These recent publications are new to our collections.

Cocilova CC, Flewelling LJ, Bossart GD, Granholm AA, Milton SL. 2017. Tissue uptake, distribution and excretion of brevetoxin-3 after oral and intratracheal exposure in the freshwater turtle Trachymys scripta and the diamondback terrapin Malaclemys terrapin. Aquat. Toxicol. 187:29-37. 

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Greene DU, Gore JA, Austin JD. 2017. Reintroduction of captive-born beach mice: the importance of demographic and genetic monitoring. J. Mammal. 98(2):513-522. 

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Mays JD, Enge KM, Emerick A, Hill EP. 2017. New island records for reptiles in the Florida Keys, Monroe County, Florida, USA. Herpetol. Rev. 48(1): 145-146.

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Persons TB, Mays JD. 2017. Past and present distribution of the North American Racer (Coluber constrictor) in Maine, USA. Herpetol. Rev. 48(1): 147-151. 

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Runge MC, Sanders-Reed CA, Langtimm CA, Hostetler JA, Martin J, Deutsch CJ, Ward-Geiger LI, Mahon GL. 2017. Status and threats analysis for the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris). U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigation Report 2017-5030. 

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Winner BL, MacDonald TC, Amendola KB. 2017. Age and growth of sheepshead (Archosargus probatocephalus) in Tampa Bay, Florida. Fish. Bull. 115:155-166.

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FWC Facts:
The average Florida manatee is about 10 ft. long and close to 1,200 lbs. They can reach up to 13 ft. and 3,500 lbs. Calves are 3-4 ft. long & weigh 60-70 lbs. at birth.

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