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1 50 Alford, R. A. 1980. Population structure of Gopherus polyphemus in northern Florida. Journal of Herpetology 14:177–182.
2 143 Allen, M. 1997. Habitat management plan for Perry Oldenburg Mitigation Park. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.
3 7884 Althouse, A. 2005. A comparison of gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) burrow densities in two areas of Savannas Preserve State Park. B.A. Thesis, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, USA. 25pp.
4 10208 Amatuli, K. 2010. Studies of the gopher tortoise population at the University of North Florida. Abstract in Gopher Tortoise Council 2010 Annual Meeting, 7–10 October 2010, Columbiana, Alabama, USA.
5 10071 Amatuli, K. C. 2012. Population structure and nest success of gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus), and vegetative response to prescribed burning in northeast Florida. M.S. Thesis, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida, USA. 91pp.
6 10199 Amatuli, K., and J. A. Butler. 2011. Population structure and nest success of gopher tortoises (Gopherus poylphemus) and vegetative response to prescribed burning in Northeast Florida. Abstract in 33rd Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council, 14–16 October 2011, Orlando, Florida, USA.
7 379 Anonymous. 1989. Gopher tortoise. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Bureau of Science and Technical Services 1(1):3.
8 404 Anonymous. 1991. Coastal strand gopher tortoises. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Office of Land Use Planning and Biological Services, Resource Management Notes 3(4):12.
9 406 Anonymous. 1991. Dead tortoise mystery. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Office of Land Use Planning and Biological Services, Resource Management Notes 3(1):5.
10 412 Anonymous. 1991. Gopher tortoise studies on DNR-managed areas. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Resource Management Notes 3(2):2.
11 8697 Aresco, M. J., and R. N. Walker. 2007. A large scale gopher tortoise translocation experiment on a private conservation preserve in northwest Florida. Page 8 (abstract) in 29th Annual Gopher Tortoise Council Meeting, 11–14 October 2007, Milton, Florida, USA.
12 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.
13 619 Ashton, R. E., Jr., P. S. Ashton, and E. L. Mosura-Bliss. 1994. Tortoise management as urbanization encroaches. Pages 13–17 in G. Aguirrie, E. D. McCoy, and H. R. Mushinsky, organizers. North American Tortoise Conference, 8–12 October 1994, Durango, Mexico.
14 667 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.
15 666 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.
16 767 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.
17 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.
18 9083 Berish, J. 2009. Three decades of trapping tortoises: is it long enough to understand "long-term" population dynamics and habitat use. Abstract in 31st Annual Gopher Tortoise Council Meeting, 2–3 October 2009, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
19 961 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.
20 963 Berish, J. E. 1993. Florida report. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of The Gopher Tortoise Council 13(1):6–7.
21 969 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.
22 975 Berish, J. E. 2000–2001. State reports: Florida. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 20(3):7.
23 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.
24 6869 Blihovde, B. 2003. Documentation of a large-scale gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) mortality event in central Florida. Page 32 (abstract) in Gopher Tortoise Council 25th Anniversary Meeting, 3–5 October 2003, Wekiwa Springs State Park, Apopka, Florida, USA.
25 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.
26 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.
27 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.
28 7520 Brown, M., L. Wendland, C. Perez-Heydrich, P. Klein, M. Allen, J. Berish, and M. Oli. 2005. URDT and the environmentally-threatened gopher tortoise: statewide population surveys and acute URTD disease outbreak. Pages 6–7 (abstract) in 30th Annual Meeting and Symposium of the Desert Tortoise Council, 18–20 February 2004, Tucson, Arizona, USA.
29 7090 Brown, M., L. Wendland, P. Klein, and J. Berish. 2004. Anthropogenic impacts on mycoplasmosis in a Florida gopher tortoise population and increased morbidity and mortality events. Abstract in 29th Annual Meeting and Symposium of the Desert Tortoise Council, 20–23 February 2004, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
30 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.
31 1227 Burke, R. L. 1989. Effects of social structure on success of a gopher tortoise relocation in Palm Beach County, Florida. Page 83 in J. E. Diemer, D. R. Jackson, J. L. Landers, J. N. Layne, and D. A. Wood, editors. Proceedings of the gopher tortoise relocation symposium. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Nongame Wildlife Program Technical Report No. 5, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.
32 1228 Burke, R. L. 1989. Florida gopher tortoise relocation: overview and case study. Biological Conservation 48:295–309.
