Growth and Condition of American Alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) in an Inland Wetland of East Texas

@inproceedings{Saalfeld2008GrowthAC,
  title={Growth and Condition of American Alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) in an Inland Wetland of East Texas},
  author={D. Saalfeld and K. Webb and W. Conway and Gary E. Calkins and J. P. Duguay},
  year={2008}
}
  • D. Saalfeld, K. Webb, +2 authors J. P. Duguay
  • Published 2008
  • Biology
  • Abstract Since removal from the endangered species list, Alligator mississippiensis (American Alligator) populations have recovered to allow regulated harvest throughout most of their range. However, harvest/population management is complicated since alligators are long-lived, reach sexual maturity at a minimum size rather than age, and experience differential growth rates depending on geographic location, growing season length, local environmental conditions, habitat, and population density… CONTINUE READING
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