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Delany, M. F. 1986. Alligator toxicology. Final Performance Report, Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Tallahassee, USA. Access Publication

Duda, M.D. et al. 1995. Floridians’ Opinions on and Attitudes toward Alligator Management in Florida. Report to Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Tallahassee, USA. Access Publication

Fogarty, M. 1966. Alligator life history and management feasibility. Job Completion Report. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Tallahassee, USA. Access Publication

Moler, P. M. 1991. American crocodile nest survey and monitoring. Final Report, Study 7533. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Tallahassee, USA. Access Publication

Moler, P.M. 1991. American crocodile population dynamics. Final Report, Study 7532. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Tallahassee, USA. Access Publication

Richey, L.J. et al. 2001. Potential toxicity of cyanobacteria to American alligators. Final Report, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Tallahassee, USA. Access Publication

Woodward, A. R., and S. B. Linda. 1993. Alligator population estimation. Final Report, Study 7562. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Tallahassee, USA. Access Publication

Woodward, A. R., and C. T. Moore. 1992. Alligator age determination. Final Performance Report, Study 7563. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Tallahassee, USA. Access Publication

Woodward, A. R. 1987. Alligator planning study. Final Performance Report, Study 7571. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Tallahassee, USA. Access Publication

Woodward, A. R., and C. T. Moore. 1990. Statewide alligator surveys. Final Report, Study 7566. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Tallahassee, USA. Access Publication

Woodward, A. R. 1992. Alligator egg viability. Final Report, Study 7561. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Tallahassee, USA. Access Publication

Woodward, A. R. 1992. Female alligator reproductive biology. Final Report, Study 7564. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Tallahassee, USA. Access Publication

Woodward, A. R. 1993. Alligator research evaluation and planning. Final Performance Report, Study 7568. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Tallahassee, USA. Access Publication

Woodward, A. R. 1996. Determination of appropriate harvest strategies for alligator management units. Final Report, Study 7562. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Tallahassee, USA. Access Publication

Woodward, A. R. 1998. Assessment of the economic viability of the Florida alligator industry. Final Report, Study 7563. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Tallahassee, USA. Access Publication

Woodward, A.R., C.T. Moore, and M.F. Delany. 1992. Experimental alligator harvest. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Tallahassee. Final Report. Study 7567. Access Publication

 

Deem, V.R., et al. 2021. Maximum size of female American alligators and a new record total length and weight. Southeastern Naturalist 20:N7-N14. Access Publication

McNabb, N. A., et al. 2020. Oil dispersant Corexit 9500 is weakly estrogenic, but does not skew the sex ratio in Alligator mississippiensis. Journal of Applied Toxicology, 40(2):245-256. Access Publication

Nilsen, F. M., et al. 2019. Examining toxic trace element exposure in American alligators. Environment international, 128:324-334. Access Publication

Woodward, A. R., et al. 2019. Characteristics of American alligator bites on people in Florida. The Journal of Wildlife Management, 83(6):1437-1453. Access Publication

Kahui, V., B. Moyle, & A. M. Brunell. 2018. Alligator conservation and hunting efficiency. Natural Resource Modeling, 31(2):e12155. Access Publication

Williams, C. E., et al. 2018. Feminizing effects of exposure to Corexit-enhanced water-accommodated fraction of crude oil in vitro on sex determination in Alligator mississippiensis. General and comparative endocrinology, 265:46-55. Access Publication

Bangma, J. T., et al. 2017. Perfluorinated alkyl acids in plasma of American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) from Florida and South Carolina. Environmental toxicology and chemistry, 36(4):917-925. Access Publication

Mays, Jonathan D., et al. 2017. New island records for reptiles in the Florida Keys. Monroe County, Florida, USA. Herpetological Review. 48(1):145-146. Access Publication

Nilsen, F. M., et al.2017. Trace element biodistribution in the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis). Chemosphere, 181:343-351. Access Publication

Brandt, L. A., et al. 2016. Variation in body condition of Alligator mississippiensis in Florida. Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History 54(1):1-12. Access Publication

Nilsen, F. M., et al. 2016. Global DNA methylation loss associated with mercury contamination and aging in the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis). Science of the Total Environment, 545:389-397. Access Publication

Wilkinson, Philip M., et al. 2016. Determinate growth and reproductive lifespan in the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis): evidence from long-term recaptures. Copeia 104(4): 843-852. Access Publication

