TITLE

Amphibians in a bad light

AUTHOR(S)
Blaustein, Andrew R.
PUB. DATE
October 1994
SOURCE
Natural History;Oct94, Vol. 103 Issue 10, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the fast disappearance of eggs belonging to the western toad, Bufo boreas, in Oregon. Studies of the western toad's reproductive patterns and changes in population size; Causes of declining population of western toads; How ultraviolet-light radiation B is a likely cause of egg death; Possibilities for the causes of population decline by biologists; Link between levels of photolyase and egg-laying behavior.
ACCESSION #
9410115383

 

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