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Population Genetic Structure of the Endangered Kaiser’s Mountain Newt, Neurergus kaiseri (Amphibia: Salamandridae)
Species often exhibit different levels of genetic structuring correlated to their environment. However, understanding how environmental heterogeneity influences genetic variation is difficult becauseExpand
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Ageing and Growth of the Endangered Kaiser's Mountain Newt, Neurergus kaiseri (Caudata: Salamandridae), in the Southern Zagros Range, Iran
Abstract The development of appropriate management and recovery plans requires a better understanding of the demography of endangered amphibians. In this study longevity, age at maturation, ageExpand
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Food habit of the endangered yellow-spotted newt Neurergus microspilotus (Caudata, Salamandridae) in Kavat Stream, western Iran
BackgroundDiversity and abundance of macroinvertebrate fauna were simultaneously determined in selected benthic samples and in regurgitated stomach contents in Neurergus microspilotus in Kavat StreamExpand
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Prevalence of the Amphibian Pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in Endangered Neurergus microspilotus (Caudata: Salamandridae) in Kavat Stream, Western Iran
23 3 Abstract: Histological evidence obtained from toe clips of free-living endangered N. microspilotus confirmed the presence of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in this newt. This inference is basedExpand
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Conservation biology and research needs of the endangered Kaiser Newt
Declining of global amphibian populations is well documented. Compared to mammals and birds, amphibians are more vulnerable to changes in the environment. Due to high aridity, relatively few speciesExpand
First Report of Chytridiomycosis (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) in Endangered Neurergus microspilotus (Caudata: Salamandridae) in Western Iran
We were able to distinguish immature and mature zoosporangia, zoospores and discharge tubes of chytrid fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, in live and dead endangered yellow spotted mountain newtExpand
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