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1 3 Abercrombie, C. L., III. 1981. A simulation model for the management of the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) and gopher tortoise habitat. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Wildlife Research Laboratory, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 70pp. (Unpublished Report)
2 143 Allen, M. 1997. Habitat management plan for Perry Oldenburg Mitigation Park. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.
3 329 Anonymous. 1984. Gopher tortoise life threatened. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 4(12):3.
4 412 Anonymous. 1991. Gopher tortoise studies on DNR-managed areas. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Resource Management Notes 3(2):2.
5 8885 Ashton, K. G., B. M. Engelhardt, and B. S. Branciforte. 2008. Gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) abundance and distribution after prescribed fire reintroduction to Florida scrub and sandhill at Archbold Biological Station. Journal of Herpetology 42:523–529.
6 7316 Ashton, R. E., and P. S. Ashton. 2002. Gopher tortoise management in yards, small ranches, farms & mitigation parks. Gopher Tortoise Conservation Initiative, Ashton Biodiversity Research & Preservation Institute, Newberry, Florida, USA. 14pp.
7 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.
8 617 Ashton, R. E., Jr., and P. S. Ashton. 2001. Gopherus polyphemus (gopher tortoise). Use of abandoned burrows by juveniles. Herpetological Review 32:185–186.
9 6946 Ashton, R. E., Jr., and P. S. Ashton. 2004. The gopher tortoise: a life history. Pineapple Press, Sarasota, Florida, USA. 72pp.
10 653 Auffenberg, W. 1969. Tortoise behavior and survival. The Biological Sciences Curriculum Study Patterns of Life Series, Rand McNally, Chicago, Illinois, USA. 38pp.
11 666 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.
12 767 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.
13 766 Bard, A., and I. J. Stout. 1995. Habitat use and home range of resident and relocated gopher tortoises in central Florida. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 15(1):12.
14 7616 Barlow, S. E. 2004. Vegetative characteristics of gopher tortoise (gopherus polyphemus) habitat on the Lower Suwannee National Wildlife Refuge: implications for restoration and management of pine communities. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 67pp.
15 861 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.
16 862 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.
17 10197 Bayona, N. M., and J. A. Butler. 2011. Vegetation analysis of active gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) habitat at White Oak Plantation. Abstract in 33rd Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council, 14–16 October 2011, Orlando, Florida, USA.
18 870 Bearwood, B. 1993. Notes from the Panhandle. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of The Gopher Tortoise Council 13(3):3.
19 871 Bearwood, B. 1995. Notes from the Panhandle. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 15(1):2–3.
20 872 Bearwood, B. 1995. Notes from the Panhandle. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 15(2):2.
21 6759 Becht, L. C. 2001. Geospatial analysis for management of an urban population of the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) in North Florida. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 104pp.
22 884 Beever, J. W., III. 1992. The Cedar Point Site, western Charlotte County, Florida: a wildlife survey and management plan. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Office of Environmental Services, Southwest Florida Field Office, Punta Gorda, Florida, USA. 84pp.
23 977 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.
24 966 Berish, J. E. 1994. Management plan for the gopher tortoise in Florida. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Statewide Wildlife Research Final Performance Report Study No. 7539, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 44pp.
25 1035 Blatchley, W. S. 1902. A nature wooing at Ormond by the Sea. Nature Publishing Company, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. 245pp.
26 1063 Bogert, C. M., and R. B. Cowles. 1947. Results of the Archbold Expeditions. No. 58. Moisture loss in relation to habitat selection in some Florida reptiles. American Museum Novitates No. 1358. 34pp.
27 1147 Breininger, D. R., M. J. Barkaszi, R. B. Smith, D. M. Oddy, and J. A. Provancha. 1994. Endangered and potentially endangered wildlife on John F. Kennedy Space Center and faunal integrity as a goal for maintaining biological diversity. NASA Technical Memorandum 109204, Kennedy Space Center, Florida, USA. 451pp.
28 1149 Breininger, D. R., P. A. Schmalzer, and C. R. Hinkle. 1991. Estimating occupancy of gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) burrows in coastal scrub and slash pine flatwoods. Journal of Herpetology 25:317–321.
29 1150 Breininger, D. R., P. A. Schmalzer, and C. R. Hinkle. 1994. Gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) densities in coastal scrub and slash pine flatwoods in Florida. Journal of Herpetology 28:60–65.
