Rhinella marina
Rhinella marina
(Cane Toad)
Amphibians-Frogs
Exotic

Impact ID2217
Impact TypeDisease/Parasites/Toxicity
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationLaboratory
Impact DescriptionIn a Florida retention pond experiment, native Scaphiopus holbrooki (Eastern Spadefoot Toad, 60% mortality), Lithobates sphenocephalus (Southern Leopard Frog; 90% mortality), Dryophytes cinerea (Green Tree Frog, 100% mortality), and Anaxyrus terrestris (Southern Toad, 20% mortality) tadpoles experienced variable from eating Cane Toad eggs. Invasive Osteopilus septentrionalis (Cuban Tree Frog) tadpoles experienced 30% mortality from eating Rhinella marina eggs.
Reference16611
Great Lakes RegionNo
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