Volume 11, Issue 3 (December 2016)




Recent Editor Changes at Herpetological Conservation and Biology.

Board of Directors


Research Articles


Interaction of Loggerhead Turtles (Caretta caretta) with Traditional Fish Aggregating Devices (FADs) in the
Mediterranean Sea.

Monica F. Blasi, Federica Roscioni, and Daniela Mattei

Rediscovery of the Enigmatic Day Gecko Phelsuma masohoala in Northeast Madagascar.

Richard C. Stanley and Christopher J. Raxworthy

Amphibian Abundance and Detection Trends during a Large Flood in a Semi-Arid Floodplain Wetland.

Joanne F. Ocock, Richard T. Kingsford, Trent D. Penman, and Jodi J.L. Rowley

A Survey of the Abundance, Population Structure, and Distribution of Nile Crocodiles (Crocodylus niloticus) Using
Day Ground Surveys in Sengwa Wildlife Research Area, Zimbabwe.

Mercy Sai, Beaven Utete, Exeverino Chinoitezvi, Gilbert H. Moyo, and Edson Gandiwa

Molecular Phylogeographic Methods Reveal the Identity and Origin of a Dusky Salamander (Genus Desmognathus)
Population in Southern Illinois, USA.

Donald B. Shepard, Nicholus Ledbetter, Amber L. Anderson, and Andrew R. Kuhns

Work Smarter, Not Harder: Comparison of Visual and Trap Survey Methods for the Eastern Massasauga
Rattlesnake (Sistrurus catenatus).

Jeffrey F. Bartman, Nathan Kudla, Danielle R. Bradke, Sango Otieno, and Jennifer A. Moore

Demographic Characteristics of the Eastern Box Turtle, Terrapene carolina carolina, in a Relictual, Suburban,
Wetland Habitat of Middle Tennessee, USA.

Jessica M. West and Matthew Klukowski

Morphology, Activity Area, and Movement Patterns of the Frugivorous Monitor Lizard Varanus bitatawa.

Stephanie J. Law, Selvino R. de Kort, Daniel Bennett, and Merlijn van Weerd

Searching for an Elusive Anuran: A Detection Model Based on Weather Forecasting for the Tandilean Red-belly Toad.
[Photo Gallery]

Mateo Friedman, Rosana E. Cepeda, Agustina Cortelezzi, María V. Simoy, Claudia B. Marinelli, Federico P. Kacoliris,
Judit Dopazo, and Igor Berkunsky

A Call for Evaluation of the Contribution Made by Rescue, Resuscitation, Rehabilitation, and Release Translocations
to Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle (Lepidochelys kempii) Population Recovery.

Charles W. Caillouet, Jr., Nathan F. Putman, Donna J. Shaver, Roldán A. Valverde, Erin E. Seney, Kenneth J. Lohmann,
Katherine L. Mansfield, Benny J. Gallaway, Joseph P. Flanagan, and Matthew H. Godfrey

Distribution and Life History of the Western Tiger Salamander (Ambystoma mavortium) in Southwestern Alberta, Canada.

Stephanie A. Reimer and Cameron P. Goater

Using Reference Sites to Account for Detection Probability in Occupancy Surveys for Freshwater Turtles.

Doug P. Armstrong

Plasmatic Estradiol and Progesterone Variations During the Reproductive Cycle of Captive Female Argentine Red Tegu
Lizards, Tupinambis rufescens.

María Valeria García-Valdez, Silvia Chamut, Graciela A. Jahn, Osvaldo E.A. Arce, and Mario E. Manes

Impacts of Red Imported Fire Ants (Solenopsis invicta) on Nestling and Hatchling Gopher Tortoises (Gopherus
) in Southwest Georgia, USA.

Michelina C. Dziadzio, Richard B. Chandler, Lora L. Smith, and Steven B. Castleberry

Scent of Disinterred Soil as an Olfactory Cue used by Raccoons to Locate Nests of Diamond-backed Terrapins
(Malaclemys terrapin).

Samuel A. Buzuleciu, Derek P. Crane, and Scott L. Parker

When Development and Amphibians Meet: A Case Study of a Translocation of Great Crested Newts (Triturus cristatus)
in Sweden.

Daniel H. Gustafson, Malgorzata Blicharska, and Grzegorz Mikusiński




Physiology and Ecology to Inform Climate Adaptation Strategies for Desert Amphibians.

Kerry L. Griffis-Kyle