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1 4 Abercrombie, C. L., III. 1989. Population dynamics of the American alligator. Pages 1–16 in Crocodiles: their ecology, management, and conservation. IUCN Publication New Series, ISBN 2-88032-987-6, Gland, Switzerland.
2 37 Adrian, M. 1967. The American alligator. Hastings House, New York, New York, USA. 63pp.
3 63 Allen, E. R. 1935. Some alligator secrets. Florida Conservator 1(10):10–11.
4 71 Allen, E. R. 1940. About Florida's alligators. Florida Game and Fish 1(6):7–9, 14.
5 108 Allen, E. R., and W. T. Neill. 1952. The American alligator. Florida Wildlife 6(5):8–9, 44.
6 149 Allen, R. n.d. Alligator farming. Ross Allen's Reptile Institute, Bulletin No. 44, Silver Springs, Florida, USA. 2pp.
7 718 Baker, M. 1996. Haines City High School aquaculture a big success. Gatortales, The American Alligator News Magazine 4(2):1–2.
8 728 Bancroft, G. T., J. S. Godley, D. T. Gross, N. N. Rojas, D. A. Sutphen and R. W. McDiarmid. 1983. Large-scale operations management test of use of the white amur for control of problem aquatic plants. The herpetofauna of Lake Conway: species accounts. Final report. Miscellaneous Paper A-83-5, U.S. Army Engineers Waterways Experiment Station, CE, Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA. 304pp.
9 778 Barr, B. 1997. Food habits of the American alligator, Alligator mississippiensis, in the southern Everglades. Dissertation, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, USA. 243pp.
10 928 Beltz, E. 1997. Herp news from around the world: primitive gators meet civilized people. Vivarium 8(6):12–13.
11 8399 Bryan, T. A. 2005. Morphological and constituent analyses of American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) eggshells from contaminated and reference lakes. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 45pp.
12 1363 Cardeilhac, P. T., D. L. Winternitz, J. D. Barnett, O. L. Bass, and W. R. Wolff. 1999. The American alligator as a sentinel for the environmental status of southern wetlands. Proceedings of the International Association of Aquatic Animal Medicine 30:69 (abstract), Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
13 1380 Carr, A. 1994. Alligator country. Pages 104–124 in M. H. Carr, editor. A naturalist in Florida: a celebration of Eden. Yale University Press, New Haven and London,Connecticut, USA.
14 1421 Carr, A. F., Jr. 1976. Foreword: excerpts from the life of an alligator: a re-appraisal of "The Alligator's Life History." Pages v–x in E. A. McIlhenny. The alligator's life history. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles Facsimile Reprints in Herpetology.
15 1705 Dalrymple, G. H. 1996. Growth of American alligators in the Shark Valley region of Everglades National Park. Copeia 1996:212–216.
16 7262 Dalrymple, G. H. 1996. The effect of prolonged high water levels in 1995 on the American alligator in the Shark Valley area of Everglades National Park. Pages 125–135 in Proceedings of the conference on ecological assessment of the 1994–1995 water conditions in the southern Everglades, 22–23 August 1996, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA.
17 1755 Deitz, D. C. 1979. Behavioral ecology of young American alligators. Dissertation, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 151pp.
18 1765 Delany, M. F., S. B. Linda, and C. 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.
19 6933 Erickson, G. M., A. K. Lappin, and K. A. Vliet. 2003. The ontogeny of bite-performance in American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis). Journal of Zoology 260:317–327.
20 2353 Fichter, G. S. 1958. Living fossil of the swamp. Nature Magazine 51:13–16, 50.
21 2354 Fichter, G. S. 1958. That "terrible lizard," the alligator. Reader's Digest 72(January):97–100.
22 2405 Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission. 1985. Alligator research project annual report FY 1984–85. Tallahassee, Florida, USA. (Unpublished Report)
23 2406 Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission. 1986. 1985–86 annual report. Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 28pp.
