Lithobates catesbeianus
Lithobates catesbeianus
(American Bullfrog)
Native Transplant

27 results for Lithobates catesbeianus (American Bullfrog)
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Specimen IDStateCountyLocalityYear HUC Number What's this? Drainage nameStatus
65 AZ Colorado River entire length in AZ1966 15010005 Lake Meadestablished
66 AZ much of the southern half of AZ (Gila, Salt,San Pedro-Wilcox, etc)1966 15050303 Lower Santa Cruzestablished
744979 AZYavapaiVERDE VALLEY, AT JCT OF VERDE RIVER & IHY 171966 15060202 Upper Verdeestablished
56 CA northeastern CA1966 18020002 Upper Pitestablished
55 CA Northern Mojave drainage near the CA/NV border1966 18090200 Northern Mojaveestablished
57 CA Colorado River, lower1966 15030104 Imperial Reservoirestablished
54 CA state non-specific1966 18000000 California Regionestablished
930 CAAlamedacreek tributary to Alameda Creek; Lowry Rd and Southern Pacific RR1966 18050004 San Francisco Bayestablished
933 CAAlamedaDatjen Pond, 25 meters south of Hwy 84 at 1km southwest of intersection with East Vineyard Ave., (= 1km southeast of Livermore); elevation 500ft1966 18050004 San Francisco Bayestablished
412 CASan FranciscoPine Lake at the west end of Sigmund Stern Grove1966 18050006 San Francisco Coastal Southestablished
70 COMesaMesa County near western border of state, Upper Colorado-Dolores drainage1966 14010005 Colorado Headwaters-Plateauestablished
64 ID on western border from WA state line to half way to northern limit of state1966 17010215 Priestestablished
63 ID middle Snake drainage1966 17050115 Middle Snake-Payetteestablished
69 NM Rio Grande River1966 13020203 Rio Grande-Albuquerqueestablished
67 NMHidalgoSW corner of NM, Hidalgo County, Colorado drainage1966 Lower Coloradoestablished
68 NMHidalgoSW corner of NM, Hidalgo County, Texas Gulf drainage1966 Rio Grandeestablished
58 NVClarkColorado River1966 15030101 Havasu-Mohave Lakesestablished
59 NVDoug-Lyon-WashoeLake Tahoe region1966 16050101 Lake Tahoeestablished
60 NVNyeNorthern Mojave drainage near the CA/NV border1966 18090200 Northern Mojaveestablished
53 OR John Day (HUC6) non-specific1966 17070200 John Dayestablished
52 OR Lower Snake (HUC6) non-specific1966 17060100 Lower Snakeestablished
51 OR Middle Snake-Boise (HUC6) non-specific1966 17050100 Middle Snake-Boiseestablished
50 OR state non-specific1966 17000000 Pacific Northwest Regionestablished
61 UT eastern side of Great Salt Lake1966 16020310 Great Salt Lakeestablished
62 UTWashingtontip of SW corner of the state1966 15010010 Lower Virginestablished

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/28/2021].

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