Brunell, Arnold M., et al. 2015. A new record for the maximum length of the American alligator. Southeastern Naturalist. 14(3):N38-N43. Access Publication

Folk, Martin J., Allan R. Woodward, and Marilyn G. Spalding. 2014. Predation and scavenging by American alligators on Whooping Cranes and Sandhill Cranes in Florida. Southeastern Naturalist. 13(1):64-80. Access Publication

Hayman, R. B., et al. 2014. Who complains about alligators? Cognitive and situational factors influence behavior toward wildlife. Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 19(6), 481-497. Access Publication

Woodward, et al. 2014. Human-Alligator Conflict in Florida USA. Pp 182-199. In: Proceedings of the 23rd Working Meeting of the Crocodile Special Group – IUCN- The World Conservation Union, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge UK. Access Publication

Brunell, Arnold M., et al. 2013. Record total lengths of the American Alligator in Florida. Southeastern Naturalist. 12(4):N9-N17. Access Publication

Delany, Michael F., et al. 2011. Mortality of American alligators attributed to cannibalism. Herpetologica. 67(2):174-185. Access Publication

Woodward, Allan R., et al. 2011. Abnormal alligators and organochlorine pesticides in Lake Apopka, Florida. Wildlife Ecotoxicology. Springer, New York, NY. 3(5):153-187. Access Publication

Honeyfield, D. C., et al. 2008. Pathology, physiologic parameters, tissue contaminants, and tissue thiamine in morbid and healthy central Florida adult American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis). Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 44(2), 280-294. Access Publication

Rice, A. N., et al. 2007. Alligator diet in relation to alligator mortality on Lake Griffin, FL. Southeastern Naturalist, 6(1), 97-110. Access Publication

Temsiripong, Yosapong, et al. 2006. Survival and growth of American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) hatchlings after artificial incubation and repatriation. Journal of Herpetology.40:415-423. Access Publication

Hines, Tommy C. 2005. Alligator Harvest in Florida. Amphibians and reptiles: status and conservation in Florida. Eds. Meshaka, W. E., and K. J. Babbitt. Krieger Publishing Company, 189-197. Access Publication

Bock, Jodi L., et al. 2004. Hatching success of American alligator eggs when subjected to simulated collection trauma. Proc Annu Conf Southeast Assoc Fish Wildl Agencies. 58:323-335. Access Publication

Rooney, A. A., et al. 2004. Seasonal variation in plasma sex steroid concentrations in juvenile American alligators. General and comparative endocrinology, 135(1), 25-34. Access Publication

Dutton, H. J., et al. 2002. Florida’s alligator management program: an update 1987 to 2001. Crocodiles. Proceedings of the 16th Working Meeting of the Crocodile Specialist Group. IUCN—The World Conservation Union, Gland, Switzerland, and Cambridge, UK, 23-30. Access Publication

Schoeb, T. R., et al. 2002. Clinical and necropsy findings associated with increased mortality among American alligators of Lake Griffin, Florida. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 38(2):320-337. Access Publication

Milnes, M. R., Woodward, A. R., & Guillette Jr, L. J. 2001. Morphological variation in hatchling American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) from three Florida lakes. Journal of Herpetology, 35(2):264-271. Access Publication

Rice, K. G., Percival, H. F., & Woodward, A. R. 2000. Estimating sighting proportions of American alligator nests during helicopter survey. Proceedings of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. 54:314-321. Access Publication

Woodward, A. R., & B. L. Cook. 2000. Nuisance-alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) control in Florida, USA. In Crocodiles: Proceedings of the 15th Working Meeting of the Crocodile Specialist Group (pp. 446-455). IUCN- The World Conservation Union, Gland, Switzerland. Access Publication

Delany, Michael F., Stephen B. Linda, and Clinton T. Moore. 1999. Diet and condition of American Alligators in 4 Florida lakes. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. 53:375-389. Access Publication

Guillette Jr, L. J.,et al. 1999. Plasma steroid concentrations and male phallus size in juvenile alligators from seven Florida lakes. General and comparative endocrinology, 116(3), 356-372. Access Publication

Rice, K. G., Percival, H. F., Woodward, A. R., & M. L. Jennings. 1999. Effects of egg and hatchling harvest on American Alligators in Florida. The Journal of wildlife management, 1193-1200. Access Publication

