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 Marine ecotoxicological biomarkers for a cleaner, healthier ocean environment

 

Dr Mark G. J. Hartl

2017

 

Echavarri-Bravo, V., Paterson, L., Aspray, T.J., Porter, J.S., Winson, M.K., Hartl, M.G.J., in press. Natural marine bacteria as model organisms for the hazard-assessment of consumer products containing silver nanoparticles. Mar Pollut Bull.

 

Blumenröder, J., Sechet, P., Kokonnen, J. and Hartl, M. G. J. (In press). Microplastic contamination of intertidal sediments of Scapa Flow, Orkney: a first assessment. Mar Pollut Bull DOI:10. 1016/ j. marpolbul. 2017. 07. 009.

 

Connell, S., Fernandes, T. F., Hartl, M. G. J. (in press). Climate change: implications for ecotoxicological environmental impact assessment. JEE. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943-7870.0001292

 

2015

 

Miller, M.A., Bankier, C., Al-Shaeri, M.A.M., Hartl, M.G.J., 2015. Neutral Red cytotoxicity assays for assessing in vivo carbon nanotube ecotoxicity in mussels – comparing microscope and microplate methods. Mar Pollut Bull. 101: 903-907.

 

Hartl, M.G.J., Gubbins, E., Gutierrez, T., Fernandes, T.F., 2015. Review of existing knowledge – emerging contaminant. Focus on nanomaterials and microplastics in the aquatic environment. CREW, p. 20.

 

Hartl, M. G. J. (2015) Editorial: Fish Ecotoxicology in a Changing World: Do we need new biomarker endpoints in light of climate change? Journal of FisheriesScience.com 9(4): 049-051.9(4): 049-051.

 

Echavarri-Bravo, V., Paterson, L., Aspray, T. J., Porter, J. S., Winson, M. K., Thornton, B. and Hartl, M. G. J. (2015). Shifts in the metabolic function of a benthic estuarine microbial community following a single pulse of silver nanoparticle exposure. Environmental Pollution. 201: 91-99.

 

2014

 

Janeck J. Scott-Fordsmand, S. Pozzi-Mucelli, L. Tran, K. Aschberger, S. Sabella, U. Vogel, C. Poland, D. Balharry, T. Fernandes, S. Gottardo, S. Hankin, M.G.J. Hartl, N.B. Hartmann, D. Hristozov, K. Hund-Rinke, H. Johnston, A. Marcomini, O. Panzer, D. Roncato, A.T. Saber, H. Wallin, Stone, V. (2014) A unified framework for nanosafety is needed. NanoToday 9, 546—549 [Fulltext pdf version].

 

Stone, V., Pozzi-Mucelli, S., Tran, L., Aschberger, K., Sabella, S., Vogel, U. B., Poland, C., Balharry, D., Fernandes, T., Gottardo, S., Hankin, S., Hartl, M. G. J., Hartmann, N., Hristozov, D., Hund-Rinke, K., Johnston, H., Marcomini, A., Panzer, O., Roncato, D., Saber, A. T., Wallin, H. & Scott-Fordsmand, J. J. (2014). ITS-NANO - Prioritising nanosafety research to develop a stakeholder driven intelligent testing strategy. Part Fibre Toxicol. 11:doi:10.1186/1743-8977-11-9 [Fulltext pdf version]

 

2013

 

Hartl, M. G. J. (2013). Homeostasis and toxicology of non-essential metals - edited by C. M. Wood, A. P. Farrell & C. J. Brauner. 83: 1476-1477. [Fulltext pdf version]

 

Al-Shaeri, M., Ahmed, D., Mc Cluskey, F., Turner, G., Paterson, L., Dyrynda, E. A. & Hartl, M. G. J. (2013). Potentiating toxicological interaction of single-walled carbon nanotubes with dissolved metals. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 32: 2701-2710. [Fulltext pdf version]

 

