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Chytridiomycosis (Amphibian chytrid fungus disease) - Fact sheet
(Amphibian chytrid fungus disease) Fact sheet Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2004 PDF file Chytridiomycosis (Amphibian chytrid fungus disease) - Fact sheet (PDF - 194 KB) About the fact sheet Chytridiomycosis is an infectious disease that affects amphibians worldwide. It is caused by the chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis), a fungus ...

Chytrid fungus disease - Poster
Chytrid fungus disease Poster Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2005 About the poster Could amphibian chytrid fungus disease cause some of our native frogs to become extinct? Amphibian chytrid fungus disease, or chytridiomycosis, is caused by a fungus that invades and ... More from this site

Eleutherodactylus coqui (Amphibians-Frogs) - HEAR species info
Potential biological controls for the coqui frog in Hawaii, including the chytrid fungus, internal parasites and chickens, are briefly reviewed. Legislation Bill would ... chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in Hawaii Researchers report the chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis was found in introduced Eleutherodactylus coqui populations in Hawaii, raising questions about the fungus' ...

USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center Staff Profile
Interest: Waterfowl ecology, American black duck, American woodcock, wetlands, contaminants (lead, mercury), effects of the chytrid fungus on amphibians Accomplishments/Awards/Achievements: Performance Award- for performance exceeding job requirements, 1995 Certificate, recognition ...

2007 IUCN Red List – 2002 Photo Gallery
Current research is examining the possibility that disease, such as a viral infection or chytrid fungus, may have contributed to the decline of L. nannotis and other amphibian species. Photo ...

2007 IUCN Red List – Search
(Berger, Speare and Hyatt 1999). Chytrid fungus has recently been detected in museum specimens of the Corroboree ... Threatened Animals. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland. Berger, L., Speare, R. and Hyatt, A. 1999. Chytrid fungi and amphibian declines: overview, implications and future directions. In: A. Campbell (ed.), ... More from this site

EDGE of Existence :: Amphibians - Ghost Frogs
Critically Endangered frogs, and to monitor populations for chytrid fungus. There are just six species of ghost frog (those in the genus Heleophryne), two ... to these little-known species. EDGE also aims to monitor populations of both species for chytrid fungus, work with local forestry services to manage remaining habitat sustainably and create buffer zones ...

EDGE of Existence :: Chinese Giant Salamander
Mexico still survive in the wild. Monitor rapidly declining populations for the presence of chytrid fungus. The development of Conservation Action Plans for the surviving species. Habitat conservation and ... , and gather other information required to protect the surviving species, including monitoring for chytrid. All information collected will feed into the formulation of a Conservation Action Plan ... More from this site

Frogs Australia Network - Frog Declines
A chytrid fungus understood to be of the major causes of frog mortality across the world. More information on chytrid can be found on the Diseases page ...

The Herpetological Conservation Trust - Chytridiomycosis
Herpetological Conservation Trust - Chytridiomycosis Chytrid Fungus Background Amphibian chytrid Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis was first identified in the late 1990s in both the Americas and Australia. ... clawed frogs Xenopus laevis for use in laboratories, for example in pregnancy testing. This chytrid fungus has now been identified on all continents where amphibians occur. It is responsible for ...

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