The live in the water for 2-5 years. She cares for the eggs until they hatch. One species, Cope's giant salamander, has gills and lives in the water. Asked By Wiki User. Feb 21, 2004 #1 Has anyone here ever found one of these guys i the wild?I'm wondering were I can find them since they live in my area[Western Washington]. Although the pacific giant salamander is not a particularly threatened species, it has some potential cause for concern. Unanswered Questions. The Pacific Giant Salamander is sold as a pet in the United States where it is more common then in British Columbia. Larvae and neotenes live entirely in the water. I certainly am interested in keeping one as pet.... M. mitch Guest. Asked By Wiki User. Also, have they been bred successfully in captivity? Conservation Status. the Pacific Giant Salamander has been carried out in the United States. The Pacific Giant Salamander is a rare species due to several factors, the most important of which are limited range, human activities, severe weather, and predation. Pacific giant salamanders feed mostly on small aquatic invertebrates and small vertebrates such as smaller salamanders or fish hatchlings. What sound does a pacific giant salamander make? Pacific giant salamanders are the largest terrestrial salamander in the Pacific Northwest and are one of the largest terrestrial salamanders in the world. Another species, the California giant salamander, makes a barking sound when it is disturbed! Why does it need our help? - Wildlife Journal Junior The salamanders are robust with a large head, blunt snout, and stout legs. The colour pattern of adults is often reticulated or marbled with lighter tan or gold interspersed with dark brown or grey. Gilled, aquatic adults are common in more coastal populations and in those of British Columbia. Ano ang kasingkahulugan ng marubdob? Thread starter anton; Start date Feb 21, 2004; A. anton Guest. Pacific Giant Salamanders. The larvae have external gills and four pairs of gill slits. Adults of this species may exhibit neoteny and retain gills to live a more aquatic lifestyle, or may metamorphose completely and live terrestrially. The Pacific Giant Salamander is the largest salamander in British Columbia with length of adults about 15 to 30 cm, including the tail. The female lays single eggs in streams.