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Non-native salmonids affect amphibian occupancy at multiple spatial scales
Pilliod, David S.; Hossack, Blake R.; Bahls, Peter F.; Bull, Evelyn L.; Corn, Paul Stephen; Hokit, Grant; Maxell, Bryce A.; Munger, James C.; Wyrick, Aimee. 2010. Non-native salmonids affect amphibian occupancy at multiple spatial scales. Diversity and Distributions. 16: 959974.
The introduction of non-native species into aquatic environments has been linked with local extinctions and altered distributions of native species. We investigated the effect of non-native salmonids on the occupancy of two native amphibians, the long-toed salamander (Ambystoma macrodactylum) and Columbia spotted frog (Rana luteiventris), across three spatial scales: water bodies, small catchments and large catchments.
Keywords: Ambystoma macrodactylum, amphibian decline, biological invasions, fish stocking, landscape, mountain lake, Rana luteiventris
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Electronic Publish Date: March 22, 2012
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