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Adaptive divergence despite strong genetic drift: genomic analysis of the evolutionary mechanisms causing genetic differentiation in the island fox (Urocyon littoralis)
The evolutionary mechanisms generating the tremendous biodiversity of islands have long fascinated evolutionary biologists. Genetic drift and divergent selection are predicted to be strong on islandsExpand
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Do Frogs Get Their Kicks on Route 66? Continental U.S. Transect Reveals Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis Infection
The chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) has been devastating amphibians globally. Two general scenarios have been proposed for the nature and spread of this pathogen: Bd is anExpand
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Salamander Chytrid Fungus(Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans)in the United States — developing research, monitoring, and management strategies
The recently (2013) identified pathogenic chytrid fungus, Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans (Bsal), poses a severe threat to the distribution and abundance of salamanders within the United States andExpand
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Phylogeography of the night lizard, Xantusia henshawi, in southern California: Evolution across fault zones
I analyzed intraspecific relationships, biogeography, and taxonomy of Xantusia henshawi occurring in southern California by constructing a gene tree phylogeny using mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) sequenceExpand
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Field Guide to Amphibians and Reptiles of the San Diego Region
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Prevalence and Seasonality of the Amphibian Chytrid Fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis Along Widely Separated Longitudes Across the United States
The chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) has been implicated in amphibian declines on almost all continents. We report on prevalence and intensity of Bd in the United States amphibianExpand
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An inventory and monitoring plan for a Sonoran Desert ecosystem; Barry M. Goldwater Range-West
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Using decision analysis to support proactive management of emerging infectious wildlife diseases
Despite calls for improved responses to emerging infectious diseases in wildlife, management is seldom considered until a disease has been detected in affected populations. Reactive approaches mayExpand
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Conservation status of the herpetofauna of Baja California, México and associated islands in the sea of Cortez and Pacific Ocean.
—The herpetofauna of the Baja California Peninsula represent a unique assemblage of the biodiversity and heritage of México. Pressure from increasing development and land conversion of the secondExpand
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Habitat Use and Movement of the Endangered Arroyo Toad (Anaxyrus californicus) in Coastal Southern California
Abstract Information on the habitat use and movement patterns of Arroyo Toads (Anaxyrus californicus) is limited. The temporal and spatial characteristics of terrestrial habitat use, especially as itExpand
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