Oral Session 14: Reptiles and Amphibians I: Salamanders and Newts.
Presiding: K McCoy
Monday, August 2, 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM, Meeting Room D 136.
8:00 AM Raffel, Thomas*,1, Kiesecker, Joseph1, Hudson, Peter1, 1 Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA Seasonal variation in infection and immunity in eastern red-spotted newts.
8:20 AM Zaradic, Patricia*,1, 1 Biology Department, Philadelphia, PA, USA Prey availability limits growth of a predator in old growth but not regrowth.
8:40 AM Urban, Mark *,1, 1 Yale University, New Haven, CT Contrasting predator-prey interactions across spatial scales.
9:00 AM Schock, Danna*,1, Bollinger, Trent2, Collins, James1, 1 Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA2 Canadian Cooperative Wildlife Health Centre, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada Large-scale differences in disease susceptibility in an amphibian-virus system.
9:20 AM MARSH, DAVID*,1, THAKUR, KANISHKA1, BULKA, KIM1, CLARKE, LADONNA1, 1 Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA, USA Dispersal and colonization through open fields by a terrestrial woodland salamander.
9:40 AM Break.
9:50 AM Fitzpatrick, Benjamin*,1, 1 Evolution and Ecology, Davis, CA Components of fitness in a tiger salamander hybrid zone.
10:10 AM Allison, Linda*,1, Collins, James2, Averill-Murray, Roy1, 1 Arizona Game and Fish Department, Phoenix, Arizona2 Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona Proportion Area Occupied: Using historical data for an endangered tiger salamander to design an effective monitoring strategy.
10:30 AM Hilton, Alana*,1, Richardson, John1, 1 University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada Effects of riparian reserves and forest harvesting on body condition of juvenile and adult northwestern salamanders (Ambystoma gracile).
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