Tiny frog endemic to Seychelles to be monitored by audio recorders

A frog endemic to Seychelles will be monitored through a new project set up by researchers from the Seychelles Islands Foundation. 

The project will monitor the absence and presence of the endemic Seychelles Frog (Sooglossus sechellensis) found in the Vallée de Mai — one of the Seychelles World Heritage Sites — located on the second most populated island of Praslin.

Jennifer Appoo, the Foundation’s science and projects coordinator, told SNA that the researchers will monitor the frogs by listening to their vocalisations using an equipment called a song meter.

“Once deployed, song meters record at regular intervals all sounds in the surrounding environment….
Source: Seychelles News Agency