Stone, V., Pozzi-Mucelli, S., Tran, L., Aschberger, K., Sabella, S., Vogel, U. B., Poland, C., Balharry, D., Fernandes, T., Gottardo, S., Hankin, S., Hartl, M. G. J., Hartmann, N., Hristozov, D., Hund-Rinke, K., Johnston, H., Marcomini, A., Panzer, O., Roncato, D., Saber, A. T., Wallin, H. & Scott-Fordsmand, J. J. (2013). Research prioritisation to deliver an intelligent testing strategy for the human and environmental safety of nanomaterials, FP7 ITS- NANO Consortium Report. Brussels. 128 pp. [Fulltext pdf version]

 

2012

 

Singh, R. & Hartl, M. G. J. (2012). Fluctuating estuarine conditions are not confounding factors for the Comet assay assessment of DNA damage in the mussel Mytilus edulis. Ecotoxicology 21: 1998-2003 [Fulltext pdf version 306k]

 

2011

 

Hartl, M. G. J. (2011) Organotins and hydromineral homeostasis in aquatic animals. In Pagliarani, A; Trombetti, F.; Ventrella, V. (Eds) Biochemical and biological effects of organotins: 179-215. Bentham e Books. [Fulltext pdf version -536k]

 

2010

 

Hartl, M. G. J. (2010). Biomarkers In Integrated Ecotoxicological Sediment Assessment. In: Sedimentology of Aqueous Systems. C. Poletto & S. Charlesworth ed(s): 147-170. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford [Fulltext - 831k]

 

Hartl, M. G. J., Sinet E, Grigson S. (2010). Maintenance of bivalve haemocytes for the purpose of delayed DNA strand break assessment using the Comet assay. Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis 51: 64-68. [Fulltext - pdf version 115k].

 

2009

 

Kilemade, M., Hartl, M. G. J., O'Halloran, J., O'Brien, N. Sheehan, D., Mothersil, C., van Pelt, F. N. A. M. (2009) Effects of contaminated sediment from Cork Harbour, Ireland on the cytochrome P450 system of turbot. Ecotoxicol. Environ. Safety 72: 747-755. [Fulltext - pdf version 363k]

 

2008

 

Cruikshanks, R., Lauridsen, R., Hartl, M. G. J., Harrison, A., Kelly-Quinn, M., O’Halloran, J. & Giller, P. S. (2008). Putting the sodium dominance index to the test as a measure of acid sensitivity across diverse geological conditions and with reference to the influence of plantation forests. Wat. Air Soil Pollut. 190: 221-229 [Fulltext - pdf version 289k]

 

2007

 

Hartl, M. G. J., Kilemade, M., Sheehan, D., O'Halloran, J., O'Brien, N. M. & van Pelt, F. N. A. M. (2007). Hepatic biomarkers of sediment-associated pollution in juvenile turbot, Scophthalmus maximus L. Mar. Environ. Res., 64: 191-208. [Fulltext - pdf version 276k]

 

2006

 

Hartl, M. G. J., Kilemade, M., Coughlan, B. M., O'Halloran, J., van Pelt, F. N. A. M., Sheehan, D., Mothersill, C. & O'Brien, N. M. (2006). A two-species biomarker model for the assessment of sediment toxicity in the marine and estuarine environment. J. Environ. Sci. Health - A, 41: 939-953.[Fulltext - pdf version 491kB].

 

Hartl, M. G. J., Watson, D., Davenport, J. (2006). Biofouling in the Marine Aquaculture Industry, with Particular Reference to Finfish - Current Status and Future Challenges. The Crown Estate (AQU 06 03). pp 53.

 

Erratum
J. Environ. Sci. Health A 41, 939-953. [Fulltext - pdf version 20kB].

