Killer Fungus





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Published on Aug 23, 2017

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The chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans (Bsal) is the causative agent of the disease chytridiomycosis. Bsal has its origin in Eastern Asia and has accidently been introduced in Europe where it has caused the extirpation of several populations of fire salamanders in no time. This highly contagious and lethal disease threatens amphibian diversity in Europe. Vigilance is warranted.

Do you see sick or dead salamanders or newts in the field, or have you noticed a strong decrease in the number of salamanders or newts in your neighbourhood, please contact the agency in your country that can help.

Ghent University [B], RAVON (Reptile, Amphibian and Fish Conservation the Netherlands) [NL], Trier University [D], CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) [F], l'Universite de Montpellier [F], l'Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes [F], University of Genova [I], Zoological Society of London [UK], CSIS (Agencia estatal consejo superior de investigaciones científicas) [ESP], Natagora [B]

Translations were conducted by Jaime Bosch and Gonçalo M. Rosa (Spanish), Madalena Madeira (Portugese), Andrew Cunningham (English), Claude Miaud (French), Jelka Crnobrnja Isailović (Serbian), Stefan Lötters (German), Katja Poboljšaj (Slovenian), Svetlana Miteva (Bulgarian, Russian), Bálint Halpern (Hungarian), Stefano Canessa (Italian and Spanish), Polish (Marta Rozwandowicz), Swedish (Christer Persson), Macedonian (Sterijovski Bogoljub), Vojtech Balaz (Czech and Slowak).

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