30 1151 Breininger, D. R., P. A. Schmalzer, D. A. Rydine, and C. R. Hinkle. 1988. Burrow and habitat relationships of the gopher tortoise in coastal scrub and slash pine flatwoods on Merritt Island, Florida. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Nongame Wildlife Program Final Report Project GFC-84-016. 238pp.
31 1154 Breuchel, J. A., L. A. Lashbrook, and M. J. Van Iderstine. 1994. Spatial distribution patterns in the gopher tortoise, Gopherus polyphemus, at Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge. Florida Scientist 57(Supplement 1):26–27 (abstract).
32 6760 Brown, J. W. 1995. Honors thesis, a study of the correlation between burrow size and degree of concealment for the gopher tortoise, Gopherus polyphemus. Honors Thesis, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA. 26pp.
33 1231 Burke, R. L., and J. Cox. 1988. A survey method for measuring gopher tortoise density and habitat distribution. Pages 205–215 in R. C. Szaro, K. E. Severson, and D. R. Patton, technical coordinators. Proceedings of the symposium on the management of reptiles, amphibians, and small mammals in North America. U.S. Forest Service General Technical Report RM-166.
34 1352 Cantrell, C. E. 1964. Comparative hematology of some Florida turtles, with special reference to their habitat. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 50pp.
35 10198 Castellon, T. D., and B. B. Rothermel. 2011. Contrasting patterns of habitat use by gopher tortoises in Florida scrub and mesic pine flatwoods. Abstract in 33rd Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council, 14–16 October 2011, Orlando, Florida, USA.
36 10458 Castellón, T. D., B. B. Rothermel, and J. M. Bauder. 2018. Gopher tortoise burrow use, home range, seasonality, and habitat fidelity in scrub and mesic Ffatwoods of southern Florida. Herpetologica 74:8−21.
37 9869 Castellón, T. D., B. B. Rothermel, and S. Z. Nomani. 2012. Gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) burrow densities in scrub and flatwoods habitats of peninsular Florida. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 11:153–161.
38 9664 Catano, C. P., J. J. Angelo, and J. Stout. 2012. Enhancing models of species-habitat relationships with lidar remote sensing: a case study estimating the probability of burrow abandonment by the threatened gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus). Abstract in 97th ESA Annual Meeting, 5–10 August 2012, Portland, Oregon, USA.
39 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.
40 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.
41 1633 Cox, J., D. Inkley, and R. Kautz. 1987. Ecology and habitat protection needs of gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) populations found on lands slated for large-scale development in Florida. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Nongame Wildlife Program Technical Report No. 4. 75pp.
42 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.
43 1737 De Pra, D. J. 1998. The temporal and spatial relationship of gopher tortoise burrows with soils, canopy cover and microtopography. M.A. Thesis, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA. 119pp.
44 1790 Deselm, H. R., and N. Murdock. 1993. Grass-dominated communities. Pages 87–141 in W. H. Martin, S. G. Boyce, and A. C. Echternacht, editors. Biodiversity of the southeastern United States. Upland terrestrial communities. John Wiley and Sons, New York, New York, USA.
45 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.
46 1819 Diemer, J. E. 1988. Federal and state status reports: Florida. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council 5:77–79.
47 1825 Diemer, J. E. 1989. Management of the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) in Florida. Special session on the management of rare or endangered species. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association Fish and Wildlife Agencies 43:3 (abstract).
48 1828 Diemer, J. E. 1990. Reproductive biology of gopher tortoises in north-central Florida. Page 78 (abstract) in Proceedings of the 70th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 6th Annual Meeting of the American Elasmobranch Society, 5th North American Meeting of the Society of the History of Natural History, and 16th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Fishes Council, 14–20 June 1990, College Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, USA.
49 1833 Diemer, J. E., and C. T. Moore. 1994. Reproduction of gopher tortoises in north-central Florida. Pages 129–137 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.
50 7852 Division of Recreation and Parks. 2005. Cedar Key Scrub State Park. Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 128pp.
51 1994 Dodd, C. K., Jr., editor. 1988. Gopher tortoise habitat management: strategies and options. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council, Solon Dixie Foresty Center of Auburn University, Dixie, Alabama, USA. 58pp.
