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MANATEE - SIRENIA PROJECT
U.S. Department of the Interior
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    **Research supported by the Sirenia Project by contract, or through provision of specimens from the Carcass Salvage Program, but not authored by Project staff. Copies may not be available through the Sirenia Project.

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2014

    Merson, S.D., D. Ouwerkerk, L-M. Gulino, A. Klieve, R.K. Bonde, E.A. Burges and J.M. Lanyon. 2014. Variation in the hindgut microbial communities of the Florida Manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris over winter in Crystal River, Florida. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 87(3):601-615. DOI: 10.111/1574-6941.12248. [Journal Abstract]

2013

    Castelblanco-Martínez, D. N., Padilla-Saldívar, J., Hernández-Arana, H. A., Slone, D. H., Reid, J. P., & Morales-Vela, B. (2013). Movement patterns of Antillean manatees in Chetumal Bay (Mexico) and coastal Belize: A challenge for regional conservation. Marine Mammal Science, 29(2), E166–E182. doi:10.1111/j.1748-7692.2012.00602.x.

    Hunter, ME. 2013. The Silent Threat: Manatees, Genetic Diversity, and Caribbean Conservation. Livebetter Magazine, Issue 32. [Article]

    Siegal-Willott, J.L., K.E. Harr, J.O. Hall, L.C. Hayek, N. Auil-Gomez, J.A. Powell, R.K. Bonde and D.H. Heard. 2013. Blood mineral concentrations in manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris and Trichechus manatus manatus). Journal Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 44(2):285-294.

    Slone DH, Reid JP, Kenworthy WJ (2013) Mapping spatial resources with GPS animal telemetry: foraging manatees locate seagrass beds in the Ten Thousand Islands, Florida, USA. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 476:285-299.

2012

    Beck, CA. 2012. The Requisite Reference for the Study of the Sirenia. J Mammal Evol. 12. DOI 10.1007/s10914-012-9214-1.

    Beck, C.A. and A. Clark. 2012. Individual Identification of Sirenians. Chapter 15. Pages 133-138 in Hines, Reynolds, Aragones, Mignucci-Giannoni, Marmontel, eds., Sirenian Conservation: Issues and Strategies in Developing Countries. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. 326 pp.

    Beck, C.A. and M.T. Clementz. 2012. Techniques for Determining the Food Habits of Sirenians. Chapter 14. Pages 126-132 in Hines, Reynolds, Aragones, Mignucci-Giannoni, Marmontel, eds., Sirenian Conservation: Issues and Strategies in Developing Countries. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. 326 pp.

    Bonde, R.K. 2012. Ecology for conserving our sirenians. Book review of Ecology and conservation of the Sirenia: dugongs and manatees by H. Marsh, T.J. O'Shea & J.E. Reynolds III. Ecology 93(9):2127-2128.

    Bonde, R.K., A. Garrett, M. Berlanger, N. Askin, L. Tan and C. Wittnich. 2012. Biomedical health assessments of the Florida manatee in Crystal River - providing opportunities for training during the capture, handling, and processing of this unique aquatic mammal. Journal of Marine Animals and Their Ecology 5(2):17-28. [Journal Article]

    Bonde, R.K., A. Mignucci-Giannoni and G. Bossart. 2012. Sirenian Pathology and Mortality Assessment. Chapter 17. Pages 148-156 in Hines, Reynolds, Aragones, Mignucci-Giannoni, Marmontel, eds., Sirenian Conservation: Issues and Strategies in Developing Countries. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. 326 pp.

    Bonde, R.K., P.M. McGuire, and M.E. Hunter. 2012. A review of the key genetic tools to assist imperiled species conservation: analyzing West Indian manatee populations. J. Marine Animals & Their Ecology 5(1): 8-19. [Journal Article]

    Bossart, G.D., A.A. Mignucci-Giannoni, A.L. Rivera-Guzman, N.M. Jimenez-Marrero, A. Camus, R.K. Bonde, J.P. Dubey and J.S. Reif. 2012. Disseminated toxoplasmosis in Antillean manatees (Trichechus manatus manatus) from Puerto Rico. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 101:139-144. [Journal Abstract]

    Drew, C.A., L.B. Alexander-Vaughn, J.P. Reid, D.H. Slone and J.A. Collazo. 2012. Science Summary and Recommendations in Support of Manatee Protection Area (MPA) Design in Puerto Rico. Final Report to United States Fish and Wildlife Service Caribbean Field Office. 66 pp.

    Hunter, M.E., A.A. Mignucci-Giannoni, K.P. Tucker, T.L. King, R.K. Bonde, B.A. Gray and P.M. McGuire. 2012. Puerto Rico and Florida manatees represent genetically distinct groups. Conservation Genetics 13 (6):1623-1635. DOI: 10.1007/s10592-012-0141-2. [USGS News Release] [Journal Abstract]

    Luna, F.O., R.K. Bonde, F.N. Attademo, J.W. Saunders, G. Meigs-Friend, J.Z.O. Passavante, and M.E. Hunter. 2012. Phylogeographic implications for release of critically endangered manatee calves rescued in Northeast Brazil. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 22: 665-672. DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2260. [
    Journal Abstract]

    Marmontel, M., J. Reid, J.K. Sheppard and B. Morales-Vela. 2012. Tagging and Movement of Sirenians. Chapter 13. Pages 116-125 in Hines, Reynolds, Aragones, Mignucci-Giannoni, Marmontel, eds., Sirenian Conservation: Issues and Strategies in Developing Countries. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. 326 pp.

    Rood, K.A., S.L. Barton, and C.A. Beck. 2012. Partnering for Success: Florida Manatee Photo-identification. Box 3.3. Page 32 in Hines, Reynolds, Aragones, Mignucci-Giannoni, Marmontel, eds., Sirenian Conservation: Issues and Strategies in Developing Countries. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. 326 pp.

    Slone, D.H., J.P. Reid, W.J. Kenworthy, G. diCarlo, and S.M. Butler. 2012. Manatees Mapping Seagrass. Seagrass Watch 46: 8-11.

    Stamper, M.A. and R.K. Bonde. 2012. Health Assessment of Captive and Wild-Caught West Indian Manatees (Trichechus manatus). Chapter 16. Pages 139-147 in Hines, Reynolds, Aragones, Mignucci-Giannoni, Marmontel, eds., Sirenian Conservation: Issues and Strategies in Developing Countries. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. 326 pp.

    Stith, B.M., D. H. Slone, M. de Wit, H.H. Edwards, C.A. Langtimm, E.D. Swain, L.E. Soderqvist, and J.P. Reid. 2012. Passive thermal refugia provided warm water for Florida manatees during the severe winter of 2009-2010. Mar Ecol Prog Ser (462):287–301. DOI 10.3354/meps09732. [Journal Abstract]

    Sulzner, K., C.K. Johnson, R.K. Bonde, N. Auil Gomez, J. Powell, K. Nielsen, M.P. Luttrell, A.D.M.E. Osterhaus, and A.A. Aguirre. 2012. Health assessment and seroepidemiologic survey of potential pathogens in wild Antillean manatees (Trichechus manatus manatus). PLos ONE 7(9):1-11. [Journal Article]

    Wong, A.W., R.K. Bonde, J. Siegal-Willott, M.A. Stamper, J. Colee, J.A. Powell, J.P. Reid, C. Deutsch, and K.E. Harr. 2012. Monitoring oral temperature, heart rate, and respiration rate of West Indian manatees during capture and handling in the field. Aquatic Mammals 38(1):1-16, DOI: 10.1578/AM.38.1.2012.1.

2011

    Dona, M.G., M. Rehtanz, N.M. Adimey, G.D. Bossart, A.B. Jensen, R.K. Bonde and S. Ghim. 2011. Seroepidemiology of TmPV-1 infection in captive and wild Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris). Journal of Wildlife Diseases 47:673-684. [Journal Abstract]

    Harr, K.E., R. Rember, P.E. Ginn, J. Lightsey, M. Keller, J. Reid and R.K Bonde. 2011. Serum amyloid A (SAA) as a biomarker of chronic infection due to boat strike trauma in a free-ranging Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) with incidental polycystic kidneys. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 47:1026-1031.

    Langtimm, C. A., R. Dorazio, B. Stith, T. Doyle. 2011. New aerial survey and hierarchical model to estimate manatee abundance. Journal of Wildlife Management 75:299-312.

    Melillo-Sweeting, Kelly, James P. Reid, Lester Gittens, Nicole Adimey, and Jared Z. Dillet. 2011. Observations and Relocation of a West Indian Manatee (Trichechus manatus) off Bimini, The Bahamas. Aquatic Mammals, 37(4), 502-505.

    Nouriss
    on, C., B. Morales-Vela, J. Padilla-Saldivar, K.P. Tucker, A.M. Clark, L.D. Olivera, R.K. Bonde and P. McGuire. 2011. Evidence of two genetic clusters of manatees with low genetic diversity in Mexico and implications for their conservation. Genetica 139:833-842, DOI 10.1007/s10709-011-9583-z.

