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1 8149 Ackerman, L. 1997. The biology, husbandry and health care of reptiles. Volume 3. The health care of reptiles. T.F.H., Neptune City, New Jersey, USA. 446pp.
2 75 Allen, E. R. 1948. The truth about turtles. Florida Wildlife 1(9):6–7, 17.
3 86 Allen, E. R. 1980. Large Florida softshell turtles, Trionyx ferox measurements and weights as taken July 10, 1979. Indigo, News Bulletin of the Florida Herpetological Society 1:104–106.
4 87 Allen, E. R. 1982. Trionyx ferox (Florida softshell). Size. Herpetological Review 13:49.
5 119 Allen, E. R., and W. T. Neill. 1953. The Florida soft-shelled turtle. Florida Wildlife 7(3):4–5.
6 153 Allen, R. 1969. Why save the alligator. Presented to Conservation 70s Inc. Environmental Legislative Workshop, Panel No. 4, Wildlife Resources, Homosassa Springs, Florida, USA. 5pp. [Printed by International Crocodilian Society, Silver Springs, Florida, USA.]
7 549 Anonymous. 2000. Turtle harvesting banned for season. Reprinted in League of Florida Herpetological Societies Newsletter (June):22.
8 8971 Anonymous. 2008. Newsbriefs: Florida turtles need a reprieve. Iguana 15:248–249.
9 581 Aresco, M. J. 2001. Population status, community composition, and drought-related movements of turtles in a north Florida lake. Page 42 (abstract) in Proceedings of the Joint Annual Meeting of the Herpetologists' League and the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, 27–31 July 2001, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
10 582 Aresco, M. J. 2001. Population structure, abundance, and community composition of turtles at Lake Jackson: implications for management and lake food webs. Pages 105–106 (abstract) in Proceedings of the Florida Lake Management Society Twelfth Annual Conference, 21–24 May 2001, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.
11 5447 Aresco, M. J. 2002. Surviving drought: Lake Jackson's turtles. Florida Wildlife 56(2):26–28.
12 6910 Aresco, M. J. 2003. Highway mortality of turtles and other herpetofauna at Lake Jackson, Florida, USA, and the efficacy of a temporary fence/culvert system to reduce roadkills. Pages 433–449 in C. L. Irwin, P. Garrett, and K. P. McDermott, editors. 2003 Proceedings of the International Conference on Ecology and Transportation, Center for Transportation and the Environment, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
13 7280 Aresco, M. J. 2005. The effect of sex-specific terrestrial movements and roads on the sex ratio of freshwater turtles. Biological Conservation 123:37–44.
14 7408 Aresco, M. J. 2005. Trophic position and environmental correlates of the abundances of three turtle species in north Florida lake. Abstract in Joint Meeting of the 21st Annual Meeting of the American Elasmobranch Society, 85th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 63rd Annual Meeting of the Herpetologists' League, and the 48th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles; 6–11 July 2005, Tampa, Florida, USA.
15 7603 Aresco, M. J., and F. C. James. 2005. Ecological relationships of turtles in northern Florida lakes: a study of omnivory and the structure of a lake food web. Final report. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Tallahasee, Florida, USA. 66pp.
16 7015 Aresco, M. J., and M. S. Gunzburger. 2004. Effects of large-scale sediment removal on herpetofauna in Florida wetlands. Journal of Herpetology 38:275–279.
17 6539 Aresco, M. J., M. Gunzburger, and J. Travis. 2002. Geographic distribution: Apalone ferox (Florida softshell). Herpetological Review 33:320.
18 6781 Ashton, K. G., and J. E. Carlson. 2003. Apalone ferox (Florida softshell turtle). Movement behavior. Herpetological Review 34:138.
19 629 Atkins, S., and J. MacMahon. 1967. The Zabski site, Merritt Island, Florida. Florida Anthropologist 20:133–145.
20 9944 Austin, R. J., L. Carlson, and R. W. Estabrook. 2009. Archaic period faunal use in the west-central Florida interior. Southeastern Archaeology (2009):148–164.
