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Annual Report 2014 [pdf]
Annual Report 2013 [pdf]
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Annual Report 2010 [pdf]
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Manuscripts

Allard, M.W., M.M. Miyamoto, K.A. Bjorndal, A.B. Bolten, and B.W. Bowen. 1994. Support for the natal homing in green turtules from mitochondrial-DNA sequences. Copeia 1:34-41.

Allen, C.R., S. Demarais, and R. Scott Lutz. 1994. Red Imported Fire Ant Impacts on Wildlife: An Overview. Texas Journal of Science, Vol. 46, pp. 51-59.

Allen, C.R., S. Demarais and R.S. Lutz. 1997. Effects of red imported fire ants on recruitment of white-tailed deer fawns. Journal of Wildlife Management, Vol. 61:911-916.

Allen, C.R., K.G. Rice, D.P. Wojcik and H.F. Percival. 1997. Effect of red imported fire ant envenomization on neonatal American alligators. Journal of Herpetology, Vol. 31:318-321.

Baber, M. J., K. J. Babbit, F. Jordan, H. Jelks, and W. M. Kitchens. Relationships among habitat type, hydrology, predator composition, and distribution of larval anurans in the Florida Everglades. In: Meshaka, W. E. and K. J. Babbit (eds). Amphibian and Reptiles- Status and Conservation in Florida. Krieger Publishing Co. Malabar, FL. pp. 154-160.

Barnett, J., M.O. Fleming, W. Wolfe, B. Barr and P.T. Cardeilhac. 1997. Evidence for Chronic Inflammation in Alligators from the Southern Everglades. Proceedings International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine, Vol. 28:49-52.

Barnett, J., K.G. Rice, H.F. Percival and P.T. Cardeilhac. 1997. A Method for the Intramuscular Implantation of Transmitters in Alligators. Proceedings of the International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine 27:77-82.

Bass, A.L. 1997. Biology and status of the hawksbill in the Caribbean. IUCN/SSC Marine Turtle Specialist Group Report to CITES, Washington, DC. Genetic Studies, pp. 30-34.

Bennetts, R.E., V.J. Dreitz, W.M. Kitchens, J.D. Nichols, and H.E. Hines. 1999. Annual Survival of Snail Kites in Florida: Radio Telemetry Vs. Capture Resighting Data. The Auk 116(2):435-447.

Bennetts, R., W. Link, J. Sauer, and P. Sykes, Jr. 1999. Factors influencing counts in an annual survey of Snail Kites in Florida. The Auk 116(2):316-323.

Bennetts, R.E. and W.M. Kitchens. 1997. The Demography and Movements of Snail Kites in Florida. Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Technical Report No. 56-2, 169 pp.

Bennetts, R.E. and W.M. Kitchens. 1997. Population dynamics and conservation of Snail Kites in Florida: the importance of spatial and temporal scale. Colonial Waterbirds, Vol. 20:324-329.

Bennetts, R.E. and W.M. Kitchens. 1999. Within-year survival patterns of Snail Kites in Florida. Journal of Field Ornithology 70(2):268-275.

Bennetts, R., W. Link, J. Sauer, and P. Sykes, Jr. 1999. Factors influencing counts in an annual survey of Snail Kites in Florida. The Auk 116(2):316-323.

Bennetts, R.E. and B.R. McClelland. 1997. Influence of age and prey availability on foraging behavior of Bald Eagles at Glacier National Park, Montana. Wilson Bulletin, Vol. 109:393-409.

Bjorndal, K.A. 1998. Hawksbill Tagged in the Bahamas Recaptured in Cuba. Bahamas Journal of Science, Vol. 5:33.

Bjorndal, K.A., A.B. Bolten, R.A. Bennett, E.R. Jacobson, T.J. Wronski, J.J. Valeski and P.J. Eliazar. 1998. Age and Growth in Sea Turtles: Limitations of Skeletochronology for Demogrpahic Studies. Copeia, pp. 23-30.

Bjorndal, K.A., A.B. Bolten, and C.J. Lagueux. 1994. Ingestion of Marine Debris by Juvenile Sea Turtles in Coastal Florida Habitats. Marine Pollution Bulletin, Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 154-158.

Bjorndal, K.A., A.B. Bolten, J. Gordon, and J.A. Caminas. 1994. Caretta caretta (Loggerhead, Growth and Pelagic Movement. Herpetological Review, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 23-24.

Bock, J. L., A. R. Woodward, S. B. Linda, H. F. Percival, and D.A. Carbonneau. 2004. Hatching success of American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) eggs when subjected to simulated collection trauma. Proc. Annu. Conf. Southeast. Assoc. Fish and Wildl. Agencies 58:323-335

Bohall-Wood, P., J.H. White, A. Steffer, J.M. Wood, C.F. Facemire, and H.F. Percival. 1996. Mercury concentrations in tissues of Florida bald eagles. Journal of Wildlife Management, 60:178-185.

Bolten, A.B. and G.H. Balazs. 1995. Biology of the early pelagic stage--the "lost year." Pages 579-581 in K.A. Bjorndal (ed.), Biology and conservation of sea turtles, second edition. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C.

