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

21 results for Xenopus laevis (African Clawed Frog)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
4853 Xenopus laevis Predation/Herbivory Observational Field In Riverside and San Diego Counties, California, X. laevis consumes native invertebrates... 12154
4854 Xenopus laevis Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Diet of nonindigenous X. laevis inhabiting the Santa Clara River estuary in Ventura... 12153
4855 Xenopus laevis Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Native Californian vertebrates consumed by X. laevis include Western Toads (Anaxyrus... 29031
4856 Xenopus laevis Predation/Herbivory Anecdotal Field Xenopus laevis negatively impacts Anaxyrus boreas (Western Toad), and consumes... 37320
4857 Xenopus laevis Predation/Herbivory Observational Field In Sicily, Italy, X. laevis has caused population and, perhaps, recruitment declines in... 26732
4858 Xenopus laevis Predation/Herbivory Observational Field In Wales, zooplankton and zoobenthos formed the bulk of the diet of X. laevis, but that... 37321
4866 Xenopus laevis Predation/Herbivory Observational Field In Riverside and San Diego Counties, California, X. laevis consumes native invertebrates... 13656
4867 Xenopus laevis Predation/Herbivory Observational Field 33274
4868 Xenopus laevis Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Diet of nonindigenous X. laevis inhabiting the Santa Clara River estuary in Ventura... 32112
4869 Xenopus laevis Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Native Californian vertebrates consumed by X. laevis include Western Toads (Anaxyrus... 13656
4870 Xenopus laevis Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Native Californian vertebrates consumed by X. laevis include Western Toads (Anaxyrus... 33274
4871 Xenopus laevis Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Native Californian vertebrates consumed by X. laevis include Western Toads (Anaxyrus... 32112
4880 Xenopus laevis Predation/Herbivory Anecdotal N/A Deplete native frog populations and other species by eating their young 37325
4894 Xenopus laevis Predation/Herbivory Anecdotal N/A Xenopus laevisonsumes fish and amphibians although most of its diet includes invertebrates. 26734
4896 Xenopus laevis Predation/Herbivory Anecdotal N/A able to compete with and predate native species 37345
4899 Xenopus laevis Predation/Herbivory Anecdotal N/A Predates endangered California red-legged frog, threatens endangered unarmored threespine... 37346
4901 Xenopus laevis Predation/Herbivory Anecdotal N/A predates small fish and amphibians 37351
4903 Xenopus laevis Predation/Herbivory Anecdotal N/A Indirect evidence supports that this species is voracious and a non specific predator of vertebrates 37352
4906 Xenopus laevis Predation/Herbivory Anecdotal N/A Has seen a rise in evidence on the negative impacts on native amphibians and fish 25894
5203 Xenopus laevis Predation/Herbivory Anecdotal N/A impacts native prey species 37939
5218 Xenopus laevis Predation/Herbivory Observational Field The African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis) larvae are fed upon by Gambusia... 37966

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