Product Type: Journal Article
Author(s): Muths, E., B. Spurre Pedersen, and F. Spurre Pedersen
Muths, E., B. Spurre Pedersen, and F. Spurre Pedersen. 2009. How relevant is opportunistic Bd sampling: Are we ready for the big picture?. Herpetological Review 40(2): 183-184.
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Understanding the distribution of chytridiomycosis, both at global and local scales, is important to controlling its impacts on host species (e.g., biocontrol or eradication) and to managing host amphibian populations (e.g., reintroduction and habitat management). In response to this, efforts to map observations of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) are underway to better understand its distribution and impact on amphibian populations (e.g., www.spatialepidemiology.net/Bd)...