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To date, more than 200 peer-reviewed publications have been published related to research, rehabilitation, and veterinary medicine at the Alaska SeaLife Center. Over 470 publications have been produced including conference abstracts, theses, congressional reports, journal articles, books, and book chapters since 1998. Below are peer-reviewed publications such as books, book chapters, journal articles, and theses.


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Andrews, R. D. 2004. The population decline of Steller sea lions: testing the nutritional stress hypothesis. Pages 132-146 in M. S. Gordon and S. M. Bartol, editors. Experimental Approaches to Conservation Biology. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA. Click for pdf.

Andrews, R. D., D. G. Calkins, R. W. Davis, B. L. Norcross, et al. 2002. Foraging behavior and energetics of adult female Steller sea lions. Pages 19-23 in D. P. DeMaster and S. Atkinson, editors. Steller Sea Lion Decline: Is It Food II. Alaska Sea Grant College Program, University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Andrews, R. D., L. Mazzuca, and C. O. Matkin. 2005. Satellite tracking of killer whales. Pages 238-249 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Andrews, R. D., A. W. Nelson, R. B. Heath, S. E. Norberg, et al. 2005. Innovations in remote monitoring techniques for Steller sea lions. Pages 249-260 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Atkinson, S. 2002. Male reproductive systems. Pages 700-704 in W. F. Perrin, B. G. Würsig, and J. G. M. Thewissen, editors. Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals. Academic Press, San Diego, CA. Click for pdf.

Baker, A. R., T. R. Loughlin, V. Burkanov, C. W. Matson, et al. 2005. Variation of mitochondrial control region sequences of Steller sea lions: the three-stock hypothesis. Journal of Mammalogy 86:1075-1084. Click for pdf.

Bando, M. K. 2002. Comparing the nutritional quality of Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus) diets. M.S. University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks. Click for pdf.

Baptista, R. G. 2003. Fall maternal investment of Steller sea lions females (Eumetopias jubatus) on Chiswell Island. Honors Thesis. Universidad dos Acores. Click for pdf.

Bleakney, K., J. R. Carpenter, and S. Atkinson. 2005. Rate of passage and assimilation efficiency of herring diets containing different fat levels in harbor seals. Pages 31-43 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Blomquist, C. H., P. H. Lima, and S. Atkinson. 2005. Activity of steroidogenic enzymes in placenta and in lung, fat and skin of the steller sea lion pup (Eumetopias jubatus). Integrative and Comparative Biology 45:967-967. Click for pdf.

Bozza, M., and S. Atkinson. 2005. Steller sea lion cytokine immunoassay development. Pages 121-135 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Bradford, A. L., P. R. Wade, D. W. Weller, A. M. Burdin, et al. 2006. Survival estimates of western gray whales Eschrichtius robustus incorporating individual heterogeneity and temporary emigration. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 315:293-307. Click for pdf.

Brandon, E. A. A., D. G. Calkins, T. R. Loughlin, and R. W. Davis. 2005. Neonatal growth of Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus) pups in Alaska. Fishery Bulletin 103:246-257. Click for pdf.

Briggs, H., D. G. Calkins, and R. W. Davis. 2005. Habitat associations and diving patterns of juvenile Steller sea lions in the North-Central Gulf of Alaska. Pages 59-68 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Burdin, A., E. Hoyt, H. Sato, and O. A. Filatova. 2006. The Killer Whales of Eastern Kamchatka, 1st edition. Alaska SeaLife Center, Seward, AK.

Burdin, A. M., D. G. Calkins, S. Atkinson, and D. Maldini. 2005. Killer whale surveys in the Russian Far East: 2002-2004. Pages 227-238 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

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Calkins, D. G., M. Castellini, V. Burkanov, S. Atkinson, et al. 2005. Impact of changing diet regimes on Steller sea lion body condition. Pages 6-19 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Capers, J. W. 2006. Purification and preliminary qualitative and quantitative evaluation of immunoglobulin isotypes of the harbor seal (Phoca vitulina). M. Sc. University of Southern Mississippi. Click for pdf.

Castellini, M. 2002. Captive studies with Steller sea lions at the Alaska SeaLife Center. Pages 41-45 in D. P. DeMaster and S. Atkinson, editors. Steller Sea Lion Decline: Is It Food II. Alaska Sea Grant College Program, University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Castellini, M., L. Zhao, and S. D. Inglis. 2005. Metabolic demands of Steller sea lion survival. Pages 68-77 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Castellini, M. A. 2001. Using bioelectrical impedance to measure the body composition of seals and sea lions. Faseb Journal 15:A90-A90.

Castellini, M. A., and J. M. Castellini. 2002. Blood volume in diving seals: Costs, benefits and adaptations. Faseb Journal 16:A885-A885.

Castellini, M. A., J. M. Castellini, and P. M. Rivera. 2001. Adaptations to pressure in the RBC metabolism of diving mammals. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology a-Molecular & Integrative Physiology 129:751-757.

