Specimen Information

Lithobates catesbeianus
Lithobates catesbeianus
(American Bullfrog)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1702439
Common NameAmerican Bullfrog
LocalityChesuncook Lake, near Gero Island; West Branch of Penobscot River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWest Branch Penobscot River
HUC8 Number01020001
HUC10 NameChesuncook Lake
HUC10 Number0102000105
HUC12 NameChesuncook Lake
HUC12 Number010200010509
Collection Day15
Collection Month10
Collection Year2022
Year AccuracyActual
CommentsTwo large American Bullfrog tadpoles were caught in a trap net set by an environmental consulting crew, and released back into the water in a small cove on the east side of Chesuncook Lake, near Gero Island. Substrate consisted of mostly cobble, small boulders, gravel, sand, and fine sediment. Ten percent or less of the immediate environment consisted of aquatic vegetation or woody debris.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierJake Reynolds, Jonathan Freedman
Number Collected2
Number Released2
Lithobates catesbeianus
Lithobates catesbeianus


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/23/2024].

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