 

2005

 

Hartl, M. G. J., van Pelt, F. N. A. M. & O'Halloran, J. (2005). Development and Application of Sediment Toxicity Tests for Regulatory Purposes. In Water Encyclopedia: Water Quality and Resource Development. J. H. Lehr & J. Keeler ed(s), vol. 5: 383-387. John Wiley & Sons. [Full text - pdf 56kB]

 

Davoren, M., Ni Shuilleabhain, S., O'Halloran, J., Hartl, M. G. J., Sheehan, D., O'Brien, N. M., Van Pelt, F. N. A. M. & Mothersill, C., (2005). A test battery approach for the ecotoxicological evaluation of Irish estuarine sediments. Ecotoxicology. 14: 741-755.[Fulltext - pdf version 350kB]

 

Ni Shuilleabhain, S., Davoren, M., Mothersill, C., Sheehan, D., Hartl, M. G. J., Kilemade, M., O'Brien, N. M., O'Halloran, J., Van Pelt, F. N. A. M. & Lyng, F. M. (2005). Identification of a multi xenobiotic resistance mechanism in primary cultured epidermal cells from Oncorhynchus mykiss and the effects of environmental complex mixtures on its activity. Aquat. Toxicol. 73: 115-127. [Fulltext - pdf version 321kB]

 

Davoren, M., Ni Shuilleabhain, S., Hartl, M. G. J., Tyrell, L., Sheehan, D., O'Brien, N. M., O'Halloran, J., Van Pelt, F. N. A. M. & Mothersill, C. (2005). Assessing the potential of fish cell lines as tools for the cytotoxicity testing of estuarine sediment elutriates. Toxicol. in Vitro 19: 421–431. [Fulltext - pdf version 203kB]

 

Cruikshanks, R., Lauridsen, R., Harrison, A., Hartl, M. G. J., Kelly-Quinn, M., Giller, P. S. & O'Halloran, J. (2005). Evaluation of the use of the Sodium Dominance Index as a potential measure of acid sensitivity (WATERAC) Environmental Protection Agency, Republic of Ireland. pp 137.

 

2004

 

Kilemade, M., Hartl, M. G. J., Sheehan, D., van Pelt, F. N. A. M., O'Brien, N. M. & O'Halloran, J. (2004). An assessment of the pollutant status of surficial sediment in Cork Harbour in the South East of Ireland with particular reference to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Mar. Pollut. Bull. 49: 1084-1096. [Fulltext - pdf version 616 kB]

 

Kilemade, M., Hartl, M. G. J., Sheehan, D., Mothersill, C., van Pelt, F. N. A. M., O'Halloran, J. & O'Brien, N. M. (2004). Genotoxicity of field-collected inter-tidal sediments from Cork Harbour, Ireland to turbot (Scophthalmus maximus). Environ. Mol. Mutagen. 44: 56-64. [Fulltext - pdf version 173kB]

 

Hartl, M. G. J., Coughlan, B. M., Sheehan, D., van Pelt, F. N. A. M., Heffron, J. J. A., O'Reilly, S. J., O'Halloran, J. & O'Brien, N. M. (2004). Implications of seasonal priming and reproductive activity on the interpretation of Comet assay data derived from the clam, Tapes semidecussatus Reeves 1864, exposed to contaminated sediments. Mar. Environ. Res. 57:295-310. [Fulltex - pdf version 418kB]

 

2003

 

Ni Shuilleabhain, S., Davoren, M., Hartl, M. G. J. & O'Halloran, J. (2003). In vitro ecotoxicological assessment of aquatic sediments. In In vitro Methods in Aquatic Toxicology. C. Mothersill & B. Austin ed(s): 327-374. Springer Verlag, Berlin.

