Xenopus laevis
Xenopus laevis
(African Clawed Frog)
Amphibians-Frogs
Exotic

Impact ID7315
Impact TypeDisease/Parasites/Toxicity
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionXenopus laevis is an asymptomatic carrier of the chytrid fungus and a carrier of ranavirus which are responsible for events of mass mortality in amphibians worldwide.
Reference42236
Great Lakes RegionNo
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/29/2024].

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