Masters ThesisSurber, Lisa L.Research on animal movement patterns and factors that influence these patterns is vital to conservation of endangered species. The California Red-legged frog (Rana draytonii) is a threatened species native to California. Their rapid decline has been l . . .
Masters ThesisAssessing Bd prevalence and infection intensity on Jamaica’s frogs in relation to canopy cover in coffee farmsBrown, Jennifer MichellePopulations of tropical amphibians have declined primarily from habitat loss and chytridiomycosis, a disease caused by a fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd). It has been hypothesized that these factors negatively interact, with forest habitat l . . .
Masters ThesisBatrachochytrium dendrobatidis prevalence in northern red-legged frogs (Rana aurora)--10 years laterSun, Michael ChengBatrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd), is an emerging pathogenic fungus of amphibians that has caused species decline and extinction worldwide. A decade ago, Nieto (2004) found that Bd existed in larval Rana aurora at a low (6.4%) overall prevalence thr . . .
ThesisSilver, Courtney S.Vocalizations are the main form of communication between anurans, and each species can have an array of calls that can range from simple to complex. Local dialects from different populations of the same species can inhibit intraspecific communication, . . .