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Alternative food sources interfere with removal of a fungal amphibian pathogen by zooplankton.

Published online: 10 Dec 2021

Authors: Deknock, A. & Pasmans, F. & Leeuwenberg, R. van & Praet, S. van & Bruneel, S. & Lens, L. & Croubels, S. & Martel, A. & Goethals, P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

While the amphibian disease chytridiomycosis is causing ongoing population declines and biodiversity losses around the globe, efficient mitigation str...

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Do global models predicting environmental suitability for the amphibian fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, have local value to conservation managers?

Published online: 12 Jun 2013

Authors: Riley, K. & Berry, O. F. & Roberts, J. D.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The amphibian chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis is a major cause of frog declines globally. Two recent Maxent models predict high environm...

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Detection of crayfish plague spores in large freshwater systems.

Published online: 02 Apr 2014

Authors: Strand, D. A. & Jussila, J. & Johnsen, S. I. & Viljamaa-Dirks, S. & Edsman, L. & Wiik-Nielsen, J. & Viljugrein, H. & Engdahl, F. & Vrålstad, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Indigenous European freshwater crayfish (ICS) are threatened due to invasive North American freshwater crayfish that are natural carriers of Aphanomyc...

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Amphibian species vary in their learned avoidance response to the deadly fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis.

Published online: 01 Oct 2021

Authors: McMahon, T. A. & Hill, M. N. & Lentz, G. C. & Scott, E. F. & Tenouri, N. F. & Rohr, J. R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Lethal and sublethal effects of pathogens should theoretically select for host avoidance of these pathogenic organisms. Some amphibians can learn to a...

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