21 728 Bancroft, G. T., J. S. Godley, D. T. Gross, N. N. Rojas, D. A. Sutphen and R. W. McDiarmid. 1983. Large-scale operations management test of use of the white amur for control of problem aquatic plants. The herpetofauna of Lake Conway: species accounts. Final report. Miscellaneous Paper A-83-5, U.S. Army Engineers Waterways Experiment Station, CE, Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA. 304pp.
22 756 Barbour, T. 1944. The Florida ditches. The Atlantic 174(2):99–102.
23 808 Bartlett, P., and D. Bartlett. 1999. The American softshell turtles: graceful denizens of rivers and lakes. Reptiles Magazine 7(6):10–14, 16.
24 861 Bartram, J., and W. Bartram. 1957. John and William Bartram's America: selections from the writings of the Philadelphia naturalists. [Edited with an introduction by H. G. Cruickshank.] Devin-Adair Company, New York, New York, USA. 418pp.
25 862 Bartram, W. 1791. Travels through North & South Carolina, Georgia, East & West Florida, the Cherokee country, the extensive territories of the Muscogulges, or Creek Confederacy, and the country of the Chactaws; containing, an account of the soil and natural productions of those regions, together with observations on the manners of the Indians. James & Johnson, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. 522pp. Bartram, W. 1947. The travels of William Bartram [edited by Mark van Doren]. Dover, New York, New York, USA. 414pp.
26 889 Beissinger, S. R. 1990. Alternative foods of a diet specialist, the snail kite. Auk 107:327–333.
27 1037 Blatchley, W. S. 1932. In days agone: notes on the fauna and flora of subtropical Florida in the days when most of its area was a primeval wilderness. Nature Publishing Company, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. 338pp.
28 1199 Brown, R. C. 1988. Florida's fossils: guide to location, identification and enjoyment. Pineapple Press, Sarasota, Florida, USA. 208pp.
29 1210 Buck, S. V. 1997. Florida's herp trade: a collector's paradise...and a land exploited. Reptile & Amphibian Magazine (January–February):72–81.
30 1392 Carr, A. 1994. Triple clutchers. Pages 220–224 in M. H. Carr, editor. A naturalist in Florida: a celebration of Eden. Yale University Press, New Haven and London, Connecticut, USA.
31 1446 Carter, W. H. 1981. Nature's masterpiece at Homosassa: where the saltgrass joins the sawgrass. Atlantic, Tabor City, North Carolina, USA. 288pp.
32 8687 Ceballos, C. P., and L. A. Fitzgerald. 2004. The trade in native and exotic turtles in Texas. Wildlife Society Bulletin 32:881–892.
33 9386 Chapin, K. J., and P. A. Meylan. 2011. Turtle populations at a heavily used recreational site: Itchetucknee Springs State Park, Columbia County, Florida. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 6:51−60.
34 1589 Conrad, T. A. 1835. Notices of the geology of West Florida. Croom's letter on the soft shell turtle (Trionyx ferox). Advocate of Science and Annals of Natural History 1(March):375.
35 1631 Cox, J. 1989. Creatures of the deep. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, The Skimmer 5(4):1, 7.
36 1663 Crenshaw, J. W., Jr., and M. N. Hopkins, Jr. 1955. The relationships of the soft-shelled turtles Trionyx ferox ferox and Trionyx ferox aspera. Copeia 1955:13–23.
37 1699 Dalrymple, G. H. 1977. Intraspecific variation in the cranial feeding mechanism of turtles of the genus Trionyx (Reptilia, Testudines, Trionychidae). Journal of Herpetology 11:255–285.
38 1712 Dampier, L. 1999. American softshells. Part 1: Hawaiian, Florida & smooth softies. Reptile & Amphibian Hobbyist 4(9):24–26, 28–30.
39 1733 de Castelnau, C. 1948. Essay on Middle Florida, 1837–1838 [Essai sur la Floride du Milieu; translated by A. R. Seymour]. Florida Historical Quarterly 26:199–255.