24 2414 Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission. 1990. 1989–90 annual report. Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 40pp.
25 2425 Fogarty, M. J. 1974. The ecology of the Everglades alligator. Pages 367–373 in P. J. Gleason, editor. Environments of south Florida: present and past. Miami Geological Society Memoirs 2.
26 2430 Fogarty, M. J. 1984. The ecology of the Everglades alligator. Pages 211–218 in P. J. Gleason, editor. Environments of south Florida: present and past II. Miami Geological Society, Coral Gables, Florida, USA.
27 2576 Garrick, L. D., and J. W. Lang. 1977. The alligator revealed. Natural History 86(6):53–61.
28 2797 Guillette, L. J., Jr., A. R. Woodward, Q. You-Xiang, M. C. Cox, J. M. Matter, and T. S. Gross. 1995. Formation and regression of the corpus luteum of the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis). Journal of Morphology 224:97–110.
29 2785 Guillette, L. J., Jr., D. A. Crain, A. A. Rooney, and D. B. Pickford. 1995. Organization versus activation: the role of endocrine-disrupting contaminants (EDCs) during embryonic development in wildlife. Environmental Health Perspectives 103(Supplement 7):157–164.
30 2789 Guillette, L. J., Jr., T. S. Gross, G. Masson, H. F. Percival, and J. M. Matter. 1993. Reproductive cyclicity and fall vitellogenesis in the American alligator. Pages 107–108 (abstract) in Abstracts of the Second World Congress of Herpetology, 29 December 1993–6 January 1994, Adelaide, South Australia.
31 2893 Hartley, W., and E. Hartley. 1977. The alligator: king of the wilderness. Thomas Nelson, Nashville, Tennessee, USA. 175pp.
32 9575 Ikejiri, T. 2012. Histology-based morphology of the neurocentral synchondrosis in Alligator mississippiensis (Archosauria, Crocodylia). Anatomical Record: Advances in Integrative Anatomy and Evolutionary Biology 295:18–31.
33 3304 Jacobsen, T., and J. A. Kushlan. 1989. Growth dynamics of the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis). Journal of Zoology, London 219:309–328.
34 3428 Kam, Y.-C. 1992. Environmental influences on the critical oxygen tension, water balance, metabolism, and growth of reptilian embryos (Alligator mississippiensis, Caretta caretta, Pseudemys nelsoni, Elaphe obsoleta quadrivittata, Sceloporus undulatus undulatus). Dissertation, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 124pp.
35 3461 Kellogg, R. 1929. The habits and economic importance of alligators. U.S. Department of Agriculture Technical Bulletin No. 147, Washington, D.C. 36pp.
36 7905 Klembara, J. 2005. Ontogeny of the partial secondary wall of the otoccipital region of the endocranium in prehatching Alligator mississippiensis (Archosauria, Crocodylia). Journal of Morphology 266:319–330.
37 8695 Kohno, S., D. S. Bermudez, Y. Katsu, T. Iguchi, and L. J. Guillette, Jr. 2008. Gene expression patterns in juvenile American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) exposed to environmental contaminants. Aquatic Toxicology (IN PRESS).
38 3966 Masson, G. R. 1995. Environmental influences on reproductive potential, clutch viability and embryonic mortality of the American alligator in Florida. Dissertation, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 124pp.
39 3967 Masson, G. R., L. J. Guillette, Jr., H. F. Percival, and K. G. Rice. 1991. Zygote mortality of American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) in Florida. Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Annual Report, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 8pp.
40 3999 Mazzotti, F. J. 1982. Effects of temperature and salinity on growth rates of hatchling crocodiles and alligators: implications for their distributions in southern Florida. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 63:83 (abstract).
41 4002 Mazzotti, F. J. 1984. Integrating behavior, physiology, and ecology in American alligators and crocodiles. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 65:156 (abstract).
