Harvest of Amphibians and Reptiles

Learn about the harvest of amphibians and reptiles in Florida for the pet trade, food and skins.

Publications

Enge, K.M. 2005. Commercial harvest of amphibians and reptiles in Florida for the pet trade. Pages 198–211 in W.E. Meshaka, Jr., and K.J. Babbitt, editors. Amphibians and reptiles: status and conservation in Florida. Krieger, Malabar, Florida.

Enge, K.M. 2005. Florida's commercial trade in rattlesnakes and possible conservation strategies. Pages 212–221 in W.E. Meshaka, Jr., and K.J. Babbitt, editors. Amphibians and reptiles: status and conservation in Florida. Krieger, Malabar, Florida.

Hines, T. 2005. Alligator harvest in Florida. Pages 189–197 in W.E. Meshaka, Jr., and K.J. Babbitt, editors. Amphibians and reptiles: status and conservation in Florida. Krieger, Malabar, Florida.

Rice, K G., H.F. Percival, A.R. Woodward, and M.L. Jennings. 1999. Effects of egg and hatchling harvest on American alligators in Florida. Journal of Wildlife Management 63:1193–1200.

Diemer Berish, J.E. 1998. Characterization of rattlesnake harvest in Florida. Journal of Herpetology 32:551–557. Access Publication.

Moler, P.E. and J.E. Berish. 1995. Impact of commercial exploitation on softshell turtle populations. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission Final Report Study No. 7542, Tallahassee, Florida. 18 pp.

Woodward, A.R. 1995. Determination of appropriate harvest strategies for alligator management units. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Statewide Wildlife Research Final Performance Report Study No. 7562, Tallahassee, Florida. 49 pp.

Berish, J.E. 1994. Harvest assessment for rattlesnakes. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Statewide Wildlife Research Final Performance Report Study No. 7543, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 9 pp.

Enge, K.M. 1993. Herptile use and trade in Florida. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Nongame Wildlife Program Final Performance Report, Tallahassee, Florida. 102 pp. Access Publication.

Berish, J.E. 1992. Annual size/sex class distribution of harvested rattlesnakes. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Statewide Wildlife Research Final Report Study No. 7531, Tallahassee, Florida. 18 pp.

Enge, K.M. 1992. The basics of snake hunting in Florida. Florida Wildlife 46(1):2–8.

Moler, P.E. 1992. Impact of commercial exploitation on softshell turtle populations (feasibility study). Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Statewide Wildlife Research Final Performance Report Study No. 7541, Tallahassee, Florida. 32 p.

Enge, K.M. 1991. Herptile exploitation. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Nongame Wildlife Section Annual Report, Tallahassee, Florida. 55 pp.
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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. 169 pp.

Woodward, A.R., D.N. David, and T.C. Hines. 1987. American alligator management in Florida. Pages 98–113 in Proceedings of the 3rd Southeastern Nongame and Endangered Wildlife Symposium, Athens, Georgia. Access Publication.

Moler, P.E. 1986. Commercially exploited reptiles and amphibians. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Bureau Wildlife Research Final Report, Tallahassee, Florida. 18 pp.

 



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