52 2076 Douglass, J. 1990. Patterns of mate-seeking and aggression in a south Florida population of the gopher tortoise, Gopherus polyphemus. Proceedings of the 1986 Symposium of the Desert Tortoise Council 11:155–199.
53 2081 Douglass, J. F. 1978. Refugia of juvenile gopher tortoises, Gopherus polyphemus (Reptilia, Testudines, Testudinidae). Journal of Herpetology 12:413–415.
54 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.
55 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.
56 2264 Enge, K. M., and N. J. Douglass. 2000. Easement Documentation Report (Volume II: vertebrate surveys) for Fisheating Creek Ecosystem–Phase I, Glades County, Florida. Prepared for the Conservation and Recreational Lands Program and the Division of State Lands, Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 72pp.
57 7765 Enge, K. M., J. E. Berish, R. Bolt, A. Dziergowski, and H. R. Mushinsky. 2006. Biological status report–gopher tortoise. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 60pp.
58 8464 Enge, K., S. Belson, J. Berish, and P. Moler. 2007. Protocol for assessing gopher tortoise densities on FWC lands identified as potential restocking sites. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 18pp.
59 2406 Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission. 1986. 1985–86 annual report. Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 28pp.
60 2407 Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission. 1987. 1986–87 annual report. Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 32pp.
61 2483 Franz, R. 1986. The Florida gopher frog and the Florida pine snake as burrow associates of the gopher tortoise in northern Florida. Pages 16–20 in Proceedings of the 5th Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
62 2496 Franz, R., and R. J. Bryant, editors. 1982. The gopher tortoise and its sandhill habitat. Proceedings of the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council, Tall Timbers Research Station, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 78pp.
63 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.
64 2607 Giovanetto, L. A., and J. G. Morris. 1988. Habitat use by the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) in scrub and slash pine flatwoods on the John F. Kennedy Space Center (KSC). American Zoologist 28:75A (abstract).
65 8180 Gregory, C. J., R. R. Carthy, and L. G. Pearlstine. 2006. Survey and monitoring of species at risk at Camp Blanding Training Site, northeastern Florida. Southeastern Naturalist 5:473–498.
66 2826 Hallinan, T. 1923. Observations made in Duval County, northern Florida, on the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus). Copeia 1923:11–20.
67 2829 Hamilton, A. M. 1998. Ecology and habitat use of juvenile box turtles at Egmont Key, Florida. Abstract in Proceedings of the 78th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 41st Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, 46th Annual Meeting of the Herpetologists' League, 14th Annual Meeting of the American Elasmobranch Society, and the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Herpetologists, 16–22 July 1998, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
68 2831 Hamilton, A. M. 1999. Seasonal and daily activity and movement patterns of juvenile box turtles at Egmont Key, Florida. Page 120 (abstract) in Proceedings of the Joint Meeting of the 79th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 15th Annual Meeting of the American Elasmobranch Society, 47th Annual Meeting of the Herpetologists' League, and the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, 24–30 June 1999, Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania, USA.
69 2862 Harcourt, H. 1889. Home life in Florida. John P. Morton and Company, Louisville, Kentucky, USA. 433pp.
70 9662 Hathaway, A. L. 2012. Availability and quality of vegetation affects reproduction of the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) in improved pastures. M.S. Thesis, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA.
71 3020 Hicklin, J. R. 1994. The effects of Brazilian pepper (Schinus terebinthifolius) on gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) habitat utilization. Florida Scientist 57(Supplement 1):26 (abstract).
72 3021 Hicklin, J. R. 1994. The effects of Brazilian pepper (Schinus terebinthifolius) on gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) habitat utilization. M.S. Thesis, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, USA. 41pp.
73 3066 Hipes, D. L., and D. R. Jackson. 1996. Rare vertebrate fauna of Camp Blanding Training Site, a potential landscape linkage in northeastern Florida. Florida Scientist 59:96–114.
74 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.
75 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.
76 3160 Humphrey, S. R., J. F. Eisenberg, and R. L. Franz. 1985. Possibilities for restoring wildlife of a longleaf pine savanna in an abandoned citrus grove. Wildlife Society Bulletin 13:487–496.
77 3253 Jackson, D. R. 1985. The perfect host. ENFO (Florida Conservation Foundation) 85(1):8–10.
