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Avibase - Bird Checklists of the World - US Virgin Islands
http://www.bsc-eoc.org/avibase/checklist.jsp?lang=EN&region=VI

Boulon, Ralph H., Jr., 1992.  Use of mangrove prop root habitats by fish in the Northern U. S. Virgin Islands.  Proceedings of the Forty-first Annual Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute. St. Thomas, U. S. V. I., November, 1988, pp.189-204.

Brooks, Gregg R., Barry Devine, Rebekka A. Larson, and Bryan P. Rood, 2007.  Sedimentary development of Coral Bay, S. John, USVI: A shift from natural to anthropogenic influences.  Caribbean Journal of Science 43(2):226-243.

Bruckner, Andy, Ken Buja, Liz Fairey, Kelly Gleason, Michelle Harmon, Scott Heron, Tom Hourigan, Chris Jeffrey, Julie Kellner, Ruth Kelty, Bob Leeworthy, Gang Liu, Simon Pittman, Aurelie Shapiro, Al Strong, Jenny Waddell, and Peter Wiley, 2005.  Threats and stressors to U. S. coral reef ecosystems, pp. 12-44, IN, Waddell, J. (editor), 2005.  The state of coral reef ecosystems of the United States and Pacific Freely Associated States: 2005.  NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 11. NOAA/NCOOS Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment’s Biogeography Team, Silver Spring, MD., 522 pp.

Endangered and Threatened Species and Critical Habitats under the Jurisdiction of the NOAA Fisheries Service
http://sero.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/pdf/USVI.pdf

Jeffrey, Christopher F. G., Ursula Anlauf, James Beets, Sheri Caseau, Williams Coles, Alan M. Friedlander, Steve Herzlieb, Zandy Hillis-Starr, Matthew Kendall, Violeta Mayor, Jeffrey Miller, Richard Nemeth, Caroline Rogers, and Wesley Toller, 2005.  The state of coral reef ecosystems of the U. S. Virgin Islands, pp. 45-90, IN, Waddell, J. (editor), 2005.  The state of coral reef ecosystems of the United States and Pacific Freely Associated States: 2005.  NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 11. NOAA/NCOOS Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment’s Biogeography Team, Silver Spring, MD., 522 pp.

List of mammals in the U.S. Virgin Islands
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_mammals_in_the_U.S._Virgin_Islands

Marshall, P. and H. Schuttenberg. 2006. A reef manager’s guide to coral bleaching. Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, Townsville, Australia.
 Nemeth, Richard S., and Joshua Sladek Nowlis, 2001.  Monitoring the effects of land development on the near-shore reef environment of St. Thomas, USVI.  Bulletin of Marine Science 69(2):759-775.

Nemeth, Richard C., Adam Quandt, Laurie Requa, J. Paige Rothenberger, and Marcia G. Taylor, 2003, pp. 545-566, IN, Lang, Judith C. (editor), 2003.  Status of coral reefs in the Western Atlantic: Results of initial surveys, Atlantic and Gulf rapid reef assessment (AGRRA) Program.  Atoll Research Bulletin (496), pp.

Rogers, Caroline S., 2005.  Will the major reef-building species Acropora palmata (elkhorn coral) recover in the US and British Virgin Islands?  Proceedings of the fifty-sixth Annual Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute, Toadtown, Tortola, British Virgin Islands, November 2003, pp.439-451.

Rothenberger, Paige, Jeremiah Blondeau, Carrollyn Cox, Susan Curtis, William S. Fisher, Virginia Garrison, Zandy Hillis-Starr, Christopher F.G. Jeffrey, Elizabeth Kadison, Ian Lundgren, W. Jeffrey Miller, Erinn Muller, Richard Nemeth, Shona Paterson, Caroline Rogers, Tyler Smith, Anthony Spitzack, Marcia Taylor, Wesley Toller, Julie Wright, Dana Wusinich-Mendez1, and Jeannette Waddell. 2008. The State of Coral Reef Ecosystems of the U.S. Virgin Islands. pp. 29-73. In: J.E. Waddell and A.M. Clarke (eds.), The State of Coral Reef Ecosystems of the United States and Pacific Freely Associated States: 2008. NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 73. NOAA/NCCOS Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment’s Biogeography Team. Silver Spring, MD. 569 pp.

The Ocean Conservancy (2005) - The State of the Reefs of the US Virgin Islands

Waddell, J.E. and A.M. Clarke (eds.), 2008. The State of Coral Reef Ecosystems of the United States and Pacific Freely Associated States: 2008. NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 73. NOAA/NCCOS Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment’s Biogeography Team. Silver Spring, MD. 569 pp.

Zahibo, N., E. Pelinovsky, A. C. Yalciner, A. Koselkov, and A. Zaitsev, 2003.  The 1867 Virgin Island tsunami.  Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences 3:367-376.

 

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