LaHNAB
Our lab is currently working in few main research lines, but amphibian natural history is always our chief inspiration!


LaHNAB main projects

 

Frogs use diverse senses to communicate, such as sight, touch, hearing, olfact, and even seismic or vibrational sensing.  All these senses are under study in our lab.

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Frogs are threatened by widespread diseases, caused by viruses and fungi. Our lab is trying to understand their evolution, distribution and ecology, both in wild and captive amphibians. Most of the survey takes place in the Atlantic rainforest.

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Tropical islands hosts special cases of blind, deformed and introduced toads. Our studies aim describing their malformations, tries to understand its causes, and its effects in the behavior and ecology of Rhinella spp. toads.

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