    Wilson, R.C., J.E. Reynolds III, D.L. Wetzel, L Scheurzke-Wade, R.K. Bonde, K.F. Breuel and W.E. Roudebush. 2011. Secretion of anti-Müllerian hormone in the Florida manatee Trichechus manatus latirostris, with implications for assessing conservation status. Endangered Species Research 14:107-112, DOI: 10.3354/esr00346.

2010

    Alvarez-Alemán, A., C.A. Beck, and J.A. Powell. 2010. First Report of a Florida Manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) in Cuba. Aquatic Mammals 36(2):148-153. (PDF Link)

    Alves-Stanley, C.D., G.A.J. Worthy and R.K. Bonde. 2010. Feeding preferences of the West Indian manatee in Florida, Belize, and Puerto Rico as indicated by stable isotope analysis. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 402:255-267.

    Hunter, M.E., D. Broderick, J.R. Ovenden, K. Pause Tucker, R.K. Bonde, P.M. McGuire and J. M. Lanyon. 2010. Characterization of highly informative cross-species microsatellite panels for the Australian dugong (Dugong dugon) and Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) including five novel primers. Molecular Ecology Resources, 10: 368-377. Journal Article

    Hunter M. E., N. E. Auil-Gomez, K. P. Tucker, R. K. Bonde, J. Powell, P. M. McGuire. 2010. Low genetic variation and evidence of limited dispersal in the regionally important Belize manatee. Animal Conservation 13:592–602. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-1795.2010.00383.x. Journal Abstract

    Lanyon, J.M., H.L. Sneath, T. Long and R.K. Bonde. 2010. Physiological response of wild dugongs (Dugong dugon) to out-of-water sampling for health assessment. Aquatic Mammals 36:46-58.

    Nico, L.G. 2010. Nocturnal and diurnal activity of armored suckermouth catfish (Loricariidae: Pterygoplichthys) associated with wintering Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris). Neotropical Ichthyology 8: 893-898.
    Journal Abstract

    Stith, B. M., J. P. Reid, C. A. Langtimm, E. D. Swain, T. J. Doyle, D. H. Slone, J. D. Decker and L. E. Soderqvist. 2010. Temperature inverted haloclines provide winter warm-water refugia for manatees in southwest Florida. Estuaries and Coasts 34:106-119. (PDF Link)

    Tripp, K.M., J.P. Verstegen, C.J. Deutsch, R.K. Bonde, M. deWit, C. Manire, J. Gaspard and K.E. Harr. 2010. Evaluation of adrenocortical function in Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris). Zoo Biology 29:1-15.

2009

    Adimey, N., H. Rauschenberger, J.P. Reid, M Ross, L.W Keith and R.K. Bonde. 2009. Rescue, rehabilitation and release of Florida manatees: analysis of factors affecting survival. Abstract only. Eighteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 12-16 October 2009, Quebec, Canada.

    Bonde, R.K., M.E. Kellogg, P.M. McGuire, J.A. Reid, A. Garrett, M. deWit, M.T. Walsh, A. Mignucci-Giannoni, N. Auil Gomez, J.A. Powell, B. Morales and J.M. Lanyon. 2009. Manatee biogeography and sirenian health assessment. Abstract only. International Sirenian Conservation Conference, 23-24 March 2009, Atlanta, Georgia.

    Bonde, R.K., M.K. Hunter and P.M. McGuire. 2009. Manatee evolution and biogeography. Abstract only. Eighteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 12-16 October 2009, Quebec, Canada.

    Harvey, J.W., K.E. Harr, D. Murphy, M.T. Walsh, E.C. Nolan, R.K. Bonde, M.G. Pate, C.J. Deutsch, H.H. Edwards, and W.L. Clapp. 2009. Hematology of healthy Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus). Veterinary Clinical Pathology 38(2):183-193. (
    PDF Link)

    Hunter, M.K., R.K. Bonde and P.M. McGuire. 2009. Phylogenetic structure and reduced genetic diversity in Trichechus manatus populations. Abstract only. Eighteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 12-16 October 2009, Quebec, Canada.

    Kellogg, M.E., R.K. Bonde and P.M. McGuire. 2009. Reduced genetic diversity and delineation of management units in populations of West Indian manatees (Trichechus manatus). Abstract only. International Sirenian Conservation Conference, 23-24 March 2009, Atlanta, Georgia.

    Langtimm, C. A. 2009. Non-random temporary emigration and the robust design: Conditions for bias at the end of a time series. Pages 745-761. In Modeling Demographic Processes in Marked Populations. Series: Environmental and Ecological Statistics, Vol. 3. Thomson, D. L., E. G. Cooch, M. J. Conroy (Eds.). Springer

    Lanyon, J.M., H. Sneath, J.R. Ovenden, D. Broderick and R.K. Bonde. 2009. Sexing sirenians: validation of visual and molecular sex determination in both wild dugongs (Dugong dugon) and Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris). Aquatic Mammals 35(2):187-192.

    Nico, L. G., W. F. Loftus, and J. P. Reid. 2009. Interactions between non-native armored suckermouth catfish (Loricariidae: Pterygoplichthys) and native Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) in artesian springs. Aquatic Invasions 4(3):doi:10.3391/ai.2009.4.3 [published Online First: 8 July 2009]
    Journal Article

    Nourisson, C., B. Morales-Vela, J. Padilla-Saldivar, K.P. Tucker, AM. Clark, R.K. Bonde and P.M. McGuire. 2009. Genetic studies and population structure of the West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus manatus) in Mexico and their impact for conservation. Abstract only. Eighteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 12-16 October 2009, Quebec, Canada.

    Takeuchi, N.Y., M.T. Walsh, M. deWit, R.K. Bonde and D.S. Barber. 2009. Evaluation of copper, zinc, arsenic, and selenium in the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) and the expression of metallothionein. Abstract only. Eighteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 12-16 October 2009, Quebec, Canada.

    Wong, A.W., R.K. Bonde, J. Siegal-Willott, M.A. Stamper, J. Colee, J. Powell, J.P. Reid, C. Deutsch and K. Harr. 2009. Oral temperature, heart rate, and respiration rate of manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris, T. m. manatus) exposed to capture and handling in the field. Abstract only. International Sirenian Conservation Conference, 23-24 March 2009, Atlanta, Georgia.

2008

    Bonde, R.K. 2008. Conservation: saving Florida's manatees. WetPixel Quarterly 4:50-54.

    Bonde, R.K. 2008. Crystal River manatee genetics. Abstract only. Sirenian Population Genetics Conference, 20-21 April 2008, Orlando, Florida.

    Bonde, R.K. 2008. Manatee genetic studies in Crystal River, Florida. Abstract only. FISC Science meeting, 22 October 2008, Orlando, Florida.

    Bonde, R.K. 2008. The Florida manatee: a case of climatic dispersal. Abstract only. The Wildlife Society 15th Annual Conference, 8-12 November 2008, Miami, Florida

    Bonde, R.K., K.C. Pause, M.E. Kellogg, A.M. Clark and P.M. McGuire. 2008. Population genetics of the Florida manatee. Abstract only. Florida Marine Mammal Health Conference, University of Florida, 22-25 April 2008, St. Augustine, Florida.

    Bonde, R.K., M.E. Kellogg, S. McCann, K.C. Pause, A. Clark, and P.M. McGuire. 2008. Genetic examination of manatee evolutionary dispersal. Abstract only. University of Florida, Genetics Institute Symposium, 29-30 October 2008, Gainesville, Florida.

    Harr, K.E., K. Allison, R.K. Bonde, D. Murphy and J.W. Harvey. 2008. Comparison of blood aminotransferase methods for assessment of myopathy and hepatopathy in Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 39(2):180-187.

    Stavros, H-C. W., R. K. Bonde and P. A. Fair. 2008. Concentrations of trace elements in blood and skin tissue of the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris). Marine Pollution Bulletin 56:1221-1225.

    Tripp, K.M., J.P. Verstegen, C.J. Deutsch, R.K. Bonde, M. Rodriguez, B. Morales, D.L. Schmitt, and K.E. Harr. 2008. Validation of a serum immunoassay to measure progesterone and diagnose pregnancy in the West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus). Theriogenology 70:1030-1040.

2007

    Bonde, R.K., S.M. Butler and J.P. Reid. 2007. Using genetic information to understand manatee dispersal. Abstract only. Conservation Management of Sirenians in Developing Countries and Indigenous Communities: Sirenian Workshop, 17th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 27 November 2007, Cape Town, South Africa.

