Other Reptile and Amphibian Links
- a site inspired by global amphibian declines, and is an online system
that allows free access to information on amphibian biology and
Research and Monitoring Initiative (ARMI) - ARMI
national atlas for amphibian distributions.
Amphibians Around the
World - Just how many species of amphibians are there in the world?
Current estimates of amphibian species are approximately 5,383. This
number is constantly changing though as new species are discovered, some
species become extinct, and changes in classification may combine species
or split one species into several different species.
Amphibian Disease Program - This program focuses on the
influences of anthropogenic land use on pathogen transmission and
prevalence in amphibians. It is hypothesized that environmental
stressors, such as
grazing in wetlands, may increase pathogen prevalence in resident
amphibians by negatively affecting their immune system.
Caudata.org - Caudata.org is the
Information Portal for newt and salamander professionals and enthusiasts
around the world.
Global Amphibian Assessment
(GAA) - the first-ever comprehensive assessment
of the conservation status of the world's 5,743 known species of frogs,
toads, salamanders, and caecilians. This website presents results of the
assessments, including IUCN Red List threat category, range map, ecology
information, and other data for every amphibian species.
Amphibian information resource.
Monitoring Program (TAMP)
for Environmental Education - TAMP
The Tennessee Amphibian Monitoring Program
(TAMP) is a volunteer-based, multi-agency effort to assess the current
status of amphibians (frogs, toads, and salamanders) across our state,
with the goal of learning where they live and how they are doing. The TAMP
is sponsored by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) and the
Center For Environmental Education at Middle Tennessee State University.
Homepage - Hellbenders are one of the largest salamanders in the
world, growing to over 2 feet long. Their cousins in China and Japan, the
Chinese and Japanese giant salamanders, can grow to an enormous 5 to 6
feet long! Hellbenders are only found in the mountains and foothills of
the eastern United States.