Amphibians: suitable candidates for breeding-release programmes

  • Published source details Bloxam Q.M.C. & Tonge S.J. (1995) Amphibians: suitable candidates for breeding-release programmes. Biodiversity and Conservation, 4, 636-644.


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Release captive-bred Mallorcan midwife toads

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Amphibian Conservation
  1. Release captive-bred Mallorcan midwife toads

    A review of release programmes for captive-bred Mallorcan midwife toads Alytes muletensis in Mallorca (Bloxam & Tonge 1995) found that breeding populations were established at three of the eight release sites. Four of the other sites had calling males that were expected to breed by the end of 1994. Captive-bred toads, from three institutions, were released on eight occasions starting in 1989.


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