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Assessment of pathogens and toxicants in New Orleans, LA following Hurricane Katrina.
Storm surge associated with Hurricane Katrina and the breach of levees protecting New Orleans, Louisiana allowed floodwaters from Lake Pontchartrain to inundate 80% of the city. Environmental samplesExpand
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Canebrakes: An Ecological and Historical Perspective
Cane (Arundinaria gigantea (Walter) Muhl.) is found throughout the southeastern United States and forms monotypic stands known as canebrakes. Canebrake ecology has been largely ignored byExpand
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Size estimation, morphometrics, sex ratio, sexual size dimorphism, and biomass of Morelet's crocodile in northern Belize
Abstract. We used morphometric data from 1276 Crocodylus moreletii captured in northern Belize (1992–2001) to develop predictive models for determining body size (total length [TL], snout-vent lengthExpand
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Metals and organochlorine pesticides in caudal scutes of crocodiles from Belize and Costa Rica.
Despite high animal diversity in the Neotropics and the largely unregulated use and disposal of pesticides and industrial chemicals in Central America, few data exist regarding accumulation ofExpand
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Low Levels of Nucleotide Diversity in Crocodylus moreletii and Evidence of Hybridization with C. acutus
Examinations of both population genetic structure and the processes that lead to such structure in crocodilians have been initiated in several species in response to a call by the IUCN CrocodileExpand
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Reproductive dynamics of a tropical freshwater crocodilian: Morelet's crocodile in northern Belize
Morelet's crocodile Crocodylus moreletii has not been well-studied and many aspects of its life history are unknown. In particular there is a notable paucity of information on nesting andExpand
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Biodiversity Conservation in a Changing Climate: A Review of Threats and Implications for Conservation Planning in Myanmar
High levels of species richness and endemism make Myanmar a regional priority for conservation. However, decades of economic and political sanctions have resulted in low conservation investment toExpand
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Seed dispersal by the Florida box turtle (Terrapene carolina bauri) in pine rockland forests of the lower Florida Keys, United States
Seed dispersal by animals is one of the most important plant-animal mutualisms, but saurochory, the dispersal of seeds by reptiles, has received little attention. We investigated the role of theExpand
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Morelet's Crocodile Crocodylus moreletii
Morelet’s crocodile is a medium-sized species (males to 4.5 m; Platt et al., in press) occurring in the Atlantic lowlands of the Gulf of Mexico (Mexico) and the Yucatan Peninsula (Mexico, Belize andExpand
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Global Conservation Status of Turtles and Tortoises (Order Testudines)
Abstract. We present a review and analysis of the conservation status and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) threat categories of all 360 currently recognized species of extantExpand
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