Severe Perkinsea infections may be responsible for a significant number of frog die-offs
A emerging disease has been identified as another possible cause for amphibian die-offs, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Scientists already know that chytridiomycosis and the ranavirus are linked to frog population declines worldwide.
New research suggests that that SPI (the abbreviation for severe Perkinsea infections) is the third most common infectious disease of frogs. Continue reading “Biologists see serious new threat to amphibians”