Castellini, M. A., J. M. Castellini, S. J. Trumble, and T. L. Mau. 2000. How do dietary lipid levels impact the body condition and health of seals? Faseb Journal 14:A440-A440. Click for pdf.

Castellini, M. A., P. M. Rivera, and J. M. Castellini. 2002. Biochemical aspects of pressure tolerance in marine mammals. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology a-Molecular and Integrative Physiology 133:893-899.

Colvocoresses, J. 2004. Characterization of the humoral immune system of the Steller sea lion, Eumetopias jubatus, and development of reagents and assays for quantitative measure of humoral immunity. Ph. D. University of Southern Mississippi.

Cooke, S. J., S. G. Hinch, M. Wikelski, R. D. Andrews, et al. 2004. Biotelemetry: a mechanistic approach to ecology. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 19:334-343. Click for pdf.

Cornick, L. 2005. Examining the relationship between prey availability, behavior, and energetic gain in captive Steller sea lions. Pages 22-31 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Cornick, L., and M. Horning. 2000. Simulated foraging experiments on captive diving mammals: a feasibility study with steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus). Faseb Journal 14:A440-A440. Click for pdf.

Cornick, L. A. 2001. Optimal forging theory as a model to examine the relationship between relative prey accessibility and forging energetics in Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) in the Gulf of Alaska and Bering Sea. Ph. D. dissertation. Texas A&M University.

Cornick, L. A., and M. Horning. 2003. A test of hypotheses based on optimal foraging considerations for a diving mammal using a novel experimental approach. Canadian Journal of Zoology-Revue Canadienne De Zoologie 81:1799-1807. Click for pdf.

Cornick, L. A., S. D. Inglis, K. Willis, and M. Horning. 2006. Effects of increased swimming costs on foraging behavior and efficiency of captive Steller sea lions: evidence for behavioral plasticity in the recovery phase of dives. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 333:306-314. Click for pdf.

Darveau, C. A., R. K. Suarez, R. D. Andrews, and P. W. Hochachka. 2003. Allometric cascades - reply. Nature 421:714-714. Click for pdf.

Davis, R. W., T. C. Adams, E. A. A. Brandon, D. G. Calkins, et al. 2002. Female attendance, lactation, and pup growth in Steller sea lions. Pages 23-29 in D. P. DeMaster and S. Atkinson, editors. Steller Sea Lion Decline: Is It Food II. Alaska Sea Grant College Program, University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Davis, R. W., A. A. Brandon, D. G. Calkins, and T. R. Loughlin. 2006. Female attendance and neonatal pup growth in Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus). Pages 13-31 in A. W. Trites, S. Atkinson, D. P. DeMaster, L. W. Fritz, T. S. Gelatt, L. D. Rea, and K. Wynne, editors. Sea Lions of the World. Alaska Sea Grant College Program, University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Davis, R. W., L. Polasek, R. Watson, A. Fuson, et al. 2004. The diving paradox: new insights into the role of the dive response in air-breathing vertebrates. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology a-Molecular & Integrative Physiology 138:263-268. Click for pdf.

DeMaster, D. P., and S. Atkinson. 2002. Steller Sea Lion Decline: Is It Food II. Alaska Sea Grant College Program, University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Desch, C. E., M. D. Dailey, and P. A. Tuomi. 2003. Description of a hair follicle mite (Acari : Demodecidae) parasitic in the earless seal family Phocidae (Mammalia : Carnivora) from the harbor seal Phoca vitulina Linnaeus, 1758. International Journal of Acarology 29:231-235. Click for pdf.

Elliott, N. M., R. D. Andrews, and D. R. Jones. 2002. Pharmacological blockade of the dive response: effects on heart rate and diving behaviour in the harbour seal (Phoca vitulina). Journal of Experimental Biology 205:3757-3765. Click for pdf.

Estes, J. A., M. T. Tinker, A. M. Doroff, and D. M. Burn. 2005. Continuing sea otter population declines in the Aleutian archipelago. Marine Mammal Science 21:169-172. Click for pdf.

Feinholz, D. M., and S. Atkinson. 2000. Possible aetiologies of yellow coloration in dolphin calves. Aquatic Mammals 26 Part 3:191-195. Click for pdf.

Filatova, O. A., A. M. Burdin, E. Hoyt, and H. Sato. 2004. A catalogue of discrete calls of resident killer whales (Orcinus orca) from the Avacha Gulf of Kamchatka Peninsula. Zoologichesky Zhurnal 83:1169-1180. Click for pdf.

Goldstein, T., D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson. 2005. Workshop to assess the effects of disease on Steller sea lion populations. Pages 302-308 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Goldstein, T., F. M. D. Gulland, B. M. Aldridge, J. T. Harvey, et al. 2003. Antibodies to phocine herpesvirus-1 are common in North American harbor seals (Phoca vitulina). Journal of Wildlife Diseases 39:487-494. Click for pdf.

Goldstein, T., F. M. D. Gulland, R. C. Braun, G. A. Antonelis, et al. 2006. Molecular identification of a novel gamma herpesvirus in the endangered Hawaiian monk seal (Monachus schauinslandi). Marine Mammal Science 22:465-471. Click for pdf.

