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Effects of Landscape Composition and Wetland Fragmentation on Frog and Toad Abundance and Species Richness in Iowa and Wisconsin, U.S.A.
: Management of amphibian populations to reverse recent declines will require defining high-quality habitat for individual species or groups of species, followed by efforts to retain or restore theseExpand
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Malformed Frogs: The Collapse of Aquatic Ecosystems
The widespread appearance of frogs with deformed bodies has generated much press coverage over the past decade. Frogs with extra limbs or digits, missing limbs or digits, or misaligned appendagesExpand
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Neuromast topography in anuran amphibians
  • M. Lannoo
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of morphology
  • 1 February 1987
Generalized anuran tadpoles across families exhibit a similar neuromast morphology on their heads, as follows: (1) all neuromast lines known for anurans are present; (2) within these lines totalExpand
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Aspects of cannibalistic morphs in a population of Ambystoma t. tigrinum larvae.
We report growth, body size and diet of typical and cannibalistic larval Ambystoma tigrinum morphs. The study population, located in northwestern Iowa (430 23' N, 950 1 1' W), currently representsExpand
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Seasonal Pattern of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis Infection and Mortality in Lithobates areolatus: Affirmation of Vredenburg's “10,000 Zoospore Rule”
To fully comprehend chytridiomycosis, the amphibian disease caused by the chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd), it is essential to understand how Bd affects amphibians throughout theirExpand
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Diversification of brain morphology in antarctic notothenioid fishes: Basic descriptions and ecological considerations
The Notothenioidei, a perciform suborder of 120 species, dominates the ichthyofauna of the Southern Ocean around Antarctica. Unlike most teleost groups, notothenioids have undergone a correspondingExpand
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An altered amphibian assemblage: Dickinson County Iowa, 70 years after Frank Blanchard's survey
-In light of the reports of declines in amphibian numbers we have repeated Blanchard's (1923) survey of the amphibians of Dickinson County, Iowa. We found that five species reported by BlanchardExpand
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