Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1545193
GroupAmphibians-Frogs
GenusXenopus
Specieslaevis
Common NameAfrican Clawed Frog
StateCA
CountySan Diego
LocalityMontezuma Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSan Diego
HUC8 Number18070304
HUC10 NameLower San Diego River
HUC10 Number1807030407
HUC12 NameMurray Reservoir
HUC12 Number180703040704
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month5
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | dispersed
Statusestablished
Commentsupwards of 30 frogs and tadpoles were observed. Location: 54th Street; South of 1-8, north of El Cajon Blvd, west of College Ave, and east of Collwood Blvd.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected30
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/22/2021].

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