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- Amphibians in the Classroom or at Home (4 files)
- Document Templates (11 files)
- Enclosures (6 files)
- Feeding and Nutrition (22 files)
- General Husbandry Documents (9 files)
- Amphibian Biology And Husbandry (0.0 B)
ILAR Journal, Volume 48, Number 3 2007
Author: F. Harvey Pough Language: English
- Amphibian Husbandry Resource Guide (5.1 MB)
The Association of Zoos and Aquarium (AZA) Amphibian Taxon Advisory Group (ATAG) created the first version of the Amphibian Husbandry Resource Guide in response to the global amphibian crisis as a user-friendly source to aid in the development of successful amphibian conservation programs. Hopefully this second edition of the guide will not only serve as a resource for amphibian husbandry and management, but will help others solve challenges and create additional space for species in need of immediate conservation.
Author: (Eds) Vicky A. Poole, National Aquarium – Baltimore and Shelly Grow, Association of Zoos & Aquariums Version: Edition 2.0, 4 April 2012 Language: English
- Amphibian Resources on the Internet (96.8 KB)
The use of amphibians in classrooms and research laboratories has increased, along with a corresponding increase in the amount of information about these animals on the Internet. This review is intended to aid both novices and experts in the search of such information. The bibliography of Internet resources is organized by discipline and includes general and selected species information, taxonomy, natural history, anatomy and histology, physiology, ontogeny, genetics, conservation, toxicology, medicine and surgery, sources (for animals, housing, and research tools), listservs, databases, associations, educational sources, and husbandry.
Author: Michael W. Nolan and Stephen A. Smith Version: ILAR Journal, Volume 48, Number 3 2007 Language: English
- Amphibians Used in Research and Teaching (86.9 KB)
Amphibians have long been utilized in scientific research and in education. Historically, investigators have accumulated a wealth of information on the natural history and biology of amphibians, and this body of information is continually expanding as researchers describe new species and study the behaviors of these animals. Amphibians evolved as models for a variety of developmental and physiological processes, largely due to their unique ability to undergo metamorphosis.
Author: Dorcas P. O’Rourke Version: ILAR Journal, Volume 48, Number 3 2007 Language: English
- Ex situ Management of Amphibians (1.9 MB)
In December 2013 , the Central Zoo Authority (CZA) organised a workshop “Building National Capacity for ex-situ Amphibians Management and Conservation” in Guwahati, where a list target and practice species of amphibians were identified. During this workshop the Central Zoo Authority with the assistance of the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust and the Zoological Society of London has strengthened national capacity in amphibian management. More than 80 delegates from all over India representing nearly 40 institutions participated in these workshops. The participants were exposed to the specific requirements of amphibians in the design and management of ex-situ facilities. The present guidelines on the ex situ management of amphibians are part of output of Ex situ Management of Amphibians the workshop on “Building National Capacity for ex-situ Amphibians Management and Conservation” held at the Assam State Zoo, Guwhati, Assam, India during December, 2013.
Author: Gupta, B.K., Tapley, B., Vasudevan, K., and Goetz, M. Version: 2015 Language: English
- Guía para el Manejo de Anfibios en Cautiverio (2.1 MB)
Esta Guía para el Manejo de Anfibios en Cautiverio le ayudará a proporcionar el mejor cuidado posible para los anfibios a su cargo. Los protocolos exactos para mantener poblaciones de muchas de las especies que requieren de conservación ex situ son desconocidos, pero esta guía ayudará a asegurar que esté utilizando algunas de las mejores técnicas de mantenimiento conocidas, particularmente con el riesgo actual de enfermedades emergentes cuyo arribo en las colecciones debe ser minimizado y cuya emergencia y transporte debe ser manejado.
Author: (Eds) Vicky A. Poole, National Aquarium – Baltimore and Shelly Grow, Association of Zoos & Aquariums Version: Edición 1.1, 27 Junio 2008 Language: Español
- Marking techniques - What options are there? (3.9 MB)
Identification techniques for individual amphibians. (PowerPoint presentation hand outs)
Author: Gerardo Garcia, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust Version: 2009 Language: English
- The Art of Amphibian Science (69.0 KB)
The contributions of amphibians to our understanding of ourselves and our world dates back to the very beginning of science. From the resurgence of science in the Renaissance to the modern science of today, the ability to study amphibians has greatly facilitated our understanding of physiology and basic cellular processes.
Author: Stephen A. Smith and Michael K. Stoskopf Version: ILAR Journal, Volume 48, Number 3 2007 Language: English
- The principles of rapid response for amphibian conservation, using the programmes in Panama as an example (1.0 MB)
As a direct response to many threats facing seriously threatened amphibian species, including habitat loss, pollution and, more recently, emerging infectious disease, ex situ captive-breeding programmes have proven valuable tools in species preservation. Looking at three specific projects, it can be demonstrated that collaborative efforts and multiple-response methods yield positive results in amphibian conservation and species preservation. At the same time, the lessons learned will be examined in each of these projects to allow for future amphibian conservation programmes to consider.
Author: R. Gagliardo, P. Crump, E. Griffith, J. Mendelson, H. Ross & K. Zippel Version: Int. Zoo Yb. (2008) 42: 125–135 Language: English
- Amphibian Biology And Husbandry (0.0 B)
- Health (51 files)
- Light and UV (10 files)
- National Amphibian Action Plans (11 files)
- Population Management (7 files)
- Program development (9 files)
- Rearing (3 files)
- Reintroduction (3 files)
- Reproduction (4 files)
- Species-specific Husbandry (33 files)
- Species-specific Management Plans (17 files)
- Water and Water Quality (6 files)
- Workshop presentations (18 files)