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

13 results for Lithobates catesbeianus (American Bullfrog)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
4043 Lithobates catesbeianus Competition Observational Field Lithobates catesbeianus are more abundant than the native California red-legged frog... 13523
4049 Lithobates catesbeianus Competition Anecdotal Field In its introduced range in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains of the western US... 35698
4054 Lithobates catesbeianus Competition Experimental Laboratory In a laboratory setting, Lithobates catesbeianus tadpoles inhibited the growth of the... 35703
4105 Lithobates catesbeianus Competition Observational Field Lithobates catesbeianus have replaced the Northern Leopard frog (Lithobates pipiens) in wetland... 19801
5031 Lithobates catesbeianus Competition Anecdotal N/A alters abundance and distribution of native species through competition 37589
5035 Lithobates catesbeianus Competition Anecdotal N/A competes with native amphibians for resources 37591
5055 Lithobates catesbeianus Competition Anecdotal N/A compete for native fauna 37684
5059 Lithobates catesbeianus Competition Anecdotal N/A tadpoles and adults are often the dominant amphibian competitors in freshwater communities due to... 37688
5063 Lithobates catesbeianus Competition Experimental Field larvae may compete with other synoptic tadpoles for shared algal resources 37700
5064 Lithobates catesbeianus Competition Experimental Field larvae cause a reduced body size and survivorship in native amphibian larvae due to reduction of... 37700
5065 Lithobates catesbeianus Competition Anecdotal N/A competes with native amphibians for food and habitat 37702
5200 Lithobates catesbeianus Competition Anecdotal N/A causes substantial damage to native fauna through competition 37939
5314 Lithobates catesbeianus Competition Anecdotal N/A Through competition, predation, and disease transmission Lithobates catesbianus poses a... 38235

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