Goldstein, T., J. A. K. Mazet, F. M. D. Gulland, T. Rowles, et al. 2004. The transmission of phocine herpesvirus-1 in rehabilitating and free-ranging Pacific harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) in California. Veterinary Microbiology 103:131-141. Click for pdf.

Goodman-Lowe, G. D., S. Atkinson, and J. R. Carpenter. 2001. Gross anatomy of the digestive tract of the Hawaiian monk seal, Monachus schauinslandi. Pacific Science 55:399-407. Click for pdf.

Greig, D. J., K. L. Mashburn, M. Rutishauser, F. M. D. Gulland, et al. 2007. Seasonal changes in circulating progesterone and estrogen concentrations in the California sea lion (Zalophus californianus). Journal of Mammalogy 88:67-72. Click for pdf.

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Harmon, H., and M. Castellini. 1999. The reproductive physiology and endocrinology of Steller sea lions. Biology of Reproduction 60:239.

Harmon, H. L. 2001. Seasonal reproductive endocrinology and anatomy of Steller sea lions. M. Sc. University of Alaska Fairbanks. Click for pdf.

Harmon, H. L., M. A. Castellini, J. Rowell, and S. Atkinson. 2000. The use of saliva, vaginal cytology and testicular size to determine reproductive status in Steller sea lions. Faseb Journal 14:A46-A46.

Harris, K., J. M. Maniscalco, S. Atkinson, and P. Parker. 2005. Observations of alloparental care. Pages 284-290 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Hattori, K., A. M. Burdin, M. Onuma, M. Suzuki, et al. 2003. Sex determination in the sea otter (Enhydra lutris) from tissue and dental pulp using PCR amplification. Canadian Journal of Zoology-Revue Canadienne De Zoologie 81:52-56. Click for pdf.

Hattori, K., A. M. Burdin, M. Suzuki, and N. Ohtaishi. 2003. Age-related change and allometry of skull and canine of sea otters, Enhydra lutris. Journal of Veterinary Medical Science 65:439-447. Click for pdf.

Hennen, D. 2006. Associations between the Alaska Steller sea lion decline and commercial fisheries. Ecological Applications 16:704-717. Click for pdf.

Hillman, G. R. 2005. Photo-identification of Steller sea lions. Pages 275-284 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Holley, D. K., P. Parker, J. M. Maniscalco, and R. D. Andrews. 2005. Chiswell Island research platform: implementation and assessment. Pages 260-271 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Hong, S. M., S. Atkinson, K. Hulck, and Q. X. Li. 2005. PCB concentrations and profiles in tissues of Steller sea lions from Alaska and the Bering Sea. Pages 110-121 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Hoover-Miller, A., S. Atkinson, and P. Armato. 2004. Live feed video monitoring of harbor seals. Alaska Park Science 3:24-29. Click for pdf.

Laidre, K. L., J. A. Estes, M. T. Tinker, J. Bodkin, et al. 2006. Patterns of growth and body condition in sea otters from the Aleutian archipelago before and after the recent population decline. Journal of Animal Ecology 75:978-989. Click for pdf.

LeDuc, R. G., D. W. Weller, J. Hyde, A. M. Burdin, et al. 2002. Genetic differences between western and eastern gray whales (Eschrichtius robustus). Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 4:1-5. Click for pdf.

Loughlin, T. R., D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson. 2005. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Maldini, D. 2003. Abundance and distribution patterns of Hawaiian odontocetes: focus on O'ahu. Ph. D. University of Hawai'i at Manoa. Click for pdf.

Maldini, D. 2003. Evidence of predation by a tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) on a spotted dolphin (Stenella attenuata) off O'ahu, Hawai'i. Aquatic Mammals 29 Part 1:84-87. Click for pdf.

Maldini, D., D. G. Calkins, S. Atkinson, and R. Meehan. 2004. Alaska sea otter research workshop: addressing the decline of the southwestern Alaska sea otter population. Alaska Sea Grant College Program, University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Maldini, D., L. Mazzuca, and S. Atkinson. 2005. Odontocete stranding patterns in the main Hawaiian Islands (1937-2002): how do they compare with live animal surveys? Pacific Science 59:55-67. Click for pdf.

Maniscalco, J. M., S. Atkinson, and P. Armato. 2002. Early maternal care and pup survival in Steller sea lions: a remote video monitoring project in the Nrothern Gulf of Alaska. Arctic Research of the United States 16:36-41. Click for pdf.

Maniscalco, J. M., K. Harris, S. Atkinson, and P. Parker. 2007. Alloparenting in Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus): correlations with misdirected care and other observations. Journal of Ethology 25:125-131. Click for pdf.

Maniscalco, J. M., C. Matkin, D. Maldini, D. G. Calkins, et al. 2007. Assessing killer whale predation on Steller sea lions from field observations in Kenai Fjords, Alaska. Marine Mammal Science 23:306-321. Click for pdf.

