You are here

Status of the Gopher Tortoise in Everglades National Park: Report T-669.

Loading the Internet Archive Bookreader, please wait...
Date Issued:
1982-06
Summary:
Cape Sable, a southwestern projection of the Florida peninsula within Everglades National Park, hosts the southernmost population of the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus). All suitable habitat of Cape Sable was searched for tortoise burrows; areas where they were found were censured by transect (for several years). Aerial photographs and a map illustrate the study site. The authors discuss environmental variables which impact the tortoise population.
Title: Status of the Gopher Tortoise in Everglades National Park: Report T-669.
304 views
Name(s): Kushlan, James A. (James Anthony), 1947-
Mazzotti, Frank J.
South Florida Research Center
PALMM (Project)
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Technical Report.
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 1982-06
Publisher: United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service, South Florida Research Center, Everglades National Park
Place of Publication: Homestead, Fla.
Physical Form: electronic resource
Extent: 15 pages, illustrations, maps; 28 cm.
Language(s): English
Summary: Cape Sable, a southwestern projection of the Florida peninsula within Everglades National Park, hosts the southernmost population of the gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus). All suitable habitat of Cape Sable was searched for tortoise burrows; areas where they were found were censured by transect (for several years). Aerial photographs and a map illustrate the study site. The authors discuss environmental variables which impact the tortoise population.
Identifier: 59669630 (oclc), FI00522669 (IID), 994163 (digitool), NRBIB:EVER-5610 (NPS Natural Resources Bibliography Number) (stock number), fiu:1078 (fedora), AAA7260QF
Note(s): James A. Kushlan and Frank J. Mazzotti.
Bibliography included, pages 14-15.
Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : State University System of Florida, PALMM Project, 2005. (Everglades online collection) Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software; Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files. Electronically reproduced by Florida International University from a technical report held in the Green Library at Florida International University, Miami.
Subject(s): Gopher tortoise -- Habitat -- Florida -- Everglades National Park
Turtles -- Habitat -- Florida -- Everglades National Park
Everglades -- 3090202
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/tc/feol/FI00522669.pdf
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/tc/feol/FI00522669.jpg
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Host Institution: FIU
Has Part:
(OCoLC)08945644
Is Part of Series: Report (South Florida Research Center) ; T-669.
Is Part of Series: Everglades online collection.