Toe clipping of Anurans for mark-recapture studies: acceptable if justified. That’s what we said!

Phillott, Andrea D., Skerratt, Lee F., McDonald, Keith R., Lemckert, Frank L., Hines, Harry B., Clarke, John M., Alford, Ross A., and Speare, Rick (2008) Toe clipping of Anurans for mark-recapture studies: acceptable if justified. That’s what we said! Herpetological Review, 39 (2). pp. 149-150.

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Abstract

Parris and McCarthy (2008) have over-simplified the arguments of Phillott et al. (2007) that toe-clipping is an acceptable method of marking anurans. We discussed six points in defending toe clipping as a marking method.

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Reproduced with permission from the Herpetological Review.

ISSN: 0018-084X
Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2009 03:56
FoR Codes: 06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0608 Zoology > 060899 Zoology not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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