Bolten, A.B., K.A. Bjorndal, H.R. Martins and G.H. Balazs. 1996. Satellite telemetry of pelagic-stage juvenile loggerheads in the eastern Atlantic. Pages 39-41 in J.A. Keinath, D.E. Barnard, J.A. Musick and B.A. Bell (compilers), Proceedings of the Fifteenth Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC-387.

Bolten, A.B., K.A. Bjorndal, H.R. Martins, T. Dellinger, J.J. Biscuito, S.E. Encalada and B.W. Bowen. 1998. Trans-Atlantic Developmental Migrations of Loggerhead Sea Turtles Demonstrated by mtDNA Sequence Analyses. Ecological Applications, Vol. 8:1-7.

Bolten, A.B., H.R. Martins, K.A. Bjorndal, and J. Gordon. 1994. Size Distribution of Pelagic-Stage Loggerhead Sea Turtles (Caretta caretta) in the Waters around the Azores and Madeira. Pp. 49-54.

Bowen, B.W. and A.L. Bass. 1997. Movement of hawksbills: what scale is relevant to conservation and what scale is resolvable with mtDNA data? Chelonian Conservation and Biology, Vol. 2(3):442-442.

Bowen, B.W. and A.L. Bass. 1998. Population Structure of the Loggerhead Turtle (Caretta caretta) Nesting Colonies in the Atlantic and Mediterranean as Inferred From Mitochondrial DNA Control Region Sequences. Marine Biology, Vol. 30:567-577.

Brandt, L. A., K.M. Portier, & W.M. Kitchens. 2000. Patterns of change in tree islands in Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge from 1950 to 1991. Wetlands 20(1):1-14.

Cardeilhac, P.T., M.O. Fleming, and O.L. Bass. 1995. An Evaluation of Egg Quality and Hatchling Growth Potential for American Alligators in the Southern Everglades. IIIAM Proceedings, Vol. 27.

Cardeilhac, P.T., M.O. Fleming, and O.L. Bass. 1996. An evaluation of egg quality and hatchling growth potential for American alligators in the southern Everglades. Proceedings International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine, 27:72-76.

Colwell, S.V., R.A. Kennamer, and I.L. Brisbin, Jr. 1996. Radiocesium patterns in wood duck eggs and nesting females in a contaminated resevoir. Journal of Wildlife Management, 60:186-194.

Crain, D.A., L.J. Guillette, Jr., D.B. Pickford, H.F. Percival and A.R. Woodward. 1998. Sex-Steroid and Thyroid Hormone Concentrations in Juvenile Alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) from Contaminated and Reference Lakes in Florida, USA. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Vol. 17(3):446-452.

Cubert, R.M. and P.A. Fishwick. 1999. Modeling the Simulation Execution Process with Digital Objects. Part of the SPIE Conference on Enabling Technology for Simulation Science III, Orlando, FL. SPIE 3696:2-22.

Darby, P.C. 1999. Radio transmitter retrieval in wetlands using a magnetic probe. Journal of Field Ornithology 70(4):587-590.

Darby, P.C., R.E. Bennetts, J.D. Croop, P.L. Valentine-Darby, and W.M. Kitchens. 1999. A Comparison of Sampling Techniques for Quantifying Abundance of the Florida Apple Snail (Pomacea paludosa Say). Journal of Molluscan Studies 65:195-208.

Darby, P.V., R.E. Bennetts and W.M. Kitchens. 1997. Patterns of breeding-season masses of Snail Kites in Florida. Florida Field Naturalist, Vol. 25:60-63.

Darby, P.C., P.V. Darby, and R.E. Bennetts. 1996. Spatial relationships of foraging and roosts sites used by snail kites at Lake Kissimmee and Water Conservation Area 3A, Florida. Florida Field Naturalist, 24(1):1-24.

Darby, P.C., P. L. Valentine-Darby, and H. F. Percival and W.M. Kitchens. 2004. Florida apple snail (Pomacea paludosa Say) responses to lake habitat restoration activity. Arch. Hydrobiol. 161(4):561-575.

Delany, M.F. 1997. Florida's Prairie. Endangered Species Bulletin, Vol. 22:14-15.

Delany, M., P. Walsh, B. Pranty, and D. Perkins. 1999. A Previously Unknown Population Of Florida Grasshopper Sparrows on Avon Park Air Force Range. Florida Field Naturalist 27(2):52-56.

Depkin, F.C., L.A. Brandt, and F.J. Mazzotti. 1994. Nest Sites of Florida Sandhill Cranes in Southwestern Florida. Florida Field Naturalist, published by the Florida Ornithological Society, Vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 39-47.

Deutsch, C.J., R.K. Bonde and J.P. Reid. 1998. Radio-Tracking Manatees From Land and Space: Tag Design, Implementation, and Lessons Learned From Long-Term Study. MTS Journal, Vol. 32(1):18-29.

Eckert, K.L., K.A. Bjorndal, F.A. Abreu-Grobois, and M. Donnelly (Editors). 1999. Research and Management Techniques for the Conservation of Sea Turtles. IUCN/SSC Marine Turtle Specialist Group Publication No. 4, 235 pp.

Eisemann, J.D., W.N. Beyer, R.E. Bennetts and A. Morton. 1997. Mercury residues in South Florida apple snails. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, Vol. 58:739-743.

