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Field Surveys Of Midwestern And Northeastern Fish And Wildlife Service Lands For The Presence Of Abnormal Frogs And Toads, Kathryn A. Converse, James Mattsson, Laura Eaton-Poole Jan 2000

Field Surveys Of Midwestern And Northeastern Fish And Wildlife Service Lands For The Presence Of Abnormal Frogs And Toads, Kathryn A. Converse, James Mattsson, Laura Eaton-Poole

Journal of the Iowa Academy of Science: JIAS

The national distribution of information on the discovery of malformations in Minnesota frogs in 1995 stimulated collection and examination of newly metamorphosed frogs during 1996. By late summer and early fall of 1996, malformed frogs and toads were reported on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) lands in Vermont (Northeast, Region 5) and Minnesota (Midwest, Region 3). In response to these reports, biologists in USFWS Regions 3 and 5 conducted a survey, during the summer of 1997 to determine the distribution and type of malformations in frogs and toads on selected Federal lands. Region 3 personnel surveyed 38 field ...