Maniscalco, J. M., P. Parker, and S. Atkinson. 2005. Use of remote monitoring equipment to study maternal care. Pages 308-321 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Maniscalco, J. M., P. Parker, and S. Atkinson. 2006. Interseasonal and interannual measures of maternal care among individual Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus). Journal of Mammalogy 87:304-311. Click for pdf.

Maniscalco, J. M., R. Taylor, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson. 2005. Reproductive performance and pup mortality in Steller sea lions. Pages 290-302 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Maniscalco, J. M., K. Wynne, K. W. Pitcher, M. B. Hanson, et al. 2004. The occurrence of California sea lions (Zalophus californianus) in Alaska. Aquatic Mammals 30:427-433. Click for pdf.

Mashburn, K. L., and S. Atkinson. 2004. Evaluation of adrenal function in serum and feces of Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus): influences of molt, gender, sample storage, and age on glucocorticoid metabolism. General and Comparative Endocrinology 136:371-381. Click for pdf.

Mashburn, K. L., and S. Atkinson. 2005. Evaluation of adrenal function in serum and feces of Steller sea lions. Pages 159-177 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Mashburn, K. L., and S. Atkinson. 2007. Seasonal and predator influences on adrenal function in adult Steller Sea Lions: gender matters. General and Comparative Endocrinology 150:246-252. Click for pdf.

Mashburn, K. L., and S. Atkinson. 2007 (Accepted). Variability in Leptin and adrenal response in juvenile Steller Sea Lions Eumetopias jubatas to adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) in different seasons. General and Comparative Endocrinology 0:000-000.

Matkin, C. O., E. Saulitis, D. Maldini, J. M. Maniscalco, et al. 2005. Steller sea lion predation by killer whales in Kenai Fjords/Prince William Sound, Alaska. Pages 212-227 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Mau, T. L. 2004. Investigation of the role of lipids in marine mammal diets, health, and ecology. Doctor of Philosophy. University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Mau, T. L., and M. A. Castellini. 2000. The effects of prey switching on erythrocyte fatty acids in the harbor seal Phoca vitulina. Faseb Journal 14:A47-A47.

McPhee, J. M., D. A. S. Rosen, R. D. Andrews, and A. W. Trites. 2003. Predicting metabolic rate from heart rate in juvenile Steller sea lions Eumetopias jubatus. Journal of Experimental Biology 206:1941-1951. Click for pdf.

Mellish, J., D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson. 2005. The transient juvenile Steller sea lion project. Pages 187-193 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Mellish, J., D. G. Calkins, D. Christen, M. Horning, et al. 2005. Temporary captivity as a research tool: a novel approach to the comprehensive study of wild mammals. Pages 200-212 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Mellish, J., D. Hennen, J. D. Thomton, L. Petrauskas, et al. 2007. Permanent marking in an endangered species: physiological response to hot branding in Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus). Wildlife Research 34:43-47. Click for pdf.

Mellish, J., M. Horning, and A. E. York. 2007 (In press). Seasonal and spatial blubber depth changes in captive harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) and Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus). Journal of Mammalogy 88:000-000.

Mellish, J. A. E., and T. R. Loughlin. 2003. Lipoprotein lipase in lactating and neonatal northern fur seals: exploring physiological management of energetic conflicts. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology a-Molecular & Integrative Physiology 134:149-158. Click for pdf.

Mellish, J. A. E., P. A. Tuomi, and M. Horning. 2004. Assessment of ultrasound imaging as a noninvasive measure of blubber thickness in pinnipeds. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 35:116-118. Click for pdf.

Mellish, J. E., D. G. Calkins, D. Christen, M. Horning, et al. 2006. Temporary captivity as a research tool: comprehensive study of wild pinnipeds under controlled conditions. Aquatic Mammals 32:58-65. Click for pdf.

Mellish, J. E., and S. J. Iverson. 2005. Postpartum dynamics of reproductive hormones in gray and hooded seals. Marine Mammal Science 21:162-168. Click for pdf.

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Middlebrooks, B. L., J. Colvocoresses, and R. A. Patterson. 2005. Evaluation of immunoglobulin isotype levels of the Steller sea lion. Pages 135-147 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Myers, M., and S. Atkinson. 2005. Thyroid and cortisol hormones and contaminants in Steller sea lions. Pages 147-159 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Myers, M. J., L. D. Rea, and S. Atkinson. 2006. The effects of age, season and geographic region on thyroid hormones in Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology 145:90-98. Click for pdf.

Oki, C. E. 2001. Cortisol and thyroid hormones secretion, patterns and concentrations in the harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) in summer and winter seasons. M. Sc. University of Hawaii. Click for pdf.

Oki, C. E., and S. Atkinson. 2004. Diurnal patterns of cortisol and thyroid hormones in the harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) during summer and winter seasons. General and Comparative Endocrinology 136:289-297. Click for pdf.

Parker, P. 2006. Maternal attendance and pupping site fidelity of Steller sea lions in Alaska. M. Sc. San Jose State University, San Jose, CA. Click for pdf.