Emmel, Thomas C. 1995. Saving endangered Swallowtails: the conservation biology of Papilio aristodemus ponceanus in Florida and P. homerus in Jamaica. Pages 359-369 in Swallowtail Butterflies: Their Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, J. Mark Scriber, Y. Tsubaki, and Robert C. Lederhouse (eds.). Scientific Publishers, Gainesville. 459 pp.

Emmel, T.C. 1997. Florida's Fabulous Butterflies. World Publications, Tampa, Florida. 96 pp. (Schaus Swallowtail captive breeding and reintroduction story featured on pp. 68-69)

Emmel, T.C. 1997. The reintroduction of the Schaus Swallowtail in Florida. News of the Lepidopterists' Society, Vol. 38(4):192-194.

Emmel, T.C. and J.C. Daniels. 1997. Bringing Back the Schaus Swallowtail in Florida. American Butterflies, Vol. 5(2):20-26.

Encalada, S.E., J.C. Zurita, and B.W. Bowen. 1999. Genetic Consequences of Coastal Development: The Sea Turtle Rookeries at X'Cacel, Mexico. Marine Turtle Newsletter 83:8-10.

Fishwick, P.A. 1999. "A Modeling Strategy for the NASA Intelligent Synthesis Environment" by invitation to Journal of Space Mission Architecture, Center for Space Mission Architecture, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, pp. 1-26.

Frederick, P.C. and S.M. McGehee. 1994. Wading Bird Use of Wastewater Treatment Wetlands in Central Florida, USA. Colonial Waterbirds, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 50-59.

Frederick, P.C. and J.C. Ogden. 1997. Philopatry and nomadism: contrasting long-term movement behavior and population dynamics of White Ibises and Wood Storks. Colonial Waterbirds Vol. 20:316-323.

Garmestani, A.S., and H.F. Percival. 2005. Raccoon removal reduces sea turtle nest depredation in the Ten Thousand Islands of Florida. Southeastern Naturalist 4(3):469-472.

Garner, Michael D., B.L. Homer, E.R. Jacobson, R.E. Raskin, B.J. Hall, W.A. Weis, and K.H. Berry. 1996. Staining and morphologic features of bone marrow hematopoietic cells in desert tortoises (Gopherus agassizii). American Journal of Veterinary Research, 57(11):1608-1615.

Guiliano, W.M., C.R. Allen, R.S. Lutz, and S. Demarais. 1996. Effects of red imported fire ant exposure on northern bobwhite chick survival and body mass. Journal of Wildlife Management, 60:309-313.

Guillette, L.J., Jr., C.L. Campbell and C.J. Lagueux. 1997. Marine Turtle Conservation on the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua. Final Report to the Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 5 pp.

Guillette, L.J., Jr., T.S. Gross, G.R. Masson, J.M. Matter, H.F. Percival, and A.R. Woodward. 1994. Developmental Abnormalities of the Gonad and Abnormal Sex Hormone Concentrations in Juvenile Alligators from Contaminated and Control Lakes in Florida. Environmental Health Perspectives, Vol. 102, No. 8, pp. 680-688.

Guillette, L.J., Jr., D.B. Pickford, D.A. Crain, A.A. Rooney, and H.F. Percival. 1996. Reduction in penis size and plasma testosterone concentrations in juvenile alligators living in a contaminated environment. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 101:32-42.

Guillette, L., A. Woodward, D.A. Crain, D. Pickford, A. Rooney, and H.F. Percival. 1999. Plasma steroid concentrations and male phallus size in juvenile alligators from seven Florida lakes. General and Comparative Endocrinology 116:356-372.

Harper, B.J., M.B. Main, and K. Portier. 1999. Post-fire response of cavity nesting birds and vegetation in south Florida pinelands. SWFREC-Imm-1999-15.

Heaussner, E.L., R.K. Vander Meer, and P.T. Cardeilhac. 1995. Effects of Alligator Egg Yolk Long-Chain Fatty Acids on Growth Performance of Hatchlings. IIIAM Proceedings, Vol 27. Herbst, L.H. and P.A. Klein. 1995. Green turtle fibropapillomatosis: challenges to assessing the role of environmental cofactors. Environmental Health Perspectives, Vol. 103, pp. 27-30.

Heaussner, E.L., R.K. Vander Meer, and P.T. Cardeilhac. 1996. Effects of alligator egg yolk long-chain fatty acids on growth performance of hatchlings. Proceedings International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine, 27: 77-82.

Herbst, L.H., R. Garber, L. Lockwood, and P.A. Klein. 1996. Molecular biological evidence for the involvement of a unique herpesvirus in the etiology of green turtle fibropapillomatosis. 16th Annual Symposium on SeaTurtle Biology and Conservation, February 28-March 2, 1996, Hilton Head, South Carolina.

Herbst, L.H. and Klein, P.A. 1995. Monoclonal antibodies for the measurement of class-specific antibody responses in the green turtle, Chelonia mydas. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, Vol. 46, pp. 317-335.

Herbst, L.H. and P.A. Klein. 1996. Analysis of tumorigenicity and differential gene expression in fibroblast lines derived from normal skin and fibropapillomas of the green turtle, (Chelonia Mydas), Honolulu Laboratory, S.W. Fisheries Science Center, NMFS, NOAA, #H-96-04C, pp. 1-19.

