Published Works

Published Works

Published Works by Georgia Aquarium Staff & Partners

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Bottlenose Dolphin Health and Environmental Risk Assessment (HERA) Publication List

Peer Reviewed Journals: 2005-2015

Adams, J.D., Speakman, T., Zolman, E., Schwacke, L.H. 2006. Automating image matching, cataloging, and analysis for photo-identification research. Aquatic Mammals 32(3), 374-384.

Adams, J, Houde, M., Muir, D., Bossart, G., Fair, P.A. 2008. Land use and the spatial distribution of perfluoroalkyl compounds as measured in the plasma of bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus). Marine Environmental Research 66:430–437.

Adams, J., Speakman, T., Zolman, E., Wirth, E., Mitchum, G., Bossart, G., Fair, P. 2014. The relationship between land use and emerging and legacy contaminants in an apex predator, the bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus), from two adjacent estuarine watersheds. Environmental Research 135: 346-353.

Bergfelt, D.R., Steinetz, B.G., Reif, J.S., Schaefer, A.M., Bossart, G.D., Mazzoil, M.S., Zolman, E., Fair, P.A. 2013. Evaluation of single-sample analysis of progesterone in combination with relaxin for diagnosis of pregnancy status in wild bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Aquatic Mammals, 39(2), 198-206.

Browning, N.E., McCullough, S.D., Bossart, G.D., Worthy, G.A.J. 2014. Fine-scale population structure of estuarine bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) assessed using stable isotope ratios and fatty acid signature analyses. Marine Biology 161:1307–1317.

Bossart GD, Schaefer AM, McCulloch S, Goldstein J, Fair PA, Reif JS. Mucocutaneous lesions from free-ranging Atlantic bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus, from the southeastern United States. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 115:175-184. 2015.

Bossart, G.D., Romano, T.A., Peden-Adams, Schaefer, A., McCulloch, S., Goldstein, J.D., Rice, C.D., Fair, P.A., Cray, C., Reif, J.S. 2014. Clinicoimmunopathologic findings in Atlantic bottlenose dolphins Tursiops truncatus with positive Chlamydiaceae antibody titers. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 108:71–81.

Bossart, G., Arheart, K., Leppert, L., Roberts, K., McCulloch, S., Goldstein, J., Gonzalez, C., Sweeney, J., Stone, R., Fair, P.A., Cray, C. 2012. Protein electrophoresis of serum from healthy Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Aquatic Mammals 38(4):412-417.

Bossart G.D., Schaefer A., Romano T. Peden-Adams M., McCulloch S., Goldstein J., Rice C.D., Saliki J., Fair P.A., Reif J.S. 2011. Clinicoimmunopathologic findings in Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) with positive morbillivirus titers. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 97:103-112.

Bossart, GD. Marine mammals as sentinel species for oceans and human health. 2011. Veterinary Pathology 48:676-690.

Bossart GD, Reif JS, Schaefer AM, Goldstein J, Fair PA and Saliki JT. 2010. Morbillivirus infection in free-ranging Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from the southeastern United States: Seroepidemiologic and pathologic evidence of subclinical infection. Veterinary Microbiology 143: 160-166.

Bossart, G.D, T. A. Romano, T.A., Peden-Adams, M.M., Rice, C.D., Fair, P.A., Goldstein, J.D., Cammen, K., Reif, J.S. 2008. Hematological, biochemical and immunological findings in Atlantic Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) with orogenital papillomas. Aquatic Mammals 34(2):166-177.

Bossart, G.D., Ghim, S-J, Rehtanz, M., Goldstein, J., Varela, R., Ewing, R.Y., Fair, P.A., Lenzi, R., Joseph, B., Schneider, L.S., McKinnie, C.J., Reif, J.S., Sanchez, R., Lopez, A., Novoa, S., Bernal, J., Goretti, M., Defran, R.H., Jenson, A.B 2006. Orogenital neoplasia in Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Aquatic Mammals 31(4):473-480.

Cray, C., Arheart K., Leppert, L., Roberts, K., McCulloch, S., Goldstein, J., Gonzalez, C., Fair, P.A., Bossart, G. Acute phase protein quantitation in serum samples from healthy Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation 25(1) 107–111.

Dubey. J.P., Velmurugan, G.V., Rajendran, C., Yabsley, M., Thomas, N.J., Beckmen, K.B., Sinnett, D., Carstensen, M., Ruid, D., Paul, W., Hart, J., Fair, P.A., McFee, W.E., Shearn-Bochsler, V., Kwok, O.C.H., Ferreira, L.R., Zhou, H., Su, C. 2011. Genetic characterization of Toxoplasma gondii in wildlife from North America revealed limited diversity with widespread occurrence of a few dominant genotypes. Journal of Parasitology Int J Parasitol. Sep;41(11):1139-47. Epub 2011 Jul 19.

Dubey, J.P., Fair, P.A., Sundar, N., Velmurugan, G., Kwok, O.C.H., McFee, W.E., Su, C. 2008. Isolation of Toxoplasma gondii from bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Journal of Parasitology 94(4) 821–823.

Dubey, J.P., Fair, P.A., Bossart, G.D., Fayer, R., SreeKumar, C., Kwok, O.C.H., Thulliez, Ph. 2005. A comparison of four serologic tests to detect antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii in naturally-exposed bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Journal of Parasitology 91(5):1074-1081.

Fair, P.A., Schaefer, A., Romano, T., Bossart, G.D., Reif, J. 2014. Stress response of wild bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) during capture-release health assessment studies. General & Comparative Endocrinology 206:203-212.

Fair, P.A., Romano, T.A., Reif, J.S., Schaefer, A.M., Hulsey, T.C., Bossart, G.B., Adams, J., Houde, M., Muir, D.C., Rice, C., Peden-Adams, M. 2013. Association between plasma concentrations of perfluorochemicals (PFCs) and immune and clinical chemistry parameters in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry. 32:4, 736-746.

Fair, PA., Stavros, H-C., Mollenhauer, M.A.M., DeWitt, JC, Henry, N., Kannan, K., Yun, S H., Bossart, G.D., Keil, D.E., Peden-Adams, M.M. 2012. Immune function is modulated by DE-71, a commercial polybrominated diphenyl ether mixture at environmentally relevant concentrations in female B6C3F1 mice. Journal of Immunotoxicology 9(1): 96–107.

Fair, P.A., Houde, M., Hulsey, T.C., Bossart, G.D., Adams, J., Balthis, L., Muir, D.C.G. 2012. Assessment of Perfluorinated Compounds (PFCs) in plasma of bottlenose dolphins from two southeast U.S. estuarine areas: relationship with age, sex and geographic locations. Marine Pollution Bulletin 64:66-74.

Fair, P.A., Montie E., Balthis, L. Reif, J. and G.D. Bossart. 2011. Influence of biological variables and geographic location on circulating concentrations of thyroid hormones in wild bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). General Comparative Endocrinology 174:184-194.

Fair, P.A., Driscoll, E., Mollenhauer, M.A.M., Bradshaw, S.G., Hun Yun, S., Kannan, K., Bossart, G.D., Keil, D.E., Peden-Adams, M.M. 2011. Effects of environmentally relevant levels of perfluorooctane sulfonate on clinical parameters and immunological functions in B6C3F1 mice. Journal of Immunotoxicology, 8(1):17-29.

