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1 657 Auffenberg, W. 1978. Gopher tortoise, Gopherus polyphemus (Daudin). Pages 33–35 in R. W. McDiarmid, editor. Rare and endangered biota of Florida. Volume 3. Amphibians and reptiles. University Presses of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
2 666 Auffenberg, W., and R. Franz. 1982. The status and distribution of the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus). Pages 95–126 in R. B. Bury, editor. North American tortoises: conservation and ecology. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Wildlife Research Report No. 12.
3 767 Bard, A. M. 1989. Resident and relocated tortoises: a comparative study in central Florida, 1985–1989. M.S. Thesis, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA. 42pp.
4 871 Bearwood, B. 1995. Notes from the Panhandle. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 15(1):2–3.
5 872 Bearwood, B. 1995. Notes from the Panhandle. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 15(2):2.
6 977 Berish (Diemer), J. E. 1991. Identification of critical gopher tortoise habitat in south Florida. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Bureau of Wildlife Research Final Report Study No. 7539, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 23pp.
7 9360 Biological Research Associates. 2003. Mine-wide gopher tortoise and burrow commensal management plan for IMC Phosphates Company, Hillsborough, Manatee, Polk, and Hardee counties, Florida.
8 1090 Boundy, J. 1994. County records for Florida amphibians and reptiles. Herpetological Review 25:78–79.
9 9601 Castellón, T. D., and B. B. Rothermel. 2012. Population survey and monitoring of the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) at Avon Park Air Force Range: Final report 2008−2011. Report to Avon Park Air Force Range, Avon Park, Florida. Archbold Biological Station, Venus, Florida, USA. 253pp.
10 1514 Christman, S. P. 1988. Endemism in Florida's interior sand pine scrub. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Nongame Wildlife Program Final Report, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 246pp.
11 1524 Christman, S. P., R. B. Huck, and E. D. Hardin. 1986. Endemism and Florida's interior sand pine scrub. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Annual Report Project GFC-84-101, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.
12 1634 Cox, J., R. Kautz, M. MacLaughlin, and T. Gilbert. 1994. Closing the gaps in Florida's wildlife habitat conservation system. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Office of Environmental Services, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 239pp.
13 1739 De Sola, C. R. 1935. Herpetological notes from southeastern Florida. Copeia 1935:44–45.
14 1818 Diemer, J. E. 1987. The status of the gopher tortoise in Florida. Proceedings of the Southeastern Nongame and Endangered Wildlife Symposium 3:72–83, Athens, Georgia, USA.
15 1823 Diemer, J. E. 1989. Gopherus polyphemus gopher tortoise. Pages 14–16 in I. R. Swingland and M. W. Klemens, editors. The conservation biology of tortoises. Occasional Papers of the IUCN Survival Committee No. 5.
16 1829 Diemer, J. E. 1992. Gopher tortoise, Gopherus polyphemus (Daudin). Pages 123–127 in P. E. Moler, editor. Rare and endangered biota of Florida. Volume III. Amphibians and reptiles. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
17 7834 Division of Recreation and Parks. 2004. Dunns Creek State Park: unit management plan. Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 123pp.
18 2064 Doonan, T. J. 1986. A demographic study of an isolated population of the gopher tortoise, Gopherus polyphemus, and an assessment to a relocation procedure for tortoises. M.S. Thesis, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA. 93pp.
19 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.
20 9184 Endries, M., B. Stys, G. Mohr, G. Kratimenos, S. Langley, K. Root, and R. Kautz. 2009. Wildlife habitat conservation needs in Florida. Fish and Wildlife Research Institute Technical Report TR-15. x + 178pp.
21 2350 Fernald, R. T. 1989. Coastal xeric scrub communities of the Treasure Coast Region, Florida: a summary of their distribution and ecology, with guidelines for their preservation and management. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Nongame Wildlife Program Technical Report No. 6, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 113pp.
22 2407 Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission. 1987. 1986–87 annual report. Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 32pp.
