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1 6595 Addison, D. S., and J. L. Ryder. 2002. A prefabricated box for restraining sea turtles on nesting beaches. Pages 310–311 in A. Mosier, A. Foley, and B. Brost, compilers. Proceedings of the 20th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. U.S. Department of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC-477.
2 9042 Anonymous. 2009. News & notes: biologists use magnets to keep nuisance crocodiles away. Florida Wildlife 63(3):17.
3 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.
4 8922 Bell, S. E., and T. S. Campbell. 2008. Using skeletochronology to determine population demography of introduced Nile monitors (Varanus niloticus) in Florida. Florida Scientist 71(Supplement 1):45 (abstract).
5 7800 Bishop, D. C., J. G. Palis, K. M. Enge, D. J. Printiss, and D. J. Stevenson. 2006. Capture rate, body size, and survey recommendations for larval Ambystoma cingulatum (flatwoods salamanders). Southeastern Naturalist 5:9–16.
6 7251 Blankenship, E., and D. Thomas. 2005. Mechanical excavation of gopher tortoises for translocation using heavy equipment. Herpetological Review 36:38–41.
7 8196 Blihovde, W. B. 2006. Fishing for gopher frogs. Abstract in 28th Annual Gopher Tortoise Council Meeting, 26–29 October 2006, Valdosta, Georgia, USA.
8 1087 Boughton, R. G. 1997. The use of PVC pipe refugia as a trapping technique for hylid treefrogs. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 95pp.
9 1088 Boughton, R. G., J. Staiger, and R. Franz. 2000. Use of PVC pipe refugia as a sampling technique for hylid treefrogs. American Midland Naturalist 144:168–177.
10 8324 Brown, E. M., S. A. Johnson, M. E. Dykes, M. E. McGarrity, K. R. Campbell, and T. S. Campbell. 2007. Temporal call pattern of Cuban treefrogs (Osteopilus septentrionalis) at Morris Bridge Wellfield. Florida Scientist 70(Supplement 1):47–48 (abstract).
11 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.
12 1274 Butler, R. W., W. A. Nelson, and T. A. Henwood. 1987. A trawl survey method for estimating loggerhead turtle, Caretta caretta, abundance in five eastern Florida channels and inlets. U.S. National Marine Service Fishery Bulletin 85:447–454.
13 1328 Campbell, H. W., and S. P. Christman. 1977. Techniques for herpetofaunal community analysis. Herpetological Review 8(3, Supplement):3 (abstract).
14 1330 Campbell, H. W., and S. P. Christman. 1982. Field techniques for herpetofaunal community analysis. Pages 193–200 in N. J. Scott, Jr. editor. Herpetological communities. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Wildlife Research Report No. 13.
15 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.
16 7795 Cherkiss, M. S., F. J. Mazzotti, and K. G. Rice. 2006. Effects of shoreline vegetation on visibility of American crocodiles (Crocodylus acutus) during spotlight surveys. Herpetological Review 37:37–40.
17 7650 Cherkiss, M. S., H. E. Fling, F. J. Mazzotti, and K. G. Rice. 2004. Counting and capturing crocodilians. Cir 1451, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 14pp.
18 1615 Corey, D. T., and W. T. McDowell. 1993. Notes on reptiles found in Sherman small mammal traps. Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society 28:267–268.
19 1654 Crain, D. A., T. S. Gross, A. B. Bolten, K. A. Bjorndal, R. Carthy, and L. Guillette, Jr. 1994. Development of a non-invasive sexing technique for hatchling loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta). Page 30 (abstract) in K. A. Bjorndal, A. B. Bolten, D. A. Johnson, and P. J. Eliazar, compilers. Proceedings of the 14th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC-351.
20 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.
21 2002 Dodd, C. K., Jr. 1992. Fluorescent powder is only partially successful in tracking movements of the six-lined racerunner (Cnemidophorus sexlineatus). Florida Field Naturalist 20:8–14.
22 2084 Dowling, H. G. 1948. Studies on the black swamp snake Seminatrix pygaea (Cope). M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 76pp.
23 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.
24 2238 Enge, K. M. 1992. Snake hunting in Florida. Gainesville Herpetological Society Newsletter 9(4):6–14.