Herbst, L.H., E.R. Jacobson, R. Moretti, T. Brown, J.P. Sundberg, and P.A. Klein. 1995. Transmission of green turtle fibropapillomatosis with cell-free tumor extracts. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, Vol. 22, pp. 1-12.

Herbst, L.H., R. Moretti, T. Brown, and P.A Klein. 1996. Sensitivity of the transmissible green turtle fibropapillomatosis agent to chloroform and ultracentrifugation conditions. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 25:225-228.

Howarter, S.R., K.G. Rice, H.F. Percival, K.M. Portier, and C.R. Morea. 2000. Thermal ecology of the American alligator in the Everglades. 15th Working Meeting of the Crocodile Specialist Group, IUCN, Varadero, Cuba. Poster.

Humphrey, S.R. 1994. Endangered Mammals of Florida: Is Mammology Credible? Journal of Mammalogy, Vol. 75, No. 2, pp. 551-552.

Jacobson, S. K., J. K. Morris, J. S. Sanders, E. N. Wiley, R. E. Bennetts, H. F. Percival. Accepted pending revision. Understanding, Measuring, and Overcoming Barriers to the Implementation of an Adaptive Land Management Program. Cons. Biol. (Submitted December 2004)

Jones, G. P., IV, L. G. Pearlstine, and H. F. Percival. Accepted pending revision. An assessment of small unmanned aerial vehicles for wildlife research. Wildl. Soc. Bull. (Submitted February 2005)

Jordan, F.C., H.L. Jelks, and W.M. Kitchens. 1994. Habitat Use by the Fishing Spider (Dolomedes Tritonin) in a Northern Everglades Wetland. Wetlands, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 239-242.

Kappes, J.J. 1997. Defining cavity-associated interactions between Red-cockaded Woodpeckers and other cavitydependent species: interspecific competition or cavity-kleptoparasitism? The Auk, Vol. 114:778-780.

Lackovich, J. D. Brown, B.L. Homer, R.L. Garber, D. Mader, R. Moretti, A. Patterson, L.H. Herbst, J. Oros, E. Jacobson, and P.A. Klein. 1999. Association of herpesvirus with fibropapillomas of the green turtle, Chelonia mydas, and the loggerhead turtle, Caretta caretta, in Florida. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 37:89-97.

Lahanas, P.N., K.A. Bjorndal, A.B. Bolten, S.E. Encalada, M.M. Miyamoto, R.A. Valverde and B.W. Bowen. 1998. Genetic Composition of a Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas) Feeding Ground Population: Evidence For Multiple Origins. Marine Biology, Vol. 130:345-352.

Latham, P.J., L.G. Pearlstine, and W.M. Kitchens. 1994. Species Association Changes Across a Gradient of Fresh, Oligohaline, and Mesohaline Tidal Marshes Along the Savannah River. Wetlands, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 174-183.

Lee, K. and P.A. Fishwick. 1999. "OOPM/RT: A Multimodeling Methodology for Real-Time Simulation." Association for Computing Machinery. Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation, pp. 1-28.

Loftin, C.S., S.B. Aicher, and W.M. Kitchens. 2000. Effects of the Suwanne River Sill on the hydrology of Okefenokee Swamp: Application of research results in the Environmental Assessment process. Proceedings of the 1999 National Wilderness Research Conference, USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station, Ogden, UT.

Loftin, C.S., N. Ansay, and W.M. Kitchens. 1996. Modeling effects of the Suwannee River sill on the hydrology of Okefenokee Swamp. Abstracts of Bulletin ESA 77(3):270.

Loftin, C.S., W. Raspberry, and W.M. Kitchens. 2000. Development of a grid-cell topographic surface for Okefenokee Swamp, GA. Wetlands 20(3).

Martin J., J.D. Nichols, W.M. Kitchens, J.E. Hines. (In press) Provisionally accepted. Multiscale patterns of movement in fragmented landscapes and consequences on demography of the snail kite in Florida. Journal of Animal Ecology.

Mazzotti, F.J. and L.A. Brandt. 1994. Ecology of the American Alligator in a Seasonally Fluctuating Environment. Everglades: The Ecosystem and Its Restoration. Pp. 485-506.

Miller, D.L. and M. Thetford. 1998. Enhancement of Natural Dune Building and Revegetation Processes on Santa Rosa Island. The Nature Conservancy, pp. 35-36.

Miller, D.L. and M. Thetford. 1998. Enhancement of Natural Dune Building and Revegetation Processes on Santa Rosa Island. Natural Resources Forum: Linkages in Ecosystem Science, Management and Restoration, June 9-10, pp. 54-55.

Morea, C.R., K.G. Rice, H.F. Percival, and S.R. Howarter. 2000. Home range and daily movement of the American alligator in the Everglades. 15th Working Meeting of the Crocodile Specialist Group, IUCN, Varadero, Cuba. Poster.

Morrison, J.L. 1996. Crested Caracara (Caracara plancus). #249 In The Birds of North America (A.Poole and F. Gill, eds.). The Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, and The American Ornithologist's Union, Washington, D.C.

Morrison, J.L. and S.M. McGehee. 1996. Capture methods for Audubon's Crested Caracara. Journal of Field Ornithology, 67(4):630-636.