Parker, P., J. M. Maniscalco, and S. Atkinson. 2005. Pupping site fidelity among individual Steller sea lions at Chiswell Island, Alaska. Pages 321-331 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Pendergast, M. 2005. Steller sea lion information management and dissemination. Pages 271-275 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Pendleton, G. W., K. W. Pitcher, L. W. Fritz, A. E. York, et al. 2006. Survival of Steller sea lions in Alaska: a comparison of increasing and decreasing populations. Canadian Journal of Zoology-Revue Canadienne De Zoologie 84:1163-1172. Click for pdf.

Petrauskas, L. 2005. Monitoring stress hormones in rehabilitated and captive otariids. M. Sc. University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks. Click for pdf.

Petrauskas, L., and S. Atkinson. 2006. Variation of fecal corticosterone concentrations in captive Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) in relation to season and behavior. Aquatic Mammals 32:168-174. Click for pdf.

Petrauskas, L., S. Atkinson, F. M. D. Gulland, K. L. Mashburn, et al. 2003. Validating steroid hormone assays for the determination of stress response in California-sea lions (Zalophus californianus) to varying types of surgical and non-surgical procedures. Faseb Journal 17:A448-A448.

Petrauskas, L., M. Horning, P. Tuomi, and S. Atkinson. 2005. Non-invasive monitoring of rehabilitation procedures in California and Steller sea lions. Pages 177-187 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Petrauskas, L., P. Tuomi, and S. Atkinson. 2006. Noninvasive monitoring of stress hormone levels in a female Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus) pup undergoing rehabilitation. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 37:75-78. Click for pdf.

Pitcher, K. W., V. N. Burkanov, D. G. Calkins, B. J. Le Boeuf, et al. 2001. Spatial and temporal variation in the timing of births of Steller sea lions. Journal of Mammalogy 82:1047-1053. Click for pdf.

Pitcher, K. W., D. G. Calkins, and G. W. Pendleton. 2000. Steller sea lion body condition indices. Marine Mammal Science 16:427-436. Click for pdf.

Polasek, L., A. Hoover-Miller, and S. Atkinson. 2006. Growth and body condition of harbor seals on high and low fat diets. Faseb Journal 20:A826-A827. Click for pdf.

Polasek, L. K., K. A. Dickson, and R. W. Davis. 2006. Metabolic indicators in the skeletal muscles of harbor seals (Phoca vitulina). American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology 290:R1720-R1727. Click for pdf.

Raum-Suryan, K. L., K. W. Pitcher, D. G. Calkins, J. L. Sease, et al. 2002. Dispersal, rookery fidelity, and metapopulation structure of Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) in an increasing and a decreasing population in Alaska. Marine Mammal Science 18:746-764. Click for pdf.

Richmond, J. P., J. M. Burns, L. D. Rea, and K. L. Mashburn. 2005. Postnatal ontogeny of erythropoietin and hematology in free-ranging Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus). General and Comparative Endocrinology 141:240-247. Click for pdf.

Ridgway, S., D. Carder, J. Finneran, M. Keogh, et al. 2006. Dolphin continuous auditory vigilance for five days. Journal of Experimental Biology 209:3621-3628. Click for pdf.

Robeck, T. R., S. Atkinson, and F. Brook. 2001. Reproduction. Pages 193-236 in L. A. Dierauf and F. M. D. Gulland, editors. CRC handbook of marine mammal medicine. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. Click for pdf.

Rodriguez, D., R. Bastida, D. G. Calkins, and R. W. Davis. 2006. Movements of a juvenile Southern sea lion in La Plata River Estuary (Argentina-Uruguay). Pages 285-293 in A. W. Trites, S. Atkinson, D. P. DeMaster, L. W. Fritz, T. S. Gelatt, L. D. Rea, and K. Wynne, editors. Sea Lions of the World. Alaska Sea Grant College Program, University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Saeki, K., M. Nakajima, K. Noda, T. R. Loughlin, et al. 1999. Vanadium accumulation in pinnipeds. Archive of Environmental Contaminants and Toxicology 36:81-86. Click for pdf.

Schrader, W. 2006. Foraging behavior of the juvenile Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus) in the Gulf of Alaska. M. Sc. Texas A&M University.

Schrader, W., M. Horning, and J. Mellish. 2005. Post-release monitoring of juvenile Steller sea lions. Pages 193-200 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Siebert, U., J. Driver, T. Rosenberger, and S. Atkinson. 2007. Reversible reproductive control in harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) with a gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist. Theriogenology 67:605-608. Click for pdf.

Soule, M. E., J. A. Estes, B. Miller, and D. L. Honnold. 2005. Strongly interacting species, conservation policy, management, and ethics. Bioscience 55:168-176. Click for pdf.

Springer, A. M., J. A. Estes, G. B. van Vliet, T. M. Williams, et al. 2003. Sequential megafaunal collapse in the North Pacific Ocean: an ongoing legacy of industrial whaling? Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 100:12223-12228. Click for pdf.

