Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID88
GroupAmphibians-Frogs
GenusRhinella
Speciesmarina
Common NameCane Toad
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityMiami International Airport
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameTamiami Canal
HUC10 Number0309020615
HUC12 NameTamiami Canal
HUC12 Number030902061500
Map
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Collection Year1955
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:650
Author:Krakauer, T.
Date:1970
Title:The Invasion of the Toads.
Journal:The Florida Naturalist
Volume:1970
Issue:Jan
Pages:12-14
Reference 2
Ref. Number:659
Author:King, W., and T. Krakauer
Date:1966
Title:The exotic herpetofauna of southeast Florida.
Journal:Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences
Volume:29
Issue:2
Pages:144-154
Reference 3
Ref. Number:12019
Author:Wilson, L.D., and L. Porras.
Date:1983
Title:The Ecological Impact of Man on the South Florida Herpetofauna.
Publisher:University of Kansas, Lawrence.
Pages:89 pp
CommentsFrom an accidental release of about 100 specimens by an importer formerly located at the airport.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Stocked100


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