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Ichthyology and Herpetology

Last updated about 6 years ago

A collection of ichthyology and herpetology resources available on the Encyclopedia of Life.
Photo Credit: Anolis gorgonae, Luke Mahler

  • Anoles

    Audio of Anolis

    In the Anoles Podcast, EOL fellow Rosario Castañeda takes us to the back rooms of Harvard’s Museum of Comparative Zoology, searching through dozens of jars of pickled anole lizards to see the traces of evolution in action.

  • Loggerhead and Green Sea Turtles

    Audio of Chelonia mydas and 1 other taxon

    In this podcast: Cyprus is split in half, with a Turkish sector in the north and a Greek sector in the south. The unofficial division makes scientific collaboration in this Mediterranean island nation all but impossible; it also complicates management of the island's endangered sea turtles.

  • Foothill Yellow-legged Frog

    Audio of Rana boylii

    IN this podcast: How is a tadpole like a short-sleeved white tee shirt? The answer lies in the Alameda Creek outside San Francisco, California, USA. Ari Daniel Shapiro wades into the issue of dams and biodiversity with two biologists sampling the DNA of this threatened frog in order to save it.