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 a widespread disease, caused by a microscopic fungus. Our lab is trying to understand its evolution, distribution and ecology, both in wild and captive amphibians. Most of the survey take place in the Atlantic rainforest.

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

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