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Conservation efforts of Kihansi spray toad Nectophrynoides asperginis: its discovery, captive breeding, extinction in the wild and re-introduction
- C. Nahonyo, Ezekiel M. Goboro, Wilirk Ngalason, S. Mutagwaba, Richard S. Ugomba, Mohammed Nassoro
- Environmental Science
- 14 June 2019
The paper underscores the importance of interdisciplinary approach in addressing conservation problems and the need for serious commitment of participating parties, but also on the need to balance conservation with sustainable development.
Management and Population Status of Kihansi Spray Toad Nectophrynoides asperginis in Captive Breeding Facilities in Tanzania
Kihansi spray toad Nectophrynoides asperginis was discovered in 1996 in Kihansi gorge. The toad was declared extinct in the wild in 2009 due to habitat alteration. Before its extinction, 499…
Activity patterns and fine-scale resource partitioning in the gregarious Kihansi spray toad Nectophrynoides asperginis in captivity.
- A. A. Rija, Ezekiel M. Goboro, Kuruthumu A. Mwamende, Abubakari Said, E. Kohi, Shombe N. Hassan
- Environmental ScienceZoo biology
- 1 September 2014
Diurnal activity budgets and habitat use of the extinct in the wild Kihansi spray toad are examined and temporal and spatial variations in the use of habitat structures between age groups suggest fine-scale resource partitioning to reduce competition in this gregarious species.