    Clementz, M. T., P. L. Koch, C. A. Beck. 2007. Diet induced differences in carbon isotope fractionation between sirenians and terrestrial ungulates. Marine Biology 151:1773-1784. (
    http://www.springerlink.com/content/155426584v1h566q/fulltext.pdf)

    Eros, C., H. Marsh, R. Bonde, C. Beck, T. O'Shea, C. Recchia and K. Dobbs. 2007. Procedures for the salvage and necropsy of the dugong (Dugong dugon). Second edition. Research Publication No. 85, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Townsville, Australia. 98 pp.

    Harvey, J.W., K.E. Harr, D. Murphy, M.T. Walsh, E.J. Chittick, R.K. Bonde, M.G. Pate, C.J. Deutsch, H.H. Edwards and E.M. Haubold. 2007. Clinical biochemistry in healthy manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 38(2):269-279.

    Kellogg, M.E., K.C. Pause, A. Clark, R.K. Bonde, A. A. Mignucci-Giannoni and P.M. McGuire. 2007. Preliminary genetic comparisons of the Florida and Puerto Rico manatee populations. Abstract only. International Association of Aquatic Animal Medicine Conference, 5-9 May 2007, Orlando, Florida.

    Kellogg, M.E., S. Burkett, T.R. Dennis, G. Stone, B.A. Gray, P.M. McGuire, R.T. Zori, and R. Stanyon. 2007. Chromosome painting in the manatee supports Afrotheria and Paenungulata. BMC Evolutionary Biology 7:6. [Journal Article]

    Langtimm, C. A., M. D. Krohn, B. M. Stith, J. P. Reid, C. A. Beck, and S. Butler. 2007. Research on the Impacts of Past and Future Hurricanes on the Endangered Florida Manatee. Pp. 192-196 in Farris, G.S., Smith, G.J., Crane, M.P., Demas, C.R., Robbins, L.L., and Lavoie, D.L. (eds.) Science and the storms—the USGS response to the hurricanes of 2005: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1306, 283 p. (
    http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/1306/)

    McCann, S., M.E. Kellogg, K.C. Pause, A. Clark, R.K. Bonde, J. Powell, N. Auil and P.M. McGuire. 2007. Preliminary genetic analysis of the Florida and Belize manatee populations. Abstract only. Florida Genetics 2007 Conference, 7-8 November 2007, Gainesville, Florida.

    Moore, M.J., W.A. McLellan, P.-Y. Daoust, R.K. Bonde and A.R. Knowlton. 2007. Chapter 12. Right whale mortality: a message from the dead to the living.  Pp. 358-379 in The Urban Whale: North Atlantic Right Whales at the Crossroads. S.D. Kraus and R. Rolland, eds., Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. 543 pages.

    Pardini, A.T., P.C.M. O'Brien, B. Fu, R.K. Bonde, F.F.B. Elder, M.A. Ferguson-Smith, F. Yang, and T.J. Robinson. 2007. Chromosome painting among Proboscidea, Hyracoidea and Sirenia: support for Paenungulata (Afrotheria, Mammalia) but not Tethytheria. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 274: 1333-1340.

    Pause, K.C., C. Nourisson, A. Clark, M.E. Kellogg, R.K. Bonde and P.M. McGuire. 2007. Polymorphic microsatellite DNA markers for the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris). Molecular Ecology Notes 7(6):1073-1076.

    Runge, M. C., C. A. Sanders-Reed, C. A. Langtimm, C. J. Fonnesbeck. 2007. A quantitative threats analysis for the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris). USGS Open File Report 2007-1086, 34 pp. (
    http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/resshow/manatee/documents/OFR2007-1086.pdf)
     

2006

    Bledsoe, E.L., K.E. Harr, M.F. Cichra, E.J. Philips, R.K. Bonde and M. Lowe. 2006. A comparison of biofouling communities associated with free-ranging and captive Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus manatus). Maine Mammal Science 22(4):997-1003.

    Bonde, R.K. 2006. The Florida manatee: past, present, and future perspectives. Abstract only. An International Symposium: Recent Advances in Cetology and Sirenology, Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, 11-12 February 2006, Nago, Okinawa, Japan.

    Garcia-Rodriguez, A.I. and D. Antochiw-Alonzo, translators. 2006. Manual de procedimientos para la recuperacion y necropsia de cadaveres de manati (Trichechus manatus). Translation of Bonde, R.K., T.J. O'Shea, and C.A. Beck. 1983. A manual of procedures for the salvage and necropsy of carcasses of the West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus). Electronic version, 75 pp. (
    PDF Link)

    Harr, K. E., J. W. Harvey, R. K. Bonde, D. Murphy, M. Lowe, M. Menchaca, E. M. Haubold, and R. Francis-Floyd. 2006. Comparison of methods used to diagnose generalized inflammatory disease in manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris). J. Zoo Wildl. Med. 37(2):151-157.

    Kellogg, M.E., T.R. Dennis, B.A. Gray, D.G. Duke, K.C. Pause, R.K. Bonde, R.T. Zori, and P.M. McGuire. Molecular and cytogenetic approaches to investigate the immune system of the endangered Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris. Abstract only. Florida Chapter of the Wildlife Society Conference, 5-6 April 2006, Cocoa Beach, Florida.

    Kellogg, M.E., T.R. Dennis, S. Burkett, R.K. Bonde, R.T. Zori, P.M. McGuire and R. Stanyon. 2006. Human and Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) comparative genome maps generated by cross-species fluorescence in-situ hybridization (Zoo-FISH). Abstract only. University of Florida, Genetics Institute Symposium, 1-2 November 2006, Gainesville, Florida
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    Langtimm, C. A., M. D. Krohn, J. P. Reid, B. M. Stith, and C. A. Beck. 2006. Possible effects of the 2004 and 2005 Hurricanes on Manatee Survival Rates and Movement. Estuaries and Coasts 29(6A):1026-1032. (pdf: ESTU2006_29_6A_1026_1032.pdf)

    Langtimm, Catherine A., James P. Reid, Daniel H. Slone, Bradley M. Stith, Eric D. Swain, Terry J. Doyle, R. Snow and Susan Butler. 2006. Effects of Hydrological Restoration on Manatees: A Research Program to Integrate Data, Models and Long-term Monitoring across the Ten Thousand Islands and Everglades. Abstract only. Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration Conference, 5-9 June 2006, Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

    Meyers, J. M., C.A. Langtimm, T.J. Smith, III, and K. Pednault-Willett. 2006. Wildlife and habitat damage assessment from Hurricane Charley: recommendations for recovery of the J. N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge Complex. USGS Open File Report 2006-1126. (
    http://sofia.usgs.gov/publications/ofr/2006-1126/index.html)

    Pardini, A.T., R.K. Bonde, P.C.M. O'Brien, F. Yang, M.A. Ferguson, and T.J. Robinson. Genome evolution and systematics in the Paenungulata (Afrotheria, Mammalia). Abstract only. International Cytogenetics and Genome Society Meeting, 25-29 June 2006, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK.

    Pause, K.C., A. Clark, R.K. Bonde and P.M. McGuire. 2006. A preliminary analysis of gene flow and population structure of the Florida manatee. Abstract only. University of Florida, Genetics Institute Symposium, 1-2 November 2006, Gainesville, Florida.

    Pause, K. C., A. M. Clark, R. K. Bonde, and P. M. McGuire. 2006. A preliminary analysis of gene flow and population structure of the Florida manatee. Abstract only. Presented at the Florida Wildlife Society Meeting, 5-6 April 2006, Cocoa Beach, Florida.

    Pause, K. C., R. K. Bonde, P. M. McGuire, R. T. Zori and B. A. Gray. 2006. G-banded karyotype and ideogram for the North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis). Journal Heredity, 97(3):303-306.

    Reep, R.L. and R.K. Bonde. 2006. The Florida Manatee: Biology and Conservation. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. xvi + 189 pp.

    Reid, James P. 2006. Cooperative Manatee Research in Puerto Rico. Endangered Species Bulletin, Vol.31, No.2, pp. 18-19.

    Siegal-Willott, J., A. Estrada, R. Bonde, A. Wong, D. J. Estrada and K. Harr. 2006. Electrocardiography in two subspecies of manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris and T. m. manatus). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 37(4):447-453.

    Slone, Daniel. H., Bradley M. Stith and James P. Reid. 2006. Manatee Use within Everglades National Park: Data Summary and Management Implications. Abstract only. Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration Conference, 5-9 June 2006, Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

    Stith, Brad, Eric D. Swain, Jim Reid, and Catherine Langtimm. Linking a manatee individual-based model with the TIME hydrology model to assess restoration effects in the Everglades and Ten Thousand Islands. Abstract only. Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration Conference, 5-9 June 2006, Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

    Stith, B.M., D.H. Slone, and J.P. Reid, 2006, Review and Synthesis of Manatee Data in Everglades National Park. USGS Administrative Report. USGS Florida Integrated Science Center, Gainesville, FL. 126 pp. <
    Stith et al ENP Manatee Administrative Report.pdf  7.4 mb>

    Vianna, J.A., R.K. Bonde, S. Caballero, J.P. Giraldo, R.P. Lima, A. Clark, M. Marmontel, B. Morales-Vela, M.J. de Sousa, L. Parr, M.A. Rodriguez-Lopez, A.A. Mignucci-Giannoni, J.A. Powell and F.R. Santos. 2006. Phylogeography, phylogeny and hybridization in trichechid sirenians: implications for manatee conservation. Molecular Ecology 15:433-447.

