Puerto Rican biologist develops low-risk method for tagging developing frogs

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Adolfo Rodríguez Velázquez

It is envisioned as a safe alternative for researching the ecology and biology of these amphibians.

While studying a fungus that is rapaciously threatening amphibian populations around the world, Puerto Rican scientist Janelle A. Peña found a technique for direct developmental frog tagging in juvenile stages, which presents less risk to the organisms, is an economical option for researchers, and proved to be efficient with individuals up to 10 millimeters in diameter.

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