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NOAA. Pensacola Naval Air Station environmental report.

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Florida Keys


Ault, JS, JA Bohnsack, GA Meester. 1998. A retrospective (1979-1996) multispecies assessment of coral reef fish stocks in the Florida Keys. Fishery Bulletin. 96:3: 395-414.

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Chiappone, M, Sluka, R, and Sealey, KS. 2000. Groupers (Pisces: Serranidae) in fished and protected areas of the Florida Keys, Bahamas and northern Caribbean. Marine Ecology Progress Series 198: 261-272.

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Dodge, R. E., A. V. Soloviev, T. Gustafson, M. E. Luther, R. H. Weisberg. 2006. Response of the Coastal Ocean on the Southeast Florida Shelf to Tropical Cyclones During 1999-2005 Hurricane Seasons. Eos Trans. AGU, 87(36), Ocean Sci. Meet. Suppl., Abstract OS16H-14.

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Dustan, P. 1977. Vitality of reef coral populations off Key Largo, Florida: Recruitment and mortality Environmental Geology 2:1:51-58.

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Dustan, P. 1999. Coral reefs under stress: Sources of mortality in the Florida Keys
Natural Resources Forum. Dordrecht [Nat. Resour. Forum]  23: 2: 147-155. 

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Gischler, E. 2007. A decade of decline of massive corals in Florida patch reefs. Atoll Research Bulletin 547: 1-12.

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Lapointe, BE, PJ Barile, WR Matzie. 2004. Anthropogenic nutrient enrichment of seagrass and coral reef communities in the lower Florida Keys: discrimination of local versus regional nitrogen sources. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 308: 23-58.

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Lapointe, B. and M. Clark. 1992. Nutrient Inputs from the Watershed and Coastal Eutrophication in the Florida Keys. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 15:4: 465-476.

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Manzello, D. P., M. Brandt, T. B. Smith, D. Lirman, J. C. Hendee and R. S. Nemeth. 2007. Hurricanes benefit bleached corals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104(29):12035-12039.

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Porter, JW, P Dustan, WC Jaap, KL Patterson, V Kosmynin, OW Meier, ME Patterson, M Parsons. 2001, Patterns of coral disease in the Florida Keys. Hydrobiologia 460: 1-24.

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Porter, J.W., V. Kosmynin, K. L. Patterson, K. G. Porter,W. C. Jaap, J. L. Wheaton, K. Hackett, M. Lybolt, C. P. Tsokos, G. Yanev, D.M.Marcinek, J. Dotten, D. Eaken, M. Patterson, O.W.Meier, M. Brill & P. Dustan. 2002. Detection of coral reef change by the Florida Keys Coral Reef Monitoring Project. In Porter, J. W. & K. G. Porter (eds), The Everglades, Florida Bay, and Coral Reefs of the Florida Keys. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL: 749–769.


Porter, JW, SK Lewis, and KG Porter. 1999. The effect of multiple stressors on the Florida Keys coral reef ecosystem: a landscape hypothesis and a physiological test. Limnology and Oceanography 44(3, Part 2): 941-949.

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Porter, J. and O. Meier. 1992. Quantification of Loss and Change in Floridian Reef Coral Populations. American Zoologist 32:6:625-640.

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Szmant, AM and NJ Gassman. 1990. The effects of prolonged “bleaching” on the tissue biomass and reproduction of the reef coral Montastrea annularis. Coral Reefs 8:217-224.

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Talge, H. 1992. Impact of recreational divers on scleratinian corals at Looe Key, Florida. In Proceedings of the Seventh International Coral Reef Symposium, Guam. 2: 1077-1082.

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Vargas-Angel, B., E. C. Peters, E. Kramarsky-Winter, D. S. Gilliam and R. E. Dodge. 2007. Cellular reactions to sedimentation and temperature stress in the Caribbean coral Montastraea cavernosa. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 95(2): 140-145.

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Woodley, C., C. Downs, J. Fauth, J. Halas, P. Muller, R. Curry, E. Fisher.  2004. Coral reef health assessment in the Florida Keys.  In Abstract Book  Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry’s Fourth SETAC World Congress and 25th Annual Meeting in North America.

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General Florida Information


Earthdive. 2006. Safeguards “too little, too late” for Florida reefs. On-line article: http://www.earthdive.com/front_end/news/newsdetail.asp?id=1738. June 30.

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Santavy, DL, JK Summers, VD Engle, LC Harwell. 2005. The condition of coral reefs in South Florida (2000) using coral disease and bleaching as indicators. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 100: 129-152.

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Smith, FGW, RH Williams, CC Davis. 1950. An ecological survey of the subtropical inshore waters adjacent to Miami. Ecology. 31:1: 119-146.

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Tilmant, JT and GP Schmahl. 1982. A comparative analysis of coral damage on recreationally used reefs within Biscayne National Park, Florida. In: E.D. Gomez, C.E. Birkeland, R.W. Buddemeier, R.E. Johannes, J.A. Marsh, Jr. and R.T. Tsuda (eds.) Proceedings of the 4th International Coral Reef Symposium Vol. 1. Marine Science Center, University of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines. 187-192.

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Waddell, JE (ed.). 2005. The State of Coral Reef Ecosystems of the United States and Pacific Freely Associated States: 2005. NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 11. NOAA/NCCOS Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment’s Biogeography Team. Silver Spring, MD. 522 pp.

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Wilkinson, C (ed.). 2004. Status of Coral Reefs of the World: 2004, Volume 2. Australian Institute of Marine Science.

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