Amphibian fungal panzootic causes catastrophic and ongoing loss of biodiversity

Science56.90
Volume: 363, Issue: 6434, Pages: 1459 - 1463
Published: Mar 29, 2019
Abstract
The demise of amphibians? Rapid spread of disease is a hazard in our interconnected world. The chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis was identified in amphibian populations about 20 years ago and has caused death and species extinction at a global scale. Scheele et al. found that the fungus has caused declines in amphibian populations everywhere except at its origin in Asia (see the Perspective by Greenberg and Palen). A majority of...
Paper Details
Title
Amphibian fungal panzootic causes catastrophic and ongoing loss of biodiversity
Published Date
Mar 29, 2019
Journal
Volume
363
Issue
6434
Pages
1459 - 1463
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