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1 41 Alberson, H. C. 1953. "Cracker chicken" hunt. Florida Wildlife 7(3):26–27, 31.
2 155 Allen, W., Jr. 1991. The master excavators: gopher tortoises. Reptile & Amphibian Magazine (July–August):18–23.
3 356 Anonymous. 1987. Gopher tortoise population in decline. Tortoise Burrow, Bulletin of the Gopher Tortoise Council 7(23):4–5.
4 553 Anonymous. 2001. Gopher tortoises—quick reference sheet. Fact Sheet WEC-QRS-047, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 2pp.
5 657 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.
6 664 Auffenberg, W., and R. Franz. 1978. Gopherus polyphemus (Daudin). Gopher tortoise. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 215.1–2.
7 665 Auffenberg, W., and R. Franz. 1978. Gopherus Rafinesque. Gopher tortoise. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles 211.1–2.
8 791 Bartlett, D. 1996. Gopherus tortoises of the east, central, west, and south. Reptiles Magazine 4(6):48–53, 56–58, 60–67.
9 976 Berish, J. E. 2001. Management considerations for the gopher tortoise in Florida. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Final Report, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 44pp.
10 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.
11 6945 Brandt, K., L. Chafin, and M. Hughes. 2003. Rare, threatened, and endangered species in forests of Florida: a guide to assist with forestry activities. International Paper Company, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, Division of Forestry of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, and Florida Department of Transportation. 299pp.
12 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.
13 1817 Diemer, J. E. 1986. The endangered gopher. North Florida Living 6(5):38–39.
14 1820 Diemer, J. E. 1988. Gopher tortoise status and harvest impact determination. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Bureau of Wildlife Research Final Report, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 169pp.
15 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.
16 2351 Fernald, R. T., B. S. Barnett, A. Goetzfried, and S. R. Lau. 1982. The Sebastian Inlet–Ft. Pierce Inlet barrier island: a profile of natural communities, development trends, and resource management guidelines. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Office of Environmental Services, Vero Beach, Florida, USA. 139pp.
17 2368 Fletcher, W. B. 1899. The Florida gopher. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science 1899:46–52.
18 2493 Franz, R., and W. Auffenberg. 1978. The gopher tortoise: a declining species. Pages 61–63 in R. Odom and L. Landers, editors. Proceedings of the rare and endangered wildlife symposium. Technical Bulleting WL 4. Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Game and Fish Division, Social Circle, Georgia, USA.
19 8618 Gopher Tortoise Management Plan Team. 2007. Gopher tortoise management plan, Gopherus polyphemus. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 127pp.
20 2809 Guyot, C. 1999. Quelques aspects d'écolgie et de conservation chez la tortue de Gopher, Gopherus polyphemus. Manouria 2(5):17–32.
21 2979 Hendry, L. C., T. M. Goodwin, and R. F. Labisky. 1982. Florida's vanishing wildlife. Revised edition. Florida Cooperative Extension Service No. 485, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 69pp.
22 3065 Hipes, D., D. R. Jackson, K. NeSmith, D. Printiss, and K. Brandt. 2001. Field guide to the rare animals of Florida. Florida Natural Areas Inventory, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.
23 3251 Jackson, D. R. 1985. Florida's "desert" tortoise. Nature Conservancy News 35(5):24–26.
24 3518 Klenk, D. J. 1986. Tortoises of the genus Gopherus. Gainesville Herpetological Society Newsletter 3(5):5–11.
25 3555 Koschmann, G. 1966. Turtles and the Everglades water problem. International Turtle & Tortoise Society Journal 1(1):21–22, 36, 47.
26 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.
27 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.
28 3860 Lowe, D. W., J. R. Matthews, and C. J. Moseley, editors. 1990. The official World Wildlife Fund guide to endangered species of North America. Beacham, Washington, D.C., USA. 1180pp.
29 3969 Matthews, E. L. 1979. The gopher. Florida Wildlife 32(5):38–40.
30 4108 Means, D. B. 1976. Survey of the status of amphibians and reptiles of the Apalachicola National Forest, Florida. Unpublished Report to the U.S. Forest Service. 58pp.
31 4109 Means, D. B. 1976. Survey of the status of amphibians and reptiles of the Ocala National Forest, Florida. Unpublished Report to the U.S. Forest Service. 43pp.
32 10414 Meshaka, W. E., Jr., and J. N. Layne. 2015. The herpetology of southern Florida. Monograph 5. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 10:1−353.
33 4439 Morrow, A. 1992. The gopher tortoise—in a race for survival. Florida Wildlife 46(4):32–35.
34 4527 Mushinsky, H. R., and L. A. Esman. 1994. Perceptions of gopher tortoise burrows over time. Florida Field Naturalist 22:1–7.
35 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.
36 4855 Paull, R. C. n.d. The gopher tortoise and commensals. Volume 12, Tortoises of the World Series. Green Nature Books, Homestead, Florida, USA. 172pp.
37 4856 Paull, R. C. n.d. Tortoises of Mexico and the United States. Volume 10, Tortoises of the World Series. Green Nature Books, Homestead, Florida, USA. 127pp.
38 4962 Priess, S. 1986. Cover story: Gopherus polyphemus. Gainesville Herpetological Society Newsletter 2(1):6.
39 5023 Puckett, C., and R. Franz. 2001. Gopher tortoise: a species in decline. Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 5pp.
40 10814 Reichling, S. B. 2008. Reptiles and amphibians of the southern pine woods. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 320pp.
41 5643 Stevenson, J. A. 1996. Florida's ecosystem management and wildlife In G. L. Evink, P. Garrett, D. Zeigler, and J. Berry, editors. Trends in addressing transportation related wildlife mortality. Proceedings of the transportation related wildlife mortality seminar. FL-ER-58-96, Florida Department of Transportation, Tallahassee, Florida.
42 10545 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2011. Endangered and threatened wildlife and plants; 12-month finding on a petition to list the gopher tortoise as threatened in the eastern portion of its range. Federal Register 76:45130−45162.
43 6000 Wahlquist, H. 1990. Gopher tortoise conservation. Pages 77–79 in K. R. Beaman, F. Caporaso, S. McKeown, and M. Graff, editors. Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Turtles and Tortoises: Conservation and Captive Husbandry, Chapman University, Orange, California, USA.
44 6033 Warner, S. C., and W. A. Dunson. 1998. The effect of low pH on amphibians breeding in temporary ponds in north Florida. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission Final Report, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 87pp.
45 6045 Waters, J., Jr. 1986. Delicate balance: gopher tortoise. Florida Wildlife 40(6):39.
46 9026 Weber, W. J. 2009. Henrietta. Florida Wildlife 62(2):42–43.
47 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.
48 6275 Wood, D. A. 2001. Florida's fragile wildlife: conservation and management. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 240pp.

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