42 4009 Mazzotti, F. J., and L. A. Brandt. 1994. Ecology of the American alligator in a seasonally fluctuating environment. Pages 485–505 in S. M. Davis and J. C. Ogden, editors. Everglades: the ecosystem and its restoration. St. Lucie Press, Delray Beach, Florida, USA.
43 4052 McCutcheon, R. 1996. Haines City helping to provide environment for tomorrow's alligator. Gatortales, The American Alligator News Magazine 4(3):4–5.
44 7903 Milnes M.R., T. A. Bryan, J. G. Medina, M. P. Gunderson M. P, and L. J. Guillette, Jr. 2005. Developmental alterations as a result of in ovo exposure to the pesticide metabolite p,p'-DDE in Alligator mississippiensis. General and Comparative Endocrinology 144:257–263.
45 7614 Milnes, M. R. 2005. Effects of environmental contaminants on development, sexual differentiation, and steroidogenesis in Alligator mississippiensis. Dissertation, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 126pp.
46 7899 Milnes, M. R., D. S. Bermudez , T. A. Bryan , M. P. Gunderson, and L. J. Guillette, Jr. 2005. Altered neonatal development and endocrine function in Alligator mississippiensis associated with a contaminated environment. Biology of Reproduction 73:1004–1010.
47 8694 Milnes, M. R., T. A. Bryan , Y. Katsu , S. Kohno , B. C. Moore, T. Iguchi , and L. J. Guillette, Jr. 2008. Increased post hatching mortality and loss of sexually dimorphic gene expression in alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) from a contaminated environment. Biology of Reproduction 78:932–938.
48 9093 Moore, B. C. 2009. The role of TGF[Beta] signaling in ovarian development and follicle assembly in the American alligator. Dissertation, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 181pp.
49 9204 Moore, B. C., H. J. Hamlin, N. L. Botteri, and L. J. Guillette, Jr. 2010. Gonadal mRNA expression levels of TGFβ superfamily signaling factors correspond with post-hatching morphological development in American alligators. Sexual Development 4:62–72.
50 8559 Moore, B. C., M. C. Uribe-Aranzábal, A. S. Boggs, and L. J. Guillette, Jr. 2007. Developmental morphology of the neonatal alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) ovary. Journal of Morphology ?
51 4593 Neill, W. T. 1950. Ross Allen's Reptile Institute, Silver Springs, Florida. Ross Allen's Reptile Institute, Silver Springs, Florida, USA. 32pp.
52 4629 Neill, W. T. 1971. The last of the ruling reptiles: alligators, crocodiles, and their kin. Columbia University Press, New York, New York, USA. 486pp.
53 4882 Percival, H. F., and K. G. Rice. 1999. American alligator distribution, thermoregulation, and biotic potential relative to hydroperiod in the Everglades. Pages 84–85 in S. Gerould and A. Higer, compilers. U.S. Geological Survey program on the South Florida ecosystem. Proceedings of South Florida restoration science forum, 17–19 May 1999, Boca Raton, Florida, USA. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 99-181, Tallahassee, Florida, USA.
54 4893 Peters, D. K. 1989. The effect of the antibiotic Virginiamycin on growth performance of American alligator hatchlings, Alligator mississippiensis. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 154pp.
55 4910 Pickford, D. B. 1995. Endocrine regulation of clitero-penis development in the juvenile American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis). M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 136pp.
56 5075 Reese, A. M. 1906. A double embryo of the Florida alligator. Anatomischer Anzeiger 28:229–231.
57 5078 Reese, A. M. 1912. The embryology of the Florida alligator (Alligator mississippiensis). Proceedings of the International Zoological Congress 7:535–537.
58 5079 Reese, A. M. 1913. The histology of the enteron of the Florida alligator. Anatomical Record 7:105–129.
59 5340 Schortemeyer, J. L., L. C. Chappell, and E. C. Campbell. 1973. Long term recapture of an American alligator in Broward County. Florida Naturalist 46(1):28–29.
60 5366 Schuessler, R. 1957. Alligators are killers. American Mercury 84(396):77–81.
