This is a select list of works produced by the faculty of the USF Department of Integrative Biology. Materials are included when two conditions are satisfied: 1) the creator approves inclusion and 2) the publisher allows the material to be placed in the repository. Please direct questions or requests to expand the list of materials to Jason Boczar.

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Submissions from 2014

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Multisensory Integration and Behavioral Plasticity in Sharks from Different Ecological Niches, Jayne M. Gardiner, Jelle Atema, Robert E. Hueter, and Philip J. Motta

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Nitrogen Inputs and Losses in Response to Chronic CO2 Exposure in a Subtropical Oak Woodland, B. A. Hungate, B. D. Duval, P. Dijkstra, D. W. Johnson, M. E. Ketterer, Peter Stiling, W. Cheng, J. Millman, A. Hartley, and D. B. Stover

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Demography of North American Tortoises, Earl D. McCoy, Gustavo Aguirre L., Richard T. Kazmaier, and C. Richard Tracy

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Life History and Demographic Drivers of Reservoir Competence for Three Tick-Borne Zoonotic Pathogens, Richard S. Ostfeld, Taal Levi, Anna E. Jolles, Lynn B. Martin, Parviez R. Hosseini, and Felicia Keesing

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Grooming as a Secondary Behavior in the Shrimp Macrobrachium rosenbergii (Crustacea, Decapoda, Caridea), Lauren N. VanMaurik and Jennifer L. Wortham

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Experimental Evolution Alters the Rate and Temporal Pattern of Population Growth in Batrachochytrium Dendrobatidis, a Lethal Fungal Pathogen of Amphibians, Jamie Voyles, Leah R. Johnson, Cheryl J. Briggs, Scott D. Cashins, Ross A. Alford, Lee Berger, Lee F. Skerratt, Rick Speare, and Erica Bree Rosenblum

Submissions from 2013

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Abundance of North American Tortoises, Linda J. Allison and Earl D. McCoy

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Iron modulates cell survival in a Ras- and MAPK-dependent manner in ovarian cells, K A. Bauckman, Edward M. Haller, I Flores, and M Nanjundan

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A functional trait perspective on plant invasion: invasiveness to impacts in a changing world, R. E. Drenovsky, B. J. Grewell *, C. M. D'Antonio, J. L. Funk, and Christina L. Richards

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Blood-Brain Barrier Alterations Provide Evidence of Subacute Diaschisis in an Ischemic Stroke Rat Model, Svitlana Garbuzova-Davis, Maria C. O. Rodrigues, Diana G. Hernandez-Ontiveros, Naoki Tajiri, Aric Frisna-Deyo, Sean M. Boffeli, Jerry V. Abraham, Mibel Pabon, Andrew Wagner, Hiroto Ishikawa, Kazutaka Shinozuka, Edward M. Haller, Paul Sanberg, Yuji Kaneko, and Cesario Borlongan

Habitat requirements of key vertebrate species that are under-represented on phosphate mined lands, H R. Mushinsky and Earl D. McCoy

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Fan forensics, the science behind ceiling fan blade slump and sustained humidity, D Nehrig and Edward M. Haller

Biology and Conservation of North American Tortoises, D Rostal, Earl D. McCoy, and H R. Mushinsky

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Within-genotype epigenetic variation enables broad niche width in a flower living yeast, Aaron W. Schrey and Christina L. Richards

Submissions from 2012

Transcriptional response of sulfur chemolithoautotroph Thiomicrospira crunogena to dissolved inorganic carbon limitation, K Dobrinski, S Enkemann, S Yoder, Edward M. Haller, and K. Scott

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Mitochondrial DNA Assessment of the Phylogeography of the Gopher Tortoise, Joshua R. Ennen, Brian R. Kreiser, Carl P. Qualls, Daniel Gaillard, Matthew Aresco, Roger Birkhead, Tracey Tuberville, Earl D. McCoy, Henry R. Mushinsky, Thomas W. "Bill" Hentges, and Aaron W. Schrey

