Jim Godwin

 


Education

M.S. (Zoology), 1985, Auburn University

B.S. (Biology), 1978, Harding College


Selected Publications

Folt, B. and J.C. Godwin. 2013. Status of the Alligator Snapping Turtle (Macrochelys temminckii) in south Alabama with comments on its distribution. Chelonian Conservation and Biology. In press.


Niemiller, M.L., G.O. Graening, D.B. Fenolio, J.C. Godwin, J.R. Cooley, W.D. Pearson, B.M. Fitzpatrick, T.J. Near. 2013. Doomed before they are described? The need for conservation assessments of cryptic species complexes using an amblyopsid cavefish (Amblyopsidae: Typhlichthys) as a case study. Biodiversity and Conservation 22: 1799-1820.


Apodaca, J.J., L.J. Rissler, and J.C. Godwin. 2012. Population structure and gene flow in a heavily disturbed habitat: Implications for the management of the imperiled Red Hills salamander (Phaeognathus hubrichti). Conservation Genetics 13(4): 913-923.


Steen, D.A., J.P. Gibbs, K.A. Buhlmann, J.L. Carr, B.W. Compton, J.D. Congdon, J.S. Doody, J.C. Godwin, K.L. Holcomb, D.R. Jackson, F.J. Janzen, G. Johnson, M.T. Jones, J.T. Lamer, T.A. Langen, M.V. Plummer, J.W. Rowe, R.A. Saumure, J.K. Tucker, and D.S. Wilson. 2012. Terrestrial habitat requirements of nesting freshwater turtles. Biological Conservation 150(1): 121-128.


Godwin, James. 2008. Red Hills salamander habitat delineation, breeding bird surveys, and habitat restoration recommendations on commercial timberlands.  Unpublished report submitted to the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, State Wildlife Grant Program.  157 pp.


Godwin, James C. 2008. Pickerel Frog, Rana (Lithobates) palustris. Pp. 118-120 In J. B. Jensen, C. D. Camp, W. Gibbons, and M. J. Elliott, eds. Amphibians and Reptiles of Georgia. University of Georgia Press, Athens, GA.


Godwin, James C. 2008. Long-tailed Salamander, Eurycea longicauda. Pp. 192-194 In J. B. Jensen, C. D. Camp, W. Gibbons, and M. J. Elliott, eds. Amphibians and Reptiles of Georgia. University of Georgia Press, Athens, GA.


Godwin, James C. 2008. Cave Salamander, Eurycea  lucifuga. Pp. 195-197 In J. B. Jensen, C. D. Camp, W. Gibbons, and M. J. Elliott, eds. Amphibians and Reptiles of Georgia. University of Georgia Press, Athens, GA.


Godwin, James C. 2008. Tennessee Cave Salamander, Gyrinophilus  palleucus. Pp. 202-204 In J. B. Jensen, C. D. Camp, W. Gibbons, and M. J. Elliott, eds. Amphibians and Reptiles of Georgia. University of Georgia Press, Athens, GA.


Godwin, James C. 2005. Status Survey for the Alligator Snapping Turtle (Macrochelys temminckii) at Selected Sites in the Mobile Basin Drainage of Alabama.  Unpublished report submitted to the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries. 23 pp.


Godwin, James C. 2004. Tennessee Cave Salamander, Gyrinophilus palleucus. Pp. 33-34 in R. E. Mirarchi, M. A. Bailey, T. M. Haggerty, and T. L. Best, eds. Alabama Wildlife. Volume 3. Imperiled amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. The University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa.


Godwin, James C. 2004. Barbour’s Map Turtle, Graptemys barbouri. Pp. 77-78 in R. E. Mirarchi, M. A. Bailey, T. M. Haggerty, and T. L. Best, eds. Alabama Wildlife. Volume 3. Imperiled amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. The University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa.


Godwin, James C. 2004. Eastern Indigo Snake, Drymarchon couperi. Pp. 77-78 in R. E. Mirarchi, M. A. Bailey, T. M. Haggerty, and T. L. Best, eds. Alabama Wildlife. Volume 3. Imperiled amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. The University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa.


Godwin, James C. 2004. Northern Pine Snake, Pituophis melanoleucus melanoleucus. Pp. 68-69 in R. E. Mirarchi, M. A. Bailey, T. M. Haggerty, and T. L. Best, eds. Alabama Wildlife. Volume 3. Imperiled amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. The University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa.


Godwin, James C. 2004. Razor-backed Musk Turtle, Sternotherus carinatus. Pp. 79-80 in R. E. Mirarchi, M. A. Bailey, T. M. Haggerty, and T. L. Best, eds. Alabama Wildlife. Volume 3. Imperiled amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. The University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa.


Soehren, Eric C., and James C. Godwin. 2004. Alligator Snapping Turtle, Macrochelys temminckii. Pp. 75-77 in R. E. Mirarchi, M. A. Bailey, T. M. Haggerty, and T. L. Best, eds. Alabama Wildlife. Volume 3. Imperiled amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. The University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa.


Godwin, James C. 2003. Alabama Map Turtle (Graptemys pulchra) status survey. Unpublished report submitted to the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries. 20 pp.


Godwin, J.C. 2002. Nest Success Study of the Alabama Red-bellied Turtle (Pseudemys alabamensis). Report submitted to the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. 17 pp.


Godwin, J.C. 2002. Distribution and Status of Barbour’s Map Turtle (Graptemys barbouri) in the Choctawhatchee River System, Alabama. Report submitted to the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. 21 pp.


Godwin, J.C. 2001. Black-knobbed Sawback (Graptemys nigrinoda) Status Survey. Report submitted to the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. 12 pp.


Godwin, J.C. 2000. Escambia Map Turtle (Graptemys ernsti) Status Survey. Report submitted to the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. 13 pp.