American Alligator Nesting Ecology in Impounded Marsh Habitat, Louisiana.

  title={American Alligator Nesting Ecology in Impounded Marsh Habitat, Louisiana.},
  author={Steven Richard Reagan},
  • S. Reagan
  • Published 2000
  • Environmental Science, Biology
The goal was to monitor a large number o f female alligators over a 3-year period to obtain information on alligator nesting ecology. This dissertation, although designed to estimate annual nesting rates, provides additional meaningful information on methods of capture, tag retention rates, nest spacing patterns, segregation o f size classes, nest site fidelity, the relationship between attendance and nest success, the effects o f fire ants on alligator nest success, the relationship between… 

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