Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID189
GroupAmphibians-Frogs
GenusXenopus
Specieslaevis
Common NameAfrican Clawed Frog
StateCA
CountyOrange
LocalityEast Garden Grove - Winterburg flood control channel 6 miles west of Mile Square Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSeal Beach
HUC8 Number18070201
HUC10 NameBolsa Chica Channel-Frontal Hunington Harbour
HUC10 Number1807020100
HUC12 NameAnaheim Bay
HUC12 Number180702010001
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month4
Collection Year1971
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12023
Author:St. Amant, J.A., F.G. Hoover, and G.R. Stewart
Date:1973
Title:African Clawed Frog, Xenopus laevis laevis (Daudin), Established in California.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:59
Issue:2
Pages:151-153
Commentsalso collected both adults, juveniles, and numerous tadpoles on May 10, 1971 in this location
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1000's
Year Classtadpole


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/17/2021].

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