Fair, P.A., Adams J., Mitchum G., Hulsey T.C., Reif J., Houde, M., Muir D. Wirth E., Wetzel D., Zolman E.S., McFee W., Bossart, G.D. 2010. Contaminant blubber burdens in Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from two southeast U.S. estuarine areas: Concentrations and patterns of PCBs, Pesticides, PBDEs, PFCs, and PAHs. Science of the Total Environment 408:1577-1597.

Fair, P.A., Lee, H-B., Adams, J., Darling, C., Pacepavicius, G., Alaee, M., Bossart, G.D., Henry, N., Muir, D.C.G. 2009. Detection of triclosan in plasma of wild Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) and in their environment. Environmental Pollution 157:2248-2254.

Fair, P.A., Mitchum, G., Hulsey, T.C., Adams, J., Zolman, E., McFee, W., Wirth, E., Bossart, G.D. 2007. Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in blubber of free-ranging bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from two southeast Atlantic coastal areas. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 53:483-494.

Fair, P.A., Small, J., Sturman, S., Adams, J., Houde, M., Bossart, G.D., Muir, D.C.G.. 2007. Tissue distribution of perfluoroalkyl compounds in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from southeast coastal USA. Organohalogen Compounds 69:849-852.

Fair, P.A., Hulsey, T., Varela, R.A., Goldstein, J., Adams, J.A., Zolman, E., Bossart. G.D. 2006. Hematology, Serum Chemistry and Cytology results from Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) inhabiting the coastal waters of Charleston, South Carolina. Aquatic Mammals 32(2):182-195.

Fayer, R., Fair, P.A., Bossart, G.D., Santin, M. 2007. Examination of naturally-exposed bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) for microsporidia, cryptosporidium, and giardia. Journal of Parasitology 94(1):143-147.

Goldstein, D., Schaefer, A.M., Reif, J.S. McCulloch, S.D., Fair, P.A., Bossart, G.D. 2012. Clinicopathologic findings from Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) exhibiting cytologic evidence of gastric inflammation. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 43(4):730-738.

Goldstein, J.D., Reese, E., Reif, J.S., Varela, R.A., McCulloch, S.D., Defran, R.H., Fair, P.A., Bossart, G.D. 2006. Hematologic, biochemical and cytologic findings from apparently clinically healthy Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) inhabiting the Indian River Lagoon. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 42(2), 447-454.

Greig, T.W., Bemiss, J.A., Lyon, B.A., Bossart, G.D. and P.A. Fair. 2007. Prevalence and diversity of antibiotic resistant Escherichia coli in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from the Indian River Lagoon, Florida and Charleston Harbor area, South Carolina. Aquatic Mammals 33(2), 185-194.

Harms, C.A., R.G. Maggi, R.G., Breitschwerdt, E.B., Clemons-Chevis, C.L, Solangi, M., Rotstein, D.S., Fair, P.A., Hansen, L.J., Hohn, A.A., Lovewell, G.G., McLellan, W.A., Pabst, D.A., Rowles, T.K., Schwacke, L.S., Townsend, F.I., Wells, R.S. 2008. Bartonella species detection in captive, stranded and free-ranging cetaceans. Veterinary Research 39:59.

Henry, N. and Fair, P.A. Relative toxicity of emerging chemicals, triclosan, PFOS and PFOA, using in vitro exposure of MCF-7 human breast cancer cells. 2013. Journal of Applied Toxicology, 33(4):265-272.

Hickie, B.E., Cadieux, M.A., Riehl, K.N., Bossart, G.D., Alava, J.J., Fair, P.A. 2013. Modeling PCB-Bioaccumulation in the Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus): Estimating a Dietary Threshold Concentration. Environmental Science & Technology. 47:21 12314-24.

Houde, M., Wells, R.S., Fair, P.A., Bossart, G.D., Hohn, A.A., Rowles, T.K., Sweeney, J.C., Solomon, K.R., Muir, D.C.G. 2005. Polyfluoroalkyl compounds in free-ranging bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. Environmental Science and Technology, 39(17):6591-6598.

Houde, M., Bujas, T.A.D., Small, J., Wells, R., Fair, P.A., Bossart, G., Solomon, K.R., Muir. D.C.G. 2006. Biomagnification of perfluoroalkyl compounds in the bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) food web. Environmental Science and Technology 40, 4138-4144.

Houde, M, G. Pacepavicius, R.S. Wells, P.A. Fair, R.J. Letcher, M. Alaee, G.D. Bossart, A.A. Hohn, J. Sweeney, K.R. Solomon, D.C.G. Muir. 2006. Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and hydroxylated polychlorinated biphenyls (OH-PCBs) in plasma of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from the Western Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico. Environmental Science and Technology 40:5860-5866

Houde M., G. Pacepavicius, C.Darling, P.A. Fair, M. Alaee, G.D. Bossart, K.R. Solomon, R.J. Letcher, Å. Bergman, G. Marsh, Derek C.G. Muir. 2009. Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) and hydroxylated polybrominated diphenyl ethers (OH-PBDE) in plasma of bottlenose dolphins (Truncatus truncatus) from the U.S. east coast. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 28(10): 2061-2068.

Johnson, W, Nelson, K., Fair, P.A., Bossart, G.D., Morris, P.J. 2009. A culture- Independent assessment of bacterial communities associated with the upper respiratory tract of bottlenose dolphin. Environmental Microbiology Reports 1(6):555-562.

Laska, D., Speakman, T., Fair, P.A. Community overlap of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) found in coastal waters near Charleston, South Carolina. 2012. Journal of Marine Animals and their Ecology, 4(2):10-18.

Lee, R.F., Brinkley, K., Adams, J.D., Peden-Adams, M., Bossart, G.D., King, L., Fair, P.A. 2013. DNA Strand Breaks (Comet Assay) in Blood Lymphocytes from Wild Bottlenose Dolphins. Marine Pollution Bulletin 77:355-360.

Lewis, L., Lamb, S.V., Schaefer, A.M., Reif, J.S., Bossart, G.D., Fair, P.A. 2013. Influence of collection and storage conditions on ACTH measurements in dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). 39(4) 324-329.

Mancia, A., Lundqvist, M.L., Romano, T.A., Peden-Adams, M.M., Fair, P.A., Kindy, M.S., Ellis, B.C., Gattoni-Celli, S., McKillen, D.J., Trent, H.F., Chen, Y.A., Almeida, J.S., Gross, P.S., Chapman, R.W., Warr, G.W. 2007. A dolphin peripheral leukocyte cDNA microarray for studies of immune function and stress reactions. Developmental and Comparative Immunology 3, 520-529.

Mazzaro, L.M., Johnson, S.P., Fair, P.A., Bossart, G., Carlin, K.P., Jensen, E.D., Smith, C.R., Andrews, G.A., Chavey, P.S., Venn-Watson, S. 2012. Iron Indices among bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus): Identifying populations at risk for iron overload. Comparative Medicine 62:6 508-515.

McFee, W. E., Adams, J.D., Fair, P.A., Bossart, G.D. Age distribution and growth of two bottlenose dolphin (Tursiop truncatus) from capture-release studies in the southeastern United States. 2012. Aquatic Mammals. 38(1), 17-30.

Meegan, J., Field, C., Sidor, I., Romano T., Casinghino, S., Smith, C.R., Kashinsky, L., Fair, P., Bossart, G., Wells, R., and J. L. Dunn. Development, validation, and utilization of a competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the detection of antibodies against Brucella sp. in marine mammals. J Vet Diagn. Invest., November 2010; vol. 22, 6: pp. 856-862.