40 1765 Delany, M. F., S. B. Linda, and C. T. Moore. 1999. Diet and condition of American alligators in 4 Florida Lakes. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 53:375–389.
41 7093 Dillon, C. D. 1997. North American soft-shelled turtles, Apalone. California Turtle and Tortoise Club, The Tortuga Gazette 33(6):1–4.
42 2050 Dominey, W. J. 1983. Mobbing in colonially nesting fishes, especially the bluegill, Lepomis macrochirus. Copeia 1983:1086–1088.
43 10446 Donini, J. 2018. Apalone ferox (Florida softshell turtle). Deformity/healed injury. Herpetological Review 49:314−315.
44 2098 Duellman, W. E., and A. Schwartz. 1958. Amphibians and reptiles of southern Florida. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences 3:181–324.
45 2104 Dunaway, D. 1983. Catch a cooter, any way you can. Florida Sportsman 14(7):78–80.
46 2128 Dunson, W. A., and F. J. Mazzotti. 1989. Salinity as a limiting factor in the distribution of reptiles in Florida Bay: a theory for the estuarine origin of marine snakes and turtles. Bulletin of Marine Science 44:229–244.
47 2236 Enge, K. M. 1991. Herptile exploitation. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Nongame Wildlife Section Annual Report, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 55pp.
48 2242 Enge, K. M. 1993. Herptile use and trade in Florida. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Nongame Wildlife Program Final Performance Report, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 102pp.
49 2244 Enge, K. M. 1994. Florida's commercial trade in native turtles. Abstract in a symposium on the status and conservation of Florida turtles, 2–3 April 1994, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA.
50 2257 Enge, K. M. 2000. Florida's program to collect information on the trade in native herpetofauna. Page 145 (abstract) in Joint Meeting of the 80th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 16th Annual Meeting of the American Elasmobranch Society, Neotropical Ichthyological Association, 48th Annual Meeting of the Herpetologists' League, Canadian Association of Herpetologists, and the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles; 14–20 June 2000, Universidad Autonoma de Baja California Sur, La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico.
51 2267 Enge, K. M., H. F. Percival, K. G. Rice, M. L. Jennings, G. R. Masson, and A. R. Woodward. 2000. Summer nesting of turtles in alligator nests in Florida. Journal of Herpetology 34:497–503.
52 7995 Engstrom, T., H. Schaffer, and W. McCord. 2004. Multiple data sets, high homoplasy, and the phylogeny of softshell turtles (Testudines: Trionychidae). Systematic Biology 53:693–710.
53 2331 Ewert, M. A., and D. R. Jackson. 1994. Nesting ecology of the alligator snapping turtle (Macroclemys temminckii) along the lower Apalachicola River, Florida. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Nongame Wildlife Program Final Report, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 45pp.
54 9938 Flaherty, J. P., and J. Friers. 2013. Apalone ferox (Florida softshell). Diet. Herpetological Review 44:500.
55 2416 Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission. 1992. 1991–92 annual report. Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 20pp.
56 2457 Foster, G. W., J. M. Kinsella, P. E. Moler, L. M. Johnson, and D. J. Forrester. 1998. Parasites of Florida softshell turtles (Apalone ferox) from southeastern Florida. Journal of the Helminthological Society of Washington 65:62–64.
57 2460 Foster, M. L., and S. R. Humphrey. 1992. Effectiveness of wildlife crossings in reducing animal/auto collisions on Interstate 75, Big Cypress Swamp, Florida. Prepared for Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission. Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 124pp.
58 10479 Fradkin, A. 2017. Snake consumption among early inhabitants of the River of Grass, South Florida, USA. Archaeofauna 13?.
59 2606 Giovanetto, L. A. 1992. Population ecology and relative abundance of sympatric freshwater turtles in the headwaters of two spring-fed rivers in western peninsular Florida. Dissertation, Florida Institute of Technology, Orlando, Florida, USA. 106pp.
60 2661 Goff, C. C., and D. S. Goff. 1935. On the incubation of a clutch of eggs of Amyda ferox (Schneider). Copeia 1935:156.
