Python bivittatus
Python bivittatus
(Burmese Python)

Impact ID4746
Impact TypeHarvest
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionRealistic associated costs of Burmese python predation in southern Florida ecosystems were developed, assigning monetary ‘take’ values to species listed as endangered or threatened on both state and federal levels and estimating successful predation events on these species. A single predation event can be estimated from $3,495.50 up to $250,000, resulting in costs of $6,000,000 in a single year.
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/24/2024].

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