Free Access Online Herp Journal-Herpetological Conservation and Biology Volume 3?
Herpetological Conservation and Biology, a free online journal and PARC partner, is now in its third volume with release of Issue 1 for 2008 late Monday night (February 18th). Please feel free to check out HCB and its articles on the ecology, life history, conservation, and management of Amphibians and Reptiles. The journal is open access and freely available at http://www.herpconbio.org
The current issue is 127 pages:
Brodman, R. (editorial) Announcement of the international symposium on natural history and conservation of amphibians and reptiles. HCB 3:i-ii.
Miller, B.T., and M.L Niemiller. Distribution and relative abundance of Tennessee cave salamanders (Gyrinophilus palleucus
and Gyrinophilus gulolineatus
) with an emphasis on Tennessee
populations. HCB 3:1-20.
Blanvillain, G., L.D. Wood, A.B. Meylan, and P.A. Meylan. Sex ratio prediction of juvenile Hawksbill Sea Turtles
(Eretmochelys imbricata) from South Florida, USA. HCB 3:21-27.
Fellers, G.M., K.L. Pope, J.E. Stead, M.S. Koo, and H.H. Welsh, Jr. Turning population trend monitoring into active conservation: can we save the cascades frog (Rana cascadae
) in the Lassen Region of California
3:28-39. (and see associated gallery of photos!).
Tripathy, B. and B. Pandav. Beach fidelity and internesting movements of Olive Ridley Turtles (Lipidochelys olivacea
) at Rushikulya, India
. HCB 3:46-54.
Ribeiro, L.B., S.C. Gomides, A.O. Santos, and B.M. Sousa. Thermoregulatory behavior of the saxicolous lizard, Tropidurus torquatus
(Squamata, Tropiduridae), in a rocky outcrop in Minas Gerais, Brazil. HCB 3:63-70.
Lemckert, F., and M. Mahony. Core calling periods of the frogs of temperate New South Wales, Australia
. HCB 3:71-76.
Glista, D.J., T.L. DeVault, and J.A. DeWoody. Vertebrate road mortality predominantly impacts amphibians. HCB 3:77-87.
Voris, H.K., D.R. Karns, K.A. Feldheim, B. Kechavarzi, and M. Rinehart. Multiple paternity in the oriental-australian rear-fanged watersnakes (Homalopsidae). HCB 3:88-102.
Nussear, K.E., T.C. Esque, J.S. Heaton, M.E. Cablk, K.K. Drake, C. valentin, J.L. Yee, and P.A. Medica. Are wildlife detector dogs or people better at finding Desert Tortoises? HCB 3:103-115. (see associated gallery
Johnson, J.E., S.F. Belmont, and R.S. Wagner. DNA Barcoding as a means to identify organisms associated with amphibian eggs. HCB 3:116-127.
Malcolm L. McCallum
Assistant Professor of Biology
Editor Herpetological Conservation and Biologyhttp://firstname.lastname@example.org@herpconbio.org
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