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The occurrence of amphibians and reptiles in saltwater areas, and a bibliography.
This paper discusses records of 52 species of amphibians and 273 reptiles which habitually or occasionally invade brackish or salt water habitats. Numerous references to amphibians and reptiles inhabiting salt water areas ...
The status of Hyla flavigula.
Based on examination of specimens from Harris County and Aransas County, Texas, Hyla flavigula is synonymized with H. squirella.
Morphological intergradation in Gulf Coastal brown snakes, Storeria dekayi and Storeria tropica.
This paper places the salt marsh brown snake (Storeria tropica limnetes) in the species Storeria dekayi. Brown snakes occurring in the salt marshes of eastern Texas are considered Storeria dekayi limnetes.
Management significance of damage by geese and muskrats to Gulf coast marshes.
A type of marsh damage, locally known as eatout, is the normal consequence of the intensive feeding habit peculiar to blue and snow geese. Similiar damage results when muskrats are allowed to overpopulate their habitat. ...
Distribution of interstitial retinol-binding protein (IRBP) in the vertebrates.
Immunoblots of interphotoreceptor matrix preparations from 20 species belonging to six vertebrate classes were probed with antibodies against bovine interstitial retinol-binding protein (b-IRBP). Each preparation displayed ...
The occurrence of sea turtles on the south Texas coast
The results of a three-year survey of sea turtles on south Texas beaches indicates that they are stranded most frequently in April-May and November and most often on Mustang Island and the Northern half of Padre Island. ...
Maximum total length and age of red drum off Texas.
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A checklist of Texas freshwater fishes
This checklist is an update to that of Hubbs, 1961. A number of changes have been made, such as addition of eight species of fauna.
Vertebrate use of nontidal wetlands on Galveston Island, Texas.
The nontidal wetlands of Galveston Island, Texas, depend on local rainfall for freshwater, and many dry out during the summer. Evaporation and innundation by storm tides cause salinities to rise; they decline when heavy ...
Studies on marine fishes of Texas.
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