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The following organizations contributed spatial data which was used to derive information displayed in the MAPR interactive map:

  • Florida Sea Grant
  • Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
  • Fish and Wildlife Research Institute
  • Mote Marine Laboratory
  • Lee County Department of Natural Resources
  • South Florida Water Management District

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References

Antista, James. 2004. Fish and Wildlife Conservation Law Update. In: Florida Bar Environmental and Land Use Conference.

Antonini, Gustavo A., Fann, David, and Roat, P. 2002. A Historical Geography of Southwest Florida Waterways: Volume 2. Placida Harbor to Marco Island. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Barnes, T., 2005. Caloosahatchee Estuary Conceptual Ecological Model. Wetlands 25, 884-897.

Bureau of Economic and Business Research. 1981. Florida Statistical Abstract 1980. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Bureau of Economic and Business Research. 2006. Florida Statistical Abstract 2006. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Chamberlain, R. H. and Doering, P. H. 1998. Preliminary estimate of optimum freshwater inflow to the Caloosahatchee Estuary: A resource-based approach; Proceedings of the Charlotte Harbor Public Conference and Technical Symposium. In: Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program Technical Report No. 98-02. 274 - 3-15-1997

Dawes, C.J., 1987. The Dynamic Seagrasses of the Gulf of Mexico and Florida Coasts. In: Durako, M.J., Phillips, R.C., Lewis III, R.R. (Eds.), Proceedings of the Symposium on Subtropical-Tropical Seagrasses of the Southeastern United States. Florida Department of Natural Resources, Bureau of Marine Research, St. Petersburg, FL, pp. 25-38.

Dawes, Clinton J., Phillips, Ronald C., and Morrison, Gerold. 2004. Seagrass Communities of the Gulf Coast of Florida: Status and Ecology. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Fish and Wildlife Research Institute and the Tampa Bay Estuary Program, St. Petersburg, FL.

Fish and Wildlife Research Institute. 2007a. Descriptions of Manatee Death Categories. http://research.myfwc.com/features/view_article.asp?id=6780. Accessed on: 6-21-2007a

Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, Marine Mammal Pathobiology Laboratory. 2007b. Yearly Mortality Summaries. http://research.myfwc.com/features/view_article.asp?id=12084. Accessed on: 3-23-2007b

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Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. 2007. Manatee Time Line. http://myfwc.com/manatee/information/Timeline/Timeline.htm. Accessed on: 3-23-2007

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Division of Law Enforcement. 2006. Boating Accidents 2005 Statistical Report. Boating and Waterways Section, Tallahassee, FL.

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Fish and Wildlife Research Institute. 2000, Florida Atlas of Marine Resources. 1.3, FWC, FWRI. St. Petersburg, FL.

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Florida Wildlife Research Institute. 2002. A Special Study of manatees in Mullock Creek and the Caloosahatchee River Eastward to the Edison Bridge. FWC, FWRI, St. Petersburg, FL.

Gorzelany, Jay F. 1998. Evaluation of boat traffic patterns and boater compliance in Lee County, Florida. Florida Department of Environmental Protection.

Gorzelany, Jay F. 1999a. Evaluation or recreational boat traffic in Estero Bay, Florida. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Gorzelany, Jay F. 1999b. Quantitative analysis of recreational vessel speeds prior to the establishment of speed restricted zones in Lee County, Florida. Mote Marine Laboratory.

Gorzelany, Jay F. 2000. Evaluation of vessel traffic and boater compliance in association with new boat speed regulations in the Lower Caloosahatchee River. Final report submitted to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Mote Marine Laboratory.

Gorzelany, Jay F. 2002a. Analysis of recreational speeds in association with newly posted regulatory speed zones in Lee County, Florida. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Gorzelany, Jay F. 2002b. Evaluation of boater compliance in association with new boat speed regulations at two locations in Estero Bay.

Haubold, Elsa M., Deutsch, Charles, and Fonnesback, Christopher. 2006. Final Biological Status Review of the Florida Manatee. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Florida Wildlife Research Institute, St. Petersburg, FL.