Stanberry, K. 2003. The effect of changes in dietary fat level on body composition, blood metabolites and hormones, rate of passage, and nutrient assimilation efficiency in harbor seals. M. Sc. University of Hawaii. Click for pdf.

Thomton, J. D., and J. Mellish. 2007. Haptoglobin Concentrations in Free-range and Temporarily Captive Juvenile Steller Sea Lions. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 43:258-261. Click for pdf.

Trites, A. W., S. Atkinson, D. P. DeMaster, L. W. Fritz, et al. 2006. Sea lions of the world. Alaska Sea Grant College Program, University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Trites, A. W., D. G. Calkins, and A. J. Winship. 2007. Diets of Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) in southeast Alaska, 1993-1999. Fisheries Bulletin 105:234-248. Click for pdf.

Trumble, S. J. 2000. Assessing the health of harbor seals in Alaska. Ph.D. University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Trumble, S. J., P. S. Barboza, and M. A. Castellini. 2003. Digestive constraints on an aquatic carnivore: effects of feeding frequency and prey composition on harbor seals. Journal of Comparative Physiology B-Biochemical Systemic and Environmental Physiology 173:501-509. Click for pdf.

Trumble, S. J., and M. A. Castellini. 2002. Blood chemistry, hematology, and morphology of wild harbor seal pups in Alaska. Journal of Wildlife Management 66:1197-1207. Click for pdf.

Trumble, S. J., and M. A. Castellini. 2002. Digestive efficiency of pollock and herring in harbor seals: addressing the "is it food?" hypothesis. Faseb Journal 16:A47-A47.

Trumble, S. J., and M. A. Castellini. 2005. Diet mixing in an aquatic carnivore, the harbour seal. Canadian Journal of Zoology-Revue Canadienne De Zoologie 83:851-859. Click for pdf.

Tuomi, P. A. 2001. Sea Otters. Pages 961-988 in L. A. Dierauf and F. M. D. Gulland, editors. CRC handbook of marine mammal medicine. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. Click for pdf.

Tynan, C. T., and D. P. DeMaster. 1997. Observations and predictions of arctic climatic change: potential effects on marine mammals. Arctic 50:308-322. Click for pdf.

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Waite, J. N. 2000. Three-Dimensional photogrammetry as a tool for assessing morphometrics and estimating body mass of Steller sea lions. M. Sc. Texas A&M University. Click for pdf.

Waite, J. N., and V. Burkanov. 2005. Steller sea lion research in the Russian Far East. Pages 101-107 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Waite, J. N., and V. Burkanov. 2006. Steller sea lion feeding habits in the Russian Far East, 2000-2003. Pages 223-235 in A. W. Trites, S. Atkinson, D. P. DeMaster, L. W. Fritz, T. S. Gelatt, L. D. Rea, and K. Wynne, editors. Sea Lions of the World. Alaska Sea Grant College Program, University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Waite, J. N., V. Burkanov, and T. R. Loughlin. 2005. Steller sea lion diet in the Russian Far East. Pages 19-22 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Waite, J. N., W. J. Schrader, J. E. Mellish, and M. Horning. 2007. Three-dimensional photogrammetry as a tool for estimating morphometrics and body mass of Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 64:296-303. Click for pdf.

Wang, D., S. Atkinson, A. Hoover-Miller, and Q. X. Li. 2007. Polychlorinated naphthalenes and coplanar polychlorinated biphenyls in tissues of harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) from the northern Gulf of Alaska. Chemosphere 67:2044-2057. Click for pdf.

Wang, D., Q. Li, S. Atkinson, A. Hoover-Miller, et al. 2007. Organochlorines in harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) tissues from the northern Gulf of Alaska. Journal of Environmental Pollution 146:268-280. Click for pdf.

Wang, D. L., S. Atkinson, A. Hoover-Miller, and Q. X. Li. 2005. Analysis of organochlorines in harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) tissue samples from Alaska using gas chromatography ion trap mass spectrometry by an isotopic dilution technique. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 19:1815-1821. Click for pdf.

Weller, D. W., A. Burdin, B. Wursig, B. Taylor, et al. 2002. The western gray whale: a review of past exploitation, current status and potential threats. Journal of Cetacean Research and Management 4:7-12. Click for pdf.

West, K. L., S. Atkinson, M. J. Carmichael, J. C. Sweeney, et al. 2000. Concentrations of progesterone in milk from bottlenose dolphins during different reproductive states. General and Comparative Endocrinology 117:218-224. Click for pdf.

Willcox, M. K., L. A. Woodward, G. M. Ylitalo, J. Buzitis, et al. 2004. Organochlorines in the free-ranging Hawaiian monk seal (Monachus schauinslandi) from French Frigate Shoals, North Pacific Ocean. Science of the Total Environment 322:81-93. Click for pdf.

