Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID121
GroupAmphibians-Frogs
GenusXenopus
Specieslaevis
Common NameAfrican Clawed Frog
StateCA
CountyLos Angeles
LocalityAgua Dulce Canyon, a tributary of the Santa Clara River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSanta Clara
HUC8 Number18070102
Map
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Collection Year1977
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:786
Author:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Date:1977
Title:Recovery plan for unarmored threespine stickleback, Gasterosteus aculeatus williamsoni, an endangered fish.
Publisher:USFWS.
Pages:60 pp
Commentsregarded as a threat to native fish species, severe threat to unarmored stickleback G. aculeatus williamsoni. Efforts are being made to eliminate it.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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