Nickerson, D. M., & Brunell, A. 1998. Power analysis for detecting trends in the presence of concomitant variables. Ecology, 79(4), 1442-1447. Access Publication

Guillette Jr, L. J., et al. 1997. The reproductive cycle of the female American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis). General and comparative endocrinology, 108:87-101. Access Publication

David, D. N., et al. 1996. Florida's alligator management program: An update: 1987 to 1995. In Crocodiles. Proceedings of the 13th Working Meeting of the Crocodile Specialist Group. IUCN—The World Conservation Union, Gland, Switzerland, 410-428. Access Publication

Woodward, A. R., Kenneth G. Rice, and Stephen B. Linda. 1996. Estimating sighting proportions of American alligators during night-light and aerial helicopter surveys. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. 50:509-519. Access Publication

Guillette Jr, L. J., et al. 1995. Formation and regression of the corpus luteum of the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis). Journal of morphology, 224(1), 97-110. Access Publication

Woodward, A. R., et al. 1995. Maximum size of the alligator (Alligator mississippiensis). Journal of Herpetology, 29(4):507-513. Access Publication

Woodward, A. R., & C. T. Moore. 1995. American alligators in Florida. US Department of the Interior, National Biological Service, 127-129. Access Publication

Woodward, A.R., & D.N. David. 1994. Alligators. Prevention and control of wildlife damage, F1-F6. Access Publication

Woodward, A. R., & C. T. Moore. 1993. Use of crocodilian night count data for population trend estimation. Proceedings of the Second Regional Conference of the Crocodile Specialist Group, Species Survival Commission. IUCN, 12-13. Access Publication

Woodward, Allan R., et al. 1993. Low clutch viability of American alligators on Lake Apopka. Florida Scientist. 56(1):52-63. Access Publication

Jennings, M. L., David, D. N., & Portier, K. M. 1991. Effect of marking techniques on growth and survivorship of hatchling alligators. Wildlife Society Bulletin (1973-2006), 19(2):204-207. Access Publication

David, Dennis N. 1990. Summary of alligator farming records in Florida. In Crocodiles. Proceedings of the 10th Working Meeting of the Crocodile Specialist Group, IUCN - The World Conservation Union, Gland, Switzerland. (1) 54-103. Access Publication

Delany, Michael F. 1990. Late summer diet of juvenile American alligators. Journal of Herpetology. 24(4): 418-421. Access Publication

Hord, L. J., M. Jennings, & A. Brunell. 1990. Mercury contamination of Florida alligators. In Crocodiles. Proceedings of the 10th Working Meeting of the Crocodile Specialist Group, IUCN - The World Conservation Union, Gland, Switzerland. 1:229-240. Access Publication

Wiley, E.N., & Mike Jennings. 1990. An overview of alligator management in Florida. In Crocodiles. Proceedings of the 10th Working Meeting of the Crocodile Specialist Group, IUCN- The World Conservation Union, Gland, Switzerland. 2:274-285. Access Publication

Jennings, Michael L., Allan R. Woodward, and Dennis N. David. 1989. Florida's Nuisance Alligator Control Program. Proc. 4th Eastern Wildl. Damage Control Conf. Madison, Wisconsin. Ed. S. R. Craven. 29-36. Access Publication

Woodward, A. R., Michael L. Jennings, and H. Franklin Percival. 1989. Egg collecting and hatch rates of American alligator eggs in Florida. Wildlife Society Bulletin (1973-2006) 17(2):124-130. Access Publication

Delany, Michael F., Allan R. Woodward, and Irvine H. Kochel. 1988. Nuisance alligator food habits in Florida. Florida Field Naturalist. 16(4): 90-96. Access Publication

Delany, Michael F., John U. Bell, and Stephen F. Sundlof. 1988. Concentrations of contaminants in muscle of the American alligator in Florida. Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 24(1):62-66. Access Publication

Jennings, M. L., H. F. Percival, & A. R. Woodward. 1988. Evaluation of alligator hatchling and egg removal from three Florida lakes. Proceedings of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. 42:283-294. Access Publication

David, Dennis N. 1987. The effects of alligator skin storage techniques on ‘red heat.’ Wildlife management: crocodiles and alligators. Eds. Webb, Grahame, S. Charlie Manolis, and Peter J. Whitehead.  Surrey Beatty & Sons. 393-395. Access Publication

Delany, M. 1987. What do alligators eat. Florida Wildlife. 41(6): 7-8. Access Publication

