Spatial variation in risk and consequence of Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans introduction in the USA

Abstract

A newly identified fungal pathogen, Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans(Bsal), is responsible for mass mortality events and severe population declines in European salamanders. The eastern USA has the highest diversity of salamanders in the world and the introduction of this pathogen is likely to be devastating. Although data are inevitably limited for new… (More)
DOI: 10.1098/rsos.150616

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