Amphibians, with Special Reference to Xenopus

Richard Tinsley*

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of Laboratory and Other Research Animals
Subtitle of host publicationEighth Edition
Number of pages20
ISBN (Print)9781405175234
Publication statusPublished - 8 Feb 2010


  • Amphibians - occupying curious place in biologists' perceptions
  • Amphibians, exceptional amongst vertebratesin using skin as respiratory surface
  • Amphibians, having evolved from fish ancestors - in late Devonian period6. amphibians - advantages in laboratory investigation
  • Amphibians, with ectothermic body temperature - dependent on external environment
  • Amphibians, with special reference to Xenopus
  • Husbandry of anuran from aquatic environment, Xenopus
  • Husbandry of anurans from mesic environments, Rana spp
  • Reproduction and rearing of tadpoles
  • Semi-natural conditions - for small-scale maintenance of Xenopus species

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