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1 Addison, D. S., M. C. Kraus, A. M. Foley, and L. W. Richardson. 1996. Marine turtle (Caretta caretta, Chelonia mydas) nesting on Florida's lower west coast—Collier County, 1994. Pages 1–4 in J. A. Keinath, D. E. Barnard, J. A. Musick, and B. A. Bell, compilers. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC-387.
2 Anonymous. 1981. Sea turtle activity on refuges reported. Endangered Species Technical Bulletin 6(7):7.
3 Anonymous. 1991. Sea turtle nesting summary. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Office of Land Use Planning and Biological Services, Resource Management Notes 3(2):8.
4 Atencio, D. E. 1987. Survey of marine turtle nesting activity on Eglin AFB in 1987. Unpublished Report to Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, USA. 24pp.
5 Audubon, J. J. 1926. The turtlers. Pages 194–202 in Delineations of American scenery and character. G. A. Baker, New York, New York, USA.
6 Bacon, P. R., F. Berry, K. Bjorndal, H. Hirth, L. Ogren, and M. Weber, editors. 1984. Proceedings of the western Atlantic turtle symposium. RSMAS Publication, Miami, Florida, USA. Volume 1, 306pp.; Volume 2, 318pp.; Volume 3, 514pp.
7 Bowen, B. W., A. B. Meylan, and J. C. Avise. 1989. An odyssey of the green sea turtle: Ascension Island revisited. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 86:573–576.
8 Bullis, H. R., Jr., and S. B. Drummond. 1978. Sea turtle captures of the southeastern United States by exploratory fishing vessels 1950–1976. Pages 45–50 in G. E. Henderson, editor. Proceedings of the Florida and interregional conference on sea turtles. Florida Marine Research Publication No. 33.
9 Burney, C., and C. Mattison. 1992. Sea turtle conservation program Broward County, Florida. 1992 report. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Biological Resources Division, Marine Resources Section, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA. 52pp.
10 Butgereit, R. 1995. Green sea turtle nest at Henderson Beach. Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Resource Management Notes 6(5):3–4.
11 Caldwell, D. K., and A. Carr. 1957. Status of the sea turtle fishery in Florida. Transactions of the North American Wildlife Conference 22:457–462.
12 Carr, A. F., Jr., and R. M. Ingle. 1959. The green turtle (Chelonia mydas mydas) in Florida. Bulletin of Marine Science Gulf Caribbean 9:315–320.
13 Carr, A. 1965. The navigation of the green turtle. Scientific American 212(5):78–86.
14 Carr, A. 1970. Green sea turtles in peril. National Parks & Conservation Magazine 44(271):19–24.
15 Carr, A. F., Jr., D. R. Jackson, and J. B. Iverson. 1977. Marine turtles. Pages XIV1–XIV45 in A summary and analysis of environmental information on the Continental Shelf and Blake Plateau from Cape Hatteras to Cape Canaveral. Volume 1, Book 3. Center for Natural Areas, South Gardiner, Maine, USA.
16 Committee on Sea Turtle Conservation. 1990. Decline of the sea turtles: causes and prevention. National Academy Press, Washington, D.C., USA. 259pp.
17 Conley, W. J., and B. A. Hoffman. 1987. Nesting activity of sea turtles in Florida, 1979–1985. Florida Scientist 50:201–210.
18 Cox, J. H., H. F. Percival, and S. V. Colwell. 1994. Impact of vehicular traffic on beach habitat and wildlife at Cape San Blas, Florida. U.S. Biological Survey Technical Report 50, Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 44pp.
19 Dodd, C. K., Jr. 1982. Nesting of the green turtle, Chelonia mydas, in Florida. Page 66 (abstract) in Proceedings of the 25th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles and the 30th Annual Meeting of the Herpetologists' League, 1–6 August 1982, North Carolina State Museum of Natural History, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
20 Duellman, W. E., and A. Schwartz. 1958. Amphibians and reptiles of southern Florida. Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences 3:181–324.