Mendoza, L., A.F.F. Belone, A.F.F., Vilela, R., Rehantz, M., Bossart, G.D., Reif, J.S., Fair, P.A., Durden, W.N., Leger, J. St., Travassos, L.R., Rosa, P.S. 2008. Western blotting analyses of the humoral immune response to Lacazia loboi antigens using sera from humans and dolphins with lacaziosis and sera from experimentally infected mice. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, 15(1):164-167.

Mollenhauer, M.A.M., Bradshaw, S.G., Fair, P.A., McGuinn, W.D., Peden-Adams. M.M. Effects of perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) exposure on markers of inflammation in female B6C3F1 mice. 2011. J. Environ. Sci. Health, A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng. 46(2):97-108.

Mollenhauer, M.A.M. Carter, B.J., Peden-Adams, M.M., Bossart, G.D., Fair, P.A. 2008. Gene expression changes in bottlenose dolphin, Tursiops truncatus, skin cells following exposure to methyl mercury (MeHg) or perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS). Aquatic Toxicology 9:10-18.

Montie, E.W., P.A. Fair, G.D. Bossart, G.B. Mitchum, M. Houde, D.C.G. Muir, R.J. Letcher, W.E. McFee, V.R. Starczak, A. Solow, J.J. Stegeman, and M.E. Hahn. 2008. Cytochrome P4501A1 Expression, Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Hydroxylated Degradation Products, and Blubber Dynamics of Bottlenose Dolphins from the Southeast United States. Aquatic Toxicology 86:397-412.

Montie, E.W., Garvin, S.R., Fair, P.A., Bossart, G.D., Mitchum, G.B., McFee, W.E., Speakman, T., Starczak, V.R., Moore, M.J., Hahn, M.E. 2007. Blubber morphology in wild bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from the southeast United States: Influence of geographic location, age class and reproductive state. Journal of Morphology 269:496-511.

Morris, P.J., Johnson, W.R, Pisani, J., Bossart, G.D, Adams, J., Reif, J.R., Fair, P.A. 2011. Isolation of culturable microorganisms from free-ranging bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from the southeastern United States. Veterinary Microbiology 148:440-7.

Murdoch, E.M., Mazzoil, M., McCulloch, S., Bechdel, S., O’Corry-Crowe, G., Bossart, G.D., Reif, J.S. 2010. Lacaziosis in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) along the coastal Atlantic ocean, FL, U.S. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms

Murdoch, E., Reif, J.S., Mazzoil, M., McCulloch, S.D., Fair, P.A., Bossart, G.D. 2008. Lobomycosis in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from the Indian River Lagoon, Florida: estimation of prevalence, temporal trends and spatial distribution. EcoHealth 5, 289–297.

Olin J.A., P.A. Fair, M.A. Recks, E. Zolman, A.T. Fisk. 2011. Unique seasonal forage bases within a localized population of bottlenose dolphin. Marine Mammal Science, published online: 2 MAY 2011, DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2011.00470.x.

Rehtanz, M. Ghim S., Rector, A., Ranst, M.V., Fair, P.A., Bossart, G.D., Jenson, A.B.. 2006. Isolation and Characterization of the first American bottlenose dolphin papillomavirus: Tursiops truncatus Papillomavirus Type 2, TtPV2. Journal of Virology 87, 3559-3565.

Rehtantz, M, S. Bossart, G.D., Doescher, B., Fair, P.A., Jenson, A.B., Ghim, S. 2009. Bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) papillomaviruses: vaccine antigen candidates and screening test development. Veterinary Microbiology 133:43–53.

Rehtanz, M, Ghim S., McFee, W., Doescher, B., Lacave, G. Fair, P.A. Reif, J.S., Bossart, G. D., Jenson, A.B. 2010. Papillomavirus seroprevalence in free-ranging and captive bottlenose dolphins. Journal of Wildlife Disease 46: 136-145.

Rehantz, M., Bossart, G.D., Fair, P.A., Reif, J.S., Ghim, S., Jenson, A.B. 2012. Papillomaviruses and Herpesviruses: Who is who in genital tumor development of free-ranging Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)? Veterinary Microbiology 160:297-304.

John S. Reif, Adam M. Schaefer and Gregory D. Bossart. 2013. Lobomycosis: Risk of Zoonotic Transmission from Dolphins to Humans. Vector-borne and zoonotic diseases 13(10):689-693.

Reif, J.S., Peden-Adams, M.M., Romano, T.A., Rice, C.D., Fair, P.A., Bossart, G.D. Immune dysfunction in Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) with Lobomycosis. 2009. Medical Mycology 47, 125-135.

Reif, J.S., Fair, P.A., Adams, J., Joseph, B., Kilpatrick, D.K., Sanchez, R., Goldstein, J.D., Townsend, F.I., McCulloch, S.D., Mazzoil, M., Zolman, E., Hansen, L.J., Bossart, G.D. 2008. Health status of Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from the Indian River Lagoon, FL and Charleston, SC. Journal of the American Veterinary Association 233: 299-307.

Reif, J.S., Mazzoil, M.S., McCulloch, S.D., Varela, R.A., Fair, P.A., Bossart, G.D. 2006. Lobomycosis in Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from the Indian River Lagoon, Florida. Journal of the American Veterinary Association 22B(1):104-108.

Richards, V.P., Greig, T.W., Fair, P.A., McCulloch, S.D., Politz, C., Natoli, A., Driscoll, C.A., Hoelzel, A.R., David, V., Bossart, G.D., Lopez, J.V. 2013. Patterns of population structure of inshore population structure for inshore bottlenose dolphins along the eastern U.S. Journal of Heredity 104(6):765–778.

Schaefer, A.M., Jensen, E.L., Bossart, G.D., Reif, J.S. 2014. Hair Mercury concentrations and fish consumption patterns in Florida residents Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 11:6709-6726.

Schaefer, A.M., Bossart, G.D., Mazzoil, M., Fair, P.A., Reif, J.S. Risk factors for colonization of E. coli in Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Indian River Lagoon, FL. Journal of Environmental and Public Health. 2011. doi:10.1155/2011/597073, Article ID 597073, 8 pages.

Schaefer, A.M, Stavros, H-C., W., Goldstein, J.D., Fair, P.A, Bossart, G.D., Reif, J.S. 2011. Exposure to Mercury and Hepatic, Renal, Thyroid, Endocrine and Hematological Parameters in Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) along the Eastern Coast of Florida and South Carolina. 2011. Archives Environmental Contamination & Toxicology, 61:688-95.

Schaefer, A.M., Goldstein, J.D., Reif, J.S., Fair, P.A., Bossart, G.D. 2009. Antibiotic resistant organisms cultured from Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) inhabiting coastal waters of Charleston, SC and the Indian River Lagoon, FL. Ecohealth 6:33-41.

Schaefer, A.M., Reif , J.S., Goldstein, J.D., Fair, P.A., Bossart, G.D. 2009. Serological evidence of exposure to viral and bacterial pathogens in free-ranging Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from the Indian River Lagoon, Florida and Charleston, South Carolina. Aquatic Mammals 35(2):163-170.

Schwacke, L.H., Hall, A.J. Townsend, F.I., Wells, R.S., Hansen, L.J. Hohn, A.A., Bossart, G.D., Fair, P.A., Rowles T.K. Hematology and clinical blood chemistry reference intervals for free-ranging common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) and variation related to geographic sampling site. American Journal of Veterinary Research 70(8):973-985.

