Rhinella marina
Rhinella marina
(Cane Toad)

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.
Great Lakes RegionNo

Return to impacts listing for Rhinella marina


The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/13/2024].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted.

For general information and questions about the database, contact Wesley Daniel. For problems and technical issues, contact Matthew Neilson.