61 6508 Hamilton, W. J., Jr. 1941. Notes on some mammals of Lee County, Florida. American Midland Naturalist 25:686–691.
62 2834 Hamilton, W. J., Jr. 1947. Egg laying of Trionyx ferox. Copeia 1947(3):209.
63 2852 Hansen, K. L., and D. E. Sweat. 1962. Spermiation in Rana p. pipiens in response to heteroplastic pituitary materials. Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences 25:109–120.
64 2862 Harcourt, H. 1889. Home life in Florida. John P. Morton and Company, Louisville, Kentucky, USA. 433pp.
65 2902 Hartmann, T. 1988. Florida herps: the Florida softshell turtle, Trionyx ferox. League of Florida Herpetological Societies Newsletter (November):17–19.
66 2964 Heinrich, G., and D. E. Richardson. 1993. Apalone ferox (Florida softshell). Reproduction. Herpetological Review 24:31.
67 3113 Holman, J. A. 1996. The large Pleistocene (Sangamonian) herpetofauna of the Williston IIIA Site, north-central Florida. Herpetological Natural History 4:35–47.
68 3158 Hulbert, R. C., and G. S. Morgan. 1989. Stratigraphy, paleoecology, and vertebrate fauna of the Leisley Shell Pit local fauna, early Pleistocene (Irvingtonian) of southwestern Florida. Paper of the Florida Paleontologist No. 2. 19pp.
69 3168 Hunziker, R. 1995. Focus on the Florida softshell. Reptile Hobbyist 1(1):14, 16, 18.
70 3181 Hutt, A. 1969. Florida softshell turtle. Florida Wildlife 23(6):10–12.
71 3214 Iverson, J. B. 1985. Reproduction in the Florida softshell turtle, Trionyx ferox. Florida Scientist 48:41–44.
72 3221 Iverson, J. B., and P. E. Moler. 1997. The female reproductive cycle of the Florida softshell turtle (Apalone ferox). Journal of Herpetology 31:399–409.
73 3263 Jackson, D. R. 1991. Trionyx ferox (Florida softshell). Reproduction. Herpetological Review 22:56.
74 3275 Jackson, D. R. 2002. Survey of an important distributional gap in the Florida range of the river cooter and other freshwater turtles. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Final Report, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 27pp.
75 9701 Jackson, D. R., and G. C. Guyot. 2012. Geographic distribution: Pseudemys nelsoni (Florida red-bellied cooter). Herpetological Review 43:443.
76 8860 Jacobson, E. 2007. Infectious diseases and pathology of reptiles: color atlas and text. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, USA. 736pp.
77 3461 Kellogg, R. 1929. The habits and economic importance of alligators. U.S. Department of Agriculture Technical Bulletin No. 147, Washington, D.C. 36pp.
78 3539 Knight, C. F. 1871. Remarks on the Florida turtles. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 14:16–18.
79 3555 Koschmann, G. 1966. Turtles and the Everglades water problem. International Turtle & Tortoise Society Journal 1(1):21–22, 36, 47.
80 3556 Koschmann, G. 1967. A softshell comes to life. International Turtle & Tortoise Society Journal 1(6):9.
81 3658 Lardie, R L. 1973. Notes on eggs and young of Trionyx ferox (Schneider). Journal of Herpetology 7:377–378.
82 3689 Layne, J. N., J. A. Stallcup, G. E. Woolfenden, M. N. McCauley, and D. J. Worley. 1977. Fish and wildlife inventory of the seven-county region included in the Central Florida Phosphate Industry Areawide Environmental Impact Study. U.S. Department of Commerce, National Technical Information Services PB-278 456, Volume 1. 643pp.
83 3713 LeConte, J. 1854. Notice of American animals, formerly known, but now forgotten or lost. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 7:8–14.
84 3761 Lettino, B. 1980. Cooter, catfish & quail. Florida Sportsman 11(8):50–54.
85 7993 Levin, T. 2003. Liquid land: a journey through the Florida Everglades. University of Georgia Press, Athens, Georgia, USA. 286pp.