2005

    Bonde, R.K., P. Lewis, D. Samuelson, C. Self-Sullivan, N. Auil and J. A. Powell. 2005. Belize manatee (Trichechus manatus manatus) epibionts – SEM viewing techniques. Abstract only. Florida Marine Mammal Health Conference, University of Florida, 7-10 April 2005, Gainesville, Florida.

    Bonde, R., P. Lewis, D. Samuelson, C. Self-Sullivan, N. Auil and J. Powell. 2005. Epibionts identified on manatees (Trichechus manatus manatus) in Belize. Abstract only. Sixteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 12-16 December 2005, San Diego, California.

    Fertl, D., A. J. Schiro, G. T. Regan, C. A. Beck, N. Adimey, L. Price-May, A. Amos, G. A. J. Worthy, and R. Crossland. 2005. Manatee occurrence in the northern Gulf of Mexico, West of Florida. Gulf and Caribbean Research 17:69-94.

    Kellogg, M.E., B.A. Gray, D.G. Duke, K.C. Pause, R.K. Bonde and P.M. McGuire. 2005. Techniques for establishing a cell culture and cytogenetic characterization of the Florida manatee, (Trichechus manatus latirostris). Abstract only. Florida Marine Mammal Health Conference, University of Florida, 7-10 April 2005, Gainesville, Florida.

    Kellogg, M.E., T.R. Dennis, B.A. Gray, D.G. Duke, K.C. Pause, R.K. Bonde, R.T. Zori and P.M. McGuire. 2005. Techniques for establishing a cell culture and cytogenetic characterization of the Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris. Abstract only. University of Florida, Genetics Institute Symposium. 30 November – 1 December 2005, Gainesville, Florida.

    Kellogg, M.E., B.A. Gray, D.G. Duke, K.C. Pause, R.K. Bonde and P.M. McGuire. Cytogenetic characterization, microdissection and cross-species fluorescence in-situ hybridization (zoo-FISH) studies of the Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris. Abstract only. Sixteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 12-16 December 2005, San Diego, California.

    Moore, M.J., A.R. Knowlton, S.D. Kraus, W.A. McLellan, and R.K. Bonde. 2005. Morphometry, gross morphology and available histopathology in North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis) mortalities (1970 to 2002). Journal of Cetacean. Research & Management 6:199-214.

    Moore, M.J., A.R. Knowlton, S.D. Kraus, W.A. McLellan, R.K. Bonde, P-Y. Daoust and D.S. Rotstein. 2005. North Atlantic right whale mortalities (1979-2005). Abstract only. Florida Marine Mammal Health Conference, University of Florida, 7-10 April 2005, Gainesville, Florida.

    Nourisson, C., K.C. Pause, A.M. Clark, R.K. Bonde and P.M. McGuire. 2005. Development of microsatellite DNA markers for genetic studies on the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris). Abstract only. Florida Marine Mammal Health Conference, University of Florida, 7-10 April 2005, Gainesville, Florida.

    Nourisson, C., K.C. Pause, A.M. Clark, R.K. Bonde and P.M. McGuire. 2005. Development of microsatellite DNA markers for genetic studies on the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris). Abstract only. Sixteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 12-16 December 2005, San Diego, California.

    Pause, K.C., R.K. Bonde, P.M. McGuire, R.T. Zori and B.A. Gray. 2005. G-Banded karyotype and Ideogram for the North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis). Abstract only. Florida Marine Mammal Health Conference, University of Florida, 7-10 April 2005, Gainesville, Florida.

    Pause, K.C., C. Nourisson, A.M. Clark, R.K. Bonde and P.M. McGuire. 2005. Development of microsatellite DNA markers for genetic studies on the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris). Abstract only. University of Florida, Genetics Institute Symposium. 30 November – 1 December 2005, Gainesville, Florida.

    Pause, K.C., R.K. Bonde, P.M. McGuire, R.T. Zori and B.A. Gray. 2005.G-banded karyotype and ideogram for the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis). Sixteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 12-16 December 2005, San Diego, California.

    Reid, Jim. 2005. Detailed Manatee Tracking and Habitat Assessment in Puerto Rico. Abstract Only. Sirenian International Symposium. 11 December 2005, San Diego, California.

    Reid, James P., Bradley M. Stith, and Susan M. Butler. 2005. Manatee Over-Wintering Strategies in the Northwestern Everglades. Abstract only. Sixteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 12-16 December, 2005, San Diego, CA.

    Rember, R., K. Harr, P. Ginn, J. Lightsey, M. Keller, R. Bonde and J. Reid. 2005. Chronic boat strike and polycyctic kidneys in a free-ranging Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris). International Association of Aquatic Animal Medicine Conference, 14-19 May 2005, Steward, Alaska.

    Woodruff, R. A., R. K. Bonde, J. A. Bonilla and C. H. Romero. 2005. Molecular identification of a papilloma virus from cutaneous lesions of captive and free-ranging Florida manatees. Journal Wildlife Diseases 41(2):437-441.

2004

    Alvite, Carolina M. C., Régis P. Lima, James. P. Reid, Jociery E. Vergara-Parente, Mateus. Gonzalez. 2004. Monitoring and rescue of one released manatee (Trichechus manatus manatus) in the northeast coast of Brazil. Oral presentation at the 11ª Reunión de Trabajo de Especialistas en Mamíferos Acuáticos de América del Sur y 5° Congreso de la Sociedad Latinoamericana de Especialistas en Mamíferos Acuáticos, 11-17 September 2004, Quito, Ecuador.

    Bonde, R. K., A. A. Aguirre and J. Powell. 2004. Manatees as sentinels of marine ecosystem health: are they the 2000-pound canaries? EcoHealth 1: 255-262.

    Bradley M. Stith, James P. Reid, and Susan M. Butler. 2004. Modeling Manatee Response to Restoration in the Ten Thousand Islands and Everglades National Park. Abstract only. First National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration (NCER), Orlando, FL, December 6-10, 2004. http://sofia.usgs.gov/publications/posters/modelmanatee/index.html

    Fauquier, D., K. Harr, G. Hurst, C. Manire, D. Murphy, R. Bonde, S. Rommel and E. Haubold. 2004. Preliminary evaluation of a portable clinical analyzer to determine blood gas and acid-base parameters in manatees. Abstract only. International Association of Aquatic Animal Medicine Conference, 4-9 April 2004, Galveston, Texas.

    Kendall, W.L., C.A. Langtimm, C.A. Beck, and M.C. Runge. 2004. Capture-recapture analysis for estimating manatee reproductive rates. Marine Mammal Science 20:424-437. [
    pdf file available]

    Langtimm, C.A., C.A. Beck, H.H. Edwards, K.J. Fick-Child, B.B. Ackerman, S.L. Barton, and W.C. Hartley. 2004. Survival estimates for Florida manatees from the photo-identification of individuals. Marine Mammal Science 20:438-463. [
    pdf file available]

    Langtimm, Catherine A., Terry J. Doyle, Bradley M. Stith, and Howard I. Kochman. 2004. A New Aerial Survey Method to Monitor the Response of Manatees to Restoration of the Florida Everglades. First National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration (NCER), Orlando, FL, December 6-10, 2004. http://sofia.usgs.gov/publications/posters/aerial_manatee/

    Lima , Régis P., Carolina M. C. Alvite, Denise F. Castro, James P. Reid. 2004. Monitoring of the first manatees (Trichechus manatus manatus) released in the northeast coast of Brazil (1994-2003). Oral presentation at the 11ª Reunión de Trabajo de Especialistas en Mamíferos Acuáticos de América del Sur y 5° Congreso de la Sociedad Latinoamericana de Especialistas en Mamíferos Acuáticos, 11-17 September 2004, Quito, Ecuador.

    Reid, James P., Bradley M. Stith, and Susan M. Butler. 2004. Are Manatee Over-Wintering Strategies and Restoration Efforts Compatible in the Northwestern Everglades Region? Abstract only. First National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration (NCER), Orlando, FL, December 6-10, 2004. http://sofia.usgs.gov/publications/posters/manatee_winter/index.html

    Runge, M.C., C.A. Langtimm, and W.L. Kendall. 2004. A stage-based model of manatee population dynamics. Marine Mammal Science 20:361-385. [
    pdf file available]

    Stith, B., J. Reid, S. Butler, T. Doyle, and C. Langtimm. 2004. Predicting the effects of hydrologic restoration on manatees along the southwest coast of Florida. USGS Fact Sheet. FS 2004-3137, 4 pp.

