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The Marine Toad , Bufo marinus : A Natural History Resume of Native Populations

@inproceedings{Ripley2007TheMT,
  title={The Marine Toad , Bufo marinus : A Natural History Resume of Native Populations},
  author={Sidney Dillon Ripley},
  year={2007}
}
Zug, George R., and Patricia B. Zug. The Marine Toad, Bufo marinus: A Natural History Resume of Native Populations. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, number 284, 58 pages, 20 figures, 22 tables, 1979.—Bufo marinus is one of the most common and widespread anurans of Central and South America, yet little is known of its natural history in native habitats. Through a survey of the literature and brief ecological studies in Panama, we attempted to summarize the natural history of the toads… 
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