86 3772 Lewis, T. E., and K. J. Irwin. 2001. Geographic distribution: Macrochelys temminckii (alligator snapping turtle). Herpetological Review 32:274.
87 3787 Line, L. 1998. Fast decline of slow species. National Wildlife 36(6):22–31.
88 10524 Ljustina, O., and S. Barrett. 2018. Using canals in southern Florida to measure impacts of urbanization on herpetofaunal community composition. Southeastern Naturalist 17:202–210.
89 3808 Loennberg, E. 1894. Notes on reptiles and batrachians collected in Florida in 1892 and 1893. Proceedings of the U.S. National Museum 17:317–339.
90 3858 Low, J. 1992. Softshells: aquatic pioneers of the turtle tribe. Reptile & Amphibian Magazine (January–February):18–23.
91 3903 Magee, D. R. 1980. Two record-sized Trionyx ferox from northeastern Florida. Indigo, News Bulletin of the Florida Herpetological Society 1:4.
92 3935 Marchand, L. J. 1942. A contribution to the knowledge of the natural history of certain freshwater turtles. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 113pp.
93 4094 McNair, D. B. 2000. Fish crow predation on eggs being laid by a Florida softshell turtle. Oriole 65:12–13.
94 10414 Meshaka, W. E., Jr., and J. N. Layne. 2015. The herpetology of southern Florida. Monograph 5. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 10:1−353.
95 6947 Meshaka, W. E., Jr., B. P. Butterfield, and J. B. Hauge. 2004. The exotic amphibians and reptiles of Florida. Krieger, Melbourne, Florida, USA. 166pp.
96 4288 Meylan, P. A. 1987. The phylogenetic relationships of soft-shelled turtles (family Trionychidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 186:1–101.
97 4289 Meylan, P. A. 1995. Pleistocene amphibians and reptiles from the Leisley Shell Pits, Hillsborough County, Florida. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 37 Part I:273–297.
98 8268 Meylan, P. A. 2006. Introduction to the softshell turtles: Family Trionychidae. Pages 158–159 in P. A. Meylan, editor. Biology and conservation of Florida turtles. Chelonian Research Monographs No. 3.
99 8269 Meylan, P. A., and P. E. Moler. 2006. Apalone ferox – Florida softshell turtle. Pages 160–168 in P. A. Meylan, editor. Biology and conservation of Florida turtles. Chelonian Research Monographs No. 3.
100 6463 Meylan, P. A., R. Schuler, and P. E. Moler. 2002. Spermatogenic cycle of the Florida softshell, Apalone ferox. Copeia 2002:779–786.
101 4291 Meylan, P. A., W. A. Auffenberg, and R. C. Hurlbert. 2001. Reptilia 1: turtles and tortoises. Pages 118–136 in R. C. Hurlbert, editor. The fossil vertebrates of Florida. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
102 10178 Mitchell, J. C., and G. R. Johnston. 2014. Apalone ferox (Florida softshell). Tolerance to fire ants. Herpetological Review 45:308–309.
103 4379 Moler, P. E. 1992. Impact of commercial exploitation on softshell turtle populations (feasibility study). Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Statewide Wildlife Research Final Performance Report Study No. 7541, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 32pp.
104 10656 Moler, P. E. 2019. Apalone ferox (Schneider 1783), Florida softshell. Pages 294–296 in K. L. Krysko, K. M. Enge, and P. E. Moler, editors. Amphibians and reptiles of Florida. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
105 4394 Moler, P. E., and J. E. Berish. 1995. Impact of commercial exploitation on softshell turtle populations. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission Final Report Study No. 7542, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 18pp.
106 4395 Moler, P. E., and M. B. Epstein. 1994. Apalone ferox (Florida softshell). Diet. Herpetological Review 25:23.
107 8036 Moll, D., and E. O. Moll. 2004. The ecology, exploitation, and conservation of river turtles. Oxford University Press, New York, New York, USA. 393pp.
108 4408 Moody, H. L. 1957. A fisheries study of Lake Panasoffkee, Florida. Quarterly Journal of the Florida Academy of Sciences 20:21–88.