Speakman, T. Lane, S.M, Schwacke, L.H., Fair, P.A., Zolman, E.S. 2010. Mark-recapture estimates of seasonal abundance and survivorship for bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) near Charleston, South Carolina. Journal of Cetacean Research & Management 11(2):53-162.

Stavros, Hui-Chen W., Bossart, G.D., Hulsey, T.C., Fair, P.A. 2007. Trace metal concentrations in skin of free-ranging bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) from the southeast Atlantic coast. Science of the Total Environment 388:300-315.

Stavros, Hui-Chen W., Bossart, G.D., Hulsey, T.C., Fair, P.A. 2008. Trace element concentrations in blood of free-ranging bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus): Influence of age, sex and location. Bulletin of Marine Pollution 56: 371-379.

Stavros, H-C. W., Stolen, M., Noke Durden, W., McFee, W., Bossart, G.D., P. A. Fair. Correlation and toxicological inference of trace elements in tissues from stranded and free-ranging bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Chemosphere 82:1649-1661.

Varela, R.A., Schwacke, L., Fair, P.A., Bossart, G.D. 2006. Evaluation of a portable clinical analyzer for assessment of critical care blood analytes in Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Journal of the American Veterinary Association, 229(12):1955-1961.

Wirth, J.R., Peden-Adams, M.M., White, N., Bossart, G.D., Fair, P.A. 2014. In vitro exposure of DE-71, a penta-PBDE mixture, on immune endpoints in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) and mice. J. Applied Toxicology DOI 10.1002/jat.3008.

Wirth, J.R., Peden-Adams M.M., White, N., Bossart, G.D., Fair, P.A. 2013. In vitro PFOS exposure on immune endpoints in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) and mice. J. Applied Toxicology DOI 10.1002/jat2891.

Yu, J., M.S. Kindy, M.S., B.C. Ellis, B.C., Baatz, J.E., Peden-Adams, M., Ellingham, T.J., Wolff, D.J., .A. Fair, P.A., Gattoni-Celli, S. 2005. Establishment of epidermal cell lines derived from the skin of the Atlantic bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus). Anatomical Record. Part A-Discoveries in Molecular Cellular and Evolutionary Biology 287A(2):1246-1255.

Vecchione, A., Peden-Adams, M.M., Romano, T.A., Fair, P.A. 2008. Recent cytokines findings and implication toward health assessment of bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus). Aquatic Mammals 34(1):93-101.

Technical Memorandums:

Fair, P.A., and G.D. Bossart. 2005. Synopsis of Researcher Meeting – Bottlenose Dolphin Health & Risk Assessment Project, February 22-24, 2005. NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 10. 93p.

Bossart, G.D. and P.A. Fair. 2005. Health assessment of bottlenose dolphins in the Indian River Lagoon, FL and Charleston, South Carolina. Workshop program and abstracts. 16th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, San Diego, CA. Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution Technical Report No. 93, 36p.

Fair PA, Adams JD, Zolman E, McCulloch SD, Goldstein JD, Murdoch ME, Varela R, Hansen L, Townsend F, Kucklick J, Bryan C, Christopher S, Pugh R, Bossart GD (2006) Protocols for conducting dolphin capture-release health assessment studies, NOAA Technical Memorandum NOS NCCOS 49, 83 p.

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Schaefer ,A.M., Murdoch Titcomb, E., Fair, P.A, Stavros, H-C. W., Mazzoil, M., Bossart, G.D., Reif, J.S. Mercury concentrations in Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) inhabiting the Indian River Lagoon, Florida: Patterns of spatial, temporal and social distribution

White, N.D., Balthis, L., Kannan, K., De Silva3, A.O., Wu, Q., French, K.M., Daugomah, J., Spencer, C., Fair, P.A. Elevated Levels of Perfluoroalkyl Substances in Estuarine Sediments of Charleston, SC

Gribble, M.O., Scott M. Bartell, S.M., Kannan, K., Fair P.A., Kamen, D.L., Longitudinal measures of perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in serum of Gullah-ethnicity African-Americans in Charleston, South Carolina: 2003-2013

Bible, B.F., Zeng, M., Fair, P.A., Bossart, G.D., Nouri-Shirazi, M. Phenotyping and comparing the immune cell populations of dolphins under human care and free-ranging Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)

Bottlenose Dolphins

Adams J, Houde M, Muir D, Speakmand T, Bossart GD, Fair PA.  Land use and the spatial distribution of perfluoroalkyl compounds as measured in the plasma of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus).  Marine Environmental Research. 66: 430-437, 2008.

Bossart GD, Romano TA, Peden-Adams MM, Rice CD, Fair PA, Goldstein JD, Cammen K, and Reif JS. Hematological, biochemical and immunological findings in Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) with orogenital papillomas. Aquatic Mammals. 34(2): 166-177, 2008.

Fayer R, Fair PA, Bossart GD, Santin M. Examination of naturally exposed bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) for microsporidia, Cryptosporidium, and Giardia. Journal of Parasitology. 94(1): 143-147, 2008. Mazzoil M, Reif JS, Youngbluth M, Murdoch EM, Bechdel  SE, Howells E, McColluch SD, Hansen LJ, Bossart GD. Home Ranges of Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Indian River Lagoon, Fl. EcoHealth.  5: 278-288, 2008.

Mazzoil M, Reif JS, Youngbluth M, Murdoch EM, Bechdel  SE, Howells E, McColluch SD, Hansen LJ, Bossart GD. Home Ranges of Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Indian River Lagoon, Fl. EcoHealth.  5: 278-288, 2008.

Montie EW, Fair PA, Bossart GD, Mitchum GB, Houde M, Muir DCG, Letcher RJ, McFee WE, Starczak VR, Stegeman JJ, Hahn ME. Cytochrome P4501A1 expression, polychlorinated biphenyls and hydroxylated metabolites, and adipocyte sixe of bottlenose dolphins from the southeast United States. Aquatic Toxicology. 86: 397-412, 2008.

Murdoch ME, Reif JS, Mazzoil M, McCulloch SD, Fair PA, Bossart GD. Lobomycosis in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)  from the Indian River Lagoon, Florida: Estimation of prevalence, temporal trends, and spatial distribution. EcoHealth. 5: 289-297, 2008.

Rector A, Stevens H, Lacave G, Lemey P, Mostmans S, Salbany A, Vos M, Van Doorslaer K, Ghim SJ, Rehtanz M, Bossart GD, Jenson AB, Van Ranst M. Genomic characterization of novel dolphin papillomaviruses provides indications for recombination within the PapillomavairidaeVirology. 378: 151-161, 2008.

Rehtanz M, Bossart GD, Doescher B, Rector A, Van Ranst M, Fair P, Jenson AB, Ghim S. Bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) papillomaviruses: Vaccine antigen candidates and screening test development. Veterinary Microbiology. DOI: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2008.06.017, 2008.

Reif JS, Fair PA, Adams J, Joseph B, Kilpatrick DS, Sanchez R, Goldstein JD, Townsend FI, McCulloch SD, Mazzoil M, Zolman ES, Hansen LJ, Bossart GD. Evaluation and comparison of the health status of Atlantic bottlenose dolphins from the Indian River Lagoon, Florida and Charleston, South Carolina. Journal of the American Veterinary Association. 233: 299-307, 2008.

