Reference List

This list includes references used to derive specimen records as well as those with scientific name Crocodylus acutus listed in key words.

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34361 Journal Article Cedeño-Vázquez, J.R., D. Rodriguez, S. Calmé, J.P. Ross, L.D> Densmore, and J.B. Thorbjarnarson. 2008. Hybridization between Crocodylus acutus and Crocodylus moreletii in the Yucatan Peninsula: I. Evidence from mitochondrial DNA and morphology. Journal of Experimental Zoology A 309(10):661-673.
33083 Journal Article Kushlan, J.A. 1988. Conservation and management of the American Crocodile. Environmental Management 12(6):777-790.
33078 Journal Article Kushlan, J.A. and F.J. Mazzotti. 1989. Population biology of the American crocodile. Journal of Herpetology 23(1):7-21.
33088 Journal Article Kushlan, J.A. and F.J. Mazzotti. 1989. Historic and present distribution of the American Crocodile in Florida. Journal of Herpetology 23(1):1-7.
32837 Journal Article Mazzotti, F.J. 1999. The American crocodile in Florida Bay. Estuaries 22(2B):552-561.
32828 Journal Article Mazzotti, F.J., B.J. Smith, M.A. Squires, M.S. Cherkiss, S.C. Farris, C. Hackett, K.M. Hart, V. Briggs-Gonzalez, and L.A. Brandt. 2019. Influence of salinity on relative density of American crocodiles (Crocodylus acutus) in Everglades National Park: Implications for restoration of Everglades ecosystems. Ecological Indicators 102:608-616.
38100 Journal Article Mazzotti, F.J., S.A. Balaguera-Reina, L.A. Brandt, V. Briggs-González, M. Cherkiss, S. Farris, and A. Godahewa. 2022. Natural and anthropogenic factors influencing nesting ecology of the American Crocodile in Florida, United States. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 10(904576):1-14.
12143 Book Mitchell, J.C. 1994. The Reptiles of Virginia. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC.
33086 Journal Article Ogden, J.C. 1978. Status and nesting biology of the American crocodile, Crocodylus acutus, (Reptilia,Crocodilidae) in Florida. Journal of Herpetology 12(2):183-196.
30735 News Peterson, B. 2008. Crocodile cruises IOP beach. The Post and Courier. Charleston, SC. June 6. Created on 06/06/2008. Accessed on 10/19/2017.
34359 Journal Article Platt, S.G., and T.R. Rainwater. 2006. A review of morphological characters useful for distinguishing Morelet’s crocodile (Crocodylus moreletii) and American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) with an emphasis on populations in the coastal zone of Belize. Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society 40(2):25-29.
34360 Journal Article Ray, D.A., J.A. Dever, S.G. Platt, T.R. Rainwater, A.G. Finger, S.T. McMurry, M.A. Batzer, B. Barr, P.J. Stafford, J. McKnight, and L.D. Densmore. 2004. Low levels of nucleotide diversity in Crocodylus moreletii and evidence of hybridization with C. acutus. Conservation Genetics 5:449-462.
18746 Book Savage, J.M., and J. Villa R. 1986. Introduction to the herpteofauna of Costa Rica. Contributions to Herpetology. Volume 3. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Ithaca, NY.


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