21 Ehrhart, L. M. 1976. Initial results of studies of marine turtles in Mosquito Lagoon, Merritt Island NWR, Brevard County, Florida. Florida Scientist 39(Supplement 1):3 (abstract).
22 Ehrhart, L. M. 1980. A continuation of baseline studies for environmentally monitoring space transportation systems (STS) at John F. Kennedy Space Center. Volume 4: threatened and endangered species of the Kennedy Space Center. Part 1. Marine turtle studies. Final Report to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Kennedy Space Center, NASA Contract Report 163122. 416pp.
23 Ehrhart, L. M., and P. W. Raymond. 1982. 1981 marine turtle reconnaissance interim progress report to the Department of the Army, Jacksonville District, Corps of Engineers. Professional engineering services for monitoring and preparation of a reconnaissance report of turtle nesting success, Melbourne and Indialantic Beaches, Brevard County, Florida. University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, USA. Contract No. DACW17-81-C-0014. 19pp.
24 Encalada, S. E. 1995. Phylogeography and conservation genetics of the green turtle (Chelonia mydas) in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 80pp.
25 Ernest, R. G., R. E. Martin, N. Williams-Walls, and J. R. Wilcox. 1989. Population dynamics of sea turtles utilizing shallow coastal waters off Hutchinson Island, Florida. Pages 57–59 in S. A. Eckert, K. L. Eckert, and T. H. Richardson, compilers. Proceedings of the 9th Annual Workshop on Sea Turtle Conservation and Biology. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFC-232.
26 Estrin, T. 1987. The Atlantic green turtle worldwide population trend. Gainesville Herpetological Society Newsletter 3(7):6–9.
27 Fletemeyer, J. R. 1979. Sea turtle monitoring project, 1979 report. Cooperative Sea Turtle Monitoring Program, Nova University and the Broward County Environmental Quality Control Board, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. 64pp.
28 Fletemeyer, J. R. 1980. Pompano Beach sea turtle conservation program. 1980 report. Unpublished Report to the Pompano Beach City Commission, Pompano Beach, Florida, USA.
29 Fletemeyer, J. R. 1980. Sea turtle monitoring project, 1980 report. Cooperative Sea Turtle Monitoring Program, Nova University and the Broward County Environmental Quality Control Board, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. 88pp.
30 Fletemeyer, J. R. 1981. Sea turtle monitoring project, 1981 report. Cooperative Sea Turtle Monitoring Program, Nova University and the Broward County Environmental Quality Control Board, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. 82pp.
31 Fletemeyer, J. R. 1982. Sea turtle monitoring project, 1982 report. Cooperative Sea Turtle Monitoring Program, Nova University and the Broward County Environmental Quality Control Board, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. 95pp.
32 Fletemeyer, J. R. 1983. Sea turtle monitoring project, 1983 report. Cooperative Sea Turtle Monitoring Program, Nova University/New York Institute's Technical Press Research Series, Dania, Florida, USA. 57pp.
33 Fletemeyer, J. R. 1984. Sea turtle monitoring project, 1984 report. Report to the Broward County Environmental Quality Control Board, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. 72pp.
34 Fletemeyer, J. R. 1985. Sea turtle monitoring project report. Report to the Broward County Environmental Quality Control Board, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. 25pp.
35 Fletemeyer, J. R. 1986. Sea turtle conservation project Broward County, Florida, 1986 report. Broward County Erosion District, Environmental Quality Control Board, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. 30pp.
36 Foley, A. M. 1997. First documented nesting by the green turtle (Chelonia mydas) along the southwest coast of Florida. Florida Scientist 60:205–209.
37 Fowler, H. W. 1906. Some cold-blooded vertebrates from the Florida Keys. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 58:77–113.