2003

    Bonde, R., L. Keith, L. Ward. J. Reid, T. Pitchford, C. Deutsch, M. Ross, J. Valade and N. Adimey. 2003. Evaluating the post-release success of rehabilitated manatees in Florida, 1973-2002. Abstract only. Fifteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 15-19 December 2003, Greensboro, North Carolina.

    Butler, Susan M., James P. Reid, and Bradley M. Stith. 2003. Detailed movements and habitat use patterns of radio tagged manatees in the western Everglades. Poster presentation at the 15th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 15-19 December 2003, Greensboro, North Carolina. Available at
    http://cars.er.usgs.gov/posters/index.html#manatee

    Deutsch, C. J., J. P. Reid, R. K. Bonde, D. E. Easton, H. I. Kochman and T. J. O'Shea. 2003. Seasonal movements, migratory behavior, and site fidelity of West Indian manatees along the Atlantic Coast of the United States. The Wildlife Society, Wildlife Monographs No. 151. 77 pp.

    Easton, D. E., L. W. Lefebvre, and T. J. Doyle. 2003. Using Strip-Transect Aerial Surveys to Estimate Manatee Abundance and Population Trend in the Ten Thousand Islands Region of Southwest Florida. Proceedings of the Joint Conference on the Science and Restoration of the Greater Everglades and Florida Bay Ecosystem, April 13-18, 2003, Palm Harbor, Florida.

    Giraldo, J. P., S. Caballero, R. Montoya-Osipina, M. G. Montiel, F. Trujillo, H. Barrios, A. Mignucci-Giannoni and R. Bonde. 2003. Phylogeography of the West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus) and the Amazonian manatee (Trichechus inunguis) in Colombia. Abstract only. Fifteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 15-19 December 2003, Greensboro, North Carolina.

    Knowlton, A., M. Moore, S. Kraus, W. McLellan and R. Bonde. 2003. Morphometry, gross morphology and available histopathology in the Northwest Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis) mortalities (1970-2002). Abstract only. Fifteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 15-19 December 2003, Greensboro, North Carolina.

    Langtimm, C. A., and C. A. Beck. 2003. Lower survival probabilities for adult Florida manatees in years with intense coastal storms. Ecological Applications, 13:257-268. [
    pdf file available]

    Reid, J.P. Overview of Marine Animal Tracking with the Argos System. 2003. Proceedings of the Argos Animal Tracking Symposium, 24 - 26 March 2003, Annapolis, Maryland.

    Reid, James P., Bradley M. Stith, and Susan M. Butler. 2003. Florida manatees in the western Everglades: Implications for restoration assessment. Oral presentation at the 15th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 15-19 December 2003, Greensboro, North Carolina.

    Reid, J. P., S. M. Butler, D. E. Easton, and B. M. Stith. 2003. Movements and Habitat Requirements of Radio Tagged Manatees in Southwest Florida; Implications for Restoration Assessment.  Proceedings of the Joint Conference on the Science and Restoration of the Greater Everglades and Florida Bay Ecosystem, April 13-18, 2003, Palm Harbor, Florida.

    Romero, C., K. Smolarek, R. Woodruff, A. Bracht, R. Bonde, C. Manire and R. Ewing. 2003. Molecular identification of viruses from cetaceans and sirenians in Florida. Abstract only. International Congress of Veterinary Virology, 24-27 August 2003, Saint Malo, France.

    Stith, B. M., J. P. Reid, D. E. Easton, and S. M. Butler. 2003. Modeling Manatee Response to Restoration in the Everglades and Ten Thousand Islands. Proceedings of the Joint Conference on the Science and Restoration of the Greater Everglades and Florida Bay Ecosystem, April 13-18, 2003, Palm Harbor, Florida.

    Stith, Brad, Jim Reid, and Susan Butler. 2003. Modeling manatee response to restoration in the Ten Thousand Islands and Everglades National Park. Oral presentation at the 15th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 15-19 December 2003, Greensboro, North Carolina.

    Vianna, J. A., R. K. Bonde, M. Rodriguez-Lopez, M Marmontel and F. R. Santos. 2003. Phylogeography, genetic diversity and population structure of the Amazonian manatee and the West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus) in Brazil, French Guyana, Belize and Puerto Rico and sirenian phylogenetic associations. Abstract only. Fifteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 15-19 December 2003, Greensboro, North Carolina.

    Williams, E. H., A. A. Mignucci-Giannoi, L. Bunkley-Williams, R. K. Bonde, C. Self-Sullivan, A. Preen and V. G. Cockcroft. 2003. Echeneid-sirenian associations, with information on sharksucker diet. Journal Fishery Biology 63:1-8.

    Woordruff, R. A., R. K. Bonde and C. H. Romero. 2003. Molecular identification of papilloma virus from skin lesions of the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris). Abstract only. Fifteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, 15-19 December 2003, Greensboro, North Carolina.

    Woodruff, R., C. Romero and R. Bonde. 2003. Preliminary molecular characterization of manatee papilloma virus from skin lesions of the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris). Abstract only. International Association of Aquatic Animal Medicine Conference, 10-14 May 2003, Waikaloa, Hawaii.

2002

    Bonde, R. K. 2002. Overview of research, health and recovery efforts for the Florida manatee. Abstract only. Twenty-seventh Annual Eastern Fish Health Workshop, 18-22 March 2002, Charleston, South Carolina.

    Bonde, R. K. and P. M. McGuire. 2002. Development of genetic tools to better understand manatee population biology. Abstract only. Manatee Population Ecology and Management Workshop, 1-4 April 2002, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

    Davidson, M. K., E. M. Haubold, R. K. Bonde, L. C. Thomas and J. M. Stevens. 2002. Isolation and identification of bacteria and fungi from blood cultures of manatees during winter, 2001-2002. Abstract only. Florida Marine Mammal Health Conference, 4-7 April 2002, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

    Gray, B. A., R. T. Zori, P. M. McGuire and R. K. Bonde. 2002. A first generation cytogenetic ideogram for the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) based on multiple chromosome banding techniques. Hereditas 137:215-223.

    Kendall, William L., James D. Nichols, James E. Hines, Catherine A. Langtimm, Cathy A. Beck, and Michael C. Runge. 2002. Mark-recapture analysis for estimating manatee reproductive rates. Abstract only. Manatee Population Ecology and Management Workshop, 1-4 April 2002, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

    Langtimm, Catherine A., Cathy A. Beck, Holly H. Edwards, Bruce B. Ackerman, Kristin Fick, and Sheri L. Barton. 2002. Estimating adult survival rates from resightings of photo-documented manatees: methods and updates of regional estimates. Abstract only. Manatee Population Ecology and Management Workshop, 1-4 April 2002, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

    Reynolds, J.E., III, and L.W. Lefebvre. 2002. Brief review of population research and its application to manatee recovery. Abstract only. Manatee Population Ecology and Management Workshop, 1-4 April 2002, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

    Runge, Michael C., Cathy A. Beck, Catherine A. Langtimm, and William L. Kendall. 2002. Development of an adaptive management model for evaluating management actions on the Atlantic coast manatee population. Abstract only. Manatee Population Ecology and Management Workshop, 1-4 April 2002, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.


    Runge, Michael C., Catherine A. Langtimm, William L. Kendall, and James D. Nichols. 2002. A stage-based approach to modeling manatee population dynamics. Abstract only. Manatee Population Ecology and Management Workshop, 1-4 April 2002, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

2001

    Bonde, R.K., A. A. Aguirre and J. A. Powell. 2001. Biological assessment and handling of captured free-ranging manatees in Belize. Abstract only. Fourteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Vancouver, Canada.

    Bonde, Robert K. 2001. Manatee use in the Suwannee River System and the Big Bend of Northeast Florida. Abstract only. Four Rivers, Two States, One Basin: A Research Symposium for the Suwannee Basin, Live Oak, Florida.

    Bonde, R.K., and L.W. Lefebvre. 2001. Manatees in the Gulf of Mexico. Pp. 35-40 in M. McKay, J. Nides, W. Lang, and D. Vigil, eds. Gulf of Mexico Marine Protected Species Workshop, New Orleans, LA, June 1999. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Gulf of Mexico OCS Region. OCS Study MMS 2001-039. 171 pp.

    Deutsch, C. J., J. P. Reid, R. K. Bonde, D. E. Easton, H. I. Kochman and T. J. O'Shea. 2001. Site fidelity of West Indian manatees (Trichechus manatus) along the Atlantic Coast of the United States. Abstract only. Thirteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Vancouver, Canada.

    Gray, B., R. Zori, P. M. McGuire, S. Felton and R. K. Bonde. 2001. Cytogenetic characterization of the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) by chromosome banding techniques. Abstract only. Fourteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Vancouver, Canada.

    Lander, M., A. Westgate, R.K. Bonde, and M. Murray. 2001. Tagging and telemetry. Pp. 851-880 in Handbook of Marine Mammal Medicine, 2
    nd ed. L.A. Dierauf and F.M.D. Gulland, eds. CRC Press.

