Posts Tagged ‘chytrid’

Diverse Manu National Park

Monday, February 24th, 2014
lizards, manu, ambphibians, reptiles, frogs, chytrid, peru, biodiversity

This forest reserve in Peru has the largest amphibian and reptile diversity on the planet.

Stopping Chytrid, Saving Frogs

Monday, January 6th, 2014
Vance Vredenburg, Dave Blackburn, Sonia Ghose, frogs, amphibians, salamanders, SF State, chytrid, Bd, Africa, microbes, disease, fungus

Academy researchers are working to stop the spread of the deadly chytrid fungus to save amphibians.

New Chytrid

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
chytrid, bd, bs, dave blackburn, frogs, salamanders, amphibians, disease, extinction, fungus

When researchers found fire salamanders in the Netherlands dying at a rapid rate from a skin fungus, they thought the infection looked familiar.

Chytrid Fungus and Bullfrogs

Monday, June 17th, 2013
Bullfrog. Bullfrogs and chytrid fungus. Image courtesy of Oregon State University.

Chytrid Fungus and Bullfrogs

Tracking the Spread of Disease

Monday, May 20th, 2013
frogs, chytrid, Bd, Vance Vredenburg, San Francisco State, amphibians, clawed, African, pregnancy, golden gate park, fungus, disease, extinction

Local researchers, using Academy collections, are tracking the spread of the deadly disease killing amphibians worldwide.

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