Pearlstine, L., A. McKerrow, M. Pyne, S. Williams, and S. McNulty. 1999. Compositional Groups and Ecological Complexes: A method for Alliance-Based Vegetation Mapping. Gap Analysis Bulletin. E. Brackney and M. Jennings (Eds.), U.S. Geological Survey/Biological Resources Division, Moscow, ID, pp. 16-17.

Rice, K.G., F.J. Mazzotti, and H.F. Percival. 1999. Effects of restoration on alligators and crocodiles in the Greater Everglades Ecosystem. South Florida Restoration Science Forum. Boca Raton, FL. Posters.

Rice, K.G., H.F. Percival, A.R. Woodward, and M.L. Jennings. 1999. Effects of Egg Hatchling Harvest on American Alligators in Florida. Journal of Wildlife Management 63(4):1193-1200.

Stevens, A., N. Stevens, P. Darby, and H.F. Percival. 1999. Observations of Fire Ants (Solenopsis invicta Buren) attacking apple snails (Pomacea paludosa Say) exposed during dry down conditions. Journal of Molluscan Studies 65:507-510.

Stolen, E.D. 1999. Occurrence of birds in beach habitat in East-Central Florida. Florida Field Naturalist 27(3):77-136.

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.

Williges, K.T., and C.S. Loftin. 1995. Noteworthy plant species from the Okefenokee Swamp, Georgia. SIDA 16(4): pp. 775-780.

Wood, K.V., J.D. Nichols, H.F. Percival and J.E. Hines. 1998. Size-Sex Variation in Survival Rates and Abundance of Pig Frogs, Rana grylio, in Northern Florida Wetlands. Journal of Herpetology, Vol. 32(4):527-535.

Wood, P.B., M.W. Collopy and C.M. Sekerak. 1998. Postfledging Nest Dependence Period for Bald Eagles in Florida. Journal of Wildlife Management, Vol. 62(1):333-339.

Wooding, J.B. and R.R. Carthy. 2000. Interactions of humans and manatees in Crystal River, Florida. Proceedings of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies.

Technical Reports

Barichivich, W.J., K.J. Sulak, and R.R. Carthy. 1999. Annual Report. Feeding ecology and habitat affinities of Kemp's ridley sea turtles (Lepidochelys kempi) in the Big Bend, Florida. Submitted to National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP).

Bass. A.L. 1997. Preliminary report to the Florida Marine Research Institute regarding the genetic identity and origins of stranded green turtles in south Florida. Report to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

Bass, A.L. and B.W. Bowen. 1997. Population structure and conservation genetics of juvenile loggerhead (Caretta caretta) and green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) in North Carolina. Report to the National Marine Fisheries Service.

Bass, A.L. and B.W. Bowen. 1997. Region of origin for captive marine turtles based on mtDNA markers. Report to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Berish, S.J. and G.W. Tanner. Understory response to longleaf pine sandhill restoration techniques. Final Report. Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, University of Florida, Research Work Order # 111.

Bjorndal, Karen A. and Alan B. Bolten. 1999. Final Report (RWO #172). Research and Management Techniques for the Conservation of Sea Turtles.

Brandt, Laura A. 1999. Final Report (RWO #184). Landscape Level Assessment of the Relationship of Hydrologic Conditions of Tree Island in Water Conservation Area 3.

Carthy, R., M.K. Oli, J.B. Wooding, J.E. Berish, and W.D. Meyer. 2005. Analysis of gopher tortoise population estimation techniques. Report to USACOE-CERL.

Coulter, M.C. and P.C. Frederick. 1997. Movements and population dynamics of colonial waterbirds as guides for the temporal and spatial scale of conservation. Colonial Waterbirds, Vol. 20:295-297.

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. Final report to Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit.

Darby, Philip C. and H. Franklin Percival. 1999. Final Report (RWO #182). Dry Down Tolerance of the Florida Apple Snail (Pomacea paludosa say): Effects of Age and Season.

Darby, P.C., P.L. Valentine-Darby and H.F. Percival. 1997. Assessing the impact of the Lake Kissimmee Restoration on Apple Snails. 1997 Annual Report prepared for the Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Bureau of Nongame Wildlife, Tallahassee, FL.

Delany, M.F., D.W. Perkins, and B. Pranty. 1999. Final Report (RWO #175a). Demographic Genetic Relationships, and Impacts from Red Imported Fire Ants on the Florida Grasshopper Sparrow.

Frank, P.A., H.F. Percival, B.W. Keith, C.R. Sasso, M.S. Gaines, and J. Duquesnel. 1997. A Status Survey for the Key Largo Woodrat (Neotoma floridana smalli) and Key Largo Cotton Mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus allapaticola) on North Key Largo, Monroe County, Florida. USGS Biological Resources Division, Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Technical Report No. 55, 32 pp.

Frederick, P.C., J. Heath, G. Babbitt, and M.G. Spalding. 1999. Final Report (RWO 188). Factors affecting breeding status of wading birds in the Everglades. Submitted to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville, FL, 91 pp.

Frederick, P.C., M.G. Spalding, M.S. Sepulveda, G.W. Williams, S. Bouton, H. Lynch, J. Arrecis, S. Loerzel and D. Hoffman. 1997. Effects of environmental mercury exposure on reproduction, health, and survival of wading birds in the Florida Everglades. Final Report to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Atlanta, Georgia.