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 7413 Burke, R. L., and K. G. Ashton. 2005. Status of a relocated gopher tortoise population: one generation later. 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.
35 1235 Burke, R. L., and M. Noss. 1989. Gopherus polyphemus (gopher tortoise). Mortality. Herpetological Review 20:54–55.
36 1271 Butler, J. A., and S. Sowell. 1995. Survivorship and predation of hatchling and yearling gopher tortoises. Page 27 (abstract) in Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, 8–13 August 1995, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.
37 1272 Butler, J. A., and S. Sowell. 1996. Survivorship and predation of hatchling and yearling gopher tortoises, Gopherus polyphemus. Journal of Herpetology 30:455–458.
38 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.
39 8058 Carthy, R. R., M. K. Oli, J. B. Wooding, J. E. Berish, and W. D. Meyer. 2005. Analysis of gopher tortoise population estimation techniques. Final report for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. ERDC/CERL TR-05-27, Engineer Research and Development Center, Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, Champaign, Illinois, USA. 35 pp.
40 9639 Castellón, T. D., and B. B. Rothermel. 2010. Line transect distance sampling of a low-density gopher tortoise population in south-central Florida. Page 9 (abstract) in 8th Annual Symposium on the Conservation and Biology of Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles, Joint Annual Meeting of the Turtle Survival Alliance and IUCN Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group, 16−19 August 2011, Orlando, Florida, USA.
41 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.
42 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.
43 10475 Castellón, T. D., B. B. Rothermel, and S. Z. Nomani. 2015. A comparison of line‐transect distance sampling methods for estimating gopher tortoise population densities. Wildlife Society Bulletin 39:804−812.
44 1477 Charest, B. 1992. Gopher tortoise density in coastal scrub: Flagler County. Florida Scientist 55(Supplement 1):24 (abstract).
45 9844 Christman, K., and K. Stickrath. 2013. Relative abundance of the Florida gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) population in different natural communities on Honeymoon Island State Park. Florida Scientist 76(Supplement 1):31 (abstract).
46 1632 Cox, J. 1989. Survival characteristics of small gopher tortoise populations and their possible influence on relocation efforts. Pages 7–14 in J. E. Diemer, D. R. Jackson, J. L. Landers, J. N. Layne, and D. A. Wood, editors. Proceedings of the gopher tortoise relocation symposium. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Nongame Wildlife Program Technical Report No. 5, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.
47 1637 Cox, J. D. 1996. Estimating density of gopher tortoises on Egmont Key: an isolated population impacted by Brazilian peppers. B.S. Thesis, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA. 43pp.
48 1835 Diemer Berish, J. 2000. Effects of upper respiratory tract disease on gopher tortoise populations. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 20(1):2 (abstract).
49 7097 Diemer Berish, J. E. 2000. Effects of upper respiratory tract disease on gopher tortoise populations. Abstract in 25th Annual Meeting and Symposium of the Desert Tortoise Council, 21–24 April 2000, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
50 10255 Diemer Berish, J. E., and E. H. Leone. 2014. Follow-up demographic survey of a Florida gopher tortoise population. Southeastern Naturalist 13:639–648.
51 9636 Diemer Berish, J. E., R. A. Kiltie, and T. M. Thomas. 2010. Long-term population dynamics of gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus) in a pine plantation in northern Florida. Page 5 (abstract) in 8th Annual Symposium on the Conservation and Biology of Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles, Joint Annual Meeting of the Turtle Survival Alliance and IUCN Tortoise & Freshwater Turtle Specialist Group, 16−19 August 2011, Orlando, Florida, USA.
52 9872 Diemer Berish, J. E., R. A. Kiltie, and T. M. Thomas. 2012. Long-term population dynamics of gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus) in a pine llantation in northern Florida. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 11:50–58.
53 1814 Diemer, J. E. 1984. Gopher tortoise status and harvest impact determination: a progress report. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Wildlife Research Laboratory, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 51pp. (Unpublished Report)
54 8064 Diemer, J. E. 1992. Demography of the tortoise Gopherus polyphemus in northern Florida. Journal of Herpetology 26:281–289.
55 1831 Diemer, J. E. 2000. Annual state reports: Florida. Tortoise Burrow, Newsletter of the Gopher Tortoise Council 19(4):4.
56 1943 Division of Recreation and Parks. 2000. Jonathan Dickinson State Park: unit management plan. Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 186pp.
57 7182 Division of Recreation and Parks. 2004. Lake June-in-Winter Scrub State Park: unit management plan. Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 81pp.
