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Evaluating regulations and surveillance as risk-mitigation to the emerging amphibian pathogen Bsal- Data release

July 14, 2021

Results of a literature search performed December 1, 2020. The tables in this document summarize the publications fitting in this search criteria and are split into the publications that update the list of international species that could carry Bsal (Appendix 1 Table S1). Number of individual live amphibians imported in categories of urodelan (salamander, newt, and related taxa) species restricted under the interim regulations and not listed, species not listed on the regulations that have had Bsal detected, notably Bombina spp., anuran species in the genus Rana, and Xenopus (including African clawed frogs) as a comparison of species not thought to be susceptible to Bsal, but commonly imported (Appendix 3 Table S1). Data and relative risk scores per county used for the risk analysis of B. salamandrivorans invasion, consequences, and surveillance for U.S. salamanders. All variables were scaled from 1, lowest relative risk, to 4, highest relative risk. Import and introduction risk scores were calculated from the average live imports per year for the pre-action risk period (2010-2015) and post-action risk period (2016-2019) (Appendix S3 Table S2).

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