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Environmental heterogeneity and plant biology, G. A. Fox, B. E. Kiendall, and S. Schwinning

Impaired blood-brain/spinal cord barrier in ALS patients, S N. Garbuzova-Davis, D Hernandez-Ontiveros, M Rodrigues, Edward M. Haller, A Frisna-Deyo, S Mirtyl, S Sallot, S Saporta, C Borlongan, and P Sanberg

Urbanization interferes with the use of amphibians as indicators of wetland health, J C. Guzy, Earl D. McCoy, A C. Deyle, S Gonzalez, N Halstead, and H R. Mushinsky

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Variation among individuals in cone production in Pinus palustris Mill. (Pinaceae), K. L. Haymes and G. A. Fox

Genetic differentiation of a poorly-dispersing lizard in continuous and fragmented habitat, S A. Heath, W. Schrey, K G. Ashton, H R. Mushinsky & E, and D McCoy

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Epigenetics for behavioral ecologists, Chris C. Ledón-Rettig, Christina L. Richards, and Lynn B. Martin

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Nanorods formed from a new class of peptidomimetics, Y Niu, W Haifan, R Huang, Q Qiao, F Costanza, X Wang, Y Hu, M Amin, A Nguyen, J Zhang, Edward M. Haller, S Ma, X Li, and J Cai

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Genome-wide patterns of Arabidopsis gene expression in nature, Christina L. Richards, U. Rosas, J. A. Banta, N. Bhambra, and M. D. Purugganan

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Evolutionary significance of epigenetic variation, Christina L. Richards, K.J. F. Verhoeven, and O. Bossdorf

Range-wide genetic analysis of a rare lizard identifies genetic structure similar to that of more common sympatric lizards, Aaron W. Schrey; K G. Ashton; S Heath, H; R Mushinsky & E; and D McCoy

Epigenetic variation may compensate for decreased genetic variation with introductions: A case study using house sparrows (Passer domesticus) on two continents, Aaron W. Schrey, Courtney A. C. Coon, M Grispo, Mohammed Awad, Earl D. McCoy, H R. Mushinsky, and L B. Martin

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Epigenetic variation may compensate for decreased genetic variation with introductions: a case study using house sparrows (Passer domesticus) on two continents, Aaron W. Schrey, Courtney A. C. Coon, Michael T. Grispo, Mohammed Awad, Titus Imboma, Earl D. McCoy, Henry R. Mushinsky, Christina L. Richards, and Lynn B. Martin

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The role of epigenetics in evolution: The extended synthesis, Aaron W. Schrey, Christina L. Richards, Victoria Meller, Vincent Sollars, and Douglas M. Ruden

Multifaceted conservation assessment of uncommon species: The golden mouse (Ochrotomys nuttalli) in Florida, S A. Smiley, Earl D. McCoy, A W. Schrey, and H R. Mushinsky

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Chronic autophagy is a cellular adaptation to tumor acidic pH microenvironment, J Wojtkowiak, J Rothberg, V Kumar, K Schramm, Edward M. Haller, J Proemsey, M Lloyd, B Sloane, and R Gillies

Submissions from 2011

The species-area relationship, E F. Connor and Earl D. McCoy

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Theory of ecological gradients, G. A. Fox, S. M. Scheiner, and M. Willig

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Biological control of animals, J. H. Frank, R. G. Van Drietsch, M. S. Hoddle, and Earl D. McCoy

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Blood-brain barrier impairment in an animal model of MPS III B, S N. Garbuzova-Davis, M Louis, Edward M. Haller, H Derasari, A Rawls, and P Sanberg

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Emergent insights from the synthesis of conceptual frameworks for biological invasions, J. Gurevitch, G. A. Fox, G. Wardle, Inderjit, and D. Taub

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The statistical mechanics of community assembly and species distribution, C. K. Kelly, S. J. Blundell, M. G. Bowler, G. A. Fox, and P. A. Harvey

