Gopher Tortoise (gopherus polyphermus)Population Survey For St. Marks NWR-Line Transect Distance Sampling
September 2010 - August 2011
- US Geological Survey
The gopher tortoise (Gopherus polyphemus), unlisted range, is among the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Ecological Services 2008 priorities as a “preclude the need to list” species. This project furthers the Strategic Habitat Conservation process by providing critical information necessary for outcome-based monitoring, planning and management at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge.