The reproductive hormone cycle of adult female American alligators from a barrier island population.

@article{Hamlin2014TheRH,
  title={The reproductive hormone cycle of adult female American alligators from a barrier island population.},
  author={Heather J. Hamlin and Russell H. Lowers and Satomi Kohno and Naoko Mitsui-Watanabe and Haruna Amano and Akihiko Hara and Yasuhiko Ohta and Shinichi Miyagawa and Taisen Iguchi and Louis J. Guillette},
  journal={Reproduction},
  year={2014},
  volume={147 6},
  pages={855-63}
}
Comparatively, little data are available detailing the geographic variation that exists in the reproductive endocrinology of adult alligators, especially those living in barrier islands. The Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge (MI) is a unique barrier island environment and home to the Kennedy Space Center (FL, USA). Seasonal patterns of sex steroids were assessed in adult female American alligators from MI monthly from 2008 to 2009, with additional samples collected at more random… CONTINUE READING

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