Bibliography

Giant Salamander and Hellbender (Cryptobranchidae, Cryptobranchus alleganiensis & Andrias) bibliography for the University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History group.

  • Nickerson, M.A. 1972. Diving for hellbenders. Lore 22(4):119-121.
  • Nickerson, M.A. 1975. On the survival of hellbenders. Final environmental impact statement. Union Lake- Bourbeuse River, Missouri. Publication of the U.S. Army Engineer District, St. Louis, Missouri. 9:62-63. A 43-44.
  • Nickerson, M.A. 1978. Maintaining hellbender salamanders in captivity: The evolution of our knowledge. Proceedings of the American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquaria (1977-1978): 396-399.
  • Nickerson, M.A. 1980. Return of captive Ozark hellbenders Cryptobranchus alleganiensis bishopi to site of capture. Copeia 1980(3): 536-537.
  • Nickerson, M.A. 1984. The use of radiotelemetry in studying reptiles and amphibians. In Proceedings of the ecology of reptiles and amphibians of Minnesota symposium, p 10-15.
  • Nickerson, M.A. 1984. The Ozark hellbender Cryptobranchus alleganiensis bishopi. SE Rare & Endangered Species, Joint publication SE Section of The Wildlife Society, SE Section of the American Fisheries Society, and Tall Timbers Research Station, Miscellaneous Publications No. 6.
  • Nickerson, M.A. 1984. The hellbender Cryptobranchus a. alleganiensis . SE Rare &Endangered Species, Joint publication SE Section of The Wildlife Society, SE Section of the American Fisheries Society, and Tall Timbers Research Station, Miscellaneous Publications No. 6.
  • Nickerson, M.A. 2003. Asiatic giant salamanders and hellbenders. In Gzrimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia 2nd Edition, M.H. Hutchins and W.E. Duellman eds, Amphibia 6:343-347. Gale Group, Detroit.
  • Binkowski, F. & M.A. Nickerson. 1978. The routine and diurnal fluction in metabolism of the Ozark hellbender (Abstract) ASIH, SSAR,and HL joint meeting. Tempe, AZ, H-3.
  • Byram, J.K. and M.A. Nickerson. 2008. The use of tricaine (MS-222) in amphibian conservation. Reptile and Amphibian Corps Occasional Papers No.1: 1-20 pp.
  • Mays, C.E. & M.A. Nickerson.1972. A population study of the Ozark hellbender Cryptobranchus alleganiensis bishopi Grobman. (Abstract). Indiana Academy of Sciences 81:339-340.
  • Merkle, D.A., S.I. Guttman, and M.A. Nickerson.1977. Genetic uniformity throughout the range of the hellbender. Copeia 1977(3): 549-553.
  • Nickerson, M.A. & J. E. Hutchison. 1971. A study of the distribution of the fungus Basidiobolus ranarum Eidam in fish, amphibians, and reptiles. American Midland Naturalist 86 (2): 500-502.
  • Nickerson, M.A., & K.L. Krysko. 2000 / 2001. Status of the hellbender salamander Cryptobranchus alleganiensis (Daudin) in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park with comments on the mudpuppy Necturus maculosus salamanders. U.S. Dept. of Interior Report, 1-17.
  • Nickerson, M.A. & K.L. Krysko. 2003. Surveying for hellbender salamanders Cryptobranchus alleganiensis (Daudin): A review and critique. Journal of Applied Herpetology 1(1): 37-44.
  • Nickerson, M.A. & K.L. Krysko. 2003. Habitat differences affecting age class distributions of the hellbender salamander Cryptobranchus alleganiensis. Southeastern Naturalist 2(4): 619-629.
  • Nickerson, M.A., K.L. Krysko, & R.D. Owen. 2002. Ecological status of the hellbender Cryptobranchus alleganiensis and the mudpuppy Necturus maculosus salamanders in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Journal of the North Carolina Academy of Science 118(1): 27-34.
  • Nickerson, M.A. & C.E. Mays. 1970. A population of Ozark hellbenders. Abstract. (AAAS/HL meetings). Herpetological Review 2(4):7.