58 1991 Dodd, C. K., Jr. 1988. Desert and gopher tortoises: perspectives on conservation approaches. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council 5:54–72.
59 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.
60 2066 Doonan, T. J., and D. M. Epperson. 2001. Gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) populations on Naval Air Station Cecil Field, Florida: structure, prevalence of upper respiratory tract disease, and activity patterns. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Final Performance Report, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 50pp.
61 2067 Doonan, T. J., and I. J. Stout. 1986. Demography of an isolated population of gopher tortoise, Gopherus polyphemus. Florida Scientist 49(Supplement 1):38 (abstract).
62 2068 Doonan, T. J., and I. J. Stout. 1987. Demography of an isolated gopher tortoise population in old field habitat. Page 70 (abstract) in Proceedings of the Joint Meeting of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles and the 30th Annual Meeting of the Herpetologists' League, 9–15 August 1987, Veracruz, Veracruz, Mexico.
63 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.
64 2276 Epperson, D. M. 1997. Gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) populations: activity patterns, upper respiratory tract disease, and management on a military reservation in northeastern Florida. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 62pp.
65 7929 Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. 2004. Florida endangered and threatened species management and conservation plan – FY 2003–2004 progress report. Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 70pp.
66 7928 Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. 2005. Florida's endangered and threatened species management and conservation plan – FY 2004–2005 progress report. Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 79pp.
67 9112 Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. 2007. FY 2006–2007 progress report on activities of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission – endangered and threatened species management and conservation plan. Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 90pp.
68 9113 Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. 2008. FY 2007–2008 progress report on activities of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission – endangered and threatened species management and conservation plan. Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 89pp.
69 2406 Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission. 1986. 1985–86 annual report. Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 28pp.
70 2407 Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission. 1987. 1986–87 annual report. Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 32pp.
71 2409 Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission. 1988. 1987–88 annual report. Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 32pp.
72 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.
73 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.
74 6449 Gates, C. A., M. J. Allen, J. E. Diemer Berish, D. M. Stillwaugh, Jr., and S. R. Shattler. 2002. Characterization of a gopher tortoise mortality event in west-central Florida. Florida Scientist 65:185–197.
75 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.
76 2648 Godley, S. 1995. Relocation problems and solutions. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 15(1):14.
77 10204 Goodman, S. J., T. A. Gorman, K. C. Jones, and C. A. Haas. 2011. Gopher tortoise monitoring at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. Abstract in 33rd Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council, 14–16 October 2011, Orlando, Florida, USA.
78 8299 Gordon, D. R., J. L. Slapcinsky, and S. M. Grill. 2005. Annual research report 2005: a compilation of research conducted or supported by The Nature Conservancy in Florida. The Nature Conservancy, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 114pp.
79 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.
80 2923 Hawkins, R. 1993. Gopher tortoise restocking—research needs. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of The Gopher Tortoise Council 13(3):8–9.
81 10231 Heinrich, G. L., and B. L. Stalbird. 2013. Conserving a remnant population of gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus): land management challenges at an urban nature preserve in Central Florida. Page 31 (abstract) in 11th Annual Symposium on the Conservation and Biology of Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles, 7−9 August 2013, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
82 3060 Hingtgen, T. 1996. Fort Cooper, a gopher tortoise mecca. Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Resource Management Notes 8(1):21–22.
83 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.
84 8043 Institute for Environmental Studies. 1993. Brooker Creek Preserve management plan. Prepared for Pinellas County Department of Environmental Management. University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA. 212pp.
85 3212 Iverson, J. B. 1982. Biomass in turtle populations: a neglected subject. Oecologia (Berlin) 55:69–76.
86 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.
87 10232 Jones, L., S. H. Dean, and B. B. Rothermel. 2013. Digging deeper and longer: Archbold Biological Station's 46-year history of gopher tortoise research. Page 36 (abstract) in 11th Annual Symposium on the Conservation and Biology of Tortoises and Freshwater Turtles, 7−9 August 2013, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
88 7885 Karlin, M. L. 2005. Effects of upper respiratory tract disease on the demographics of a gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) population in South Florida. M.S. Thesis, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, USA. 56pp.
89 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.
90 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.
91 3503 King, T., B. Toland, and J. Feiertag. 1992. An evaluation of xeric habitat reclamation at a central Florida phosphate mine. Final Report to IMC Fertilizer, Inc., Bartow. Office of Environmental Services, Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Lakeland, Florida, USA. 92pp.