23 2415 Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission. 1991. 1990–91 annual report. Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 36pp.
24 1546 Franz, R., D. Maehr, A. Kinlaw, C. O'Brien, and R. D. Owen. 1998. Avon Park Air Force Range Project: distribution and abundance of sensitive wildlife species at Avon Park Air Force Range. Final Report, Project RWO-169. 90pp.
25 9798 Hipes, D. 2011. Gopher tortoise survey at selected state forests in northeastern Florida: Ralph E. Simmons State Forest, Cary State Forest, Etoniah Creek State Forest, Belmore State Forest, Blue Springs Longleaf tract of Twin Rivers State Forest, and Welaka State Forest. Florida Natural Areas Inventory, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 19pp.
26 7591 Hipes, D. L., and H. Norden. 2003. Rare plant and animal inventory of Air Force Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Florida: Final Report. Florida Natural Areas Inventory, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 33 pp. + appendices.
27 9799 Hipes, D., K. Gulledge, K. NeSmith, C. Kindell, and K. Gibson. 2011. Gopher tortoise survey at Chassahowitzka Wildlife Management Area, Hernando County, Florida. Report to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Florida Natural Areas Inventory, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 9pp.
28 9800 Hipes, D., K. NeSmith, C. Kindell, and K. Gulledge. 2011. Gopher tortoise survey at Guana River Wildlife Management Area. Final report to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Florida Natural Areas Inventory, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 6pp.
29 3273 Jackson, D. R. 1997. Herpetofaunal survey of Deer Lake, Walton County, Florida: an FNAI ecological inventory. Florida Natural Areas Inventory, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 20pp.
30 3358 Johnson, A., and D. Hipes. 1997. A survey of gopher tortoises and high quality seepage slopes at Blackwater River State Forest: an FNAI ecological inventory. Florida Natural Areas Inventory, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 18pp.
31 9480 Jones, M. T., L. L. Willey, and N. D. Charney. 2011. Geographic distribution: Gopherus polyphemus (gopher tortoise). Herpetological Review 43:388.
32 8426 KBN, A Golder Associates Company. 1996. Alachua County ecological inventory project. Prepared for Alachua County Department of Growth Management, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
33 8372 Keller, C. A. 2005. Assessment of resource selection using remote sensing and geographic information systems (GIS) for two vertebrates in disparate habitats: the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) and the North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis). Dissertation, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA. 166pp.
34 3613 Kushlan, J. A., and F. J. Mazzotti. 1982. Status of the gopher tortoise in Everglades National Park. U.S. National Park Service South Florida Research Center Report T-669, Homestead, Florida, USA. 15pp.
35 3614 Kushlan, J. A., and F. J. Mazzotti. 1984. Environmental effects on a coastal population of gopher tortoises. Journal of Herpetology 18:231–239.
36 10655 Lau, A., and K. M. Enge. 2019. Gopherus polyphemus (Daudin 1802), gopher tortoise. Pages 290–293 in K. L. Krysko, K. M. Enge, and P. E. Moler, editors. Amphibians and reptiles of Florida. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
37 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.
38 3807 Lodge, T. E. 1994. The Everglades handbook: understanding the ecosystem. St. Lucie Press, Delray Beach, Florida, USA. 228pp.
39 3815 Logan, T. 1981. Survey of gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) populations on federal lands in Florida. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service National Fish and Wildlife Laboratory, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 104pp. (Unpublished Report)
40 4034 McCoy, E. D., and H. R. Mushinsky. 1991. A survey of gopher tortoise populations residing on twelve state parks in Florida. Florida Department of Natural Resources Technical Report No. 1, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 78pp.
41 4478 Muller, J. W. 1989. Matrix of habitats and distribution by county of rare/endangered species in Florida. Florida Natural Areas Inventory, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 91pp.
42 4480 Muller, J. W., G. R. Knight, S. R. Telford, Jr., and P. M. Sheridan. 1991. Biological inventory of the Cross Florida Greenbelt State Recreation and Conservation Area: survey for occurrences of rare plants and animals and exemplary natural communities. Florida Natural Areas Inventory, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 136pp.
