Publications of research conducted or funded by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Ewert, M.A., D.R. Jackson, and P.E. Moler. 2006. Macrochelys temminckii – alligator snapping turtle. Pages 58–71 in P.A. Meylan, editor. Biology and conservation of Florida turtles. Chelonian Research Monographs No. 3.

Jackson, D.R. 2002. Survey of an important distribution gap in the Florida range of the river cooter and other freshwater turtles. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Final Report, Tallahassee, Florida. 27 pp.
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Moler, P E. 1996. Alligator snapping turtle distribution and relative abundance. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission Final Report Study No. 7544, Tallahassee, Florida. 21 pp.

Moler, P.E. 1996. Forensic identification of alligator snapping turtle meat. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Statewide Wildlife Research Final Performance Report Study No. 7545, Tallahassee, Florida. 9 pp.

Ewert, M.A. and D.R. Jackson. 1994. Nesting ecology of the alligator snapping turtle (Macroclemys temminkii), along the lower Apalachicola River, Florida. Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission Nongame Project Report NG89-020, Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Tallahassee. 45 pp.
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Roman, J., S.D. Santhuff, P.E. Moler, and B.W. Bowen. 1999. Population structure and cryptic evolutionary units in the alligator snapping turtle. Conservation Biology 13(1):135-142.
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FWC Facts:
Biologists estimate 10,000-14,000 sturgeon live in the Suwannee River. Adult populations in other Gulf Coast rivers range from a few hundred to about 2,000.

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