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A global assessment of alien amphibian impacts in a formal framework
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2016)
Aims The environmental and socio-economic impacts of alien species need to be quantified in a way that makes impacts comparable. This allows managers to prioritize their control or removal based on impact scores that can ...
Where do African clawed frogs come from? An analysis of trade in live Xenopis laevis imported in the USA
(Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Herpetologie und Terrarienkunde e.V., 2017)
The African clawed frog, Xenopus laevis, is one of the most widespread and high impact invasive amphibians on earth. The initial purpose of the trade for pregnancy testing saw some hundreds of thousands of animals exported ...
Why have a pet amphibian? Insights from YouTube
(Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 4.0), 2019)
The desire to own a pet amphibian is growing, and with it a growth in amphibian trade and in negative impacts on native populations, including disease transmission and invasive amphibian populations. We know very little ...
Origin of invasive populations of the Guttural Toad (Sclerophrys gutturalis) on Reunion and Mauritius Islands and in Constantia, South Africa
The Guttural Toad, Sclerophrys gutturalis, has three established invaded regions: on Mauritius and Reunion islands, and in Constantia, a peri-urban area of Cape Town, South Africa. The native range of this toad ...