78 10466 Johnson, E. D., T. Spector, J. K. Hiers, D. Pearson, J. M. Varner, and J. Bente. 2018. Defining old-growth stand characteristics in fragmented natural landscapes: a case study of old-growth pine in Florida (USA) state parks. Natural Areas Journal 38:88−98.
79 3420 Kaczor, S. A., and D. C. Hartnett. 1990. Gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) disturbance effects on a southern oak-pine sandhill forest. American Midland Naturalist 123:100–111.
80 3425 Kalisz, P. J., and E. L. Stone. 1984. Soil mixing by scarab beetles and pocket gophers in north-central Florida. Soil Science Society of America Journal 48:169–172.
81 6756 Karlin, M. 2002. Home ranges and movement of gopher tortoises, Gopherus polyphemus, in South Florida. B.A. Thesis, Florida Atlantic University, Honors College, Boca Raton, Florida, USA. 45pp.
82 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.
83 7427 Keller, C. A., E. D. McCoy, and H. R. Mushinsky. 2005. Modeling and mapping occupancy probabilities by gopher tortoise in Florida upland habitats. 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.
84 7887 King, E. H. 2005. Gopher tortoise habitat use and spatial distribution in a southeastern Florida population. M.S. Thesis, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, USA. 39pp.
85 7428 King, E. H., and J. Wyneken. 2005. Habitat use and spatial distribution of a southeastern population of Gopherus polyphemus. 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.
86 8067 Kinlaw, A. 2005. Burrow dispersion, population status, & impacts affecting the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) at Avon Park Air Force Bombing Range, FL. Page D-34 (abstract) in A. Dalsimer, A. Shepard, and S. Donahoe, editors. Proceedings from the symposium and workshop on threatened, endangered, and at-Risk species (TER-S) on DoD and adjacent lands, 7–9 June 2005, Baltimore, Maryland. Department of Defense Resource Management Program Project No. 05-242.
87 7429 Kinlaw, A. and L. Conyers. 2005. First images of gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) burrows using ground penetrating radar. 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.
88 8403 Kinlaw, A. E. 2006. Burrows of semi-fossorial vertebrates in upland communities of Central Florida: their architecture, dispersion, and ecological consequences. Dissertation, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 194pp.
89 9556 Kinlaw, A., and M. Grasmueck. 2012. Evidence for and geomorphologic consequences of a reptilian ecosystem engineer: the burrowing cascade initiated by the gopher tortoise. Geomorphology 157:108–121.
90 3614 Kushlan, J. A., and F. J. Mazzotti. 1984. Environmental effects on a coastal population of gopher tortoises. Journal of Herpetology 18:231–239.
91 9879 Lau, A. Y. K. 2011. Spatial ecology of the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) in coastal sand dune habitat : burrow site selection, home range and seasonal activity patterns. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 94pp.
92 9845 Lau, A., and C. K. Dodd, Jr. 2013. Multiscale burrow site selection of gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus) in coastal sand dune habitat. Journal of Coastal Research ?
93 9665 Lauck, M. 2012. An analysis of the vegetation within the FAU Preserve as a basis for management of scrub habitat for Gopherus polyphemus. Abstract in 97th ESA Annual Meeting, 5–10 August 2012, Portland, Oregon, USA.
94 9661 Legleu, C. 2012. Modeling gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) habitat in a fire-dependent ecosystem in North Florida. M.S. Thesis, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA. 80pp.
95 3782 Liller, D., E. McCoy, and H. Mushinsky. 1987. USF professors studying the habitats of Florida's threatened gopher tortoises. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 7(25):4.
96 10313 Loescher, D., T. Thornhill, K. Smith, and P. Allman. 2015. The use of habitat modeling to delineate appropriate gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) habitat at Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW). Pages 23–24 (abstract) in The 38th Annual Herpetology Conference, 27–28 March 2015, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
97 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)
98 3894 Macdonald, L. A. 1994. Reintroduction of gopher tortoises, Gopherus polyphemus, to reclaimed phosphate-mined land. Abstract in a symposium on the status and conservation of Florida turtles, 2–3 April 1994, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA.
99 3895 Macdonald, L. A. 1996. Reintroduction of gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus) to reclaimed phosphate land. Florida Institute Phosphate Research Publication No. 03-105-126, Bartow, Florida, USA.
