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HERPETOLOGICAL
  Conservation and Biology 

February 2008

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Volume 3, Issue 1

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Editorial

Announcement of the International Symposium on Natural History and Conservation of Amphibians and Reptiles
at the 6th World Congress of Herpetology.

Robert Brodman
 


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HCB Peer Reviewers 2006-2007.
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Articles

Distribution and Relative Abundance of Tennessee Cave Salamanders (Gyrinophilus palleucus and Gyrinophilus gulolineatus) with an emphasis on Tennessee Populations.
Brian T. Miller and Matthew L. Niemiller

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Sex Ratio Prediction of Juvenile Hawksbill Sea Turtles (Eretmochelys imbricata) from South Florida, USA.
Gaelle Blanvillain, Lawrence D. Wood, Anne B. Meylan, and Peter A. Meylan.
 

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Turning Population Trend Monitoring into Active Conservation: Can we save the Cascades Frog (Rana cascadae) in the Lassen Region of California?
Gary M. Fellers, Karen L. Pope, Jonathan E. Stead, Michelle S. Koo, and Hartwell H. Welsh, Jr.
 

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Beach Fidelity and Internesting Movements of Olive Ridley Turtles (Lepidochelys olivacea) at Rushikulya, India.
Basudev Tripathy and Bivash Pandav.
 

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Wildfire Effects on Water Temperature and Selection of Breeding Sites by the Boreal Toad (Bufo boreas) in Seasonal Wetlands.
Blake R. Hossack and Paul Stephen Corn.
 

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Post-Breeding Habitat Use by Adult Boreal Toads (Bufo boreas) after Wildfire in Glacier National Park, USA.
C. Gregory Guscio, Blake R. Hossack, Lisa A. Eby, and Paul Stephen Corn.
 

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  Thermoregulatory Behavior of the Saxicolous Lizard, Tropidurus torquatus (Squamata, Tropiduridae), in a Rocky Outcrop in Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Leonardo B. Ribeiro, Samuel C. Gomides, Aline O. Santos, and Bernadete M. Sousa.
 
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Core Calling Periods of the Frogs of Temperate New South Wales, Australia.
Francis Lemckert and Michael Mahony.
 

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  Vertebrate Road Mortality Predominantly Impacts Amphibians.
David J. Glista, Travis L. DeVault, and J. Andrew DeWoody.
 

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  Multiple Paternity in the Oriental-Australian Rear-fanged Watersnakes (Homalopsidae).
Harold K. Voris, Daryl R. Karns, Kevin A. Feldheim, Bobak Kechavarzi, and Megan Rinehart.
 

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Techniques Are Wildlife Detector Dogs or People Better at Finding Desert Tortoises (Gopherus agassizii)?
Kenneth E. Nussear, Todd C. Esque, Jill S. Heaton, Mary E. Cablk, Kristina K. Drake, Cindee Valentin, Julie L. Yee, and Phillip A. Medica.

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  DNA Barcoding as a Means to Identify Organisms Associated with Amphibian Eggs.
James E. Johnson, Susan F. Belmont, and R. Steven Wagner.
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Inside this issue:  Many Amphibians  reside in underground caverns. Conducting research on such species is time consuming, difficult, and requires much effort to obtain little data.  Read about the work by Brian Miller and Matt Niemiller on salamanders from Tennessee caves. 

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