Freshwater Fishes of Florida References

Compiled By:
George H. Burgess
Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611
Steve Walsh
Caribbean Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey

Ager, L. A. 1971. The Fishes of Lake Okeechobee. Quart. J. Florida Acad. Sci. 34(1):53-62.

Allen, E. R. 1946. Fishes of Silver Springs, Florida. Private Printing, 36 p.

Bailey, R. M., Winn, H.E. and Smith, C.L.. 1954. Fishes from the Escambia River, Alabama and Florida, with ecologic and taxonomic notes. Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Phila. 106:109-164.

Bass, D.G., Jr. 1991. Riverine fishes of Florida, p. 65-83. In: R.J. Livingston (ed.), The Rivers of Florida, Springer-Verlag.

Beecher, H. A. and Hixson, W. C. 1982. Seasonal abundance of fishes in three northwest Florida rivers. Florida Sci. 45(3):145-171.

Beecher, H. A.; Hixson, W. C., and Hopkins, T. S. 1977. Fishes of a Florida oxbow lake and its parent river. Florida Sci. 40(2):140-148.

Brockman, K. A. and Bortone, S. A. 1977. Cave dwelling fishes in panhandle Florida. Florida Scientist. 40(4):406-407.

Burgess, G. H. and Franz, R. 1978. Zoogeography of the aquatic fauna of the St. Johns River system with comments on adjacent peninsular faunas. Amer. Midl. Nat. 100(1):160-170.

Burgess, G. H.; Gilbert, C. R.; Guillory, V., and Taphorn, D. C. 1977. Distributional notes on north Florida freshwater fishes. Florida Sci. 40(1):33-41.

Carlson, J. E. and Duever, M. J. 1978. Seasonal fish population fluctuations in south Florida swamp. Proc. Ann. Conf. S.E. Assoc. Fish Wildl. Agencies. 31:603-611.

Carr, A. F. 1936. A key to the freshwater fishes of Florida. Proc. Florida Acad. Sci. 1:72-86.

Champeau, T. R. 1990. Ichthyofaunal evaluation of the Peace River, Florida. Florida Scientist. 53(4):302-311.

Conrow, R. and Zale, A. V. 1985. Early life history stages of fishes of Orange Lake, Florida: an illustrated identification manual. Florida Coop. Fish & Wildl. Res. Unit, Tech. Rep. 15, 45 p.

Courtenay, W. R. and Robins, C. R. 1973. Exotic aquatic organisms in Florida with emphasis on fishes: a review and recommendations. Trans. Amer. Fish. Soc. 102(1):1-12.

Courtenay, W. R.; Sahlman, H. F.; Miley, W. W., and Herrema, D. J. 1974. Exotic fishes in fresh and brackish waters of Florida. Biol. Conserv. 6(4):292-302.

Crittenden, E. and Barkuloo, J. 1956 . A study of the fish population of Lake George, Florida. Based on samples obtained by use of rotenone and an otter trawl: Florida Game Fresh Water Fish Comm. 98 p.

Dineen, J. W. 1974. The fishes of the Everglades, pp. 375-385. In: Gleason, P. J., (ed.). Environments of South Florida: Present and Past. Mem. Miami Geol. Soc. 2.

Gilbert, C. R. 1987. Zoogeography of the freshwater fish fauna of southern Georgia and peninsular Florida. Brimleyana. 13:25-54.

Gilbert, C. R. (ed.). 1992 . Rare and Endangered Biota of Florida. Volume II. Fishes. University Press of Florida; Gainesville, 247 p.

Goin, C. J. 1943. The lower vertebrate fauna of the water hyacinth community in northern Florida. Proc. Florida Acad. Nat. Sci. 6(3-4):143-153.

Hellier, T. R. 1967. The fishes of the Santa Fe River system. Bull. Florida State Mus. 11(1):1-46.

Herald, E. S. and Strickland, R. R. 1949. An annotated list of fishes of Homasassa Springs, Florida. Quart. J. Florida Acad. Sci. 11(4):99-109.

Hoyer, M.V., and D.E. Canfield. 1994. Handbook of common freshwater fish in Florida lakes. IFAS SP 160.

Hubbs, C. L. and Allen, E. R. 1943. Fishes of Silver Springs, Florida. Proc. Florida Acad. Sci. 6(3-4):110-130.

Kilby, J. D. and Caldwell, D. K. 1955. A list of fishes from the southern tip of the Florida peninsula. Quart. J. Florida Acad. Sci. 18(3):195-206.

Kushlan, J. A. and Lodge, T. E. 1974. Ecological and distributional notes on the freshwater fish of southern Florida. Florida Sci. 37(2):110-128.

Laerm, J.; Freeman, B. J.; Vitt, L. J.; Meyers, J. M., and Logan, L. 1980. Vertebrates of the Okefenokee Swamp. Brimleyana. 4:47-73.

Leitman, H. M.; Darst, M. R., and Nordhaus, J. J. 1991. Fishes in the forested flood plain of the Ochlockonee River, Florida, during flood and drought conditions. U.S. Geol. Surv, Water-Res. Invest. Rep. 90-4202, 36 p.

Loftus, W. F. and Kushlan, J. A. 1987. Freshwater fishes of southern Florida. Bull. Florida St. Mus. 31(4):147-344.

McLane, W. M. 1955. Fishes of the St. Johns River System. PhD Dissertation, Univ. Florida, Dept. Zoology, Gainesville, FL, i-v + 362 p.

Meehean, O. L. 1941. Fish populations of five Florida lakes. Trans. Amer. Fish. Soc. 71:184-194.

Moody, H. L. 1954. Adult fish populations by haul seine in seven Florida lakes. Quart. J. Florida Acad. Sci. 17(3):147-167.

Odum, H. T. 1953. Factors controlling marine invasion into Florida fresh waters. Bull. Mar. Sci. Gulf Carib. 3(2):134-156.

Reid, G. K. 1950. The fishes of Orange Lake, Florida. Quart. J. Florida Acad. Sci. 12(3):173-183.

Stevenson, H. M. 1976. Vertebrates of Florida, Univ. Florida Press, Gainesville, FL.

Swift, C.A., Gilbert, C.R., Bortone, S.A, Burgess, G.H. and Yerger, R.W. l986. Zoogeography of the freshwater fishes of the southeastern United States: Savannah River to Lake Pontchartrain, pp. 213-265. In: Hocutt, C.H., and E.O. Wiley (eds.), The Zoogeography of North American Fishes, Wiley Interscience Inc., New York.

Swift, C.; Yerger, R. W., and Parrish, P. R. 1977. Distribution and natural history of the fresh and brackish water fishes of the Ochlocknee River, Florida and Georgia. Tall Timbers Res. Sta. Bull. 20, 111 p.

Tagatz, M. E. 1967(1968). Fishes of the St. Johns River, Florida. Quart. J. Florida Acad. Sci. 30(1):25-50.

Wright, A. H. 1926. The vertebrate life of Okefenokee Swamp in relation to the Atlantic Coastal Plain. Ecology 7(1):77-95.

Yerger, R. W. 1975. Aquatic vertebrate fauna of the Kissimmee River-Lake Okeechobee watershed. Fla. Dept. Env. Reg., Tech. Ser. 1(6):1-39.

Yerger, R. W. 1977. Fishes of the Apalachicola River, In: pp. 22-33. In: Livingston, R. J. and Joyce, E. A. (eds.),Proceedings of the Conference on the Apalachicola Drainage System. Florida Mar. Res. Publ. 26.