  • Nickerson, M.A. & C.E. Mays. 1973. A study of the Ozark hellbender Cryptobranchus alleganiensis bishopi. Ecology 54(5):1163-1165.
  • Nickerson, M.A. & C.E. Mays. 1973. The hellbenders: North American “giant salamanders”. Milwaukee Public Museum Special Publications in Biology and Geology No.1 vii +1-106.
  • Nickerson, M.A. and C.E. Mays. 2005. The hellbenders. The Center for North American Herpetology Number 5, viii + 106p.
  • Nickerson, M.A. and J. T. Briggler. 2005. Abstract. Harvesting as a factor in population decline of a long lived salamander, the Ozark hellbender, Cryptobranchus alleganiensis bishopi Grobman. Joint Meeting ASIH, HL, SSAR and ES.
  • Nickerson, M.A. and J.T. Briggler. 2007. Harvesting as a factor in population decline of a long-lived salamander; the Ozark hellbender, Cryptobranchus alleganiensis bishopi . Applied Herpetology 4: 207-216.
  • Nickerson, M.A., A.L. Pitt, and M. Prysbry. 2007. The effects of flooding on two hellbender salamander Cryptobranchus alleganiensis Daudin, populations, Salamandra, 43(2):111-118.
  • Nickerson, M.A., A.L. Pitt, and M. Prysbry. 2007. Die Auswirkungen von Hochwasser auf Populationen des Schlammteufels, Cryptobranchus alleganiensis Daudin, 1803. Der Salamander 43(2): 111-117.
  • Nickerson, M.A. & M.D. Tohulka. 1986. The nests and nest site selection of Ozark hellbenders Cryptobranchus alleganiensis bishopi Grobman. Transactions Kansas Academy of Science. 89(1-2):100-103.
  • Noeske, T. & M.A. Nickerson. 1979. Diel activity rhythms in the hellbender Cryptobranchus alleganiensis. Copeia 1979(1): 92-95.
  • Pitt, A. Hunting for Hellbenders. Sourtheastern Biology 51(1):43-45.
  • Pitt, A. and M.A. Nickerson. 2006. Cryptobranchus alleganiensis (Hellbender salamander) larval diet. Herpetological Review37(1): 69.
  • Roeig, S., J.M. Fujimoto, R.I. Wang, & M.A. Nickerson. 1978. A preliminary phylogenetic comparasion of the liver systems for reducing naloxone to 6a and 6b naloxol. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology 37(1): 136.
  • Roerig, S., J.M. Fujimoto, R.I.Wang, and M.A. Nickerson. 1980. Phylogenetic distribution of the hepatic enzyme system for reducing naloxone to 6a and 6b naloxol in vertebrates. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 65C:93-97.
  • Taketa, F. & M.A. Nickerson. 1973. Comparative studies of the hemoglobins of representative salamanders of the families Cryptobranchidae, Proteidae, and Hynobiidae. Journal of Comparative Biochemistry & Physiology 46(3B):549-556.
  • Taketa, F. & M.A. Nickerson. 1973. Hemoglobin of the aquatic salamander Cryptobranchus alleganiensis. Journal of Comparative Biochemistry & Physiology 46(3A):583-591.
  • Wortham, J.W. & M.A. Nickerson. 1970 Abstract. (SSAR meetings) A serum protein study of Cryptobranchus. Herpetological Review 3(1): 4.

Others

  • Hellbender Population and Habitat Viability Assessment Briefing Book. 2006. IUCN/SSC/CBSG: Apple Valley, MN, USA, 409 p.
  • Nickerson, M.A., K.L. Krysko. Surveying: 41-48.
  • Nickerson, M.A., K.L. Krysko, and R.D. Owen. Ecological Status: 49-56.
  • Nickerson, M.A., K.L. Krysko, and R.D. Owen. Habitats and Age Classes: 57-67.
  • Nickerson, M.A. and C.E. Mays. Life History: 207-209.
  • Merkle, D. A., S.I. Guttman, amd M.A. Nickerson. Genetics: 275-280.
  • Nickerson, M.A. Reintroduction: 315-317.
  • Nickerson, M.A. Captive Maintenance: 318-322.
  • Hellbender Population and Habitat Viability Assessment Final Report. 2007. IUCN/SSC/CBSG: Apple Valley , MN, USA, 118 p.
  • Ackerson, J., …K.Goellner…J. Groves…Max A. Nickerson… B. Wheeler. Biological threats, management, and research (exotic species, predation, over collecting, disease, and management/research techniques); 16-32.
  • Nickerson, M.A., J. Groves, J. Humphries. Eastern hellbenders. 76-77.