Insensitivity to road salt: an advantage for the American bullfrog?

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The health of freshwater ecosystems is negatively affected by a multitude of pollutants. In northern latitudes, road deicing agents enter nearby ponds and waterways elevating chloride concentrations in winter and spring. Few studies have examined how amphibians respond to road salt contamination and no study has focused on the response of an invasive… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10750-013-1626-2

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@article{Matlaga2013InsensitivityTR, title={Insensitivity to road salt: an advantage for the American bullfrog?}, author={Tanya Hawley Matlaga and Chris A. Phillips and Dave J. Soucek}, journal={Hydrobiologia}, year={2013}, volume={721}, pages={1-8} }