chytridiomycosis

Save The Frogs Research Project on Chytrid Fungus in California Published

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In 2015, SAVE THE FROGS! received a grant from the Alameda County Fish & Game Commission to research disease outbreaks in Foothill Yellow-Legged Frogs (Rana boylii) in the San Francisco Bay Area. The research was published in the journal Ecosphere. You can read the abstract below, or download the PDF of the publication here. Photo …

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Chytrid fungus found in Madagascar frogs

The “megadiverse” frog communities of Madagascar are at risk after discovery of a potentially deadly fungus Conservationists worldwide mobilize to address emerging threat to more than 500 Malagasy frog species The amphibian fungus known as Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd), which has caused the precipitous decline of frog populations in Central America, Australia, the western United States, …

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250 Chytrid Papers Could Be Yours

I am parting with my collection of publications related to the chytrid fungus. I have approximately 250 printed papers on amphibian disease ecology spanning 1996-2009, which includes virtually every peer-reviewed paper written about chytrid from 1998-2007. This collection of papers is 9 inches high and weighs 18 pounds. These papers constituted the bulk of my …

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