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Ecological niche modeling of Stenella dolphins (Cetartiodactyla: Delphinidae) in the southwestern Atlantic Ocean
Abstract Since the Moreno's et al. (2005) work, no study was done to update the distribution patterns of Stenella dolphins in the southwestern Atlantic Ocean. Ecological niche modeling was used toExpand
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Climate Change and the Distribution of Neotropical Red-Bellied Toads (Melanophryniscus, Anura, Amphibia): How to Prioritize Species and Populations?
We used species distribution modeling to investigate the potential effects of climate change on 24 species of Neotropical anurans of the genus Melanophryniscus. These toads are small, have limitedExpand
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Fraser's dolphin ( Lagenodelphis hosei Fraser, 1956) in southern Brazil
The Fraser's dolphin, Lagenodelphis hosei Fraser, 1956, is distributed in tropical oceanic waters worldwide. There is little information on the biology and distribution of this species in theExpand
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Records of the leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) on the Brazilian coast, 1969-2001
Data from several sources and original data are presented regarding sightings, strandings and incidental captures of leatherback sea turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) on the Brazilian coast in a 33 yearExpand
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Atlas of Brazilian Snakes: Verified Point-Locality Maps to Mitigate the Wallacean Shortfall in a Megadiverse Snake Fauna
Abstract. Accurate and detailed species distribution maps are fundamental for documenting and interpreting biological diversity. For snakes, an ecologically diverse group of reptiles, syntheses andExpand
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Community structure of helminth parasites of the “Cururu” toad, Rhinella icterica (Anura: Bufonidae) from southern Brazil
Sixty specimens of the “cururu” toad, Rhinella icterica (Spix 1824) (Bufonidae), were collected in Campo Belo do Sul, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil, between May 2009 and January 2011, and wereExpand
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Habitat use patterns of franciscana dolphins (Pontoporia blainvillei) off southern Brazil in relation to water depth.
The patterns of habitat use by the franciscana dolphins (Pontoporia blainvillei) along its distribution are poorly known. This study investigates the patterns of habitat use with respect to depth forExpand
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Effects of traffic noise on the calling behavior of two Neotropical hylid frogs
Anthropogenic disturbance has been pointed to as one of the major causes of the world´s biodiversity crisis. Among them, noise pollution is a potential underestimated threat, projected to increase inExpand
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A new species of coralsnake ( Micrurus : Elapidae) from southern Brazil
A new species of triadal coralsnake ( Micrurus ) is described from Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. The new species differs from other Micrurus species in southern Brazil by the following characters: snoutExpand
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Reappraisal of the taxonomic status of Amphisbaena prunicolor (Cope 1885) and Amphisbaena albocingulata Boettger 1885 (Amphisbaenia: Amphisbaenidae)
We revised the taxonomic status of Amphisbaena prunicolor and A. albocingulata, two taxa traditionally recognized assubspecies of A. prunicolor in the A. darwini complex. Despite some authorsExpand
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