Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID692
GroupAmphibians-Frogs
GenusLithobates
Speciescatesbeianus
Common NameAmerican Bullfrog
StateCA
CountyContra Costa
Localityfrog farm at Stege (=El Cerrito)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSan Pablo Bay
HUC8 Number18050002
Map
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Collection Year1896
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statuscollected
Reference 1
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 2
Ref. Number:12178
Author:Heard, M.
Date:1904
Title:A California frog ranch.
Journal:Out West
Volume:21
Pages:20-27
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked36


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/28/2021].

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