, deforestation has resulted in fragmentation of the species' habitat.

Here at the Zoo

These are found in the Aquatics Resource Centre