25 2243 Enge, K. M. 1993. Snake hunting in Florida (continued). Gainesville Herpetological Society Newsletter 9(5):4–13.
26 2250 Enge, K. M. 1997. A standardized protocol for drift-fence surveys. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission Technical Report No. 14, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 68pp.
27 2258 Enge, K. M. 2001. The pitfalls of pitfall traps. Journal of Herpetology 35:467–478.
28 8587 Epperly, S. P., J. Wyneken, J. P. Flanagan, C. A. Harms, and B. Higgins. 2007. Attachment of popup archival transmitting (PAT) tags to loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta). Herpetological Review 38:419–425.
29 7941 Fisher, M. C. 1998. A preliminary study on the development of an alternative trapping method for the capture of Eumeces egregius, the mole skink, in sand pine scrub associations on the Ocala National Forest, Florida. Senior Thesis, Huxley College of Environmental Studies, Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington, USA. 31pp.
30 2568 Garmestani, A. S., H. F. Percival, and K. M. Portier. 2001. Preliminary evaluation of helicopter survey as a method of assessing sea turtle nesting distribution in the Ten Thousand Islands of Florida. Marine Turtle Newsletter No. 93:1–5.
31 2638 Godley, J. S. 1982. Aquatic snakes in water hyacinth communities. Pages 281–282 in D. E. Davis, editor. CRC handbook of census methods for terrestrial vertebrates. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, USA.
32 2667 Goin, C. J. 1942. A method for collecting the vertebrates associated with water hyacinths. Copeia 1942:183–184.
33 2670 Goin, C. J. 1944. The lower vertebrate fauna of the water hyacinth community in northern Florida. Proceedings of the Florida Academy of Sciences 6:143–154.
34 2714 Gorham, J. C., M. J. Bresette, and B. D. Peery. 1998. Comparative tag retention rates for two styles of flipper tags. Pages 190–193 in S. P. Epperly and J. Braun, compilers. Proceedings of the 17th Annual Sea Turtle Symposium. U.S. Department of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC-415.
35 8013 Gunzburger, M. S. 2006. Evaluation of seven aquatic sampling methods for amphibians and other aquatic fauna. Abstract in Joint Meeting of the 22nd Annual Meeting of the American Elasmobranch Society, 86th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 64th Annual Meeting of the Herpetologists' League, and the 49th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles; 12–17 July 2006, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
36 7425 Halstead, B. J., R. Moore, and H. R. Mushinsky. 2005. Condition indices in Aspidoscelis sexlineata: a comparison of methods. 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.
37 2978 Hendrickson, L. P., and J. R. Hendrickson. 1981. A new method for marking sea turtles? Marine Turtle Newsletter No. 19:6–7.
38 8911 Hoffmann, K., M. E. McGarrity, and S. A. Johnson. 2008. Technology meets tradition: a combined VIE-C technique for individually marking anurans. Applied Herpetology 5:265–280.
39 8896 Hoffmann, K., M. McGarrity, and S. Johnson. 2008. A hybrid technique using visual implant elastomer and toe-clipping to individually mark anurans. Abstract in Joint Meeting of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 23–28 July 2008, Montréal, Quebec, Canada.
40 8920 Irvin, P., T. S. Campbell, K. R. Campbell, and K. E. Hoffmann. 2008. The eficacy of marking treefrogs using a combination of toe clips and injectable dye elastomer. Florida Scientist 71(Supplement 1):42 (abstract).
41 3329 Jennings, M. L., D. N. David, and K. M. Portier. 1991. Effect of marking techniques on growth and survivorship of hatchling alligators. Wildlife Society Bulletin 19:204–207.
42 6944 Johnson, S. A., and W. J. Barichivich. 2004. A simple technique for trapping Siren lacertina, Amphiuma means, and other aquatic vertebrates. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 19:263–269.
43 3402 Jones, F. K., Jr. 1965. Techniques and methods used to capture and tag alligators in Florida. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Game and Fish Commissioners 19:98–101.