Williams, T. M. 2005. The bioenergetics of Steller sea lions: a marine predator built to eat. Pages 77-83 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Williams, T. M. 2005. Reproductive energetics of sea lions: implications for the size of protected areas around Steller sea lion rookeries. Pages 83-90 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Williams, T. M., J. A. Estes, D. F. Doak, and A. M. Springer. 2004. Killer appetites: assessing the role of predators in ecological communities. Ecology 85:3373-3384. Click for pdf.

Williams, T. M., M. Rutishauser, B. Long, T. Fink, et al. 2007. Seasonal variability in otariid energetics: Implications for the effects of predators on localized prey resources. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 80:433-443. Click for pdf.

Willis, K., and M. Horning. 2005. A novel approach to measuring heat flux in swimming animals. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 315:147-162. Click for pdf.

Willis, K., and M. Horning. 2005. Thermoregulation in swimming Steller sea lions. Pages 90-101 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Willis, K., M. Horning, D. A. S. Rosen, and A. W. Trites. 2005. Spatial variation of heat flux in Steller sea lions: evidence for consistent avenues of heat exchange along the body trunk. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 315:163-175. Click for pdf.

Wise, J. P., Sr., C. Goertz, S. S. Wise, A. T. Morin, et al. 2006. Chromium cytotoxicity in Steller sea lion lung, skin, and testes cells. Pages 57-69 in A. W. Trites, S. Atkinson, D. P. DeMaster, L. W. Fritz, T. S. Gelatt, L. D. Rea, and K. Wynne, editors. Sea Lions of the World. Alaska Sea Grant College Program, University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Zenteno-Savin, T., and M. A. Castellini. 1998. Changes in the plasma levels of vasoactive hormones during apnea in seals. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology C-Toxicology & Pharmacology 119:7-12.

Zenteno-Savin, T., and M. A. Castellini. 1998. Plasma angiotensin II, arginine vasopressin and atrial natriuretic peptide in free ranging and captive seals and sea lions. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology C-Pharmacology Toxicology & Endocrinology 119:1-6. Click for pdf.

Zhao, L. 2002. Tracing amino acid metabolism of harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) using stable isotope techniques. Ph.D. University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Zhao, L. Y., and D. M. Schell. 2004. Stable isotope ratios in harbor seal Phoca vitulina vibrissae: effects of growth patterns on ecological records. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 281:267-273. Click for pdf.

Zhao, L. Y., D. M. Schell, and M. A. Castellini. 2006. Dietary macronutrients influence C-13 and N-15 signatures of pinnipeds: captive feeding studies with harbor seals (Phoca vitulina). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology a-Molecular & Integrative Physiology 143:469-478. Click for pdf.

 

Zhao, L. Y., M. A. Castellini, T. L. Mau, and S. J. Trumble. 2004. Trophic interactions of Antarctic seals as determined by stable isotope signatures. Polar Biology 27:368-373. Click for pdf.


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Baduini, C. L., G. L. Hunt, A. I. Pinchuk, and K. O. Coyle. 2006. Patterns in diet reveal foraging site fidelity of short-tailed shearwaters in the southeastern Bering Sea. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 320:279-292. Click for pdf.

Becker, B. H., S. H. Newman, S. Inglis, and S. R. Beissinger. 2007. Diet-feather stable isotope (delta N-15 and delta C-13) fractionation in Common Murres and other seabirds. Condor 109:451-456. Click for pdf.

Frank, J. M. 2004. Evaluation of immunoglobulin G (IgG) in the spectacled eider (Somateria fischeri) and development of monoclonal antibodies for use as a species specific reagent. M. Sc. University of Southern Mississippi. Click for pdf.

Franson, J. C., D. J. Hoffman, A. Wells-Berlin, M. Perry, et al. 2007. Effects of Dietary Selenium on Tissue Concentrations, Pathology, Oxidative Stress, and Immune Function in Common Eiders (Somateria mollissima). Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health 70:861-874. Click for pdf.

Franson, J. C., T. E. Hollmén, P. L. Flint, J. B. Grand, et al. 2004. Contaminants in molting long-tailed ducks and nesting common eiders in the Beaufort Sea. Marine Pollution Bulletin 48:504-513. Click for pdf.

Hario, M., J. P. Hirvi, T. E. Hollmén, and E. Rudback. 2004. Organochlorine concentrations in diseased vs. healthy gull chicks from the northern Baltic. Environmental Pollution 127:411-423. Click for pdf.

Hario, M., and T. E. Hollmen. 2004. The role of male mate-guarding in pre-laying common eiders Somateria m. mollissima in the northern Baltic Sea. Ornis Fennica 81:119-127. Click for pdf.

Hario, M., T. E. Hollmén, T. L. Morelli, and K. T. Scribner. 2002. Effects of mate removal on the fecundity of common eider Somateria mollissima females. Wildlife Biology 8:161-168. Click for pdf.

Hollmén, T. E., J. C. Franson, P. L. Flint, J. B. Grand, et al. 2003. An adenovirus linked to mortality and disease in long-tailed ducks (Clangula hyemalis) in Alaska. Avian Diseases 47:1434-1440. Click for pdf.

