Scientific Publications


Peralta-Garcia, A., A.J. Adams, C.J. Briggs, P. Galina-Tessaro, J.H. Valdez-Villavicencio, B.D. Hollingsworth, H.B. Shaffer, and R.N. Fisher. 2018. Occurrence of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in anurans of the Mediterranean region of Baja California, México. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 127:193-200. pdf

Adams, A.J., A.P. Pessier, and C.J. Briggs. 2017. Rapid extirpation of a North American frog coincides with an increase in fungal pathogen prevalence: Historical analysis and implications for reintroduction. Ecology and Evolution 7:10216–10232. link

Adams, A.J., S.J. Kupferberg, M.Q. Wilber, M. Grefsrud, S. Bobzien, V.T. Vredenburg, and C.J. Briggs. 2017.  Extreme drought, host density, sex, and bullfrogs influence fungal pathogen infection in a declining lotic amphibian. Ecosphere 8: e01740. link

Adams, A.J., C.J. Dellith, and S.S. Sweet. 2016. Rana aurora (Northern red-legged frog). Transport. Herpetological Review 47: 648. pdf

Goldberg, J., S. Jewell, A. Picco, A. Adams, J. Bader, J. Ballard, and I. Posano. 2016. Interim Rule: Injurious Wildlife Species; Listing Salamanders Due to Risk of Salamander Chytrid Fungus. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, D.C. 23 pp. pdf

Adams, A.J., J.P. LaBonte, K.L. Richards-Hrdlicka, M.J. Ball, M.H. Toothman, and C.J. Briggs. 2015. DNA extraction method affects detection of a fungal pathogen in specimens using qPCR. PLoS ONE 10: e0135389. link

Adams, A.J., C. Darst, and C. Rutherford. 2015. Draft recovery plan for the Santa Barbara County Distinct Population Segment of the California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense). U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ventura Fish and Wildlife Office, Ventura, California: 76 pp. pdf

Mendelson, J.R., and A.J. Adams. 2014. Diadophis punctatus (Ring-necked snake) Diet. Herpetological Review 45: 709-710. pdf


Adams, A.J. 2017. Decline and localized extirpation of the foothill yellow-legged frog (Rana boylii) in the presence of the fungal pathogen, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis: Contemporary and historical perspectives. PhD dissertation, University of California, Santa Barbara. 142 pp. Link


Adams, A.J. 2018. Final Report and Recommendations for Pond Management Project at Sedgwick Reserve. 49 pp.

Adams, A.J. 2018. Report on Biological Monitoring for Sedgwick Reserve Pond Management Project. 4 pp.

Adams, A.J., and K. McCurdy. 2018. Sedgwick Reserve Pond Management Plan. 41 pp.

Adams, A.J. and E.A. Wilson. 2017. Final Report on Amphibian Surveys: UCSB Sedgwick Reserve, Winter 2017. 22 pp. pdf

Adams, A.J. and K. Drexhage. 2009. California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense), Santa Barbara County Distinct Population Segment 5-year review: Summary and evaluation. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ventura Fish and Wildlife Office, Ventura, California: 59 pp. pdf