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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 7251 Blankenship, E., and D. Thomas. 2005. Mechanical excavation of gopher tortoises for translocation using heavy equipment. Herpetological Review 36:38–41.
3 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.
4 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.
5 8735 Dawes, P. J., C. S. Sinclair, and R. A. Seigel. 2008. Use of traditional turtle marking to obtain DNA for population studies. Herpetological Review 39:190–191.
6 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.
7 3469 Kent, D. M., M. A. Langston, D. W. Hanf, and P. M. Wallace. 1997. Utility of a camera system for investigating gopher tortoise burrows. Florida Scientist 60:193–196.
8 8312 Kinlaw, A. E., L. B. Conyers, and W. Zajac. 2007. Use of ground penetrating radar to image burrows of the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus). Herpetological Review 38:50–-56.
9 8652 Nomani, S. Z. 2007. Analysis of wildlife abundance estimation methods using real and simulated data. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 87pp.
10 8925 Palevsky, S. 2008. Correction factor for gopher tortoise population at Pumpkin Hill Creek State Preserve. Florida Scientist 71(Supplement 1):46 (abstract).
11 7281 Pike, D. A., A. Dinsmore, T. Crabill, R. B. Smith, and R. A. Seigel. 2005. Short-term effects of handling and permanently marking gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus) on recapture rates and behavior. Applied Herpetology 2:139–147.
12 7620 Samreny, A. 2003. Monitoring Gopherus polyphemus, the only true land tortoise east of the Mississippi: determination of the most effective transect method to estimate population size of the gopher tortoise. Honors Thesis, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA. 19pp.
13 5499 Smith, L. L. 1993. The use of a metal detector in locating hatchling gopher tortoises. Florida Scientist 56(Supplement 1):23–24 (abstract).
14 5508 Smith, R., A. Chambers, K. Herpich, T. Tuberville, and J. Berish. 2001. Gopher tortoise burrow survey methods: external characteristics, classification, burrow cameras, and truth. Pages 137–138 (abstract) in Proceedings of the Joint Annual Meeting of the Herpetologists' League and the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, 27–31 July 2001, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.

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