44 8501 Jones, G. P. 2003. Usability of unmanned aerial vehicles in assessing alligator populations. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
45 7916 Keller, J. M., P. D. McClellan-Green, A. M. Lee, M. D. Arendt, P. P. Maier, A. L. Segars, J. D. Whitaker, D. E. Keil, and M. M. Peden-Adams. 2005. Mitogen-induced lymphocyte proliferation in loggerhead sea turtles: comparison of methods and effects of gender, plasma testosterone concentration, and body condition on immunity. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology 103:269–281.
46 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.
47 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.
48 8834 Klugel, D., M. Donnelly, and L. Ehrhart. 2008. Satellites – they're not just for tracking turtles anymore (broad communication efforts to promote sea turtle conservation. Page 194 (abstract) in R. B. Mast, B. J. Hutchinson, and A. H. Hutchinson, compilers. Proceedings of the 24th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC-567.
49 3575 Krysko, K. L. 2000. A fishing technique for collecting the introduced knight anole (Anolis equestris) in southern Florida. Caribbean Journal of Science 36:162.
50 8160 Makowski, C., L. Fisher, C. Kruempel, and M. Salmon. 2006. “Turtle tows”: monitoring protocol for assessing in-water effects of beach construction on sea turtle populations along nearshore reef habitats. Broward County Department of Planning and Environmental Protection, Biological Resources Division, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. 13pp.
51 7058 Makowski, C., R. Slattery, and M. Salmon. 2003. "Shark fishing": a technique for estimating the distribution of juvenile green turtles (Caretta caretta) in shallow water developmental habitats, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA. Page 241 (abstract) in J. A. Seminoff, compiler. Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, U.S. Department of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC-503.
52 3923 Manzella, S. A., C. W. Caillouet, Jr., and C. T. Fontaine. 1988. Kemp's ridley, Lepidochelys kempi, sea turtle head start tag recoveries: distribution, habitat, and method of recovery. Marine Fisheries Review 50(3):24–32.
53 8202 Marchand, L. J. 1945. Goggling: a new method for the study of turtles. Copeia 1945:37–40.
54 3947 Martin, R. E. 1985. Is anyone notching green turtles? Marine Turtle Newsletter No. 35:12–13.
55 4007 Mazzotti, F. J., and L. A. Brandt. 1988. A method of live-trapping wary crocodiles. Herpetological Review 19:40–41.
56 4054 McDaniel, J., and L. Hord. 1991. Specialized equipment and techniques used in alligator management and research. Pages 20–38 in Proceedings of the 10th Working Meeting of the Crocodile Specialist Group, Volume 2, IUCN—The World Conservation Union, ISBN 2-8327-0022-1, Gland, Switzerland.
57 4056 McDiarmid, R. W., G. T. Bancroft, and J. S. Godley. 1983. Large-scale operations management test of use of the white amur for control of problem aquatic plants. Reports 2 and 3: first and second year poststocking results. Volume 5. The herpetofauna of Lake County, Florida: community analysis. Technical Report A-78-2, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Waterways Experiment Station, CE, Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA. 168pp.
58 4390 Moler, P. E. 1996. Forensic identification of alligator snapping turtle meat. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Statewide Wildlife Research Final Performance Report Study No. 7545, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 9pp.
59 8401 Monck, E. K. 2003. Developing a noninvasive method for assessing reproductive status and characterizing gender-specific plasma proteins in the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis). M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 74pp.
60 4471 Mroziak, M. L. 1997. The use of wire cages to protect sea turtle nests: are there better alternatives? M.S. Thesis, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, USA. 39pp.
61 4473 Mroziak, M. L., M. Salmon, and K. Rusenko. 2000. Do wire cages protect sea turtles from foot traffic and mammalian predators? Chelonian Conservation and Biology 3:693–698.
62 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.
63 8925 Palevsky, S. 2008. Correction factor for gopher tortoise population at Pumpkin Hill Creek State Preserve. Florida Scientist 71(Supplement 1):46 (abstract).
64 4878 Penney, K. M., K. D. Gianopulos, E. D. McCoy, and H. R. Mushinsky. 2001. The visible implant elastomer marking technique in use for small reptiles. Herpetological Review 32:236–241.
65 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.