    Lefebvre, Lynn W., Dean E. Easton, Terry J. Doyle. Using strip-transect aerial surveys to estimate manatee abundance in the Ten Thousand Islands region of southwest Florida. Abstract only. 16th Biennial Conference of the Estuarine Research Federation, St Petersburg Beach, November  4- 8, 2001.

    Lefebvre, L.W., M. Marmontel, J.P. Reid, G.B. Rathbun, and D.P. Domning. 2001. Status and Biogeography of  the West Indian Manatee. Pp. 425-474 in Biogeography of the West Indies, 2nd ed. C.A. Woods and F.E. Sergile, eds. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.

    Montoya-Ospina, R.A., D. Caicedo-Herrera, S.L. Millan-Sanchez, A.A. Mignucci-Giannoni, and L.W. Lefebvre. 2001. Status of the West Indian manatee, Trichechus manatus manatus, in Colombia.  Biological Conservation 102:117-129.

    Morales, B., A. Ortega, J. Padilla and R. K. Bonde. Distribucion, movimientos y reproduccion de manaties con radio transmisores en la Bahia de Chetumal, Mexico. Abstract only. XXVI Reunion Internacional para el Estudio de los Mamiferos Marinos, Ensenada, Mexico. May 2001.

    O'Shea, T.J., L.W. Lefebvre, and C.A. Beck. 2001. Florida Manatees: Perspectives on Populations, Pain, and Protection. Pp. 31-43 in Handbook of Marine Mammal Medicine, 2
    nd ed. L.A. Dierauf and F.M.D. Gulland, eds. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.

    Powell, J. A., R. K. Bonde, A. A. Aguirre, C. Koontz, M. Gough and N. Auil. 2001. Biology and movements of manatees in Southern Lagoon, Belize. Abstract only. Fourteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Vancouver, Canada.

    Reid, James P., Dean E. Easton, Lynn W. Lefebvre, Susan Butler. Radio Tracking Manatees to Assess the Impact of Hydrologic Changes in Southwest Florida. Abstract only. 16th Biennial Conference of the Estuarine Research Federation, St Petersburg Beach, November 4- 8, 2001.

    Reid, J.P., D.E. Easton, and W.J. Kenworthy. 2001. Manatee and seagrass habitat characterization in Puerto Rico. Final report to the Dept. of the Navy, Interagency Agreement No. 320723L87.

    Reid, J.P., S.M. Butler, D.E. Easton, and C.J. Deutsch. 2001. Fifteen years of success in tracking manatees with the Argos system: an overview of programs and techniques. Proceedings of the Argos International Users Conference, 23-25 April 2001, Annapolis, MD. 9pp.

    Stith, Bradley M., James.P. Reid, Lynn. W. Lefebvre, Don DeAngelis. Modeling manatee movements to predict and assess the impact of hydrologic change in estuaries of southwest Florida. Abstract only. 16th Biennial Conference of the Estuarine Research Federation, St. Petersburg Beach, November 4- 8, 2001.

2000

    Beck, C. A. 2000. Winter Use of Warm Water sites by Photographically Identified Manatees.  Abstract in U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Florida Manatees and Warm Water: Proceedings of the Warm-Water Workshop, Jupiter, Florida, August 24-25, 1999. XXX pp.

    Bonde, R. K. The manatee: Florida's 2000-pound canary. WPTI Conference on Marine Abstract only.  Vertebrates as Sentinels of Marine Ecosystem Health, Tarrytown, New York. October 2000.

    Carr, T. and R.K. Bonde. 2000. Tucuxi (Sotalia fluviatilis) occurs in Nicaragua, 800 km north of its previously known range. Marine Mammal Science 16(2):447-452.

    Deutsch, C.J. 2000. Winter Use of Thermal Refugia by Radio-tagged Manatees along the Atlantic Coast. Abstract in U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Florida Manatees and Warm Water: Proceedings of the Warm-Water Workshop, Jupiter, Florida, August 24-25, 1999. XXX pp.

    Deutsch, C.J., J.P. Reid, R.K. Bonde, D.E. Easton, H.I. Kochman, and T.J. O'Shea. 2000. Seasonal movements, migratory behavior, and site fidelity of West Indian manatees along the Atlantic Coast of the United States as determined by radio-telemetry. Final Report. Research Work Order 163. Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, U.S. Geological Survey and University of Florida. 254 pp. + xii.

    Deutsch, C. J., J. P. Reid, R. K. Bonde, D. E. Easton, H. I. Kochman and T. J. O'Shea. Seasonal movements, migratory behavior, and site fidelity of radio-tagged West Indian manatees in southeastern Florida. Abstract only. Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration Science Conference, Naples, Florida. December 2000.

    Deutsch, C.J., J.P. Reid, L.W. Lefebvre, D.E. Easton, and B.J. Zoodsma. 2000. Manatee Response to Elimination of a Thermal Refuge in Northeastern Florida: A Preliminary Report of Results. Abstract in U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Florida Manatees and Warm Water: Proceedings of the Warm-Water Workshop, Jupiter, Florida, August 24-25, 1999. XXX pp.

    Doyle, Terry J., Dean Easton and Lynn Lefebvre. Evaluation of Strip-transect Aerial Surveys for Monitoring Manatee Population Trends in the Ten Thousand Islands Region. Abstract only. Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration Conference, Naples, Florida. December 2000.

    Eros, C., H. Marsh, R.K. Bonde, T.J. O´Shea, C. Beck, C. Recchia, and K. Dobbs. 2000. Procedures for the Salvage and Necropsy of the Dugong (Dugong dugon). GBRMPA Technical Report, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. Research Publication No. 64. 74 pp.

    Lefebvre, L.W., J.P. Reid, W.J. Kenworthy, and J.A. Powell. 2000. Characterizing manatee habitat use and seagrass grazing in Florida and Puerto Rico: implications for conservation and management. Pacific Conservation Biology 5(4):289-298.

    McIvor, Carole C., Thomas J. Smith III, Michael B. Robblee, and Lynn Lefebvre. 2001. Impacts of Hydrological Restoration on Three Estuarine Communities of the Southwest Florida Coast and on Associated Animal Inhabitants in Higer, Aaron, et al. 2001. U.S. Geological Survey Program on the South Florida Ecosystem: 2000 Proceedings/Presentations made at the Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration (GEER) Conference, December 11-15, 2000, Naples, Florida: Tallahassee, FL, U.S. Geological Survey OFR-00-449, 248 p.

    Michael C. Runge, William L. Kendall, James D. Nichols, Lynn W. Lefebvre, Catherine A. Langtimm and Charles J. Deutsch. Using Adaptive Management to Assess Biotic Response to Environmental Change. Abstract only. Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration Conference, Naples, Florida. December 2000.

     Mignucci-Giannoni, A.A., R.A. Montoya-Ospina, N.M. Jiménez-Marrero, M.A. Rodríguez-López, E.H. Williams, Jr., and R.K. Bonde. 2000. Manatee Mortality in Puerto Rico. Environmental Management 25(2):189-198.

    Reid, J. P. 2000. Florida manatee now resident in the Bahamas. Pp. 7-8 in Sirenews, Newsletter of the IUCN/SSC Sirenia Specialist Group, D.P. Domning, ed., April 2000, No. 33.

    Reid, James P., Lynn W. Lefebvre, Dean Easton and Charles J. Deutsch. Movements and Habitat Use by Florida Manatees in the Everglades Ecosystem. Abstract only. Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration Conference, Naples, Florida. December 2000.

1999

    Bonde, R. K., L. W. Lefebvre, L. I. Geiger, I. E. Wright and J. A. Valade. Post-release monitoring: an important aspect of the captive manatee release program. Abstract only. Thirteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Maui, Hawaii. December 1999.

    Buckingham, C.A., L.W. Lefebvre, J.M. Schaefer, and H.I. Kochman. 1999. Manatee response to boating activity in a thermal refuge. Wildlife Society Bulletin 27(2): 514-522.

    Deutsch, C. J., J. P. Reid, R. K. Bonde, D. E. Easton, H. I. Kochman and T. J. O'Shea. Winter movements among thermal refugia by West Indian manatees (Trichechus manatus) along the U. S. Atlantic Coast. Abstract only. Thirteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Maui, Hawaii. December 1999.

    Marsh, H., C.A. Beck, and T. Vargo. 1999. A comparison of the capabilities of dugongs and West Indian manatees to masticate seagrasses. Marine Mammal Science 15(1): 250-255.

    Mignucci-Giannoni, A.A., C.A. Beck, R.A. Montoya-Ospina and E.H. Williams. 1999. Parasites and commensals of the West Indian manatee from Puerto Rico. Journal of the Helminthological Society of Washington 66(1):67-69.

