The chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis is non‐randomly distributed across amphibian breeding habitats

  title={The chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis is non‐randomly distributed across amphibian breeding habitats},
  author={Kerry Matthew Kriger and Jean-Marc Hero},
  journal={Diversity and Distributions},
  • K. Kriger, J. Hero
  • Published 1 November 2007
  • Environmental Science
  • Diversity and Distributions
The chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis has been implicated as the causative agent of mass mortalities, population declines, and the extinctions of stream‐breeding amphibian species worldwide. While the factors that limit the distribution and abundance of B. dendrobatidis across large geographical regions are fairly well understood, little is known about the distribution of the fungus within localized areas such as individual catchments. The accurate identification of amphibian… 


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