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Individual study: Management strategy to avoid chytrid fungus infection in egg clutches of the Valcheta frog Pleurodema somuncurense

Published source details

Arellano M.L., Velasco M.A., Martínez Aguirre T., Zarini O., Belasen A.M., James T.Y. & Kacoliris F.P. (2018) Management strategy to avoid chytrid fungus infection in egg clutches of the Valcheta frog Pleurodema somuncurense. Conservation Evidence, 15, 38-38

Summary

Eggs which were removed from a chytrid-infected population of Valcheta frogs shortly after laying and then hatched in a clean environment resulted in juveniles free of the fungus.