    Mignucci-Giannoni, A. A., N. M. Jimenez-Marrero, M. Vargas-Gomez, J. E. Saliva, J. P. Reid and R. K. Bonde.  Radio tracking manatees off the west coast of Puerto Rico. Abstract only. Thirteenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Maui, Hawaii. December 1999.

    Reid, Jim, Dean Easton, Russ Tucker, and David White. 1999. A Data-logging GPS Tag for Sirenians. Abstract only. Thirteenth Biennial Meeting of the Society for Marine Mammalogy, Maui, HI. November 1999.

1998

    Bonde, R. K., J. P. Reid, D. E. Easton, S. M. Butler, S. L. Tyson, K. Curtin, H. I. Kochman, L. W. Lefebvre and C. J. Deutsch. Post-release monitoring of rehabilitated manatees on the Atlantic coast of Florida and Georgia. Abstract only. Captive Manatee Reintroduction/Release Workshop, St. Petersburg, Florida. May 1998.

    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. Marine Technology Society Journal 32(1)18-29.

    GarciaRodriguez, A.I., B.W. Bowen, D. Domning, A.A. MignucciGiannoni, M. Marmontel, R.A. MontoyaOspina, B. MoralesVela, M. Rudin, R.K. Bonde, and P.M. McGuire. (1998). Phylogeography of the West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus): How many populations and how many taxa? Molecular Ecology 7:1137-1149.

    Garcia-Rodriguez, A. I., B. W. Bowen, R. K. Bonde and P. M. McGuire. Phylogeography of the West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus): how many populations and how many species. Abstract only. Natural Resources Forum 98, Gainesville, Florida. June 1998.

    Langtimm, C.A., T.J. O'Shea, R. Pradel, and C.A. Beck. 1998. Estimates of annual survival probabilities for adult Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris). Ecology 79(3) 981-997.
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    Mignucci-Giannoni, A.A., and C.A. Beck. 1998. The diet of the manatee (Trichechus manatus) in Puerto Rico. Marine Mammal Science 14(2)394-397.

    Miller, K.E., B.B. Ackerman, L.W. Lefebvre, and K.B. Clifton. 1998. An evaluation of strip-transect aerial survey methods for monitoring manatee populations in Florida. Wildlife Society Bulletin 26(3):561-570.

    Vandevelde, I. and R. K. Bonde. Florida manatee reproductive biology and natural history. Abstract only. Natural Resources Forum 98, Gainesville, Florida. June 1998.

1997

    Marmontel, M., S.R. Humphrey, and T.J. O'Shea. 1997. Population viability analysis of the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris), 1976-1991. Conservation Biology 11(2)467-481

1996

    Bonde, R. K., J. P. Reid, C. J. Deutsch, H. I. Kochman and L. W. Lefebvre. Radio tracking of Florida manatees. Abstract only. XXI Reunion Internacional para el Estudio de los Mamiferos Marinos, Chetumal, Mexico. April 1996.

    Marmontel, M., T.J. O'Shea, H.I. Kochman, and S.R. Humphrey. 1996. Age determination in manatees using growth-layer-group counts in bone. Marine Mammal Science 12(1):54-88.

    Miller, K.E., B.B. Ackerman, L.W. Lefebvre, and K.B. Clifton. 1996. Use of aerial survey and aerophotogrammetry methods in monitoring manatee populations. Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit RWO No.116 Final Report. University of Florida, Gainesville. 45 pp.

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 1996. Florida Manatee Recovery Plan Second Revision. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Atlanta, Georgia. 160 pp.

1995

    Ackerman, B.B., S.D. Wright, R.K. Bonde, D.K. Odell, and D.J. Banowetz. 1995. Trends and patterns in mortality of manatees in Florida, 1974-1991. Pp. 223-258 in T.J. O'Shea, B.B. Ackerman, and H.F. Percival, eds., Population Biology of the Florida Manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris). National Biological Service, Information and Technology Report 1. 289 pp.

    Beck, C.A. and J.P. Reid. 1995. An automated photo-identification catalog for studies of the life history of the Florida manatee. Pp. 120-134 in T.J. O'Shea, B.B. Ackerman, and H.F. Percival, eds., Population Biology of the Florida Manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris). National Biological Service, Information and Technology Report 1. 289 pp.

    Bonde, R. K., J. P. Reid, S. L. Tyson and D. E. Easton. Captive manatee releases and monitoring along Florida's east coast. Abstract only. Eleventh Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Orlando, Florida. December 1995.

    Deutsch, C. J., J. P. Reid, R. K. Bonde and H. I. Kochman. Manatee (Trichechus manatus) movements and spatial use patterns along the east coast of Florida. Abstract only. Eleventh Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Orlando, Florida. December 1995.

    Deutsch, C. J., J. P. Reid, R. K. Bonde and H. I. Kochman. Manatee (Trichechus manatus) movements and spatial use patterns: Implications of individual variation for species conservation. Abstract only. Animal Behavioral Society Meeting, Lincoln, Nebraska. July 1995.

    Eberhardt, L.L. and T.J. O'Shea. 1995. Integration of manatee life-history data and population modeling. Pp. 269-279 in T.J. O'Shea, B.B. Ackerman, and H.F. Percival, eds., Population Biology of the Florida Manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris). National Biological Service, Information and Technology Report 1. 289 pp.

    **Hernandez, P., J.E. Reynolds, III, H. Marsh, and M. Marmontel. 1995. Age and seasonality in spermatogenesis of Florida manatees. Pp. 84-97 in T.J. O'Shea, B.B. Ackerman, and H.F. Percival, eds., Population Biology of the Florida Manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris). National Biological Service, Information and Technology Report 1. 289 pp.

    Lefebvre, L.W., B.B. Ackerman, K.M. Portier, and K.H. Pollock. 1995. Aerial survey as a technique for estimating manatee population size and trend - problems and prospects. Pp. 63-74 in O'Shea T.J., B.B. Ackerman and H.F. Percival, eds., Population Biology of the Florida Manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris). National Biological Service, Information and Technology Report 1. 289 pp.

    Lefebvre, L.W. and T.J. O'Shea. 1995. Florida manatees. Pp. 267-269 in Our Living Resources - Coastal and Marine Ecosystems. National Biological Service, U.S. Gov. Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 530 pp.

    **Marmontel, M. 1995. Age and reproduction in female Florida manatees. Pp. 98-119 in T.J. O'Shea, B.B. Ackerman, and H.F. Percival, eds., Population Biology of the Florida Manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris). National Biological Service, Information and Technology Report 1. 289 pp.

    Marsh, H., G.B. Rathbun, T.J. O'Shea, and A.R. Preen. 1995. Can Dugongs Survive in Palau? Biological Conservation 72:85-89.

    O'Shea, T.J. 1995. Waterborne recreation and the Florida manatee. Pp. 297-311 in R.L. Knight and K.J. Gutzwiller (eds.). Wildlife and Recreationists: Coexistence Through Management and Research. Island Press, Washington, D.C.

    O'Shea, T.J. and B.B. Ackerman. 1995. Population biology of the Florida manatee: an overview. Pp. 280-288 in T.J. O'Shea, B.B. Ackerman, and H.F. Percival, eds., Population Biology of the Florida Manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris). National Biological Service, Information and Technology Report 1. 289  pp.

    O'Shea, T.J. and W.C. Hartley. 1995. Reproduction and early-age survival of manatees at Blue Spring, Upper St. Johns River, Florida Pp. 157-176 in T.J. O'Shea, B.B. Ackerman, and H.F. Percival, eds., Population Biology of the Florida Manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris). National Biological Service, Information and Technology Report 1. 289 pp.

    O'Shea, T.J. and C.A. Langtimm. 1995. Estimation of survival of adult Florida manatees in the Crystal River, at Blue Spring, and on the Atlantic Coast. Pp. 194-222 in T.J. O'Shea, B.B. Ackerman, and H.F. Percival, eds., Population Biology of the Florida Manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris). National Biological Service, Information and Technology Report 1. 289 pp.

    Rathbun, G.B., J.P. Reid, R.K. Bonde, and J.A. Powell. 1995. Reproduction in free-ranging Florida manatees. Pp. 135-156 in T.J. O'Shea, B.B. Ackerman, and H.F. Percival, eds., Population Biology of the Florida Manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris). National Biological Service, Information and Technology Report 1. 289 pp.

    Reid, J.P., R.K. Bonde, and T.J. O'Shea. 1995. Reproduction and mortality of radio-tagged and recognizable manatees on the Atlantic Coast of Florida. Pp. 171-191 in T.J. O'Shea, B.B. Ackerman, and H.F. Percival, eds., Population Biology of the Florida Manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris). National Biological Service, Information and Technology Report 1. 289 pp.

    Wright, S.D., B.B. Ackerman, R.K. Bonde, C.A. Beck, and D.J. Banowetz. 1995. Analysis of watercraft-related mortality of manatees in Florida, 1979-1991.  Pp 259-268, in T.J. O'Shea, B.B. Ackerman, and H.F. Percival, eds., Population Biology of the Florida Manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris). National Biological Service, Information and Technology Report 1. 289 pp.

