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Seeker (registration) (blog)

Seeker (registration) (blog)
Sat, 30 Apr 2016 20:00:00 -0700

The fungus, known as Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, or chytrid fungus, has spread throughout the world and devastated many amphibian populations. But this is one of the first instances in which the fungus has been directly implicated in the ...

Phys.Org

Phys.Org
Mon, 25 Apr 2016 04:09:11 -0700

New invasive pathogens have affected many other organisms, most notably a fungus that causes white nose disease in bats and the Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) fungus that has wiped out amphibian populations globally. "Because gypsy moths are a ...

National Geographic

National Geographic
Thu, 07 Apr 2016 07:24:08 -0700

Scientists aren't sure how the frog-killing form of the chytrid fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, swept across so much of the planet, although many suspect it may be traveling due to imports and exports of amphibians for food or the pet trade. It ...
 
Targeted News Service (subscription)
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 09:18:45 -0700

Mountain yellow-legged frogs have declined with the introduction of trout to historically fishless alpine lakes and the emergence of the lethal fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, and have therefore been federally listed as Endangered.

Pirate FM

Pirate FM
Mon, 04 Apr 2016 08:49:09 -0700

... amphibians", the Lemur Leaf Frog, Agalychnis Lemur, is a Critically Endangered phyllomedusine frog from Central America where populations have declined severely in recent years, due at least in part to the chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis.

Science /AAAS

Science /AAAS
Wed, 18 Nov 2015 02:41:15 -0800

In a major coup, scientists have eliminated a deadly fungus on the Spanish island of Mallorca. Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, which has killed off amphibians all over the world, was set to annihilate the endangered Mallorcan midwife toad. But by ...

Phys.Org

Phys.Org
Wed, 20 Nov 2013 14:00:45 -0800

Hundreds of specimens of Darwin's frogs and other amphibians from similar habitats collected between 1835 and 1989 were tested in order to find DNA pieces of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd), a fungus that causes the disease chytridiomycosis.

Science Magazine

Science Magazine
Tue, 01 Mar 2016 16:45:00 -0800

The pathogenic fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd), causes chytridiomycosis (also known as chytrid fungus disease, which kills amphibians by destroying their skin, disrupting their immune systems, and causing heart failure). Scientists first ...
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