61 7906 Sepúlveda, M. S., F. D. Piero, J. J. Wiebe, H. R. Rauschenberger, and T. S. Gross. 2006. Necropsy findings in American alligator late-stage embryos and hatchlings from northcentral Florida lakes contaminated with organochlorine pesticides. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 42:56–73.
62 7539 Sepúlveda, M. S., J. J. Wiebe, D. C. Honeyfield, H. R. Rauschenberger, J. P. Hinterkopf, W. E. Johnson, and T. S. Gross. 2004. Organochlorine pesticides and thiamine in eggs of largemouth bass and American alligators and their relationships with early life-stage mortality. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 58:851–856.
63 5574 Steel, R. 1989. Crocodiles. Christopher Helm, London, United Kingdom. 198pp.
64 5644 Stewart, D. 2000. Visiting the heart of alligator country. National Wildlife 38(4):20–27.
65 5778 Temsiripong, Y. 1999. Growth and survival rates of wild and repatriated hatchling American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) in central Florida lakes. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 55pp.
66 8216 Temsiripong, Y., A. R. Woodward, J. P. Ross, P. S. Kubilis, and H. F. Percival. 2006. Survival and growth of American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) hatchlings after artificial incubation and repatriation. Journal of Herpetology 40:415–423.
67 5779 Temsiripong, Y., J. P. Ross, A. Woodward, and H. F. Percival. 2000. The effect of egg collection with repatriation on the population dynamics of Florida alligators. Pages 262–270 in Crocodiles: Proceedings of the 15th Working Meeting of the Crocodile Specialist Group, IUCN—The World Conservation Union, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, United Kingdom.
68 5859 Toops, C. M. 1979. The alligator: monarch of the Everglades. Everglades Natural History Association, Homestead, Florida, USA. 63pp.
69 8393 Tumarkin-Deratzian, A. R. 2007. Fibrolamellar bone in wild adult Alligator mississippiensis. Journal of Herpetology 41:341–345.
70 8409 Tumarkin-Deratzian, A. R., D. R. Vann, and P. Dodson. 2007. Growth and textural ageing in long bones of the American alligator Alligator mississippiensis (Crocodylia: Alligatoridae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 150:1–39.
71 5942 Usina, F. C., and W. I. Dyrsdale. 1949. Alligator!: a review of the life and habits of the American alligator with added chapters on crocodiles, Galapagos tortoises, African ostriches and alligators in motion pictures. St. Augustine Alligator Farm, St. Augustine, Florida, USA. 32pp.
72 5982 Vollbrecht, J. L. 1946. Alligator college. Florida Outdoors 1(9):6–7, 24.
73 5983 Vollbrecht, J. L. 1947. From swamp to swank. Nature Magazine 40:237–240. 276.
74 8397 Wiebe, J. J. 2005. Effects of organochlorine contaminants on hatchling American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) growth. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA. 110pp.
75 7584 Wiebe, J. J., M. S. Sepúlveda, J. E. Buckland, S. R. Anderson, and T. S. Gross. 2004. Umbilical scarring in hatchling American alligators. Aquaculture 239):155–159.
76 6304 Woodward, A. 1993. Developing Florida's Alligator Harvest Program: the experimental harvests. Gatortales, The Florida Alligator Trappers Association Newsletter 1(2):4.
77 6306 Woodward, A. R. 1981. Regulation of alligator farming by the State of Florida. Pages 4–9 in P. Cardheilac, T. Lane, and R. Larsen, editors. Proceedings of the First Annual Alligator Production Conference, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.
78 6309 Woodward, A. R. 1992. Alligator egg viability. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Statewide Wildlife Research Final Performance Report Study No. 7561, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 9pp.
79 6312 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, USA. 49pp.
80 6322 Woodward, A. R., and C. T. Moore. 1992. Alligator age determination. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Statewide Wildlife Research Final Performance Report Study No. 7563, Tallahassee, Florida, USA. 37pp.