100 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.
101 6717 McCoy, E. D., B. Stys, and H. R. Mushinsky. 2002. A comparison of GIS and survey estimates of gopher tortoise habitat and numbers of individuals in Florida. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 4:472–478.
102 8059 McCoy, E. D., H. R. Mushinsky, and J. Lindzey. 2006. Declines of the gopher tortoise on protected lands. Biological Conservation 128:120–127.
103 9899 McCoy, E. D., K. A. Basiotis, K. M. Connor, and H. R. Mushinsky. 2013. Habitat selection increases the isolating effect of habitat fragmentation on the gopher tortoise. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 67:815–821.
104 4074 McKinney, T. 1969. The ecology of the burrow of the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) on Cape Sable. Research Studies Problem No. EVER-N-27, Everglades National Park, Homestead, Florida, USA. 3pp.
105 4077 McLaughlin, G. S. 1990. Ecology of gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus) on Sanibel Island, Florida. M.S. Thesis, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, USA. 115pp.
106 4078 McLaughlin, G. S. 1997. Upper respiratory tract disease in gopher tortoises, Gopherus polyphemus: pathology, immune responses, transmission, and implications for conservation and management. Dissertation, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 110pp.
107 4111 Means, D. B. 1977. Aspects of the significance to terrestrial vertebrates of the Apalachicola River drainage basin, Florida. Florida Marine Research Publication No. 26:37–67.
108 4125 Means, D. B. 1982. Responses to winter burrow flooding of the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus Daudin). Herpetologica 38:521–525.
109 10875 Meshaka, W. E., Jr., and J. N. Layne. 2019. The effects of geography, habitat, and humans on the ecology and demography of the gopher tortoise in the southern Lake Wales Ridge region of Florida. Herpetological Journal 29:95-114.
110 4284 Meylan, P. A. 1982. The squamate reptiles of the Inglis IA fauna (Irvingtonian: Citrus County, Florida). Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences 27(3):1–85.
111 4327 Minnich, J. E., and M. R. Ziegler. 1977. Water turnover of free-living gopher tortoises, Gopherus polyphemus, in central Florida. Pages 130–151 in M. Trotter, editor. Proceedings of the 1977 Symposium of the Desert Tortoise Council, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
112 8063 Moler, P., and J. Berish. 2001. An assessment of options for survey and monitoring of gopher tortoises on Commission-managed lands. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Bureau of Wildlife Diversity Conservation, Gainesville, Florida. 16pp.
113 7582 Moser, W. K., S. M. Jackson, V. Podrazsky, and D. R. Larsen. 2002. Examination of stand structure on quail plantations in the Red Hills region of Georgia and Florida managed by the Stoddard-Neel system: an example for forest managers. Forestry 75:443–449.
114 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.
115 4533 Mushinsky, H. R., and E. D. McCoy. 1994. Comparison of gopher tortoise populations on islands and on the mainland in Florida. Pages 39–47 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.
116 4535 Mushinsky, H. R., and E. D. McCoy. 1995. Vertebrate species composition of selected scrub islands on the Lake Wales Ridge of central Florida. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission Nongame Wildlife Program Project Report, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 325pp.
117 4536 Mushinsky, H. R., and E. D. McCoy. 1997. Behavior of the gopher tortoise in its ecological landscape. Page 220 (abstract) in Proceedings of the 77th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 26 June–2 July 1997, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA.
118 4541 Mushinsky, H. R., E. D. McCoy, and D. S. Wilson. 1988. The influence of habitat structure on gopher tortoise distributions within populations. Page 147 (abstract) in Proceedings of the Combined Meeting of the Herpetologists' League, American Elasmobranch Society, Early Life History Section of the American Fisheries Society, Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, and American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 24–29 June 1988, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.
119 4543 Mushinsky, H. R., E. D. McCoy, and D. S. Wilson. 1994. Responses of gopher tortoise to habitat fragmentation. Abstract in a symposium on the status and conservation of Florida turtles, 2–3 April 1994, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA.
120 4560 Myers, R. L. 1990. Scrub and high pine. Pages 150–193 in R. L. Myers and J. J. Ewel, editors. Ecosystems of Florida. University of Central Florida Press, Orlando, Florida, USA.
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