Post‐release comparisons of amphibian growth reveal challenges with sperm cryopreservation as a conservation tool

@article{Poo2021PostreleaseCO,
  title={Post‐release comparisons of amphibian growth reveal challenges with sperm cryopreservation as a conservation tool},
  author={Sinlan Poo and Allison Bogisich and Mariah Mack and Bryan K. Lynn and Anne Devan‐Song},
  journal={Conservation Science and Practice},
  year={2021},
  volume={4}
}
Conservation translocation using captive‐bred individuals has become increasingly important for species restoration. Despite advancements in technologies for captive‐breeding, such as gamete cryopreservation, it remains largely unknown if these artificially‐produced offspring can be used to establish a viable wild population. Using an amphibian species with a stable conservation status (Anaxyrus fowleri), we measured the post‐release growth and survivorship of offspring produced from frozen… 
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