Garmestani, A.S., H.F. Percival, K.G. Rice and K.M. Portier. 1997. Sea Turtle Nesting in the Ten Thousand Islands of Florida. USGS Biological Resources Division, Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Technical Report No. 56-1, 79 pp.

Hardesty, J.L., R.J. Smith, B.W. Hagedorn, C.J. Petrick, H.F. Percival and W.R. Marion. 1994. Status Distribution, and Ecosystem-Based Management of the Red-Cockaded Woodpecker (Picoides borealis) on Eglin Air Force Base. Final Report to Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit.

Jacobson, S.K. and S.B. Marynowski. 1996. An ecosystem approach to public education and information at Eglin Air Force Base: Preliminary Plan: Jackson Guard outdoor ecosystem management education and demonstration area. University of Florida, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation (Gainesville) for Department of Defense, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.

Jacobson, S.K. and S.B. Marynowski. 1996. An ecosystem approach to public education and information at Eglin Air Force Base: Final Report of the military leaders and unit environmental coordinators education program: 1994-1996. University of Florida, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation (Gainesville) for Department of Defense, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.

Jacobson, S.K. and S.B. Marynowski. 1996. An ecosystem approach to public education and information at Eglin Air Force Base: Metrics for customer satisfaction and recreational user knowledge and attitudes at Eglin Air Force Base: Final Report. University of Florida, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation (Gainesville) for Department of Defense, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.

Kitchens, Wiley M. 1999. Final Report (RWO #139). Research Objectives to Support the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Initiative – Water Conservation Areas, Lake Okeechobee, and the East/West Waterways.

Klinkenberg, J. 1997. Surviving on a Wing and a Prayer. National Wildlife, Vol. 35(4):36-41. Lamont, M.M., H.F. Percival, L.G. Pearlstine, S.V. Colwell, W.M. Kitchens and R.R. Carthy. 1997. The Cape San Blas Ecological Study. USGS Biological Resources Division, Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Technical Report No. 57, 210 pp.

Lamont, M.M., et al. 1998. Sea Turtle Nesting Activity Along Eglin Air Force Base on Cape San Blas and Santa Rosa Island, Florida From 1994-1997. Technical Report #59. U.S. Geological Survey/Biological Resources Division, Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. 52 pp.

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Mazzotti, F.J. and M.R. Campbell. 1997. Evaluating the ecological role of alligator holes in the Everglades landscape. Final Report for Year 1 to the Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Gainesville, FL.

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Miller, Deborah L., Mack Thetford, and Lisa Yager. 1999. Final Report (RWO #159). Enhancement of Natural Dune Building & Revegetation Process on Santa Rosa Island.

Morrison, J.L. and S.M. McGehee. 1996. Habitat associations, reproduction, and foraging ecology of Audubon's Crested Caracara (Caracara plancus audubonii) in south central Florida. Final Report to Avon Park Air Force Range, Avon Park, FL, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, University of Florida, Research Work Order # 114.

O'Brien, C.A. 1997. Reproductive Biology of Amblema neislerii, Elliptoideus sloatianus, Lampsilis subangulata, Medionidus penicillatus, and Pleurobema pyriforme (Bivalvia: Unionidae). Final Report for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Jacksonville, FL, 70 pp.

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Percival, H.F., P.C. Darby, P. Valentine-Darby, and R.E. Bennetts. 1996. Assessing the impact of the Lake Kissimmee restoration on apple snails. Annual Report. Prepared for the Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Bureau of Nongame Wildlife, Tallahassee, FL.

Percival, H.F., T.S. Gross, L.J. Guillette, A.R. Woodward, C.L. Abercrombie, and K.G. Rice. 1994. Egg Viability, Sexual Development, Hatchling Viability, and Growth in Alligators from Lake Apopka. Final Report to Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit.

Rice, K.G. and H.F. Percival. 1996. Effects of environmental contaminants on the demographics and reproduction of Lake Apopka's alligators and other taxa. Technical Report #53. Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Department of Wildlife Ecology & Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 85 pp.

Rice, K.G., J. H. Waddle, M.E. Crockett, R.R. Carthy, and H. F. Percival. 2005. Herpetofaunal inventories of the National Parks of South Florida and the Caribbean: Volume II. Virgin Islands National Park. US Geological Survey, Open File Report 2005-1301, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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Silveira, J.E. 1996. Methods for determining change in Florida wetland habitats using SPOT satellite data. Technical Report #52. Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 67 pp.

Tanner, G.W. and D.R. Gordon. 1997. Plant and invertebrate community responses to restoration techniques in degraded Florida sandhill systems: Phase III. RWO 147 Final Report to the Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Gainesville, FL.

Tanner, G.W. and D.R. Gordon. 1997. Plant and invertebrate community responses to restoration techniques in degraded Florida sandhill systems. Third year posttreatment. RWO 162 Final Report to the Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Gainesville, FL.