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Demographic heterogeneity, cohort selection and population growth, B. E. Kendall, G. A. Fox, M. Fujwara, and T. Nogeire

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Initial observations of Cell-mediated drug delivery to the deep lung, A Kumar, M Glam, N El-Badri, S Mohapatra, Edward M. Haller, P Seungjoo, L Patrick, L Nattkemper, V Dawn, and D Cameron

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Integrator Networks: Illuminating the Black Box Linking Genotype and Phenotype, Lynn B. Martin, A. L. Liebl, J. H. Trotter, Christina L. Richards, and K. McCoy

Effects of rainfall and the potential influence of climate change on two congeneric tortoise species, Earl D. McCoy, R D. Moore, H R. Mushinsky, and S C. Popa

Ecological and genetic studies of the sand skink (Plestiodon reynoldsi) in central and south Florida/Research to Benefit the conservation of the Florida Sand Skink, H R. Mushinsky, Earl D. McCoy, A Catenazzi, E Britt, A Schrey, and J S. Godley

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The hairy problem of epigenetics in evolution, Christina L. Richards and Jonathan F. Wendel

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The underpinnings of the relationship of species richness with space and time, S. M. Scheiner, A. Chiarucci, G. A. Fox, M. R. Helmus, and D. J. McGlinn

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Fire alters patterns of genetic diversity among three lizard species in Florida Scrub habitat, Aaron W. Schrey, K G. Ashton, S Heath, Earl D. McCoy, and H R. Mushinsky

Fire increases variance in genetic characteristics of Florida Sand Skink (Plestiodon reynoldsi) local populations, Aaron W. Schrey, A M. Fox, H R. Mushinsky, and Earl D. McCoy

Broad-scale latitudinal patterns of genetic diversity among native European and introduced house sparrow (Passer domesticus) populations, Aaron W. Schrey, M Grispo, M Awad, M B. Cook, Earl D. McCoy, H R. Mushinsky, T Albayrak, S Bensch, L K. Butler, H B. Fokidis, H Jensen, T Imboma, A M. Reynolds, M M. Rios, L M. Romero, I R.K. Stewart, H Westerdahl, D F. Westneat, P Zehtindjev, and L B. Martin

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Measuring isotope fractionation by autotrophic microorganisms and enzymes, K. M. Scott, G. A. Fox, and P. R. Girguis

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Inferring microhabitat preferences of Lilium catesbaei (Liliaceae), K. P. Sommers, M. Elswick, G. I. Herrick, and G. A. Fox

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Demographic heterogeneity impacts density-dependent population dynamics, J. Stover, B. E. Kendall, and G. A. Fox

Revised recovery plan for the Mojave population of the desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii), US Fish and Wildlife Service, C R. Tracy, W Boarman, D Delehanty, J Heato, Earl D. McCoy, K Nussear, B Hagerty, P Medica, D Morafka, and R Averill-Murray

Submissions from 2010

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Ballistic Tongue Projection in Chameleons Maintains High Performance at Low Temperature, Christopher V. Anderson and Stephen M. Deban

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Experimental alteration of DNA methylation affects the phenotypic plasticity of ecologically relevant traits in Arabidopsis thaliana, O. Bossdorf, D. Arcurri, Christina L. Richards, and M. Pigliucci

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Long-term effects of fire and fire-return interval on population structure and growth of longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill), C. R. Ford, E. S. Minor, and G. A. Fox

How should the risk associated with the introduction of biological control agents be estimated? , Earl D. McCoy and J H. Frank

Is the Florida Sand Skink (Plestiodon reynoldsi) a dietary specialist? , Earl D. McCoy, N Ihász, E J. Britt, and H R. Mushinsky

Aging the threatened sand skink with skeletochronology, Earl D. McCoy, H R. Mushinsky, W J. Shockley, and M R. Alvarez