38 Fritts, T. H., and R. P. Reynolds. 1981. Pilot study of the marine mammals, birds and turtles in OCS areas of the Gulf of Mexico. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Office of Biological Services FWS/OBS-81/36. 139pp.
39 Fritts, T. H., A. B. Irvine, R. D. Jennings, L. A. Collum, W. Hoffman, and M. A. McGehee. 1983. Turtles, birds, and mammals in the northern Gulf of Mexico and nearby Atlantic waters. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Division of Biological Services FWS/OBS-82/65. 455pp.
40 Fritts, T. H., R. P. Reynolds, and M. A. McGehee. 1983. The distribution and abundance of marine turtles in the Gulf of Mexico and nearby Atlantic waters. Journal of Herpetology 17:327–344.
41 Groombridge, B., and R. Luxmoore. 1989. The green turtle and hawksbill (Reptilia: Cheloniidae): world status, exploitation and trade. Secretariat of CITES, Lausanne, Switzerland. 601pp.
42 Harris, B. A., W. J. Conley, and J. A. Huff. 1984. The status of Florida's nesting sea turtle populations from 1979 through 1983. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Bureau of Marine Research, and Florida Institute of Oceanography, St. Petersburg, Florida, USA. 26pp.
43 Henwood, T. A. n.d. Size, sex and seasonal variations in loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) aggregations of Cape Canaveral, Florida, with notes on occurrence of green turtles (Chelonia mydas) and Kemps ridley turtles (Lepidochelys kempi). National Marine Fisheries Service. (Unpublished Report)
44 Henwood, T. A. 1987. Sea turtles of the southeastern United States, with emphasis on the life history and population dynamics of the loggerhead turtle, Caretta caretta. Dissertation, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, USA. 181pp.
45 Henwood, T. A., and L. H. Ogren. 1987. Distribution and migrations of immature Kemp's ridley turtles (Lepidochelys kempi) and green turtles (Chelonia mydas) off Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina. Northeast Gulf Science 9:153–159.
46 Ingle, R. M., and F. G. W. Smith. 1949. Sea turtles and the turtle industry of the West Indies, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico, with annotated bibliography. Special Publication University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, USA. 107pp.
47 Irvine, A. B., J. E. Caffin, and H. I. Kochman. 1981. Aerial surveys for manatees and dolphins in western peninsular Florida with notes on sighting of sea turtles. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Office of Biological Services FWS/OBS-80/50. 21pp.
48 Johnson, A. F., and M. G. Barbour. 1990. Dunes and maritime forests. Pages 429–480 in R. L. Myers and J. J. Ewel, editors. Ecosystems of Florida. University of Central Florida Press, Orlando, Florida, USA.
49 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.
50 Lund, F. 1974. Marine turtle nesting in the United States. Unpublished Report to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, D.C.
51 Lund, F. 1978. Atlantic green turtle, Chelonia mydas mydas (Linnaeus). Pages 23–24 in R. W. McDiarmid, editor. Rare and endangered biota of Florida. Volume 3. Amphibians and reptiles. University Presses of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
52 Mann, T. M. 1977. Impact of developed coastline on nesting and hatchling sea turtles in southeastern Florida. M.S. Thesis, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, USA. 100pp.
53 Maxwell, S. S., and T. L. Burton. 1998. Grass roots conservation: an idea whose time has come—South Walton Beach Turtle Watch. Page 243 (abstract) 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.
54 Meylan, A., B. Schroeder, and A. Mosier. 1995. Sea turtle nesting activity in the State of Florida 1979–1992. Florida Marine Research Publication No. 52. 51pp.
55 Miller, J. B. 1995. 1994 sea turtle survey. Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Resource Management Notes 7(3):14–15, 23–25.
56 Miller, J. B. 1996. FPS 1996 marine turtle nesting data. Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Florida Park Service, Resource Management Notes 8(4):87–88.
57 Muller, J. W. 1989. Matrix of habitats and distribution by county of rare/endangered species in Florida. Florida Natural Areas Inventory, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 91pp.
