Biology News
Being a marine biologist and helping sea life is my calling - Newsday

I want to become a marine biologist. Marine biology is the study of sea life. There are tasks that are required in the job such as creating research papers on various organisms of your choosing and much more. I think marine biology is so interesting ...

Short course in marine biology - Times of Malta

Times of Malta
Short course in marine biology. Topics to be covered include fisheries biology, aquaculture and marine conservation. A short course entitled 'Topics in Marine Biology' will be held between March 14 and May 19 by the Department of Biology, of the ...

Wild fur and natural medicinals of the Appalachians - Pocahontas Times

Pocahontas Times
Dove is extremely knowledgeable about all harvestable and marketable flora and fauna of the area. No matter what is unpacked and unwrapped before him – giant mushrooms, dried roots, deer hides or luxuriant furs – Dove can instantly recognize what he's ...

Giant, Marine, or Cane Toad

Houston - United States

Learn about the giant toxic toads that were widely exported from Central America to control cane beetles. Cane toads can now be found in Hawaii, Florida, the Philippines, and most notably Australia.

Cane or Giant Toad (Bufo marinus)
United States

Details of characteristics, range, food, habitat and reproduction. From Animal Diversity Web.

Cane or Marine Toad (Bufo marinus)
United Kingdom

Details of lifespan, statistics, distribution, habitat, diet, behaviour and conservation status. BBC fact file.

Giant Marine Toad (Bufo marinus)
United States

Illustrated presentation of taxonomy, distribution, and characteristics, with analysis of its ecological threat and the status of research into control methods. Part of the Introduced Species Summary Project at Columbia University, USA.

Cane Toad
United States

Research project by Marcella Gutierrez at the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse.

Cane Toads, Giant Toads or Marine Toads
United States

Fact sheet from the Australian Museum covers identification, habits, status and toxicity, with map and photographs.

Bibliography of the Cane Toad

Citations of the cane toad, Bufo marinus up to 1992 are collected in this file assembled by Rick Speare.

Cane Toad Battle

Explains how this introduced species is causing problems across northern Australia. Includes identification guide, control initiatives, and a fact sheet to download.

Cane Toad Research

CSIRO researchers are testing cane toad genes for their ability to interfere with the process of metamorphosis. [PDF]


Describes recent efforts by Australian scientists to identify a biological method of controlling this introduced species. [PDF]

Bufo Marinus - Cane Toad

Basic facts and history of this Australian pest.