Volume 6, Issue 3 (December 2011)



The "Peer" in "Peer Review."

Gad Perry, Jaime Bertoluci, R. Bruce Bury, Robert H. Hansen, Robert Jehle, Jonh Measey, Brad R. Moon, Erin Muths, and
Marco A. L. Zuffi




Trade in Non-native Amphibians and Reptiles in Texas:  Lessons for Better Monitoring and Implications for Species Introduction.

Heather L. Prestridge, Lee A. Fitzgerald, and Toby J. Hibbitts

The Amphibian Ark:  A Global Community for Ex situ Conservation of Amphibians.

Kevin Zippel, Kevin Johnson, Ron gagliardo, Richard Gibson, Michael McFadden, Robert Browne, Carlos Martinez, and
Elizabeth Townsend


Research Articles


The Sea Turtles Captured by Coastal Fisheries in the Northeastern Sulu Sea, Philippines: Documentation, Care,
and Release.
  [Photo Gallery]

Teodora U. Bagarinao

Ecology of a Population of the Earthsnake Conopsis biserialis in the Mexican Transvolcanic Axis.

Oiva Castaneda-Gonzalez, Javier Manjarrez, Irene Goyenechea, and Victor Fajardo

Which Habitat Selection Method is Most Applicable to Snakes?  Case Studies of the Eastern Massasauga (Sistrurus catenatus)
and Eastern Fox Snake (Pantherophis gloydi).
  [Photo Gallery]

Brett A. DeGregorio, Brian J. Putman, and Bruce A. Kingsbury

Amphibian Chytrid Fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis) in Coastal and Montane California, USA Anurans.
[Photo Gallery]

Gary M. Fellers, Rebecca A. Cole, David M. Reinitz, and Patrick M. Kleeman

Thermal Selection and Temperature Preference of the Aquatic Salamander, Amphiuma tridactylum.

Clifford L. Fontenot, Jr. and William I. Lutterschmidt


Ecology of the Eastern Ribbonsnake (Thamnophis sauritus) in Southern Alabama with Evidence of Seasonal Multiple Broods.
[Photo Gallery]

Gabriel J. Langford, Joel A. Borden, and David H. Nelson

Reproductive Physiology of the Broad Banded Watersnake, Nerodia fasciata confluens, in Southeastern Louisiana.  
[Photo Gallery]

O. Tom Lorenz, Brian D. Horne, Noah J. Anderson, and Ann O. Cheek

Abundance and Roosting Ecology of Chameleons in the East Usambara Mountains of Tanzania and the Potential Effects
of Harvesting.
 [Photo Gallery]

David A. Patrick, Philip Shirk, James R. Vonesh, Elizabeth B. Harper, and Kim M. Howell

Morphological Abnormalities in Amphibian Populations from the Mid-eastern Region of Argentina.

Paola M. Peltzer, Rafael C. Lajmanovich, Laura C. Sanchez, Andres M. Attademo, Celina M. Junges, Clarisa L. Bionda, Adolfo
L. Martino, and Agustin Basso

Annual Survival of Loggerhead Sea Turtles (Caretta caretta) Nesting in Peninsular Florida:  A Cause for Concern.

Christopher R. Sasso, Sheryan P. Epperly, and Chris Johnson

Chemosensory Response of the Threatened Eastern Indigo Snake (Drymarchon couperi) to Chemical and Visual Stimuli
of Mus musculus.

Anthony J. Saviola, William E. Lamoreaux, Regis Opferman, and David Chiszar, Steven J. Price, and Michael E. Dorcas

Population Status and Natural History Notes on the Critically Endangered Stream-dwelling Frog Craugastor ranoides
(Craugastoridae) in a Costa Rican Tropical Dry Forest.

Hector Zumbado-Ulate, Federico Bolanos, Beatriz Willink, and Fernando Soley-Guardia

Size Dimorphism and Growth Rates in Distinct Populations of Blanding's Turtles (Emydoidea blandingii) in Nova Scotia
in Relation to Environment.

 José Lefebvre, Trevor S. Avery, and Tom B. Herman



The Use of Fluorescent Powdered Pigments as a Tracking Technique for Snakes.

Bejamin L. S. Furman, Brett R. Scheffers, and Cynthia A. Paszkowski

Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Three Survey Methods for Sampling Terrestrial Herpetofauna in South China.

Yik-Hei Sung, Nancy E. Karraker, and Billy C. H. Hau