Stavros HCW, Bossart GD, Hulsey TC, Fair PA. Trace element concentrations in blood of free-ranging bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus): influence of age, sex and location.  Marine Pollution Bulletin. 56: 348-379, 2008.

Bechdel SE, Mazzoil MS, Murdoch ME, Howells EM, Reif JS, McCulloch SD, Schaefer AM, Bossart GD.  Prevalence and impacts of motorized vessels on bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in the Indian River Lagoon, Florida. Aquatic Mammals. 35: 367-377, 2009.

Bossart GD.  Emerging diseases in marine mammals (Book Chapter). McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology, McGraw-Hill Co., New York. pp: 103-105, 2009.

Fair PA, Lee HB, Adams J, Darling C, Pacepavicius MA, Bossart GD, Henry N, Muir D. Occurrence of triclosan in plasma of wild Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) and their environment.  Environmental Pollution. 157: 2248-2254, 2009.

Houde M, Pacepavicius G, Darling C, Fair PA, Alaee M, Bossart GD, Solomon KR, Letcher RJ, Bergman A, Marsh G, Muir DCG. Polybrominated diphenyl ethers and their hydroxylated analogs in plasma of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops turncatus) from the United States east coast.  Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 28(10): 2061-2068, 2009.

Howells EM, Reif JS, Bechdel SE, Murdoch ME, Bossart GD, McCulloch SD,  Mazzoil, MS.  A novel case of non-offspring adoption in a free-ranging Atlantic bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) inhabiting the Indian River Lagoon, Florida. Aquatic Mammals. 35 (1): 43-47, 2009.

Johnson WR, Tarralba M, Fair PA, Bossart GD, Nelson K, Morris PJ. Novel diversity of bacterial communities associated with bottlenose dolphin upper respiratory tracts.  Environmental Microbiology Reports. 1(6): 55-562, 2009.

Mignucci-Giannoni AA, Rosario-Delestre RJ, Alsina-Guerreron MM, Falcón-Matos L, Guzmán-Ramírez L, Williams EH, Bossart GD, Reidenberg JS. Asphyxiation in a bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) from Puerto Rico due to choking on a black margate (Anisotremus surinamensis). Aquatic Mammals 35(1): 48-54, 2009.

Mollenhauer MAM, Carter BJ, Peden-Adams MM, Bossart GD, Fair PA. Gene expression changes in bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) skin cells following exposure to methylmercury (MeHg) or perfluorrooctane sulfonate (PFOS).  Aquatic Toxicology. 91: 10-18, 2009.

Rehtanz M, Bossart GD, Doescher B, Rector A, Van Rast M, Fair PA, Jenson AB, Ghim SJ. Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) papillomaviruses: Vaccine antigen candidates and screening test development.  Veterinary Microbiology. 133: 43-53, 2009.

Reif JS, Peden-Adams MM, Romano TA, Rice CD, Fair PA, Bossart GD.  Immune dysfunction in Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) with lobomycosis . Medical Mycology. 47: 125-135, 2009.

Schaefer AM, Reif JS, Goldstein JD, Ryan CN, Fair PA, Bossart GD. Serological evidence of exposure to selected pathogens in free-ranging Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from the Indian River Lagoon, Florida and Charleston, South Carolina. Aquatic Mammals. 35: 163-170, 2009.

Schaefer, AM, Goldstein JD, Reif JS, Fair PA, Bossart GD, Antibiotic-resistant organisms cultured from Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) inhabiting estuarine waters of Charleston SC and Indian River Lagoon, Fl.  EcoHealth. 6: 33-41, 2009.

Schwacke LH, Hall AJ, Townsend FI, Wells RS, Hansen LJ, Hohn AA, Bossart GD, Fair PA, Rowles TK. Hematologic and serum biochemical reference intervals for free-ranging bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) and variation in the distributions of clinicopathologic values related to geographic sampling site. American Journal of Veterinary Research.  70(8): 973-985, 2009.

Bossart GD, Reif JS, Schaefer AM, Goldstein J, Fair PA, Saliki JT.  Morbillivirus infection in free-ranging Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from the southeastern United States: Seroepidemiologic and pathologic evidence of subclinical infection. Veterinary Microbiology 143: 160-166, 2010.

Fair P, Adams J, Mitchum G, Hulsey T, Reif J, Houde M, Muir D, Wirth E, Wetzel D, Zolman E, McFee W, Bossart GD. Contaminant blubber burdens in Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from two southeastern US estuarine areas: Concentrations and patterns of PCBs, pesticides, PBDEs, PFCs, and PAHs. Science of the Total Environment.  408: 1577-1597, 2010.

Rehtanz M, Ghim SJ, McFee W, Doescher B, Lacave G, Fair PA, Reif JS, Bossart GD, Jenson AB. Papillomaviruses antibody prevalence in free-ranging and captive bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus).  Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 46(1): 136-145, 2010.

Staggs L, St. Leger J, Bossart GD, Townsend Jr. FI, Hicks C, Rinaldi M.  A novel case of Fusarium oxysporum infection in an Atlantic bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus).  Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine.  41(2): 287-290, 2010.

Bossart GD, Romano T, Peden-Adams M, Schaefer A, McCulloch S, Goldstein J, Rice C, Saliki J, Fair P, Reif JS.  Clinicoimmunopathologic findings in Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) with positive morbillivirus titers. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 97: 103–112, 2011.

Bossart, GD. Marine mammals as sentinel species for oceans and human health.  Veterinary Pathology. 48(3): 676-690, 2011. Mazzoil M, Murdoch E, Reif JS, Bechdel SE, Howells E, De Sieyes M, Lawrence C, Bossart GD, McCulloch SD. Site fidelity and movement of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)  on Florida’s east coast: Atlantic Ocean and Indian River Lagoon estuary. Florida Scientist. 74(1): 25-37, 2011.

Morris PJ, Johnson WR, Pisani J, Bossart GD, Adams J, Reif JS, Fair PA.  Isolation of culturable microorganisms from free-ranging bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)  from the southeastern United States.  Veterinary Microbiology. 148: 440-447, 2011.

Murdoch ME, Mazzoil M, McCulloch S, Bechdel S, O’Corry-Crowe G, Bossart GD, Reif JS, Lacaziosis in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) along the coastal Atlantic Ocean, Florida USA.  Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 92: 69-73, 2011.

Schaefer AM, Stavros HCW, Bossart GD, Fair PA, Goldstein JD, Reif JS. Association between mercury and hepatic, renal, endocrine, and hematological parameters in Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) along the eastern coast of Florida and South Carolina. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 61: 688-695, 2011.

Stavros HCW, Stolen M, Durden WN, McFee W, Bossart GD, Fair PA. Correlation and toxicological inference of trace elements in tissues from stranded and free-ranging bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus).   Chemosphere. 82: 1649-1661, 2011.

Bossart GD, Arheart K, Hunt M, Clauss T, Leppert L, Roberts K, McCulloch S, Goldstein JD, Gonzalez C, Sweeney J, Stone R, Fair PA, Cray C. Protein electrophoresis of serum from healthy Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Aquatic Mammals. 38(4): 412-417, 2012. Fair PA, Houde M, Hulsey TC,

Bossart GD, Adams J, Balthis L, Muir DCG. Assessment of perflourinated compounds (PFCs) in plasma of bottlenose dolphins from two southeast US estuarine areas: Relationship with age, sex and geographic locations. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 64: 66-74, 2012 72.       Goldstein JD, Shaefer AM, McCulloch SD, Fair PA, Bossart GD, Reif JS. Clinicopathologic findings from Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) with cytologic evidence of gastric inflammation.  Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 43(4): 730-738, 2012.

