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1 9045 Ashton, R. E., and P. S. Ashton. 2008. The natural history and management of the gopher tortoise Gopherus polyphemus (Daudin). Krieger, Malabar, Florida, USA. 275pp.
2 667 Auffenberg, W., and J. B. Iverson. 1979. Demography of terrestrial turtles. Pages 541–569 in M. Harless and H. Morlock, editors. Turtles: perspectives and research. John Wiley & Sons, New York, New York, USA.
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.
4 961 Berish, J. E. 1992. Effects of large-scale clearcutting on a previously-marked gopher tortoise population. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Statewide Wildlife Research Final Performance Report Study No. 7537, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 22pp.
5 969 Berish, J. E. 1996. Follow-up demographic survey of a previously-studied gopher tortoise population. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission Final Report Study No. 7537, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 14pp.
6 1226 Burke, R. L. 1987. An experimental relocation and reintroduction of a gopher tortoise population. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 49pp.
7 1267 Butler, J. A., and T. W. Hull. 1992. A radio telemetry study of hatchling gopher tortoises. Page 39 (abstract) in Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, August 1992, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas, USA.
8 1839 Diemer Berish, J. E., and C. T. Moore. 1993. Gopher tortoise response to large-scale clearcutting in northern Florida. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 47:419–426.
9 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.
10 7511 Ehret, D. J. 2004. Skeletochronology as a method of aging Oligocene Gopherus laticuneus and Stylemys nebrascensis, using Gopherus polyphemus as a modern analog. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 66pp.
11 9255 Geneva, A. J., and R. E. Roberts. 2010. Gopherus polyphemus (gopher tortoise). Growth. Herpetological Review 41:213.
12 2590 Germano, D. J. 1994. Comparative life histories of North American tortoises. Pages 175–185 in R. B. Bury and D. J. Germano, editors. Biology of North American tortoises. U.S. Department Interior National Biological Survey, Fish and Wildlife Research 13, Washington, D.C.
13 2684 Goin, C. J., and C. C. Goff. 1941. Notes on the growth rate of the gopher turtle, Gopherus polyphemus. Herpetologica 2:66–68.
14 3005 Hermann, E. 1983. Survival of the gopher tortoise: who cares anyway? Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 3(8):1–3.
15 3619 Kwiatkowski, P. 1995. History characteristics of gopher tortoises with reference to gaps in our knowledge. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 15(1):9–10.
16 3649 Landers, J. L., W. A. McRae, and J. A. Garner. 1982. Growth and maturity of the gopher tortoise in southwestern Georgia. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences 27:81–110.
17 3792 Linley, T. A., and H. R. Mushinsky. 1994. Organic composition and energy content of eggs and hatchlings of the gopher tortoise. Pages 113–128 in R. B. Bury and D. J. Germano, editors. Biology of North American tortoises. U.S. Department Interior National Biological Survey, Fish and Wildlife Research 13, Washington, D.C.
18 4523 Mushinsky, H. R. 1994. Ecology of the gopher tortoise. Pages 75–79 in G. Aguirrie, E. D. McCoy, and H. R. Mushinsky, organizers. North American Tortoise Conference, 8–12 October 1994, Durango, Mexico.
19 4547 Mushinsky, H. R., D. S. Wilson, and E. D. McCoy. 1992. Variation in growth and sexual dimorphism in gopher tortoises. Page 71 (abstract) in Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, August 1992, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas, USA.
20 4548 Mushinsky, H. R., D. S. Wilson, and E. D. McCoy. 1994. Growth and sexual dimorphism of Gopherus polyphemus in central Florida. Herpetologica 50:119–128.
21 4542 Mushinsky, H. R., E. D. McCoy, and D. S. Wilson. 1991. Growth of gopher tortoises in central Florida. American Zoologist 31(5):135A (abstract).
22 7880 Skovsted, S. L. 2004. Growth and longevity of the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) on Egmont Key, Hillsborough County, Florida. B.S. Thesis, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA. 68pp.
23 5470 Small, C. R. 1997. Reproduction and growth in relocated and resident gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus) on reclaimed phosphate-mined lands. M.S. Thesis, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA. 107pp.
24 6758 Small, C. R., and L. A. MacDonald. 2001. Reproduction and growth in relocated and resident gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus) on reclaimed phosphate-mined lands: final report. Florida Institute of Phosphate Research Publication No. 03-105-145, Bartow, Florida, USA. 60pp.
25 6173 Wilson, D. S. 1993. Management of Gopherus polyphemus: growth and sexual dimorphism. Page 53 (abstract) in Conservation, Restoration, and Management of Tortoises and Turtles: an International Conference, 11–16 July 1993, State University of New York, Purchase, New York, USA.
26 9530 Woodward, A. 2009. Notes from the field: reptile and amphibian research. FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute Field Notes No. 52:4.

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