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Captive breeding frogs

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Trade-off between benefit and harms 34 Captive breeding frogs

Captive breeding harlequin toads (Atelopus species)

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Trade-off between benefit and harms 6 Captive breeding harlequin toads (<i>Atelopus</i> species)

Captive breeding Mallorcan midwife toads

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Trade-off between benefit and harms 3 Captive breeding Mallorcan midwife toads

Captive breeding salamanders (including newts)

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Trade-off between benefit and harms 8 Captive breeding salamanders (including newts)

Captive breeding toads

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Trade-off between benefit and harms 12 Captive breeding toads

Freeze sperm or eggs for future use

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Unlikely to be beneficial 10 Freeze sperm or eggs for future use

Head-start amphibians for release

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Trade-off between benefit and harms 25 Head-start amphibians for release

Release captive-bred amphibians

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Likely to be beneficial 1 Release captive-bred amphibians

Release captive-bred frogs

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Likely to be beneficial 11 Release captive-bred frogs

Release captive-bred green and golden bell frogs

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Likely to be ineffective or harmful 4 Release captive-bred green and golden bell frogs

Release captive-bred Mallorcan midwife toads

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Trade-off between benefit and harms 4 Release captive-bred Mallorcan midwife toads

Release captive-bred salamanders (including newts)

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Unknown effectiveness (limited evidence) 1 Release captive-bred salamanders (including newts)

Release captive-bred toads

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Trade-off between benefit and harms 5 Release captive-bred toads

Use artificial fertilization in captive breeding

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Trade-off between benefit and harms 4 Use artificial fertilization in captive breeding

Use hormone treatment to induce sperm and egg release during captive breeding

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Trade-off between benefit and harms 17 Use hormone treatment to induce sperm and egg release during captive breeding
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