Hines, Tommy C., and Henry Franklin Percival. 1987. Alligator management and value-added conservation in Florida. Chapter 15, Valuing Wildlife Economic and Social Perspectives. 164-173. Access Publication

Woodward, A.R. 1987. Alligator ranching research in Florida, USA. Wildlife Management: Crocodiles and Alligators, Chapter 37:363-366. Access Publication

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

Woodward, Allan R., et al. 1987. Survival of young American alligators on a Florida lake. Journal of Wildlife Management. 51:931-937. Access Publication

Delany, Michael E. 1986. Bird Bands Recovered from American Alligator. North American Bird Bander. 11(3):92-94. Access Publication

Delany, Michael F., and C. L. Abercrombie. 1986. American alligator food habits in northcentral Florida. The Journal of Wildlife Management. 50:348-353. Access Publication

Delany, Michael F., T. C. Hines, and C. L. Abercrombie. 1986. Selected publics reaction following harvest of American alligators. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. 40:349-352. Access Publication

Hines, Tommy C., et al. 1986. Florida alligator: economics, harvest, and conservation. Crocodiles. Proc. seventh meeting of the Species Survival Commission, IUCN, Crocodile Specialists Group, Caracas, Venezuela. Access Publication

Wood, John M., et al. 1985. Night counts as an index of American alligator population trends. Wildlife Society Bulletin (1973-2006) 13(3):262-273. Access Publication

Woodward, A. R., et al. 1984. Spacing patterns in alligator nests. Journal of Herpetology, 18(1):8-12. Access Publication

Cherry, Ronald H., and Arba L. Ager Jr. 1982. Parasites of American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) in South Florida. Journal of Parasitology. 68:509-510. Access Publication

Perrin, Larry S., et al. 1982. A report on fish and wildlife studies in the Kissimmee River Basin and recommendations for restoration. Florida Game and Freshwater Fish Commission, Okeechobee, FL. Access Publication

Hines, T. C., & A. R. Woodward. 1981. A report on Florida’s nuisance alligator program. Proceedings of the Non-game and Endangered Wildlife Symposium. Athens, Georgia, USA. 73-76. Access Publication

Woodward, A. R. 1981. Regulation of alligator farming by the state of Florida. Proceedings of the First Annual Alligator Production Conference. 12-13. Access Publication

Deitz, David C., and Tommy C. Hines. 1980. Alligator nesting in north-central Florida. Copeia. 2:249-258. Access Publication

Hines, Tommy C., and Allan R. Woodward. 1980. Nuisance alligator control in Florida. Wildlife Society Bulletin. 8:234-241. Access Publication

Goodwin, Thomas M., and Wayne R. Marion. 1979. Seasonal activity ranges and habitat preferences of adult alligators in a north-central Florida lake. Journal of Herpetology.13(2):157-163. Access Publication

Hines, Tommy C. 1979. The past and present status of the alligator in Florida. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. 33:224-232. Access Publication

Goodwin, Thomas M., and Wayne R. Marion. 1978. Aspects of the nesting ecology of American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) in north-central Florida. Herpetologica. 34:43-47. Access Publication

Woodward, A.R., & W. R. Marion. 1978. An evaluation of factors affecting night-light counts of alligators. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, (32):291-302. Access Publication

Goodwin, Thomas M., and Wayne R. Marion. 1977. Occurrence of Florida red-bellied turtle eggs in north-central Florida alligator nests. Florida Scientist. 40(3):237-238. Access Publication

Hines, T. C., and K. D. Keenlyne. 1977. Two incidents of alligator attacks on humans in Florida. Copeia. 735-738. Access Publication

Hines, T. C, and K. D. Keenlyne. 1976. Alligator attacks on humans in Florida. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. 30:358-361. Access Publication

Hines, Tommy C., M.J. Fogarty, and L.C. Chappell. 1968. Alligator research in Florida: a progress report. Proceedings of the Southeastern Association of Game and Fish Commissioners. 22:166-180. Access Publication

Fogarty, Michael J., and J. David Albury. 1967. Late summer foods of young alligators in Florida. Proceedings of the Southeastern Association of Game and Fish Commissioners. 21:220-222. Access Publication

Jones, F. K. 1965. Techniques and methods used to capture and tag alligators in Florida. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Game Commissions, (19):98-101. Access Publication