Mazzaro LM, Johnson SP, Fair PA, Bossart GD, Carlin KP, Jensen ED, Smith CR, Andrews GA, Chavey PS, Venn-Watson S. Iron Indices in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Comparative Medicine. 62(6): 508-515, 2012.

McFee WE, Adams JD, Fair PA, Bossart GD.  Age distribution and growth of two Bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) populations from capture-release studies in the southeastern United States. Aquatic Mammals. 38(1): 17-30, 2012. 82.      

Rehtanz M, Bossart GD, Fair PA, Reif JS, Ghim SJ, Jenson AB. Papillomaviruses and herpesviruses: Who is who in genital tumor development of free-ranging Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus)?  Veterinary Microbiology. 160: 297-304, 2012.

Bossart GD, Hurley W, Biedenbach G, Denny M, Borkowski R, Goricki C, Searcy E, Roberts K, Reif J. Pathologic findings in stranded cetaceans from northeastern Florida.  Florida Scientist. 76(1): 36-50, 2013.

Bergfelt DR, Steinetz BG, Reif JS, Schaefer AM, Bossart GD, Mazzoil MS, Zolman E, Fair PA.  Evaluation of single-sample analysis of progesterone in combination with relaxin for diagnosis of pregnancy in wild bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Aquatic Mammals. 39(2): 198-206, 2013.

Cray C, Arheart KL, Hunt M, Clauss TM, Leppert LL, Roberts K, McCulloch SD, Goldstein JD, Gonzalez C, Sweeney J, Stone R, Fair PA, Bossart GD. Acute phase protein quantitation in serum samples from healthy Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus).  Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 25(1): 107-111, 2013.

Hickie BE, Cadieux MA, Riehl KN, Bossart GD, Alava JJ, Fair PA.  Modeling PCB-bioaccumulaiton in the bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus): Estimating a dietary threshold concentration.  Environmental Science and Technology.  DOI: 10.1021/es403166b, 2013.

Lee RF, Bulski K, Adams JD, Peden-Adams M, Bossart GD, King L, Fair PA. DNA strand breaks (comet assay) in blood lymphocytes from wild bottlenose dolphins. Marine Pollution Bulletin. DOI: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2013.06.017, 2013.

Lewis L, Lamb SV, Schaefer AM, Reif JS, Bossart GD, Fair PA.  Influence of collection and storage conditions of Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) measurements in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Aquatic Mammals.  39(4): 324-329, 2013

Reif JS, Schaefer AM, Bossart GD.  Lobomycosis: Risk of zoonotic transmission from dolphins to humans. Vector Borne Zoonotic Diseases. 13(10): 689-693, 2013.

Richards VP, Greig TW, Fair PA, McCulloch SD, Politz C, Natoli A, Driscoll CA, Hoelzel AR, David V, Bossart GD, Lopez JV. Patterns of population structure for inshore bottlenose dolphins along the eastern United States. Journal of Heredity. 104: 765-778, 2013.

Bossart GD, Romano T, Peden-Adams M, Schaefer A, McCulloch S, Goldstein J, Fair P, Cray C,  Reif JS. Clinicoimmunopathologic findings in Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) with positive Chlamydiaceae antibodies. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 2014. In press.

Browning NE, McCulloch SD, Bossart GD, Worthy AJ. Fine-scale population structure of estuarine bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) assessed using stable isotope ratios and fatty acid signature analyses. Marine Biology DOI 10.1007/s00227-014-2420-z, 2014.

Wirth JR, Peden-Adams MM, White ND, Bossart GD, Fair PA. In vitro exposure of DE-71, a penta-PBDE mixture on immune endpoints in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) and B6C3F1 mice. Journal of Applied Toxicology.  DOI 10.1002/jat.3008. 2014.

Schaefer AM, Jensen EL, Bossart GD, Reif JS.  Hair Mercury Concentrations and Fish Consumption Patterns in Florida Residents.  International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 11: 6709-6726. DOI:10.3390/ijerph110706709. 2014.

Fair PA, Balthis L, Kannan, K, De Silva A, Wu Q, French KM, Houde M, Muir DCG, Daugomah J, Spencer C, Bossart GD, White ND.  Dolphins as sentinels for sediment perflouroalkyl substances (PFASs) contamination in estuarine areas of Charleston, SC.  Poster session: SETAC North America.  35th Annual Meeting; 2014 November 12; Vancouver, BC Canada.

Farquier D, Goldstein T, Colegrove K, Rotstein D, DiGiovanni Jr. RA, McLellan W, Northeast and Southeast Atlantic Marine Mammal Stranding Network, Habecker P, Coffee L, Howerth EW, Gottdenker N, Bossart G, St. Leger J, Waltzek TB, Wellehan J, Saliki, JT, Nielsen O, Garron M, Mase-Guthrie B, Rowles TK. Dolphin Morbillivirus Outbreak and the 2013-2014 Mid-Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin Unusual Mortality Event.  63rd Annual International Conference of the Wildlife Disease Association. July 27-August 1, 2014.  Albuquerque, New Mexico. 

Fair PA, Schaefer AM, Romano TM, Bossart GD, Lamb SV, Reif JS.  Stress response of wild bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) during capture-release assessment studies.  General and Comparative Endocrinology. 206: 203-212. 2014.

Browning NE, McCulloch SD, Bossart GD, Worthy GAJ.  Fine-scale population structure of estuarine bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) assessed using stable isotope ratios and fatty acid signature analyses.  Marine Biology.  DOI 10.1007/s00227-014-2420-z.  2014.

 

Manatee Publications

 

Dona MG, Rehnatz M, Adimey NM, Bossart GD, Jenson AB, Bnde RK, Ghim SJ. Seroepidemiology of TmPV1 infection in captive and wild Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris). Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 47(3):  673-684, 2011.

Bonde RK, Mignucci-Giannoni A, Bossart GD. Sirenian Pathology and Mortality Assessment (Book Chapter). Sirenian Conservation: Issues and Strategies in Developing Countries. (Hines, Reynolds, Aragones, Mignucci-Giannoni, Marmontel, eds.). University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.  pp: 148-156, 2012.

Bossart GD, Mignucci-Giannoni AA, Rivera-Guzman AL, Jimenez-Marrero NM, Camus AC, Bonde RK, Dubey JP, Reif JS. Disseminated toxoplasmosis in Antillean manatees (Trichechus manatus manatus) from Puerto Rico.  Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 101: 139-144, 2012.

Ghim S, Joh J, Mignucci-Giannoni AA, Rivera-Guzman AL, Falcon-Matos L, Alsina-Guerrero MM, Rodriguez-Villanueva M, Jenson AB, Bossart GD.  Genital Papillomatosis Associated with Two Novel Mucosotropic Papillomaviruses from a Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris).  Aquatic Mammals. 40(20): 189-194. 2014.

 

Misc. Mammal, Bird and Reptile Publications

Bossart GD, Hansen L, Goldstein J, Kilpatrick D, Bechdel S, Howells E, Kroell K, de Sieyes M, Stolen M, Noke Durden W, Reif J, Defran R, and McCulloch S. Pathological findings in a rare mass stranding of melon-headed whales (Peponcephala electra) in Florida. Aquatic Mammals. 33(2): 235-240, 2007.

