The 1st Course on Amphibian  Husbandry and Conservation (AHC) is an interesting and intensive course to researchers, technical staff working with amphibians or anyone looking for more complete basis on Amphibian Husbandry and Conservation.

The course will be held from 16th to 20th May 2016.


Registrations for this edition already available


The course explores the principles of amphibians' husbandry, nutrition and dietary needs, captive reproduction, population management, veterinary aspects (diseases, pathology, and necropsy), biosecurity and quarantine, conservation, threats and global action. Hands on demonstrations, practical and group exercises are also included (enclosure demonstrations: tank drilling, false bottoms and plumbing, filters).




  * Luis Carrillo, University of Mexico City, AArk

  * Michael Bungard, Wjitley Wildlife Conservation Trust (Paignton Zoo)

  * Arturo Munoz Saraiva, Coordinator of the Bolivian amphibian

    initiative and PhD in Ghent University

  * Isabel Lopes, University of Aveiro, CESAM


Important note: the course will not start if a minimum of 10 participants will not be reached; similarly the maximum number of participants is 15.


Inscription fees include: attending at the course and the use of all the materials provided by University of Aveiro and the AArk.



AHC Course Early registration (29th February)

General: 280 euros

Student: 180 euros


AHC Course

General: 350 euros

Student: 250 euros


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