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The Situation of the Amphibians of the Alto Balsas Guerrero: Towards a Regional Strategy of Conservation

Journal: Indian Journal of Pure & Applied Biosciences (IJPAB) (Vol.3, No. 6)

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Page : 1-3

Keywords : herpetofauna; Amphibians; conservation; natural habitats;

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The present study lies mainly in the scanty information on the herpetofauna that exists for the Balsas region in particular and in general for the state of Guerrero. Aim: Describe the variety of herpetofauna present in the region of Balsas, Guerrero Mexico. Material and methods: A systematic review and sampling of reptiles and amphibians and the registration technique was used by visual encounter. Results: Therefore 61 species described for Guerrero, 11 species were recorded in the area of separate study in five families and seven genera where 3 amphibian species are endemic to the country, according to NOM-059, were documented 3 species in special protection and a (Agalychnis dacnicolor) Conclusion: One of the major problems that has the high Rafts are the removal of wild species, by which it is indispensable to create strategies for management and conservation of the area, which is considered a priority, the task is to raise awareness to the people to improve and do not destroy the natural habitats.

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