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Synonyms for amphibian

a flat-bottomed motor vehicle that can travel on land or water

an airplane designed to take off and land on water

relating to or characteristic of animals of the class Amphibia


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Complexity in conservation: lessons from the global decline of amphibian populations.
Pages 401-404 in Amphibian declines: the conservation status of united States species (M.
To address this growing problem, the Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (PARC), U.
According to the non-profit Amphibian Ark, frog chytid causes changes to amphibians' sensitive outer skin layer, making vital life processes--such as the absorption of water, oxygen and electrolytes--difficult or impossible.
To begin with, about 50 amphibian species have been shortlisted for the search.
Great shots start with clean clubs and grooves--and clean balls--and the Amphibian is good to go on all counts.
Keywords: Lithobates areolatus, Rana areolata, Micropterus salmoides, Pimephales promelas, amphibian, fish
In a published response, he and Stephen Corn, a zoologist with the Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center, cite the small geographic area studied (less than 1 percent of the park), problems with sampling size and design, and the short duration of the study, calling any claim of an amphibian demise park-wide "unsupported.
Last night's lecture was in support of the Edge (Evolutionarily Distinct and Globally Endangered) programme which aims to conserve rare species, with funds raised going to the scheme's amphibian programme.
TWYCROSS ZOO has raised pounds 3,467 to help amphibians in danger of extinction.
Declines of many amphibian populations over the past two decades have received significant attention from biologists, in part because amphibians are viewed as monitors or sentinels of pollution and other anthropogenic changes to the environment.
Frogs around the world are in crisis, which has prompted a worldwide conservation initiative called The Amphibian Ark.
With thousands of amphibian species facing unprecedented threats to their survival, scientists have launched a global effort to collect them in zoos to save them from disappearing altogether.
The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) is highlighting frogs as a way to mark a major conservation effort to address the amphibian extinction crisis.