58 Murphy, J. M. 1987. Turtling in Florida (1890). Pages 75–81 in F. Oppel and T. Meisel, editors. Tales of Old Florida. Castle, Secaucus, New Jersey, USA.
59 National Research Council. 1990. Decline of the sea turtles: causes and prevention. National Academy Press, Washington, D.C. 280pp
60 Parsons, J. J. 1962. The green turtle and man. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 126pp.
61 Possardt, E. 1988. Sea turtle conservation in the southeastern continental United States. Endangered Species Technical Bulletin 13(8):1, 3–5.
62 Redfoot, W. E., and L. M. Ehrhart. 1989. Marine turtle nesting and reproductive success in south Brevard County, Florida, 1982–1988. Pages 249–251 in S. A. Eckert, K. L. Eckert, and T. H. Richardson, compilers. Proceedings of the 9th Annual Workshop on Sea Turtle Conservation and Biology. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFC-232.
63 Rudloe, J. 1988. The wilderness coast: adventures of a Gulf Coast naturalist. E. P. Dutton, New York, New York, USA. 262pp.
64 Rudloe, A., J. Rudloe, and L. Ogren. 1991. Occurrence of immature Kemp's ridley turtles, Lepidochelys kempi, in coastal waters of northwest Florida. Northeast Gulf Science 12:49–53.
65 Schroeder, B. A. 1987. 1986 annual report of the sea turtle stranding and salvage network Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States January–December 1986. National Marine Fisheries Service, Coastal Research Division Contribution No. CRD 87/88-12. 45pp.
66 Schreoder, B. A., and A. A. Warner. 1988. 1987 annual report of the sea turtle stranding and salvage network, Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States, January– December 1987. National Marine Fisheries Service, Coastal Research Division Contribution No. CRD-87/88-28. 45pp.
67 Smith, F. G. W. 1954. Taxonomy and distribution of sea turtles. Pages 513–515 in Gulf of Mexico: its origin, waters, and marine life. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Fishery Bulletin 89, Washington, D.C., USA.
68 Sternberg, J. 1981. The worldwide distribution of sea turtle nesting beaches. Center for Environmental Education, Washington, D.C.
69 Stoneburner, D. L., D. Gilmore, J. Hinesley, D. Gross, D. Hall, and J. I. Richardson. 1979. Observations on Chelonia mydas mydas: a northerly extension of known nesting range. Herpetological Review 10:103–104.
70 Thompson, N. B. 1988. The status of loggerhead, Caretta caretta; Kemp's ridley, Lepidochelys kempi; and green, Chelonia mydas, sea turtles in U.S. waters. Marine Fisheries Review 50:16–23.
71 UCF Marine Turtle Research Group and Landscape Ecology Class. 2002. Spatiotemporal distribution of marine turtle nests in South Brevard County (Florida, US) and the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge 1989–1999. Pages 164–165 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.
72 Weishampel, J. F., D. A. Bagley, L. M. Ehrhart, and B. L. Rodenbeck. 2003. Spatiotemporal patterns of annual sea turtle nesting behaviors along an east central Florida beach. Biological Conservation 110:295–303.
73 Williams, J. L. 1962. The Territory of Florida or sketches of the topography, civil and natural history, of the country, the climate, and the Indian tribes, from the first discovery to the present time. [A facsimile reproduction of the 1837 edition, with an introduction by Herbert J. Doherty, Jr.] University of Florida Press, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 304pp.
74 Wilmers, T. J. . 1994. Characteristics and management potential of sea turtle nesting areas in the Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuges. Pages 164–165 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.
75 Witherington, B. E., and C. M. Koeppel. 2000. Sea turtle nesting in Florida, USA, during the decade 1989–1998: an analysis of trends. Pages 94–96 in H. J. Kalb and T. Wibbels, compilers. Proceedings of the 19th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. U.S. Department of Commerce, NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC-443.
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