Trends in population number and distribution of Baw Baw frog (Philoria frosti)
The Baw Baw frog (Philoria frosti) is the only Victorian endemic frog species. Reasons for decline in population numbers and distribution include: habitat loss and degradation of their restricted range on the Baw Baw plateau and escarpment area (totalling only 135km2) and spread of the infectious disease chytridiomycosis.
Region:Mt Baw Baw plateau and escarpment
Measures:Population abundance and distribution
Topics:Biodiversity: plants & animals