43 8289 Mushinsky, H. R., E. D. McCoy, J. E. Berish, R. E. Ashton, Jr., and D. S. Wilson. 2006. Gopherus polyphemus – gopher tortoise. Pages 350–375 in P. A. Meylan, editor. Biology and conservation of Florida turtles. Chelonian Research Monographs No. 3.
44 4609 Neill, W. T. 1954. Ranges and taxonomic allocations of amphibians and reptiles in the southeastern United States. Ross Allen's Reptile Institute, Publication of the Research Division 1:75–96, Silver Springs, Florida, USA.
45 4964 Printiss, D., and D. Hipes. 1999. Rare amphibian and reptile survey of Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. Final Report, Florida Natural Areas Inventory, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 57pp.
46 8450 Root, K. V., and J. Barnes. 2006. Risk assessment for a focal set of rare and imperiled wildlife in Florida. Final Report for FWC Contract No. 03111, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 248pp.
47 5282 Sanders, B. A. 1981. Population status and management of the gopher tortoise on southeastern national parks. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council 2:26–34.
48 5314 Schmalzer, P. A., S. R. Boyle, and H. M. Swain. 1999. Scrub ecosystems of Brevard County, Florida: a regional characterization. Florida Scientist 62:13–47.
49 8373 Schwartz, T. S. 2003. Population structure of the gopher tortise [sic] (Gopherus polyphemus) in Florida, using microsatellites. M.S. Thesis, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA. 138pp.
50 6819 Schwartz, T. S., and S. A. Karl. 2003. Colonization and dispersal of Gopherus polyphemus during the Pleistocene. Abstract in Joint Meeting of the 19th Annual Meeting of the American Elasmobranch Society, 83rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 51st Annual Meeting of the Herpetologists' League, and the 46th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles; 26 June–1 July 2003, The Tropical Hotel Conference Center, Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil.
51 8881 Science Applications International Corporation. 2006. Final threatened and endangered species component plan. Prepared for Department of the Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. 254pp.
52 8882 Science Applications International Corporation. 2007. Final integrated natural resources management plan. Prepared for Department of the Air Force, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. 222pp.
53 5461 Simpson, C. T. 1920. In lower Florida wilds: a naturalist's observations on the life, physical geography, and geology of the more tropical part of the state. G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, New York, USA. 404pp.
54 5467 Skoog, P. J. 1982. Highways and endangered wildlife in Florida: a manual of information and recommendations. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission and Florida Department of Transportation, State Project No. 99700-7249, Endangered Species Management Program, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 123pp.
55 5931 U.S. Forest Service. 1993. Draft environmental impact statement and wild and scenic river study report on the Sopchoppy River. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Region, National Forests in Florida, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.
56 8722 Wallace, P. M., R. A. Garren, and J. C. Carter. 2007. Special area study: ecological assessment of the plant communities and natural resources occurring within the Paynes Prairie West Strategic Ecosystem. Prepared for Department of Growth Management Alachua County, Gainesville, Florida. Ecosystem Research Corporation, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 137pp. + 263pp. appendices.
57 6099 Wharton, C. H. 1958. The ecology of the cottonmouth, Agkistrodon piscivorus piscivorus Lacepede, of Sea Horse Key, Florida. Dissertation, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 225pp.
58 9600 Wilkins, M., and J. Davis. 2011. Population status and management of the gopher tortoise on the Fitzhugh Carter Tract of Econfina Creek Wildlife Management Area: 2011 status report. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Division of Habitat and Species Conservation, Terrestrial Habitat Conservation and Restoration Section, Panama City, Florida, USA. 47pp.
59 6179 Wilson, D. S., H. R. Mushinsky, and R. A. Fischer. 1997. Species profile: gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) on military installations in the southeastern United States. Technical Report SERDP-97-10, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA. 34pp.

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