Amphibians for research


           

  This site is in preparation. We shall share our experience on breeding different species of amphibians, housing, safe food, temperature optima, water treatment and also some possible pitfalls.    In the meantime, following links may provide information you are looking for:

  Silurana tropicalis husbandry -

http://faculty.virginia.edu/xtropicalis/husbandry/husbandry.html

http://cshprotocols.cshlp.org/    (Cold Spring Harb. Protoc.‘2009,doi:10.1101/pdb.emo 131)

  Xenopus laevis husbandry - http://www.petstation.com/clfrog.html      

  http://www.rspca.org.uk/sciencegroup/researchanimals/implementing3rs/housingandcarexenopus-laevis     PDF document, 80 p


 General  info on Xenopus laevis : http://aquaticfrogs.tripod.com/  

                                             

http://www.xlaevis.com/

                                                                                                                                                                    General information on various Pipid species, including distribution, natural habitats, activity, notes on behavior, images, sounds, references:

http://amphibiaweb.org/lists/Pipidae.shtml

 

Pleurodeles waltli - natural habitat, images, care: http://www.caudata.org/cc/species/Pleurodeles/P_waltl.shtml                                                    http://amphibiaweb.org/lists/Salamandridae.shtml  

 Ambystoma mexicanum - habitat, images, care: http://www.caudata.org/cc/species/Ambystoma/A_mexicanum.shtml        

 

       http://amphibiaweb.org/lists/Ambystomatidae.shtml                                                     http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Axolotl                               axolotl website: http://www.axolotl.org/