109 7694 Morrison, J. L., and K. E. Pias. 2006. Assessing the vertebrate component of the diet of Florida's crested caracaras (Caracara cheriway). Florida Scientist 69:36–43.
110 10234 Munscher, E. C., A. D. Walde, J. D. Riedle, E. H. Kuhns, A. S. Weber, and J. B. Hauge. 2013. Characteristics of a Florida softshell population from a protected habitat in Florida. Page 43 (abstract) in 11th Annual Symposium on the Conservation and Biology of Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles, 7−9 August 2013, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
111 4603 Neill, W. T. 1951. The taxonomy of North American soft-shelled turtles, genus Amyda. Ross Allen's Reptile Institute, Publication of the Research Division 1:7–24, Silver Springs, Florida, USA.
112 4635 Neill, W. T., H. J. Gut, and P. Brodkorb. 1956. Animal remains from four preceramic sites in Florida. American Antiquity 21:383–395.
113 4692 Nicol, E. 1991. An introduction to: life with turtles. Mid-Florida, Ocala, Florida, USA. 125pp.
114 4703 Norris, D. 1974. The Florida softshell. Florida Wildlife 28(5):24–26.
115 4866 Pearson, D. W. 1994. Turtle conservation symposium generates conservation funds and turtle protection pleas. Gainesville Herpetological Society Newsletter 11(2):17–19.
116 7680 Pike, D. A. 2005. Apalone ferox (Florida softshell). Predation. Herpetological Review 36:440.
117 9613 Powell, R. 2012. Geographic distribution: Apalone ferox (Florida softshell). Herpetological Review 43:302.
118 7589 Prassack, S. L., B. Bagatto, and R. P. Henry. 2001. Effects of temperature and aquatic Po2 on the physiology and behaviour of Apalone ferox and Chrysemys picta. Journal of Experimental Biology 204:2185–2195.
119 4983 Pritchard, P. C. H. 1980. Record size turtles from Florida and South Amerika [sic]. Chelonologica 1(3):113–123.
120 4992 Pritchard, P. C. H. 1994. Overview of Florida turtles. Abstract in a symposium on the status and conservation of Florida turtles, 2–3 April 1994, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA.
121 4998 Pritchard, P. C. H. 1999. Overview of the status of Florida turtles (take a thousand anecdotes and soon you have some real data). Abstract in G. L. Heinrich and P. A. Meylan, coordinators. A Second Symposium on the Status and Conservation of Florida Turtles and the 1999 Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council, 8–11 October 1999, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA.
122 4999 Pritchard, P. C. H. 2001. Observations on body size, sympatry, and niche divergence in softshell turtles (Trionychidae). Chelonian Conservation and Biology 4:5–27.
123 5064 Reason, B., and D. Reason, editors. 1996. Turtle of the month: Florida soft-shell turtle (Apalone ferox formerly Trionyx). Rephibrary No. 26:13.
124 7234 Rice, A. N. 2004. Diet and condition of American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) in three central Florida lakes. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 89pp.
125 5152 Robinson, G. B., S. C. Robinson, and J. Lane. 1996. Discover a watershed: the Everglades. The Watercourse, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, USA. 278pp.
126 5171 Roman, J. 1999. From Bourbon Street to the sushi bar: molecular investigations of the wildlife trade. Abstract in G. L. Heinrich and P. A. Meylan, coordinators. A Second Symposium on the Status and Conservation of Florida Turtles and the 1999 Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council, 8–11 October 1999, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA.
127 5172 Roman, J., and B. W. Bowen. 2000. The mock turtle syndrome: genetic identification of turtle meat purchased in the southeastern United States of America. Animal Conservation 3:61–65.
128 7662 Roof, J., and J. Wooding. n.d. Evaluation of the S.R. 46 wildlife crossing in Lake County, Florida. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Wildlife Research Laboratory, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 8pp.
129 5378 Schwartz, A. 1956. The relationships and nomenclature of the soft-shelled turtles (genus Trionyx) of the southeastern United States. Charleston Museum Leaflet No. 26. 21pp.
