Resource References

The following references were consulted when Manatee Gourmet Coffee was founded over two decades ago.

Ackerman, B.B. 1995. Aerial surveys of manatees: a summary and progress report. Pages 13-33 in T.J. O'Shea, B.B. Ackerman, and H.F. Percival, editors. Population biology of the Florida manatee. National Biological Service Information and Technology Report 1.

Ackerman, B.B., S. D. Wright, R.K. Bonde, D.K. Odell, and D. Banowetz. 1992. Trends and patterns in manatee mortality in Florida, 1974-1991. P. 22 in Interim report of the technical workshop on manatee population biology (T.J. O’Shea, B.B. Ackerman, and H.F. Percival, eds.). Manatee Population Research Report No. 10. Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, University of Florida, Gainesville, 83 pp.

Bell, F. W. and M. McLean, 1997, The Effect of Manatee Speed Zones on Property Values, Department of Economics, Florida State University.

Bolen, M. E. 1998. Age Determination of the Florida Manatees, Trichechus manatus latirostris, Killed by the 1996 Red Tide Epizootic in Southwestern Florida. Abstract from the proceedings of the World Marine Mammal Conference.

Bolen, M. E., et. al. 1999. A Comparison of Techniques Uses in Determining Ages of the Florida Manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris). Abstract from the proceedings of the 13th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals.

Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, 1976 – 1999, Vessel Registrations.

Florida Manatee Status Statement by the Manatee Population Status Working Group, 28 April 2000.

Marmontel, M. 1993. Age determination and population biology of the Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Florida, Gainesville, 408 pp.

Manatee Salvage Database, January 1974 – July 1986 USGS, Biological Resources Division, Sirenia Project; July 1986 – 2000, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Florida Marine Research Institute.

Save the Manatee Trust Fund, Annual Report, 1999-2000.

Sirenews, Number 34, October 2000. Daryl P. Doming, editor Newsletter of the IUCN/SSC Sirenia Specialist Group.

United States Fish and Wildlife Service. 1996. Florida Manatee Recovery Plan (Trichechus manatus latirostris). [Second Revision - Originally approved April 15, 1980]. Prepared by the Florida Manatee Recovery Team for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Atlanta, Georgia. 160 pp.