IUCN. 4-20-2007. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. www.iucnredlist.org. Accessed on: 6-28-2007

Lee County Division of Natural Resources. 6-17-2004. Lee County Manatee Protection Plan. Lee County Division of Natural Resources, Ft. Myers, FL.

Leeworthy, V. and Wiley, P. 2001. National Survey on marine Recreation and the Environment 2000: Current Participation Patterns in Marine Recreation. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Silver Springs, MD.

Liebermann, Tim. 2004, Bathymetry of Lower Charlotte Harbor Metadata.

Livingston, R.J., 1990. Inshore Marine Habitats. In: Myers, R.L., Ewel, J.J. (Eds.), Ecosystems of Florida. University of Central Florida Press, Orlando, pp. 549-573.

McRoy, C.P., McMillan, C., 1977. Productivity and physiological ecology of seagrasses. In: McRoy, C.P., Helfferich, C. (Eds.), Seagrass Ecosystems: A Scientific Perspective. Dekker, New York, pp. 53-88.

National Marine Manufacturers Association. 2005. Recreational Boating Statistical Abstract.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 2004. Population Trends along the Coastal United States: 1980 - 2008.

O'Shea, T. J. 1988. The past present, and future of manatees in the southeastern United States: Realities, misunderstandings, and enigmas. In: Odum, R. R., Riddleberger, K. A., and Ozier, J. C. (Eds.), Proceedings of the Third Southeastern Nongame and Endangered Wildlife Symposium. Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Social Circle, Georgia, 184 - 204.

Reep, R.L., Bonde, R.K., 2006. The Florida Manatee: Biology and Conservation. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, FL.

Reynolds III, J. E. 1996. Distribution and abundance of Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) around selected power plants following winter cold fronts: 1995-1996. Florida Power and Light Company, Juno Beach, FL.

Sargent, F. J., Sargent, W. B., Leary, T. J., Crewz, D. W., and Kruer, C. R. 1995. Scarring of Florida's Seagrass: Assessment and Management Options. Florida Marine Research Institute, St. Petersburg, FL.

Shane, S.H., 1984. Manatee Use of Power Plant Effluents in Brevard County, Florida. Florida Scientist 47, 180-187.

Sidman, Charles and Flamm, Richard. 2001. A Survey of Methods for Characterizing Recreational Boating. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Sidman, Charles, Swett, Robert, Fik, Timothy, Fann, Susan, Fann, David, and Sargent, Bill. 2005. A Recreational Boating Characterization for the Greater Charlotte Harbor. Florida Sea Grant, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Sidman, Charles, Swett, Robert, Fik, Timothy, Fann, Susan, and Sargent, Bill. 2006. A Recreational Boating Characterization of Sarasota County. Florida Sea Grant, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

State of Florida. 2006. Florida Manatee Sanctuary Act. 370.12(2)

State of Florida, Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. 2007. The Florida Manatee Sanctuary Act. Florida Administrative Code/68C-22

Swett, Robert, Fann, David, Antonini, Gustavo A., and Carlin-Alexander, Lana. 2000. Regional Waterway Management System for Lee County, Phase 1. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Swett, Robert, Fann, David, Antonini, Gustavo A., and Carlin-Alexander, Lana. 2001. Regional Waterway Management System for Lee County, Phase 2. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Swett, Robert, Fann, David, Antonini, Gustavo A., and Carlin-Alexander, Lana. 2002. Regional Waterway Management System for Lee County, Phase 3. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Southeast Region. 10-30-2001. Florida Manatee Recovery Plan (Trichechus manatus latirostris) Third Revision. Southeast Region U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Atlanta, Georgia.

U.S. Department of Commerce, U. S. Census Bureau. 5-22-2006. Facts for Features: *Special Edition* 2006 Hurricane Season Begins. http://www.census.gov/Press-Release/www/releases/archives/facts_for_features_special_editions/006838.html. Accessed on: 5-31-2007

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Southeast Region. 2003. Final Environmental Impact Statement: Rulemaking for the Incidental Take of Small Numbers of Florida Manatees Resulting from Governmental Programs Related to Watercraft Access and Watercraft Operations in the State of Florida.

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