66 8671 Pike, D. A., K. S. Peterman, R. S. Mejeur, M. D. Green, K. D. Nelson, and J. H. Exum. 2008. Sampling techniques and methods for determining the spatial distribution of sand skinks (Plestiodon reynoldsi). Florida Scientist 71:93–104.
67 4985 Pritchard, P. C. H., et al. 1982. Sea turtle manual of research and conservation techniques. Western Atlantic turtle Symposium, IOCARIBE, San Jose, Costa Rica. 94pp.
68 7686 Rice, A. N., J. P. Ross, A. G. Finger, and R. Owen. 2005. Application and evaluation of a stomach flushing technique for alligators. Herpetological Review 36:400–401.
69 5169 Roman, J, and B. W. Bowen. 1996. Genetic tools for forensic identification of meat and byproducts from the alligator snapping turtle (Macroclemys temminckii) and common snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina). Report to Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Tallahassee. BEECS Genetic Analysis Core, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 23pp.
70 7252 Runyan, A. L., and P. A. Meylan. 2005. PIT tag retention in Trachemys and Pseudemys. Herpetological Review 36:45–47.
71 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.
72 5499 Smith, L. L. 1993. The use of a metal detector in locating hatchling gopher tortoises. Florida Scientist 56(Supplement 1):23–24 (abstract).
73 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.
74 5716 Sutton, P. E. 1995. A comparative study of sampling techniques for Neoseps reynoldsi. Abstract in Proceedings of the Joint Meeting of the 75th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ichthyologist and Herpetologists, 11th Annual Meeting of the American Elasmobranch Society, and 43rd Annual Meeting of the Herpetologists' League, 15–19 June 1995, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
75 5717 Sutton, P. E. 1996. A mark and recapture study of the Florida sand skink, Neoseps reynoldsi, and a comparison of sand skink sampling methods. M.S. Thesis, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA. 45pp.
76 5718 Sutton, P. E., H. R. Mushinsky, and E. D. McCoy. 1996. A comparison of methods to determine Florida sand skink density. Page 49 (abstract) in Proceedings of the 39th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, 24–29 July 1996, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA.
77 5719 Sutton, P. E., H. R. Mushinsky, and E. D. McCoy. 1999. Comparing the use of pitfall drift fences and cover boards for sampling the threatened sand skink (Neoseps reynoldsi). Herpetological Review 30:149–151.
78 8771 Tucker, A. D., E. E. Seney, J. A. Beggs, and A. M. Landry, Jr. 2008. Pilot evaluation of methods to reduce biofouling of satellite transmitters. Page 66 (abstract) in A. F. Rees, M. Frick, A. Panagopoulou, and K. Williams, compilers. Proceedings of the 27th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC-569.
79 5970 Vincent, T. C. 1999. A method for visual discrimination of two sympatric species of Anolis lizards—a short note. Anolis Newsletter V:123–125.
80 6118 Wibbels, J., and R. LeBoeuf. 1998. Status of the development of a Mullerian inhibiting hormone sexing technique for hatchling sea turtles. Pages 297–300 in S. P. Epperly and J. Braun, compilers. Proceedings of the 17th Annual Sea Turtle Symposium. U.S. Department of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC-415.
81 6124 Wibbels, T., D. W. Owens, Y. A. Morris, and M. S. Amoss. 1987. Sexing techniques and sex ratios for immature loggerhead sea turtles captured along the Atlantic coast of the USA. Pages 65–74 in W. N. Witzell, editor. Ecology of East Florida sea turtles. Proceedings of the Cape Canaveral, Florida, sea turtle workshop, 26–27 February 1985, Miami, Florida, USA. NOAA Technical Report NMFS No. 53.
82 6544 Zacharow, M. 2002. Effectiveness of PVC pipes in monitoring hylid treefrogs at a mesic hammock-open pond ecotone in north-central Florida. Senior Thesis, College of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 34pp.
83 6936 Zweig, C. L., F. J. Mazzotti, K. G. Rice, L. A. Brandt, and C. L. Abercrombie. 2004. Evaluation of field measurements of the American alligator for use in morphometric studies. Herpetological Review 35:43–44.

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