Bossart GD, Hensley G, Goldstein J, Kroell K, Manire C, Defran R, and Reif J. Cardiomyopathy and myocardial degeneration in stranded pygmy (Kogia breviceps) and dwarf sperm (Kogia sima) whales. Aquatic Mammals. 33(2): 214-222, 2007.

Fire SE, Wang Z, Leighfield TA, Morton SL, McFee WE, McLellan WA, Litaker RW, Tester PA, Hohn AA, Lovewell G, Harms C, Rotstein DS, Barco SG, Costidis A, Sheppard B, Bossart GD, Stolen M, Durden WN, Van Dolah FW. Domoic acid exposure in pygmy and dwarf sperm whales (Kogia spp) from southeastern and mid-Atlantic US waters.  Harmful Algae. 8: 658-664, 2009.

Meegan J, Field C, Sidor I, Romano T, Casinghino S, Smith CR, Kashinsky L, Fair PA, Bossart GD, Wells R, Dunn JL. Development, validation, and utilization of a competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the detection of antibodies against Brucella species in marine mammals. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 22: 856-862, 2010.

Biancani B, Field C, Dennison S, Pulver R, Tuttle A. Hiatal hernia in a harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) pup. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 43(2): 355-359, 2012.

Fair PA, Stavros HC, Mollenhauer M, DeWitt J, Henry N, Kannan K, Yun SH, Bossart GD, Keil K,  Peden-Adams M.  Immune function in female B6C3F1 mice is modulated by DE-71, a commercial polybrominated diphenyl ether mixture.  Journal of Immunotoxicology. 9(1): 96–107, 2012.

Field C, Tablin F. Response of northern elephant seal platelets to pressure and temperature changes: A comparison with human platelets. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A. 162: 289-295, 2012.

Field C, Beaufrere H, Wakamatsu N, Raemacher N, MacLean R. Discospondylitis caused by Staphylococcus aureus in an African Black-footed Penguin (Spheniscus demersus).  Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery. 26(4): 232-238, 2012.

Field C, Tuttle AD, Sidor IF, Nyaoke K, Deering KM, Gilbert-Marchetrerre K, Risatti G, Spoon T, Meegan J, Romano TA, Frasca Jr. S, Dunn JL. Systemic mycosis in a California sea lioin (Zalophus californianus) with detection of Cystofilobasidiales DNE.  Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 43(1): 144-152, 2012.

Page-Karjian A, Knowles S, Howerth E, Berliner A, Clauss TM, Hyatt M, Camus AC. Pathology in Practice: Pulmonary mycobacteriosis in an Emerald Tree Boa. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 241: 1159 – 1161, 2012.

McDermott AJ, Clauss T, Sakals S, Mejia-Fava J, Radlinsky MG.  Modified-closed castration: A novel technique for sea otter (Enhydra lutris nereis) orchiectomies.  Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 44(3): 786-789, 2013.

Hoopes LA, Rea LD, Christ A, Worthy GAJ. No Evidence of Metabolic Depression in Western Alaskan Juvenile Steller Sea Lions (Eumetopias jubatus). PLoS ONE 9(1): e85339. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0085339, 2014.

Mealey BK, Baldwin JD, Parks-Mealey GB, Bossart GD, Forstner MRJ. Characteristics of mangrove diamondback terrapins (Malaclemys terrapin rhizophorarum) inhabiting altered and natural mangrove islands. Journal of North American Herpetology. 2014(1): 76-80. 2014.

 

Whale Shark Publications

Dove ADM, Arnold J, Clauss TM. Blood cells and serum chemistry in the world’s largest fish: the whale shark (Rhincodon typus).  Aquatic Biology. 9: 177-183, 2010. 40.     

Katsu Y, Kohno S, Narita H, Urushitani H, Yamane K, Hara A, Clauss TM, Walsh MT, Miyagawa S, Guillette Jr LJ, Iguchi T. Cloning and functional characterization of Chondricthyes, cloudy catshark (Scyliorhinus torazame)and whale shark (Rhincodon typus) estrogen receptors.  General and Comparative Endocrinology. 168: 496-504, 2010.

Motta PJ, Maslanka M, Hueter R, Davis RL, de la Parra R, Mulvaney SL, Habegger ML, Strother JA, Mara KR, Gardiner JM, Tyminski JP, Zeigler LD. Feeding anatomy, filter-feeding rate, and diet of whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) during surface ram filter feeding off the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.  Zoology.  113: 199-212, 2010.

de la Parra Venegas R, Hueter R, Gonzalez Cano J, Tyminski J, Gregorio Remolina J, Maslanka M, Ormos A, Weigt L, Carlson B, Dove ADM. An unprecedented aggregation of whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) in Mexican coastal waters of the Caribbean Sea.  PLoS ONE. 6(4): 1-8, 2011.

Dove AM, Coco C, Binder T, Schreiber C, Davis R, Carlson B, Clauss TM. Acquisition, husbandry and veterinary care of whale sharks in a public aquarium setting (Book Chapter).  Health and Diseases of Aquatic Organisms: Bilateral Perspectives (R. Cipriano and I. Schelkunov eds).  Proceedings of the 3rd US/Russian Bilateral Exchange on Aquatic Animal Health. MSU Press: East Lansing Michigan.  pp. 251-258, 2011.

Dove ADM, Leisen J, Zhou M, Byrne JJ, Lim-Hing K, Webb HD, Gelbaum L, Viant, MR, Kubanek J, Fernandez F. Biomarkers of whale shark health: A metabolomic approach. PLoS ONE.  7(11): 1-10, 2012.

Dove ADM. Metabolomics has great potential for clinical and nutritional care and research with exotic animals. Zoo Biology. DOI: 10.1001/ZOO.21024, 2012.

Dove, ADM. Foraging and ingestive behaviors of whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) in response to chemical olfactory cues. Biological Bulletin. (submitted) 2014.

Alam MT, Petit Iii RA, Read TD,  Dove ADM. The complete mitochondrial genome sequence of the world’s largest fish, the whale shark (Rhincodon typus), and its comparison with those of related shark species. Gene. DOI: 10.1016/j.gene.2014.01.064. 2014.

 

Fishes and Invertebrate Publications

Sokolowski MS, Dove ADM.  Histopathological examination of wild American eels infected with Anguillicola crassus. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health.  18(4): 257-262, 2006.

Dove ADM.  Defining parasite communities is a challenge for neutral theory. Journal of Parasitology. 92(3): 673-675, 2006.

Clarke LM, Dove ADM, Conover DO. Prevalence, intensity and effect of a nematode parasite, Philomena cf saltatrix, in the ovaries of bluefish (Pomatomas saltatrix). Fisheries Bulletin 104: 118-124, 2006.

Vianna RT, Boeger WA, Dove ADM. Neotropical Monogenoidea.51. Scutalatus magniancortatus  gen. et. Sp. N. (Gyrodactylidae) from South-American electric eel (Electrophorus electricus) (Gymnotidae, Gymnotiformes) and redescription of Mormygyrodactylus gemini from the African bullfrog, Marcusenius macrolepidotus (Mormyridae, Osteoglossiformes).  Acta Zoologica. 88: 89-94, 2007

Bartlett SL, Wooster GA, Sokolowski MS, Dove ADM, Bowser PR.  Naturally occurring bacteraemia in American lobsters (Homarus americanus) Milne-Edwards, in Long Island Sound.  Journal of Fish Diseases.  31: 19-25, 2008.

