Specimen Information

Rhinella marina
Rhinella marina
(Cane Toad)
Amphibians-Frogs
Native Transplant

Specimen ID292278
GroupAmphibians-Frogs
GenusRhinella
Speciesmarina
Common NameCane Toad
StateGU
LocalityDededo
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameGuam
HUC8 Number22010000
HUC10 Number2201000001
Map
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Collection Month1
Collection Year1938
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25108
Author:Christy, M.T., J.A. Savidge, and G.H. Rodda
Date:2007
Title:Multiple pathways for invasion of anurans on a Pacific Island
Journal:Diversity and Distributions
Volume:13
Pages:598-607
Reference 2
Ref. Number:1420
Author:Eldredge, L.G.
Date:1994
Title:Perspectives in Aquatic Exotic Species Management in the Pacific Islands. Vol. I. Introductions of commercially significant aquatic organisms to the Pacific Islands.
Publisher:South Pacific Commission, Noumea, New Caledonia.
Volume:1
Pages:127 pp
Comments"In January 1938, more than 5000 young toads were collected near Piti and were transplanted in lots of 500 each to Umatac, Merizo, Inarajan, Yona, Dededo, Talofofo, and Sumay..."
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected500


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