Accession Number:

AD0787095

Title:

Amphibians: Guidelines for the Breeding, Care, and Management of Laboratory Animals.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL WASHINGTON DC INST OF LAB ANIMAL RESOURCES

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

163.0

Abstract:

The document is a first attempt to assemble the available, practical information on the subject of care, management, and uniform quality of amphibians as laboratory animals, and to provide recommendations for the breeding, care, and managment of amphibians in the laboratory. Areas of discussion include Classification and description of amphibians commonly used for laboratory research definition, description, and sources of experimental amphibians physical facilities and amphibian managment and laboratory care and records and information control. Discussion and recommendations focus on the anurans used by investigators in North America, with some attention given to the urodeles. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine
  • Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE