Founded: 1869

Head Office: Dunedin, New Zealand

Geographic Area of Work: Global


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University of Otago is a Full Partner of the ASA.

University of Otago is an active Alliance Partner working in the following areas:


Threatened species (nationally/globally)

Habitat conservation

Sites containing threatened species

Outreach campaigns for amphibians

Education programs on amphibians

Amphibian trade related issues

Climate change issues relating to amphibians

Infectious disease

Policy issues relating to amphibians


Captive breeding of amphibians

Reintroduction of amphibians or threatened species

Red listing

Taxonomy and systematics

Genome banking

Species conservation strategies

Amphibian surveys and monitoring

Capacity building