Study

Captive management and reproductive biology of Orlov’s treefrog, Rhacophorus orlovi Ziegler & Köhler, 2001 (Amphibia: Anura: Rhacophoridae), including larval description, colour pattern variation and advertisement call

  • Published source details Wildenhues M.J., Bagaturov M.F., Schmitz A., Dao T.T.A., Hendrix R. & Ziegler T. (2011) Haltung und Reproduktionsbiologie von Orlovs Ruderfrosch, Rhacophorus orlovi Ziegler & Köhler, 2001 (Amphibia: Anura: Rhacophoridae), einschließlich Larven-Beschreibung, Farbmuster-Variation und Anzeigeruf. Der Zoologische Garten: Zeitschrift für die Gesamte Tiergärtnerei (Neue Folge), 80, 287–303.

Actions

This study is summarised as evidence for the following.

Action Category

Captive breeding frogs

Action Link
Amphibian Conservation
  1. Captive breeding frogs

    A small, replicated study in 2010–2011 of Orlov’s treefrog Rhacophorus orlovi in Leningrad Zoo, Russia (Wildenhues et al. 2011) found that two pairs bred successfully in captivity. Reproduction first took place during the first two months of captivity. Fertilization rate of the first three egg masses were 0%, 90% and 30%; a further eight egg masses were produced within seven months. The following year, 50% of egg masses were infertile, but juveniles survived to at least 12 months. Two pairs of frogs were caught in the wild in Ha Tinh Province, Vietnam in 2010. They were housed at 19–24°C in glass tank (20 x 40 x 30 cm) with branches and plants. Tadpoles were kept in plastic tanks (39 x 28 x 22 cm). Froglets were kept in groups of 15–17 in glass tanks similar to adults.

     

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