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Gopher Tortoise (gopherus polyphermus)Population Survey For St. Marks NWR-Line Transect Distance Sampling

Duration

September 2010 - August 2011

Narrative

The gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus), unlisted range, is among the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Ecological Services 2008 priorities as a “preclude the need to list” species. This project furthers the Strategic Habitat Conservation process by providing critical information necessary for outcome-based monitoring, planning and management at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge.

 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 102

Masters Students: 247

Phd Students: 163

Post Docs: 55

University Staff: 266

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 722

Scientific Publications: 1960

Presentations: 4355

 

Personnel

  • Raymond CarthyPrincipal Investigator
  • Margaret LamontCo-Principal Investigator

Funding Agencies

  • US Geological Survey

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