 

Lyons, C., Dowling, V., Tedengren, M., Gardeström, J., Hartl, M. G. J., O'Brien, N. M., O'Halloran, J., van Pelt, F. N. A. M. & Sheehan, D. (2003). Variability of heat shock proteins and glutathione S-transferase in gill and digestive gland of blue mussel, Mytillus edulis. Mar. Environ. Res. 56: 585-597. [Fulltext - pdf version 353kB]

 

2002

 

Hartl, M. G. J. (2002). Benthic fish as sentinel organisms of estuarine sediment toxicity. In The Vienna School of Marine Biology: A Tribute to Jörg Ott. (ed. M. Bright, P. C. Dworschak & M. Stachowitsch): 89-100. Facultas Universitätsverlag, Wien [Full text - pdf 66kB]

 

Coughlan, B. M., Hartl, M. G. J., O'Reilly, S. J., Sheehan, D., Mothersill, C., van Pelt, F. N. A. M., O'Halloran, J. & O'Brien, N. M. (2002). Detecting genotoxicity using the Comet assay following chronic exposure of the Manila clam Tapes semidecussatus to polluted estuarine sediments. Mar. Pollut. Bull.(44/12): 1359-1365. [Fulltext - pdf version 195kB]

 

Madden, B. & Hartl, M. G. J. (2002). Report in response to Condition 9.14 ' Ecological Monitoring' of the Waste Licence for the East Cork Landfill, Rossmore, Co. Cork. Biosphere Environmental Services, Greystones, Co. Wicklow, Ireland. pp 28.

 

2001

 

Hartl, M. G. J., Hutchinson, S. & Hawkins, L. E. (2001). Sediment-associated tri-n-butyltin chloride (TBTCl) and its effects on osmoregulation of freshwater-adapted 0-group European flounder, Platichthys flesus (L.). Aquat. Toxicol. (55/3-4):125-136.[Full text - pdf 192 kB]

 

Hartl, M. G. J., Hutchinson, S., Hawkins, L. E. & Grand, D. J. (2001). Environmental levels of sediment-associated tri-n-butyltin chloride (TBTCl) and ionic regulation in flounders during seawater adaptation. Mar. Biol (138/6): 1121-1130. [Full text - pdf 241 kB]

 

Hartl, M. G. J., Hutchinson, S. & Hawkins, L. E. & Grand, D. J. (2001). The effects of sediment-associated triorganotin compounds on the gills of the European flounder, Platichthys flesus (L.). J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. (261): 75-91.[Full text - pdf 289 kB]

 

Hartl, M. G. J., Hutchinson, S. & Hawkins, L. E. (2001). Organotin and osmoregulation: quantifying the effects of sediment-associated TBT and TPhT on freshwater-adapted European flounders (Platichthys flesus L.). J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. (256): 267-278. [Full text - pdf 246 kB]

 

2000

 

Hartl, M. G. J., Hutchinson, S., Hawkins, L. E. and Eledjam, M. (2000). The biometry of gills of 0-group European flounder. J. Fish Biol. (57): 1037-1046.[Full text - pdf 206 kB]

 

Hartl, M. G. J., Hutchinson, S. and Hawkins, L. E. (2000). Reduced blood osmolality in European 0-group flounder, Platichthys flesus (L.), exposed to environmental levels of sediment-associated tributyl- and triphenyltin. Mar. Pollut. Bull. (40/9): 792-794.[Full text - pdf 299 kB]

 

Hartl, M. G. J. (2000) Organotin and osmoregulation: quantifying the effects of environmental concentrations of sediment-associated tri-n-butyltin and triphenyltin on osmoregulatory processes in the European flounder Platichthys flesus (L). PhD Thesis, University of Southampton. 143p

 

1999

 

Hartl, M. G. J., Ott, J. A. (1999) An in situ study of the influence of ascidian suspension feeding on the subtidal nepheloid-layer in the Northern Adriatic Sea. P.S.Z.N. Mar. Ecol. (20/3 - 4): 359 - 372. [Full text - pdf 653kB]

 

1998

 

Boisson, F., Hartl, M. G. J., Fowler, S.W. and Amiard-Triquet, C. (1998) Influence of chronic exposure to silver and mercury in the field on the bioaccumulation potential of the bivalve Macoma balthica. Mar. Environ. Res. (45/4-5): 325 - 340. [Full text - pdf 981kB]