Posts Tagged ‘Axolotl’

Monday Organism – Axolotl/Ambystoma mexicanum

March 16, 2009


Ambystoma mexicanum is binomial for Axolotl, or “tiger salamander”. This amiable amphibian is typically found in Mexico (what is it with me and Mexican organisms?), and is widely used in scientific research since its embryos are rather transparent, making it ideal for researchers in developmental biology.