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New Paper in Frontiers: Ampibians in the climate vise

A new paper published by Mo Ryan and colleagues in Frontiers of Ecology and the Environment proposes a hypothesis for how climate warming in lakes and ponds of the mountains of the US Pacific Northwest may be adding insult to a century of injury for native amphibians. Non-native trout were widely introduced throughout the Mountain…

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New paper in Amphibia-Reptilia: Correlates and consequences of aggression in a large, predatory stream salamander

Munshaw et al. find that environmental correlates hypothesized to influence territory and prey availability can be used as a proxy for rates of intra-specific aggression in species that are difficult to observe in-situ. These results suggest that it may not be necessary to actually observe aggressive behaviour to make inferences about how it structures population…