Chytridiomycosis in Wild Frogs from Pico Bonito National Park, Honduras

  title={Chytridiomycosis in Wild Frogs from Pico Bonito National Park, Honduras},
  author={Robert Puschendorf and Franklin Casta{\~n}eda and James R Mccranie},
Almost half of the endemic species of Honduran amphibians have declining populations; some of which seem to be extinct since they have not been seen in several years in places where they were once common. Disappearances in pristine and protected habitats have occurred in several highland localities throughout the country. The highland amphibian fauna of Pico Bonito National Park declined sometime between 1989 and 1995. An amphibian chytrid fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis has been linked… CONTINUE READING
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