1994

    Beck, C.A. 1994. Book review of Marine Mammals Ashore: A Field Guide for Strandings, J.R. Geraci and V.J. Lounsbury. 1993. Texas A&M Sea Grant Publication TAMU-SG-93-601. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 30(4):620-621.

    Bonde, R. K., J. P. Reid, T. J. O'Shea, D. E. Easton, H. I. Kochman, S. L. Tyson and K. Curtin. Telemetry of Florida manatees along the Atlantic coast. Abstract only. First International Manatee and Dugong Research Conference, Gainesville, Florida. March 1994.

    Marsh, H. and L.W. Lefebvre. 1994. Sirenian status and conservation efforts. Aquatic Mammals 20(3):155-170.

    O'Shea, T.J. 1994. Manatees. Scientific American. July 1994. 271(1):66-72.

    Reid, J.P., R.K. Bonde, D.E. Easton, and H.I. Kochman. 1994. 1993 Annual report on the radio telemetry of manatees in Puerto Rico. National Biological Survey, Gainesville, FL. 24 pp.

    Reid, J. P., R. K. Bonde, D. E. Easton and H. I. Kochman. Considerations for conducting manatee telemetry studies outside of Florida: A Puerto Rico case study. Abstract only. First International Manatee and Dugong Research Conference, Gainesville, Florida. March 1994.

1993

    Bonde, R.K. 1993. Manatees in Florida: a personal perspective. Whalewatcher 27(1):16-18.

    Carr, T. and R. K. Bonde. Northern distribution record for the Tucuxi dolphin. Abstract only. Tenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Galveston, Texas. November 1993.

    **Marmontel, M. 1993. Age determination and population biology of the Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. 407 pp.

    Reid, J. P. and R. K. Bonde. Can Puerto Rican manatees be tracked from space? The first satellite-based telemetry of Trichechus manatus outside the continental United States. Abstract only. Tenth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Galveston, Texas. November 1993.

    Salisbury, C.L. and C.A. Beck. 1993. Regional West Indian manatee 1992 Studbook. Lowry Park Zoological Garden, Tampa, FL. 38 pp.

    Sirenia Project. November 1993. Atlantic coast manatee telemetry 1986-1993 Progress Report, Vols. I and II. National Biological Survey, Gainesville, FL  232 pp. (Vol. I).

1992

    Ackerman, B. B., S. D. Wright, R. K. Bonde, D. K. Odell, and D. J. Banowetz. Trends and patterns in manatee mortality in Florida, 1974-1991. Abstract only. Manatee Reproduction Workshop, Gainesville, Florida. February 1992.

    Bonde, R. K. Manatees. Abstract only. American Cetacean Society Fifth Biennial Conference, Monterey, California. November 1992.

    **Marmontel, M., D.K. Odell and J.E. Reynolds, III. 1992. Reproductive biology of South American manatees. Pp. 295-312 in Reproductive Biology of South American Vertebrates, W.C. Hamlett (ed).  Springer-Verlag, NY, Inc., 328 pp.

    O'Shea, T.J., B.B. Ackerman, and H.F. Percival (eds). 1992. Interim report of the technical workshop on manatee population biology. Manatee Population Research Report No. 10. Florida Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit. Univeristy of Florida, Gainesville, FL. 83 pp.

    O'Shea, T. J., C. A. Beck, R. K. Bonde, J. P. Reid and S. L. Tyson. Survival and movements of Florida manatees after rescue and captive rehabilitation. Abstract only. American Society of Mammalogists, Salt Lake City, Utah. June 1992.

    O'Shea, T.J. and M.E. Ludlow. 1992. The Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris. Pp. 190-200 in S.R. Humphrey ed., Rare and Endangered Biota of Florida. Vol. I. Mammals. University Press Florida, Gainesville. 392 pp.

    Rathbun, G. B., J. P. Reid, R. K. Bonde and J. A. Powell. Reproduction in free-ranging West Indian manatees (Trichechus manatus). Abstract only. Manatee Population Workshop, Gainesville, Florida. February 1992.

    Reid, J. P., R. K. Bonde and T. J. O'Shea. Reproduction, mortality, tag loss of telemetered and recognizable individual manatees on the Atlantic coast of Florida. Abstract only. Manatee Population Workshop, Gainesville, Florida. February 1992.

    Wright, S. D., B. B. Ackerman, R. K. Bonde, C. A. Beck and D. J. Banowetz. Analysis of watercraft related mortality of manatees in Florida, 1979-1991. Abstract only. Manatee Reproduction Workshop, Gainesville, Florida. February 1992.

1991

    Beck, C.A. and N.B. Barros. 1991. The impact of debris on the Florida manatee. Marine Pollution Bulletin 22(10):508-510.

    Bonde, R. K., S. M. Gaines, W. C. Buhi, I. M. Alvarez, C. D. Buergelt and P. M. McGuire. Report of a postanal sac in a northern right whale. Abstract only. Ninth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Chicago. December 1991.

    Lefebvre, L.W. and H.I. Kochman. 1991. An evaluation of aerial survey replicate count methodology to determine trends in manatee abundance. Wildlife Society Bulletin 19:298-309.

    O'Shea, T.J., G.B. Rathbun, R.K. Bonde, C.D. Buergelt, and D.K. Odell. 1991. An epizootic of Florida manatees associated with a dinoflagellate bloom. Marine Mammal Science 7(2):165-179.

    O'Shea, T.J. and C.A. Salisbury. 1991. Belize -- a last stronghold for manatees in the Caribbean.  Oryx 25(3):156-164.

    Reid, J.P., G.B. Rathbun, and J.R. Wilcox. 1991. Distribution patterns of individually identifiable West Indian manatees (Trichechus manatus) in Florida. Marine Mammal Science 7(2):180-190.

    Wright, S. D., B. B. Ackerman, R. K. Bonde, C. A. Beck and D. J. Banowetz. A retrospective analysis of watercraft-related mortality of the West Indian manatee in Florida (1979-1989). Abstract only. Ninth Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Chicago. December 1991.

    **Zoodsma, B.J. 1991. Distribution and behavioral ecology of manatees in southeastern Georgia. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. 202 pp.

1990

    Bonde, R.K. and C.A. Beck. 1990. How the Florida manatees fare today. Whalewatcher 24(1):8-9.

    Buergelt, C.D., R.K. Bonde, C.A. Beck, and T.J. O'Shea. 1990. Myxomatous transformation of heart valves in Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 21(2):220-227.

    Correa-Viana, M., T.J. O'Shea, M.E. Ludlow, and J.G. Robinson. 1990. Distribucion y abundancia del manati, Trichechus manatus, en Venezuela. Biollania 7:101-123.

    Flood, L. P., A. G. Watson and R. K. Bonde. Osteology of an immature North Sea beaked whale, Mesoplodon bidens. Abstract only. American Association of Veterinary Anatomists, College Station, Texas. July 1990.

    *Lefebvre, L.W. and J.A. Powell. 1990. Manatee grazing impacts on seagrasses in Hobe Sound and Jupiter Sound in southeast Florida during the winter of 1988-1989. National Technical Information Service, #PB90-271883, Springfield, VA. 36 pp.

    *Marmontel, M., T.J. O'Shea, and S.R. Humphrey. 1990. An evaluation of bone growth-layer counts as an age-determination technique in Florida manatees. National Technical Information Service, #PB91-103564, Springfield, VA. 104 pp.

    Marsh, H. and G.B. Rathbun. 1990. Development and application of conventional and satellite radio tracking techniques for studying dugong movements and habitat use. Australian Wildlife Research 17:83-100.

    Mou-Sue, L., D.H. Chen, R.K. Bonde, and T.J. O'Shea. 1990. Distribution and status of manatees (Trichechus manatus) in Panama. Marine Mammal Science 6(3):234-241.

    O'Shea, T.J. and H.I. Kochman. 1990. Florida manatees: distribution, geographically referenced data sets, and ecological and behavioral aspects of habitat use. Pp. 11-22 in Report of the Workshop on Geographic Information Systems as an Aid to Managing Habitat for West Indian manatees in Florida and Georgia (J. E. Reynolds, III, and K. D. Haddad, eds.). Florida Marine Research Publications 49:1-57.

    O'Shea, T.J. and R.L. Reep. 1990. Encephalization quotients and life-history traits in the Sirenia.  Journal of Mammalogy 71(4):534-543.

    Rathbun, G.B., J.P. Reid, and G. Carowan. 1990. Distribution and movement patterns of manatees (Trichechus manatus) in northwestern peninsular Florida. Florida Marine Research Publications 48:1-33.

    Reep, R.L. and T.J. O'Shea. 1990. Regional brain morphometry and lissencephaly in the Sirenia. Brain, Behavior and Evolution 35:185-194.

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