Theses and Dissertations

Allen, C.R. 1997. Scale, Pattern and Process in Biological Invasions. Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Anderson, Jay N. 1996. Nesting environment effects on American alligator egg viability. Non-Thesis MS, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Anderson, Yvette C. 2002. The Ecological Relationship Between the Tumor-Promoting Dinoflagellate, Prorocentrum spp., and Fibropapillomatosis in Green Turtles (Chelonia mydas) in Hawaii and Florida. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Babbitt, Gregory A. 2000. Morphologic, behavioral and energetic aspects of reproduction and sexual selection in colonial ibises (Threskiornithidae). MS Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville FL.

Bender, Kristy 2004. Evaluating Agency Perceptions of Partnerships: Lessons Learned from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. University of Florida.

Bennetts, R.E. 1998. The demography and movements of Snail Kites in Florida. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Berish, Scott J. 1996. Understory responses to three formulations of a forest herbicide. MS Thesis, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Black, B.B. 1981. Winter feeding ecology of Black Skimmers on the Florida Gulf Coast. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Bohall, P.G. 1984. Habitat selection, seasonal abundance, and foraging ecology of American Kestrel subspecies in North Florida. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Bokach, M. 2004. The relative influences of prey availability and predation on ardeid breeding colony site selection. Unpublished MS Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville FL.

Brandt, L.A. 1997. Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Tree Islands in the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Brasel, L.S. 1983. Winter food habits and factors influencing the winter diet of river otter in north Florida. M.S. Thesis, Gainesville, FL.

Bruno, N.A. 1984. Nest site selection by and spawning season vegetation associations of Florida Largemouth Bass, Micropterus salmoides floridanus, in Orange Lake, Florida. M.S. Thesis, Gainesville, FL.

Buckingham, C.A. 1990. Manatee response to boating activity in a thermal refuge. M.S. Thesis, Gainsville, FL.

Campbell, Mark R. 1999. Everglades Alligator Holes: Distribution and Ecology. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 81 pp.

Carthy, Raymond R. 1996. The role of the eggshell and nest chamber in loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) egg incubation. Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Zoology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Chandler, Isaac. 1999. Using GIS to determine habitat suitability for endangered mammals in the Florida keys. M.S. Non-Thesis, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Cherkiss, Michael Scott. 1999. Status and distribution of the American Crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) in Southeastern Florida. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Chick, J.H. 1992. Aquatic macrophyte types as individual microhabitats: the distribution of juvenile and forage fishes in selected littoral habitats of Lake Okeechobee. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Chopp, Matthew. 2003. A comparison of Everglades alligator production in marsh interior and canal habitats at A.R.M. Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. MS Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Conner, M.C. 1982. Determination of bobcat (Lynx rufus) and raccoon (Procyon lotor) population abundance by radioisotope tagging. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainseville, FL.

Conrow, R. 1984. Habitat preferences and seasonal succession of early life stages of fishes in Orange Lake, Florida, with an evaluation of sampling methods. M.S. Thesis, Gainesville, FL.

Cooley, L.S. 1983. Winter food habits and factors influencing the winter diet of river otter in north Florida. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Croop, Jason D. 1996. A quantitative comparison of sampling techniques and habitat use for the apple snail (Pomacea paludosa) in the Florida everglades. MS Thesis, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Cubert, Robert Michael. 1999. Digital objects in object-oriented physical multimodeling and simulation. Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

Darby, Philip C. 1998. Florida Apple Snail (Pomacea Say) Life History in the Context of a Hydrologically Fluctuating Environment. Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Dreitz, Victoria J. 2000. The influence of environmental variation on the snail kite population in Florida. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Miami, Miami, Florida.

Duberstein, J. 2004. Freshwater tidal forest communities sampled in the lower Savannah River floodplain. Masters Thesis, School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Florida.

Dusek, Marsha. 2003. Vegetation community changes in a tidal freshwater marsh in the Savannah River National Wildlife Refuge. MS Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Fleischner, J.E. 1994. Survival and Growth of Tree Seedlings on a Phosphate-Mined Reclaimed Wetland and Upland Landscape. Unpublished MS Thesis. University of Florida.

Garmestani, A.S. 1997. Sea Turtle Nesting in the Ten Thousand Islands of Florida. MS Thesis, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida.

Giroux, D. 1997. Lake Apopka revisted: a correlational analysis of nesting anomalies and DDT contaminants. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Gray, P.N. 1993. The biology of a southern mallard: Florida's mottled duck. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Grear, J.S. 1992. Habitat use by migratory shorebirds at the Cabo Rojo Salt Flats, Puerto Rico. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Gregory, C. 2004. Comparison of two approaches to conservation on publicly managed lands in the southeastern US. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Gross, D.A. 1997. An evaluation of immune function in neonatal alligators from a contaminated lake and an uncontaminated lake in central Florida. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Harper, Betty J. 1999. Avian community response to prescribed fire in slash pine (Pinus elliottii var. densa) habitat on Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge. M.S. Thesis, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Haslerig, J. 2000. Wildlife conservation in Tanzania during the Colonial and Independence Eras: A review of changing paradigms, legacies and lessons learned. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Heath, Julie A. 2002. White Ibis Reproductive Physiology. PhD dissertation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Hogan, Jennifer. 2002. Distribution and Nesting of Diamondback Terrapins (Malaclemys terrapin littoralis) Near South Deer Island in Galveston Bay, Texas. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Howard, Jeanette 1997. Land Use Effects on Fresh Water Mussels in Three Watersheds in East Central Alabama. MS Thesis, Department of Geography, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Howarter, Stanley. 1999. Thermal ecology of the American Alligator in the Everglades. M.S. Thesis. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Hylton, R.A. 2004. Survival, movement patterns and habitat use of juvenile Wood Storks (Mycteria americana). Unpublished MS Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville FL.

