Header Graphic


Home Management Internet_Fraud Paper editions Statistics Search Indexes For Authors Authors biographies Site Map


  Supporting the Sustainable Management of Amphibian and Reptile Biodiversity

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can
change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." --Anon.



Author's Biography



The giant salamanders (Cryptobranchidae): Part B. Biogeography, ecology and reproduction. 2013. Robert K. Browne, Hong Li, Zhenghuan Wang, Sumio Okada, Paul M. Hime, Amy McMillan, Minyao Wu, Raul Diaz, Zhang Hongxing, Dale McGinnity, Jeffrey T. Briggler. Amphibian and Reptile Conservation  In press.

Survey techniques for giant salamanders (Cryptobranchidae) and other aquatic Caudata. 2011. Robert K Browne, Hong Li, Dale McGinnity, Sumio Okada, Wang Zhenghuan, Catherine M Bodinof, Kelly J Irwin, Amy McMillan, Jeffrey T Briggler. Amphibian and Reptile Conservation 5(4):1-16(e34).

Sumio Okada

SUMIO OKADA is a post-doctoral research associate at Tottori University, Japan. He conducts research focused on ecology and conservation biology of amphibians and reptiles, especially, Japanese giant salamander (Andrias japonicus). He serves as Vice President of the Japanese Giant Salamander Society.


 Amphibian and Reptile Conservation logo


 Dr Robert Browne

Dr. Robert Browne Chairperson

Dr. Browne established the Internet based ARC in 2011 and expanded it globally in 2013. Robert is committed to achieving the ARC's goal to provide for the sustainable management of amphibians and reptiles. He has a wide international experience in herpetological conservation and has published over 40 scientific articles on amphibian and reptile conservation. see Biography