130 10047 Shoger, B. N. 2009. Wildlife use of spoil islands in Lake Tohopekaliga, Florida. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 121pp.
131 5451 Shotts, E. B., Jr., J. L. Gaines, Jr., L. Martin, and A. K. Prestwood. 1972. Aeromonas-induced deaths among fish and reptiles in an eutrophic inland lake. Journal of the American Veterinary Medicine Association 161:603–607.
132 5480 Smith, G. 1967. The softshell turtle. Florida Wildlife 21(2):13.
133 5503 Smith, L. L. 1999. The role of the Paynes Prairie Wildlife Coalition in the conservation of Florida turtles. Abstract in G. L. Heinrich and P. A. Meylan, coordinators. A Second Symposium on the Status and Conservation of Florida Turtles and the 1999 Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council, 8–11 October 1999, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA.
134 6727 Smith, L. L., and C. K. Dodd, Jr. 2003. Wildlife mortality on U.S. Highway 441 across Paynes Prairie, Alachua County, Florida. Florida Scientist 66:128–140.
135 10426 Stacy, B. A., D. A. Wolf, and J. F. X. Wellehan Jr. 2014. Large-scale predation by river otters (Lontra canadensis) on Florida cooter (Pseudemys floridana) and Florida softshell turtles (Apalone ferox). Journal of Wildlife Diseases 50:906–910.
136 10252 Stacy, B. A., D. A. Wolf, and J. F. X. Wellehan, Jr. 2014. Large-scale predation by river otters (Lutra canadensis) on Florida cooter (Pseudemys floridana) and Florida softshell turtles (Apalone ferox). Journal of Wildlife Diseases 50:906–910.
137 5558 Stamm, D. 1994. The springs of Florida. Pineapple Press, Sarasota, Florida, USA. 112pp.
138 9595 Steen, D. A., J. P. Gibbs, K. A. Buhlmann, J. L. Carr, B. W. Compton, J. D. Congdon, J. S. Doody, J. C. Godwin, K. L. Holcomb, D. R. Jackson, F. J. Janzen, G. Johnson, M. T. Jones, J. T. Lamer, T. A. Langen, M. V. Plummer, J. W. Rowe, R. A. Saumure, J. K. Tucker, and D. S. Wilson. 2012, Terrestrial habitat requirements of nesting freshwater turtles. Biological Conservation 150:121–128.
139 5595 Stejneger, L. 1944. Notes on the American soft-shell turtles with special reference to Amyda agassizii. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 94:1–75.
140 5704 Stunkard, H. W. 1924. On some trematodes from Florida turtles. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 43:97–113.
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142 7891 Walker, G., and J. A. Baber. 2003. Wildlife use and interactions with structures contracted to minimize vehicle collisions and animal mortality along State Road 46, Lake County Florida. Final Report, Contract No. BD-162. Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Recreation and Parks, Wekiva River Basin State Parks, Apopka, Florida, USA. 28pp.
143 10327 Walsh, T. J., and G. L. Heinrich. 2015. Red-shouldered hawk (Buteo lineatus) predation of turtles in central Florida. Florida Field Naturalist 43:79–85.
144 6028 Ware, F. J., H. Royals, and T. Lange. 1990. Mercury contamination in Florida largemouth bass. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 44:5–12.
145 9011 Waymer, J. 2009. Newsnotes: men accused of turtle harvesting; fines could be up to $500 for illegal trot lines. Turtle and Tortoise Newsletter No. 13:29–30.
146 6065 Webb, R. G. 1962. North American recent soft-shelled turtle (Family Trionychidae). Publication of the Kansas Museum of Natural History 13:429–611.
147 6066 Webb, R. G. 1973. Trionyx ferox (Schneider). Florida softshell turtle. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 138.1–3.
148 9546 Weber, A. S., E. C. Munscher, J. R. Brown, C. A. Cox, and J. B. Hauge. 2011. Using tattoos to mark Apalone feox for individual recognition. Herpetological Review 42:530−532.
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