Long generation time delays the genetic response to habitat fragmentation in the threatened Florida Sand Skink, Earl D. McCoy, J Q. Richmond, H R. Mushinsky, E J. Britt, and J S. Godley

Measuring wetland health: Monitoring anuran calling activity at urban and non-urban cypress domes, H R. Mushinsky, Earl D. McCoy, A C. Deyle, and J C. Guzy

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Plant phenotypic plasticity in a changing climate, A. B. Nicotra, O. K. Atkin, S. P. Bonser, A. Davidson, Christina L. Richards, E J. Finnegan, U Mathesius, P Poot, M D. Purugganan, F. Valladares, and M Van Kleunan

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What Role Does Heritable Epigenetic Variation Play in Phenotypic Evolution?, Christina L. Richards, Oliver Bossdorf, and Massimo Pigliucci

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Understanding natural epigenetic variation, Christina L. Richards, Oliver Bossdorf, and K.J. F. Verhoeven

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Evaluating Adaptive Processes for Conservation and Management of Estuarine and Coastal Resources, Christina L. Richards, J. P. Wares, and J. A. Mackie

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Plasticity, not adaptation to salt level, explains variation along a salinity gradient in a salt marsh perennial, Christina L. Richards, S. N. White, M. A. McGuire, S. J. Franks, L. A. Donovan, and R Maurico

Transgressive aggression in Sceloporus hybrids confers fitness through advantages in male agonistic encounters, T R. Robbins, J N. Pruitt, L E. Straub, Earl D. McCoy, and H R. Mushinsky

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Linking Global Climate and Temperature Variability to Widespread Amphibian Declines Putatively Caused by Disease, Jason R. Rohr and Thomas R. Raffel

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Buccal Pumping Mechanics of Xenopus Laevis Tadpoles: Effects of Biotic and Abiotic Factors, William G. Ryerson and Stephen M. Deban

Arsenic trioxide induces a beclin-1-independent autophagic pathway via modulation of SnoN/SkiL expression in ovarian carcinoma cells, D M. Smith, S Patel, F Raffoul, Edward M. Haller, G. B. Mills, and M Nanjundan

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Modulation of hyaluronan production by CD44 positive glioma cells, M Wiranowska, S Ladd, L C. Moscinski, B Hill, Edward M. Haller, K Mikecz, and A Plaas

Submissions from 2009

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Complex rearrangements lead to novel chimeric gene fusion polymorphisms at the Arabidopsis MAF2-5 flowering time gene cluster, Ana L. Caicedo, Christina L. Richards, Ian M. Ehrenreich, and Michael D. Purugganan

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Activity of Trunk Muscles During Aquatic and Terrestrial Locomotion in Ambystoma Maculatum, Stephen M. Deban and Nadja Schilling

Masticophis flagellum (coachwhip) positively selects scrub habitat at multiple spatial scales, B J. Halstead, Earl D. McCoy, and H R. Mushinsky

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Are Morphological Specializations of the Hyolingual System in Chameleons and Salamanders Tuned to Demands on Performance?, Anthony Herrel, Stephen M. Deban, Vicky Schaerlaeken, Jean-Pierre Timmermans, and D. Adriaens

Understanding disease in desert tortoise populations: A brief summary of knowledge and recommendations pertinent to conservation, P Hudson, K S. Berry, C R. Tracy, Earl D. McCoy, K Ralls, M Reed, and R Steidl

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Interpreting, and Presenting Microbiological Data Associated with Reclaimed Water Systems. Report 04-012-01, A. D. Levine, G. A. Fox, and V. J. Harwood

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Perspectives on ecological and evolutionary systems biology, Christina L. Richards, Y. Hanzawa, I. M. Ehrenreich, M. Katari, K. E. Englemann, and M D. Purugganan

Submissions from 2008

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Epigenetics for ecologists, O. Bossdorf, Christina L. Richards, and Massimo Pigliucci

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Locomotor Function of Forelimb Protractor and Retractor Muscles of Dogs: Evidence of Strut-like Behavior at the Shoulder, David R. Carrier, Stephen M. Deban, and Timna Fischbein