Jelks, H.L. 1991. The distribution of foraging wading birds in relation to the physical and biological characteristics of freshwater wetlands in southwest Florida. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Jennings, M. 1986. Habitat variables and spacing patterns affecting the nesting success of the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) in central Florida. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Jeske, C. Time and energy budgets of wintering ring-necked ducks (Aytha collaris) in north central Florida. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Jones, G.P. 2003. Usability of unmanned aerial vehicles in assessing alligator populations. MS Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Jordan, C. Frank. 1996. Spatial ecology of decapods and fishes in a northern Everglades wetland mosaic. Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Zoology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Kalso, J. 1995. Refinement of population estimation techniques for wild turkeys in Florida. Unpublished MS Thesis. University of Florida.

Klein, M.L. Effects of high levels of human visitation on foraging waterbirds at J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Sanibel, Florida. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Lackovich, Joel K. 1999. Studies of a viral etiology for fibropapillomatosis of the green turtle, Chelonia mydas, and the loggerhead turtle, Caretta caretta. M.S. Thesis, Department of Molecular Genetics and Mcirobiology, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Lamont, Margaret M. 2002. Response of Foraging Shorebirds and Nesting Sea Turtles to Barrier Island Dynamics. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Florida, Gainesville, Fl.

Lee, Kyuho 2004. Development of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) for Wildlife Surveillance. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.

Lee, Kangsun. 1998. OOPM/RT: A Multimodeling Methodology for Real-Time Simulation. Department of Computer and Information Science, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Loftin, Cynthia S. 1998. Accessing Patterns and Processes of Landscape Change in Okefenokee Swamp, Georgia. Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Maehr, David. 1996. Comparative ecology of the panther, black bear and bobcat in southwest Florida. Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida.

Malloy, K. 2004. Nekton Community Composition and Use of Tidal Marshes in the Lower Savannah River Delta. Masters Thesis, need dept, University of Florida.

Marynowski, S.B. 1995. Ecosystem management education for public lands: A case study of Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. Unpublished MS Thesis. University of Florida.

Maskey, T.M. 1989. Movement and survival of captive-reared gharial, Gavialis gangeticus, in the Narayani River, Nepal. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Masson, G.R. 1995. Environmental influences on reproductive potential clutch, viability, and embryonic mortality of the American alligator in Florida. Unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Florida.

McCauley, S.J. 1997. Effects of dietary dilution in Chelonians: Implications for the ecology and conservation. MS Thesis, Department of Zoology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

McMichael, E. 2004. Habitat use by internesting adults and juvenile sea turtles in the northern Gulf of Mexico. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Morea, Cory. 1999. Home range, movement, and habitat use of the American Alligator in the Everglades. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Muench, A.M. 2004. Aquatic vertebrate usage of littoral habitat prior to extreme habitat modification in Lake Tohopekaliga, Florida. Masters Thesis, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida.

Mulholland, R. 1983. Feeding ecology of the common moorhen and purple gallinule on Orange Lake, Florida. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

O'Brien, C.A. 1997. Reproductive Biology of Amblema neislerii, Elliptoideus sloatianus, Lampsilis subangulata, Medionidus penicillatus, and Pleurobema pyriforme (Bivalvia: Unionidae). MS Thesis, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Palmer, Michelle L. 2000. The structure and function of Everglades alligator holes. M.S. Thesis, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Pearlstine, Leonard G. 2000. Discrimination of an invasive plant, Schinus terebinthifolius, from aerial digital imagery. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Peterson, L.P. 1992. A comparison of passerine resource partitioning in two tidal marshes of different salinity. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Pickford, D.B. 1995. Endocrine regulation of clitero-penis development in the juvenile American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis). M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Pope, K.R. 1991. The relationship of vegetation to sediment chemistry and water level variance on the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Porter, M.L. 1984. Home range size and foraging habitat requirements of the Red-cockaded Woodpecker (Picoides borealis) in pine habitats of north Florida. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Progulske, D.R.J. 1982. Spatial distributions of bobcats and gray foxes in eastern Florida. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Rice, A.N. 2004. Diet and condition of American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) in three central Florida lakes. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Rice, K.G. 1992. Alligator nest production estimation in Florida. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Rice, Kenneth G. 1996. Dynamics of exploitation on the American alligator: Environmental contaminants and harvest. Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Richey, Lauren J. 2001. Effects of endorcrine - disrupting contaminants on the immune system of hatchling American alligators. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Robson, M.S. 1982. Monitoring river otter populations: scent stations vs. sign indices. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Scherer, C. W. 1997. Response of grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Acrididae) to different forest restoration techniques in a Florida sandhill community. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Schmid, Jeffrey R. 2000. Activity patterns and habitat associations of Kemp's Ridley turtles, Lepidochelys kempi, in the coastal waters of the Cedar Keys, Florida. Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

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Sepulveda, M.S. 1997. Mercury contamination of great egret nestlings (Ardea albus) from southern Florida and its effects on health and survival. MS Thesis, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

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