Carlson B, CurleeK, Hall, K, Dove, AM. Designing and maintaining a large closed-system reef exhibit at the Georgia Aquarium (Book Chapter).   Advances in Coral Husbandry in Public Aquaria.  Vol II (Lewis R.J. and Janse M. eds).  Burgers Zoo: Arnem, the Netherlands. pp: 255-268, 2008.

Carlson BA, Randall JE, Dawson MN. A new species of Epiblulus (Perciformes: Labridae) from the West Pacific.  Copeia. (2): 476-483, 2008.

Clauss TM, Arnold J. Haematologic disorders of fish.  Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice. 11(3): 445-462, 2008.

Dove ADM.  Defining parasite communities is a challenge for neutral theory.  Journal of Parasitology. 92(3): 6 Camus M, Hyatt MW, Clauss TM, Berliner AL, Camus AC. Chromatophoroma in a crevice kelpfish (Gibbonsia montereyensis). Veterinary Clinical Pathology. 40(4): 549-552, 2011.

Cipriano RC, Bowser,PR, Dove AM, Goodwin, A, Puzach C. Prominent Emerging Diseases Within the United States (Book Chapter). Health and Diseases of Aquatic Organisms: Bilateral Perspectives (R. Cipriano and I. Schelkunov eds).  Proceedings of the 3rd US/Russian Bilateral Exchange on Aquatic Animal Health. MSU Press: East Lansing Michigan.  pp: 6-17, 2011.  

Cipriano RC, Dove ADM, Far from superficial: Microbial diversity associated with the skin and mucus of fish (Book chapter).  “Bridging America and Russia with shared perspectives on aquatic animal health”.  pp: 156-167, 2011.

Marancik DP, Berliner AL, Cavin JM, Clauss TM, Dove ADM, Sutton D, Wickes BL, Camus AC. Disseminated fungal infection in two species of captive sharks.  Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 42(4): 686-693, 2011.

Bell SL, Allam B, McElroy A, Dove AM, Taylor GT. Investigation of epizootic shell disease in American lobsters (Homarus americanus) from Long Island Sound: I. Characterization of associated microbial communities.  Journal of Shellfish Research. 31(1): 473-484, 2012.

Carlson BA. Feeding activity by the blenny Excallias brevis causes multifocal bleaching in corals: comment on Zvuloni et al. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 463: 297-299, 2012.

Dove ADM. Metabolomics has great potential for clinical and nutritional care and research with exotic animals. Zoo Biology. DOI: 10.1001/ZOO.21024, 2012.

Haman KH, Norton TM, Thomas AC, Dove AM, Tseng, F.  Baseline health parameters and species comparisons between free-ranging Atlantic sharpnose (Rhizoprionodon terraenovae), bonnethead (Sphyrna tiburo), and spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias) sharks in Georgia, Florida, and Washington.  Journal of Wildlife Diseases.  48(2): 295-306, 2012.

Homerding M, McElroy A, Taylor G, Dove AM, Allam B. Investigation of epizootic shell disease in American lobsters (Homarus americanus) from Long Island Sound: II. Immune parameters in lobsters and relationships to the disease.  Journal of Shellfish Research. 31(1): 495-504, 2012.

Hyatt MW, Anderson PA, O’Donnell PM, Berzins IK. Assessment of acid-base derangements among bonnethead (Sphyrna tiburo), bull (Carcharinus leucas) and lemon (Negaprion brevirostris) sharks from gillnet and longline capture and handling methods. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A. 162: 113-120, 2012.

Marancik D, Berliner AL, Cavin JM, Clauss TM, Dove AM, Sutton DA, Wickes BL, Camus AC. Disseminated fungal infection in two species of captive sharks. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 42(4): 686-693, 2012.

McDermott A, Petty D. Use of iodized versus non-iodized sodium chloride in therapeutic dips and baths for freshwater fish. Journal of Applied Aquaculture. 23:351-357, 2012.

Meegan J, Sidor IF, Field C, Roddy N, Sirpenski G, Dunn JL. Endoscopic evaluation and biopsy collection of the gastrointestinal tract in the green moray eel (Gymnothorax funebris): Application in a case of chronic mucus gland hyperplasia. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 42(3): 615-620, 2012.

Salter CE, O’Donnell K, Sutton D, Marancik DP, Knowles S, Clauss TM, Berliner AL, Camus AC, Dematitis and systemic mycosis in lined seahorses (Hippocampus erectus)associated with a marine-adapted Fusarium solani species complex pathogen. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 101: 23-32, 2012.

Camus A, Soto E, Berliner A, Clauss TM, Sanchez S. Epitheliocystis hyperinfection in captive spotted eagle rays (Aetobatus narinari )associated with a novel Chlamydiales 16S rDNA signature sequence. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms. 2013. In press.

Camus AC, Dill JA, McDermott AJ, Clauss TM, Berliner AL, Boylan SM, Soto E. Francisella noatunensis  subsp. Orientalis infection in Indo-Pacific reef fish entering the United States through the ornamental fish trade. Journal of Fish Diseases. DOI:10.1111/jfd.12071, 2013.

Ely PC, Zimpfer SP. Spawning location, size structure and year class strength of robust redhorse (Moxostoma robustum) stocked in the Ogeechee River, Georgia.  Daniel B. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia report.  November, 2013.

Mylniczenko ND, Clauss TM, Stamper MA. Cartilaginous Fishes: Elasmobranchs and Holocephalans (Book Chapter). Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia, 2nd Edition. (West G, Heard D, Caulkett N eds) Ames, Iowa: Blackwell Publishing Professional. 2013. In press.

Mylniczenko ND, Neiffer DL, Clauss TM. Bony Fish: Lungfish, Sturgeon and Teleosts (Book Chapter).  Zoo Animal and Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia, 2nd Edition. (West G, Heard D, Caulkett N eds) Ames, Iowa: Blackwell Publishing Professional. 2013. In press.

Webb DH, Marrero C, Ellis H, Merriwether L, Dove ADM.  A simple reagent-free spectrophotometric assay for monitoring metronidazole therapy in aquarium water.   Journal of Aquatic Animal Health. 25: 165-170, 2013.

Camus A, Berliner A, Clauss T, Hatcher N, Marancik D.  Serratia marescens associated ampullary system infection and septicemia in a bonnethead shark, Sphyrna tiburo.  Journal of Fish Diseases. 36: 891-895. 2013.


Hyatt MW
, Clauss TM, Dennison SE, Camus AC. Retroperitoneal hemangiosarcoma in a common carp (Cyprinus carpo): a case report.  Disease of Aquatic Organisms. 107:151-160. 2014.

Cipriano RC, Smith ML, Dove ADM, Styczynski MP. Differential lipid and metabolite levels in response to spawning-induced inappetence in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar).  Metabolomics. (submitted) 2014.

 

Beluga Publications

Scheifele PM, Johnson MT, Kretschmer L, Clark JG, Kemper D, Potty G.  Ambient habitat noise and vibration at the Georgia Aquarium.  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. DOI: 10.1121/1.47434387, 2012.

Castellote M, Mooney TM, Quakenbush L, Hobbs R, Goertz C, Gaglione E. Baseline hearing abilities and variability in wild beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas). Journal of Experimental Biology. 2014. In press.