Control of lung ventilation following overwintering conditions in bullfrogs, Lithobates catesbeianus.

@article{Santin2016ControlOL,
  title={Control of lung ventilation following overwintering conditions in bullfrogs, Lithobates catesbeianus.},
  author={Joseph M Santin and Lynn K Hartzler},
  journal={The Journal of experimental biology},
  year={2016},
  volume={219 Pt 13},
  pages={2003-14}
}
Ranid frogs in northern latitudes survive winter at cold temperatures in aquatic habitats often completely covered by ice. Cold-submerged frogs survive aerobically for several months relying exclusively on cutaneous gas exchange while maintaining temperature-specific acid-base balance. Depending on the overwintering hibernaculum, frogs in northern latitudes… CONTINUE READING