Rhinella marina
Rhinella marina
(Cane Toad)
Amphibians-Frogs
Native Transplant

Impact ID2225
Impact TypeDisease/Parasites/Toxicity
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionThe exotic tick Amblyomma rotundatum infests Rhinella marina in their native range, and has now become established in both Florida and Hawaii. This generalist tick feeds on both reptiles and amphibians and can have deleterious effects on native reptiles and amphibians.
Reference32914
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationFlorida and Hawaii

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/25/2022].

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