Edible frog

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(Zool.) the common European frog (Rana esculenta), used as food.

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Prior to the use of modern pesticides, there are several early reports of hermaphroditism and feminization in, but not limited to, the ranid frogs Rana pipiens (Northern Leopard Frog; King 1910), Rana sylvatica (Wood Frog; Cheng 1929), Pelophylax esculentus (Edible Frog; Mitrophanow 1894), Pelophylax ridibundus (Marsh Frog; Friedmann 1898), and Rana temporaria (European Common Frog; Bourne 1884; Marshall 1884).
Species posing a lower risk include the Siberian chipmunk and the edible frog.
Iridoviruses(a,b) of herpetofauna (34) Host Virus(c) Amphibian iridoviruses Frog virus 3 Leopard frog (Rana pipiens) considered type for sympatric isolates frog virus 1, 2, 9-23 Red-spotted new eft T6-20 Notophthalamus viridescens) Bullfrog Tadpole edema virus (Rana catesbeiana) Edible frog (Rana esculenta) Rana esculenta iridovirus Ornate burrowing frog Bohle iridovirus (Limnodynastes ornatus) Cane toad (Bufo marinus) Gutapo iridovirus Common frog Rana UK virus (Rana temporaria) Common toad (Bufo bufo) Bufo UK virus Red-legged frog larvae Redwood Creek virus (Rana aurora) Tiger salamander (Ambystoma A.
Shark fin soup has been the subject of protests by conservationists, due to the fish being dumped back in the sea to die once the fins have been removed, and with the harvesting of edible frogs now outlawed in most parts of France, the majority of the world's frogs' leg market (including France) is served by parts of Asia, where the depletion of frogs in the wild and the cruelty associated with the trade has also attracted criticism.