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Bibliography of the reptiles of the
Cayman Islands

Note: In order to limit redundancy, relevant literature indexed in the related bibliographies in the left column may not have been included in this page. For a comprehensive search of literature, these bibliographies should therefore also be consulted.

Anonymous. 2006. Cayman Island turtle farm: under fire by conservationists. Marine Turtle Newsletter 113: 9.

Anonymous. 2006. Cayman Turtle Farm - a response to NGO comments. Marine Turtle Newsletter 113: 10.

Aiken, J.; Bell, C.; Solomon, J.; Clamp, J. 2002. The reproductive status of Marine Turtles nesting in the Cayman Islands: work in progress. Marine Turtle Newsletter 95: 13-14.

Aiken, J.; Broderick, A.; Godley, B.; Ebanks-Petrie, G. 2002. Marine Turtles in the Cayman Islands, British West Indies. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC 477: 253-256.

Aiken, J.J.; Godley, B.J.; Broderick, A.C.; Austin, T.; Ebanks-Petrie, G.; Hays, G.C. 2001. Two hundred years after a commercial Marine Turtle fishery: the current status of Marine Turtles nesting in the Cayman Islands. Oryx 35(2): 145-151.

Bell, C.; Austin, T. 2003. The continued assessment of the reproductive status of the Marine Turtle rookery in the Cayman Islands. NOAA Technical Memorandum NMFS-SEFSC 503: 87-88.

Bell, C.D.; Blumenthal, J.M.; Austin, T.J.; Solomon, J.L.; Ebanks-Petrie, G.; Broderick, A.C.; Godley, B.J. 2006. Traditional Caymanian fishery may impede local Marine Turtle population recovery. Endangered Species Research 2: 63-69.

Bell, C.D.; Solomon, J.L.; Blumenthal, J.M.; Austin, T.J.; Ebanks-Petrie, G.; Broderick, A.C.; Godley, B.J. 2007. Monitoring and conservation of critically reduced Marine Turtle nesting populations: lessons from the Cayman Islands. Animal Conservation 10(1): 39-47.

Considine, J.L.; Winberry, J.J. 1978. The Green Sea Turtle of the Cayman Islands. Oceanus 21(3): 50-55.

Critchley, K. 1987. Tar covered turtles recovered on Grand Cayman. Marine Turtle Newsletter 40: 11-12.

Echternacht, A.C. 2004. Species profile: Ground Boas (Tropidophis) of the Cayman Islands. Iguana (West Hartford) 11(3): 151-152.

Echternacht, A.C.; Burton, F.J.; Blumenthal, J.M. 2011. The amphibians and reptiles of the Cayman Islands: Conservation issues in the face of invasions. pp. 129-148. In: Hailey, A.; Wilson, B.S. & Horrocks, J.A. (eds.). Conservation of Caribbean Island herpetofaunas. Vol. 2. Regional accounts of the West Indies. Brill, Leiden & Boston. 439 pp.

Edgar, P. 2010. The Amphibians and Reptiles Of the UK Overseas Territories, Crown Dependencies and Sovereign Base Areas. Amphibian and Reptile Conservation, Boscombe, United Kingdom. 132 pp.

Franz, R.; Morgan, G.S.; Davies, J.E. 1987. Some recent introductions of reptiles in the Cayman Islands, West Indies. Herpetological Review 18(1): 10-11.

Garman, S. 1887. On the reptiles and batrachians of Grand Cayman. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 24: 273-277.

Garman, S. 1888. Reptiles and batrachians from the Caymans and from the Bahamas, collected by Prof. C. J. Maynard for the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Cambridge, Mass. Bull. Essex Inst. 20: 1-13.

Grant, C. 1940. The herpetology of the Cayman Islands, with an appendix on the Cayman Islands and marine turtle by C.B. Lewis. Bull. Inst. Jamaica Sci. Ser. 2: 1-65.

Lewis, C.B. 1945. Effect of the 1044 hurricane on Grand Cayman reptiles. Herpetologica 3: 27-8.

Losos, J.B.; Marks, J.C.; Schoener, T.W. 1993. Habitat use and ecological interactions of an introduced and a native species of Anolis lizard on Grand Cayman, with a review of the outcomes of anole introductions. Oecologia (Heidelberg) 95(4): 525-532.

Morgan, G.S.; Patton, T.H. 1979. On the occurrence of Crocodylus (Reptilia, Crocodilidae) in the Cayman Islands, British West Indies. Journal of Herpetology 13(3): 289-292.

Parry, B. 2009. The Red-eared Slider (Trachemys scripta) and hickatee (Trachemys decussata) on Grand Cayman. Testudo 7(1): 25-37.

Seidel, M.E.; Franz, R. 1994. Amphibians and reptiles (exclusive of marine turtles) of the Cayman Islands. Monographiae Biologicae 71: 407-433.

Thomas, R. 1963. Cayman Islands Tropidophis (Reptila, Serpentes). Breviora 195: 1-8.

Townson, S. 1980. West Indian iguanas of the genus Cyclura: the threat of habitat destruction in the Cayman Islands. British Journal of Herpetology 6(3): 101-104.

Williams, E.E. 1964. Remarks on the relationships of the reptiles and amphibians of the Cayman Islands. Occas. Pap. Mollusks 2: 383-384.

Wood, F.; Wood, J.R. 1994. Sea Turtles of the Cayman Islands. Monographiae Biologicae 71: 229-236.

Wood, J. 1985. New Cayman turtle law. Marine Turtle Newsletter 35: 9.