92 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.
93 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.
94 3541 Knizley, E. J. 1997. Gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) relocation project: monitoring the tortoise population and associate species of the tortoise burrow. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 108pp.
95 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.
96 3614 Kushlan, J. A., and F. J. Mazzotti. 1984. Environmental effects on a coastal population of gopher tortoises. Journal of Herpetology 18:231–239.
97 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.
98 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.
99 3684 Layne, J. N. 1989. Comparison of survival rates and movements of relocated and resident gopher tortoises in a south-central Florida Population. Pages 73–79 in J. E. Diemer et al., editors. Proceedings of the gopher tortoise relocation symposium. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Nongame Wildlife Program Technical Report No. 5.
100 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.
101 3794 Linley, T. R. 1988. Tortoise density, age/size class distribution and reproductive parameters of a central Florida population of Gopherus polyphemus. Proceedings of Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council 5:21–32.
102 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)
103 3893 Macdonald, L. A. 1988. The diet of the gopher tortoise, Gopherus polyphemus, in a sandhill habitat in central Florida. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council 6: 2–14.
104 9082 Mailand, W., and J. Butler. 2009. Population summary of gopher tortoises on the University of North Florida Campus, Duval County, Florida. Abstract in 31st Annual Gopher Tortoise Council Meeting, 2–3 October 2009, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
105 7637 Mann, E. 2004. Memoir of the Crosley Estate: a coastal scrub remnant. Division of Natural Sciences Senior Thesis, New College of Florida, Sarasota, Florida, USA.
106 4032 McCoy, E. D., and H. R. Mushinsky. 1989. The demography of gopher tortoises, Gopherus polyphemus, in disturbed habitats. Abstract in Abstracts of the First World Congress of Herpetology, 11–19 September 1989, University of Kent at Canterbury, United Kingdom.
107 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.
108 8062 McCoy, E. D., and H. R. Mushinsky. 1992. Studying a species in decline: changes in populations of the gopher tortoise on federal lands in Florida. Florida Scientist 55:116–125.
109 4036 McCoy, E. D., and H. R. Mushinsky. 1992. Studying a species in decline: gopher tortoises and the dilemma of "correction factors." Herpetologica 48:402–407.
110 4038 McCoy, E. D., and H. R. Mushinsky. 1995. The demography of Gopherus polyphemus (Daudin) in relation to size of available habitat. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Nongame Wildlife Program Project Report, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 71pp.
111 8486 McCoy, E. D., and H. R. Mushinsky. 2007. Estimates of minimum patch size depend on the method of estimation and the condition of the habitat. Ecology 88:1401–1407.
112 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.
113 7329 McCoy, E. D., H. R. Mushinsky, and J. K. Lindzey. 2005. Population consequences of upper respiratory tract disease on gopher tortoises. Final Report, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 44pp.
114 8609 McCoy, E. D., H. R. Mushinsky, and J. K. Lindzey. 2007. Conservation strategies and emergent diseases: the case of upper respiratory tract disease in the gopher tortoise. Chelonian Conservation and Biology 6:170–176.
115 8059 McCoy, E. D., H. R. Mushinsky, and J. Lindzey. 2006. Declines of the gopher tortoise on protected lands. Biological Conservation 128:120–127.
116 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.
117 4089 McMurtray, J. D. 1990. Dead tortoise mystery in Florida. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of The Gopher Tortoise Council 11(1):11.
118 4137 Means, D. B. 1988. Management recommendations for the gopher tortoise in longleaf pine ecosystems. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Gopher Tortoise Council 6:41–56.
119 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.
120 4477 Mulholland, R., and P. E. Small. 1994. Gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus) populations in the Wekiva Basin. Florida Scientist 57(Supplement 1):36 (abstract).
121 4514 Mushinsky, H. M., and E. D. McCoy. 1990. Size distributions of Gopherus polyphemus on state and federal lands in Florida. Page 134 (abstract) in Proceedings of the 70th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 6th Annual Meeting of the American Elasmobranch Societ, 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.
122 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.
123 4530 Mushinsky, H. R., and E. D. McCoy. 1987. A comparative demographic study of gopher tortoise populations on federal lands in Florida. American Zoologist 27:10A (abstract).
124 4531 Mushinsky, H. R., and E. D. McCoy. 1989. Disturbance and the demography of gopher tortoises in Florida. American Zoologist 29:130A (abstract).
125 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.
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