Salamander Research


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Highlights from the Field - October 2019, 11/24/2019

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UT Researcher Leading the Fight to Save Salamanders, 12/11/2015

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Recent Publications

Winter is coming: Temperature dependent virulence of Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans.  Carter, E.D., D. L. Miller, B. A. Bajo, A. Peterson, M. Bohanon, K. Ash, P. Watcharaanantapong, and M. J. Gray.  2020.  9th World Congress of Herpetology, Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. [Abstract]

Broad host range of Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans equates to high invasion probability in North America.  Gray, M. J., E. D. Carter, J. P. W. Cusaac, A. C. Peterson, L. Rollins-Smith, L. Reinert, M. Bohanon, B. A. Bajo, K. Ash, D. A. Malagon, B. Augustino, R. Kumar, L. Williams, A. Upchurch, P. Nanjappa, R. N. Harris, and D. L. Miller.  2020.  9th World Congress of Herpetology, Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. [Abstract]

Clinical pathology of Bsal chytridiomycosis: hematological, biochemical, and serum protein analyses of infected Taricha granulosa.  Grzelak, A., R. Kumar, C. Cray, E. D. Carter, P. Watcharaanantapong, K. Ash, B. A. Bajo, M. Bohanon, A. C. Peterson, M. J. Gray, and D. L. Miller.  2020.  9th World Congress of Herpetology, Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. [Abstract]

Look, that salamander is being eaten alive!.  Miller, D. L., A. Grzelak, A. Towe, R. Ossiboff, C. Cray, E. D. Carter, B. Bajo, M. Bohanon, A. Peterson, and M. Gray.  2020.  9th World Congress of Herpetology, Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. [Abstract]

Look, that salamander is being eaten alive!.  Miller, D., A. Grzelak, A. Towe, R. Ossiboff, C. Cray, R. Kumar, K. Ash, E. D. Carter, B. Bajo, M. Bohanon, A. Peterson, and M. Gray.  2020.  9th World Congress of Herpetology, Dunedin, New Zealand. [Abstract]

Estimating contact rates of Eastern newts (Notophthalmus viridescens) at differing temperatures, densities and habitat structure.  Peterson, A. C., M. Bohanon, E. D. Carter, B. A. Bajo, P. Watcharaanantapong, D. L. Miller, J. G. Surles, and M. J. Gray.  2020.  9th World Congress of Herpetology, Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. [Abstract]

Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans (Bsal) chytridiomycosis itís not just for salamanders!.  Towe, A., M. Gray, E. D. Carter, K. Ash, M. Bohanon, B. Bajo, and D. L. Miller.  2020.  9th World Congress of Herpetology, Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. [Abstract]

Initiating surveillance for the pathogenic fungus, Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans, in highland Costa Rican salamander populations.  Adams, H., S. M. Hernandez, M. Yabsley, M. J. Gray, and S. Connelly.  2019.  Wildlife Disease Association Annual International Conference, Tahoe City, CA. [Abstract]

Batrachochytrium salamadrivorans (Bsal) could decimate green salamanders (Aneides aeneus).  Augustino, B., E. D. Carter, M. Bohanon, B. Bajo, P. Watcharaanantapong, D. Malagon, R. Kumar, D. L. Miller, and M. J. Gray.  2019.  Annual Meeting of the Southeast Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation, Black Mountain, NC.

Conservation risk of Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans to endemic lungless salamanders Carter, E. D., D. L. Miller, A. C. Peterson, W. C. Sutton, J. P. W. Cusaac, J. A. Spatz, L. Rollins‐Smith, L. Reinert, M. Bohanon, L. A. Williams, A. Upchurch, and M. J. Gray.  2019.  Conservation Letters, e12675. [Abstract]

Winter is coming: Temperature dependent virulence of Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans.  Carter, E. D., D. L. Miller, B. A. Bajo, A. C. Peterson, M. Bohanon, K. Ash, and M. J. Gray.  2019.  Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Louisville, Kentucky. [Abstract]

Winter is coming: Temperature dependent virulence of Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans.  Carter, E. D., D. L. Miller, B. A. Bajo, A. C. Peterson, M. Bohanon, K. Ash, P. Watcharaanantapong, and M. J. Gray.  2019.  Joint Meeting of the American Fisheries Society and The Wildlife Society, Reno, NV. September, 2019. [Abstract]