Plestiodon reynoldsi Albinism, A Catenazzi, Earl D. McCoy, and H R. Mushinsky

Wildlife habitat and wildlife utilization of phosphate-mined lands, D Durbin, S Gonzalez, K Robbins, N Halstead, H R. Mushinsky, and Earl D. McCoy

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Tidal Influence on a Fringing Mangrove Intertidal Fish Community as Observed by in situ Video Recording: Implications for Studies of Tidally Migrating Nekton, William L. Ellis and Susan S. Bell

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Discrete analysis (matrix models), G. A. Fox

Sympatric Masticophis flagellum and Coluber constrictor select prey at different levels of taxonomy, B J. Halstead, H R. Mushinsky, and Earl D. McCoy

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Food Restriction Compromises Immune Memory in Deer Mice (Peromyscus maniculatus) by Reducing Spleen-Derived Antibody-Producing B Cell Numbers, Lynn B. Martin, Kristen J. Navara, Michael T. Bailey, Chelsea R. Hutch, Nicole D. Powell, John F. Sheridan, and Randy J. Nelson

A data aggregation problem in studies of upper respiratory tract disease in the gopher tortoise, Earl D. McCoy

Using an Ecological Ethics framework to make decisions about the relocation of wildlife, Earl D. McCoy and K S. Berry

A future with small populations of the gopher tortoise, Earl D. McCoy, H R. Mushinsky, and R D. Moore

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Plasticity in salt tolerance traits allows for invasion of salt marshes by Japanese knotweed s.l. (Fallopia japonica and F. xbohemica, Polygonaceae), Christina L. Richards, Ramona L. Walls, John P. Bailey, Radha Parameswaran, Tara George, and Massimo Pigliucci

Translocation of the gopher tortoise: Difficulties associated with assessing success, S C. Riedl, H R. Mushinsky, and Earl D. McCoy

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Translocation of the Gopher Tortoise: Difficulties Associated with Assessing Success, Susannah C. Riedl, Henry R. Mushinsky, and Earl D. McCoy

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Evaluating the Links Between Climate, Disease Spread, and Amphibian Declines, Jason R. Rohr, Thomas R. Raffel, John M. Romansic, Hamish McCallum, and Peter J. Hudson

Submissions from 2007

Scientific review of relocation in the Gopher Tortoise management plan, R Ashton, P Ashton, J Berish, B Blihovde, B Bolt, S Hermann, C Guyer, E Jacobson, Earl D. McCoy, H R. Mushinsky, and W Thompson

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Extremely High-Power Tongue Projection in Plethodontid Salamanders, Stephen M. Deban, James C. O'Reilly, Ursula Dicke, and Johan van Leeuwen

The risk of classical biological control in Florida, J H. Frank and Earl D. McCoy

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Evidence of compromised blood-spinal cord barrier in early and late symptomatic SOD1 mice modeling ALS, S N. Garbuzova-Davis, S Saporta, Edward M. Haller, I Kolomey, S Bennett, H Potter, and P R. Sanberg

Ultrastructure of blood-brain barrier and blood-spinal cord barrier in SOD1 mice Modeling ALS, S N. Garbuzova-Davis, S Saporta, Edward M. Haller, I Kolomey, S Bennett, H Potter, and P R. Sanberg

Alternative foraging tactics of a central place forager examined using correlated random walk models, B J. Halstead, Earl D. McCoy, T A. Stilson, and H R. Mushinsky

Estimates of minimum patch size depend on the method of estimation and the condition of the habitat, Earl D. McCoy and H R. Mushinsky

Conservation strategies and emergent diseases: The case of upper respiratory tract disease in the gopher tortoise, Earl D. McCoy, H R. Mushinsky, and J K. Lindzey

Measuring wetland health: Establishing current population levels of anurans in cypress domes, H R. Mushinsky, Earl D. McCoy, and N Halstead