Bufo marinus


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Noun1.Bufo marinus - largest known toad speciesBufo marinus - largest known toad species; native to Central America; valuable destroyer of insect pests
true toad - tailless amphibian similar to a frog but more terrestrial and having drier warty skin
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A total of 16 toads (Bufo marinus) regardless of gender, size, and weight were used in the experiment.
Food and parasitism of the cane toad, Bufo marinus, in relation to time since colonization.
Alimentacion de Bufo marinus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Bufonidae: Anura), en el Departamento de Sucre, Colombia.
Ranaviral disease in frogs causes mortality rates of nearly 100% in Bufo marinus (cane toad) tadpoles and 40% in Lithobates catesbeianus (North American bullfrog) metamorphs (Daszak et al., 1999; Green et al., 2002).
General ecology of the cane toad, Bufo marinus, and examination of direct effects on native frog choruses at heathlands, Cape York Peninsula.
Some species with toxicological importance include Rhinella marina Linnaeus, 1758 (Bufo marinus), Rhinella icterica Spix, 1824 (Bufo ictericus), Rhinella (Bufo) schneideri Werner, 1894, and Rhinella jimi Stevaux, 2002 [3].
(2009) found that newly laid Bufo marinus (Marine Toad) eggs contained high levels of bufadienolide (toxin), whereas midstage tadpoles had lower levels and that all stages beyond the egg decreased in toxin diversity.
But Western Australia's Department of Environment and Conservation isn't so sure that euthanizing Bufo marinus with carbon dioxide is the kindest way to go, and says further tests are needed.