Lithobates catesbeianus
Lithobates catesbeianus
(American Bullfrog)
Amphibians-Frogs
Native Transplant

17 results for Lithobates catesbeianus (American Bullfrog)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
4042 Lithobates catesbeianus Predation/Herbivory Anecdotal Field Lithobates catesbeianus may be responsible for the decline in native frogs in Central and... 35691
4043 Lithobates catesbeianus Competition Observational Field Lithobates catesbeianus are more abundant than the native California red-legged frog... 13523
4044 Lithobates catesbeianus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field The nonnative bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus feeds on native western treefrogs. 35695
4045 Lithobates catesbeianus Other Anecdotal Field It is thought that the presence of Lithobates catesbeianus was responsible for the... 35695
4046 Lithobates catesbeianus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Lithobates catesbeianus were observed to feed heavily on the native Oregon Spotted... 35697
4047 Lithobates catesbeianus Other Anecdotal Field The heavy predation of the introduced Lithobates catesbeianus upon the Oregon spotted Frog... 35697
4048 Lithobates catesbeianus Predation/Herbivory Anecdotal Field In its introduced range in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains of the western US... 35698
4049 Lithobates catesbeianus Competition Anecdotal Field In its introduced range in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains of the western US... 35698
4050 Lithobates catesbeianus Other Observational Field In its introduced range in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains of the western US... 35698
4051 Lithobates catesbeianus Harvest Observational Field Lithobates catesbeianus is utilized commercially in its nonnative range in California. 35700
4052 Lithobates catesbeianus Recreation Observational Field Lithobates catesbeianus is utilized for sport hunting in its nonnative range in California. 35700
4053 Lithobates catesbeianus Harvest Observational N/A There is large-scale and small-scale harvest of wild populations of introduced Lithobates... 12163
4054 Lithobates catesbeianus Competition Experimental Laboratory In a laboratory setting, Lithobates catesbeianus tadpoles inhibited the growth of the... 35703
4072 Lithobates catesbeianus Harvest Observational Field The use of Lithobates catesbeianus for meat is part of the economy of Brazil, both in... 17882
4104 Lithobates catesbeianus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Lithobates catesbeianus have replaced the Northern Leopard frog (Lithobates pipiens) in wetland... 19801
4105 Lithobates catesbeianus Competition Observational Field Lithobates catesbeianus have replaced the Northern Leopard frog (Lithobates pipiens) in wetland... 19801
4303 Lithobates catesbeianus Predation/Herbivory Anecdotal Field Lithobates catesbeianus has been noted to jeopardize native, endemic pupfish through... 36238

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/4/2021].

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