Specimen Information

Lithobates catesbeianus
Lithobates catesbeianus
(American Bullfrog)
Amphibians-Frogs
Native Transplant

Specimen ID308
GroupAmphibians-Frogs
GenusLithobates
Speciescatesbeianus
Common NameAmerican Bullfrog
StateHI
CountyHawaii
LocalityHilo, island of Hawaii
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameHawaii
HUC8 Number20010000
HUC10 Number2001000004
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year1897
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12162
Author:Cobb, J.N.
Date:1902
Title:Commercial fisheries of the Hawaiian Islands.
Publisher:US Government Printing Office
Pages:381-499
Reference 2
Ref. Number:12163
Author:Jennings, M.R., and M.P. Hayes
Date:1985
Title:Pre-1900 overharvest of California red-legged frogs (Rana aurora draytonii): the inducement for bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana) introduction.
Journal:Herpetologica
Volume:41
Issue:1
Pages:94-103
Reference 3
Ref. Number:12105
Author:McKeown, S.
Date:1996
Title:A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians in the Hawaiian Islands.
Publisher:Diamond Head Publishing, Inc, Los Osos, CA.
Commentsshipment had bullfrogs from the Stege farm, Contra Costa county
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked72


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