Hollmén, T. E., J. C. Franson, M. Kilpi, D. E. Docherty, et al. 2002. Isolation and characterization of a reovirus from common eiders (Somateria mollissima) from Finland. Avian Diseases 46:478-484. Click for pdf.

Hollmén, T. E., J. C. Franson, M. Kilpi, D. E. Docherty, et al. 2003. An adenovirus associated with intestinal impaction and mortality of male common eiders (Somateria mollissima) in the Baltic Sea. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 39:114-120. Click for pdf.

Isomursu, M., O. Ratti, P. Helle, and T. Hollmen. 2006. Sex and age influence intestinal parasite burden in three boreal grouse species. Journal of Avian Biology 37:516-522. Click for pdf.

Lee, K. A., J. C. Franson, J. M. Kinsella, T. E. Hollmén, et al. 2004. Intestinal helminths in mourning doves (Zenaida macroura) from Arizona, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Tennessee, USA. Comparative Parasitology 71:81-85. Click for pdf.

Maniscalco, J. M., W. D. Ostrand, R. M. Suryan, and D. B. Irons. 2001. Passive interference competition by Glaucous-winged Gulls on Black-legged Kittiwakes: A cost of feeding in flocks. Condor 103:616-619. Click for pdf.

Matson, C. W., J. C. Franson, T. Hollmen, M. Kilpi, et al. 2004. Evidence of chromosomal damage in common eiders (Somateria mollissima) from the Baltic Sea. Marine Pollution Bulletin 49:1066-1071. Click for pdf.

Mulcahy, D. M., P. A. Tuomi, and R. S. Larsen. 2003. Differential mortality of male spectacled eiders (Somateria fischeri) and king eiders (Somateria spectabilis) subsequent to anesthesia with propofol, bupivacaine, and ketoprofen. Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery 17:117-123. Click for pdf.

Nilsson, P. 2004. Characterizing glucocorticoid levels in five species of sea ducks occurring in Alaska. M. Sc. University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK.

Ost, M., E. Vitikainen, P. Waldeck, L. Sundstrom, et al. 2005. Eider females form non-kin brood-rearing coalitions. Molecular Ecology 14:3903-3908. Click for pdf.

Skerratt, L. F., J. C. Franson, C. U. Meteyer, and T. E. Hollmén. 2005. Causes of mortality in sea ducks (Mergini) necropsied at the USGS-National Wildlife Health Center. Waterbirds 28:193-207. Click for pdf.

Wang, D., K. Huelck, S. Atkinson, and Q. X. Li. 2005. Polychlorinated biphenyls in eggs of spectacled eiders (Somateria fischeri) from the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, Alaska. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 75:760-767. Click for pdf.



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Adams, C. F. 2005. Physical and biological effects on the diel vertical migration of walleye pollock. Pages 331-337 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Adams, C. F., R. J. Foy, and K. O. Coyle. 2007 (In Preparation). Seasonal effects of light and temperature on the diel vertical migration of walleye pollock (Theragra chalcogramma) in the northern Gulf of Alaska.

Adams, C. F., R. J. Foy, D. S. Johnson, and K. O. Coyle. 2007 (Submitted). Seasonal changes in acoustic backscatter and pelagic fish biomass around the Chiswell Island Steller sea lion rookery in 2003. Fisheries Research.

Adams, C. F., A. I. Pinchuk, and K. O. Coyle. 2007. Seasonal changes in the diet composition and prey selection of walleye pollock (Theragra chalcogramma) in the northern Gulf of Alaska. Fisheries Research 84:378-389. Click for pdf.

Benz, G. W., R. Hocking, A. Kowunna, S. A. Bullard, et al. 2004. A second species of Arctic shark: Pacific sleeper shark Somniosus pacificus from Point Hope, Alaska. Polar Biology 27:250-252. Click for pdf.

Blomquist, C. H., P. H. Lima, A. M. Tarrant, M. J. Atkinson, et al. 2006. 17 beta-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase (17 beta-HSD) in scleractinian corals and zooxanthellae. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B-Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 143:397-403. Click for pdf.

Bullard, S. A., R. J. Goldstein, R. Hocking, and J. Jewel. 2003. A new geographic locality and three new host records for Neobenedenia melleni (Maccallum) (Monogenea: Capsalidae). Gulf and Caribbean Research 15:1-4. Click for pdf.

Carpenter, J. R., C. L. Morishige, and B. Rasco. 2005. Utilization of near infrared spectroscopy (NIRs) and dry matter to predict the nutrient composition of pacific herring. Pages 43-59 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Coyle, K. O., A. I. Pinchuk, L. Eisner, and J. M. Napp. 2007 (In press). Zooplankton species composition, abundance and biomass on the eastern Bering Sea shelf during summer: the potential role of water column stability and nutrients in structuring the zooplankton community. Deep Sea Research II.

Lindner, K. R., J. E. Seeb, C. Habicht, K. L. Knudsen, et al. 2000. Gene-centromere mapping of 312 loci in pink salmon by half-tetrad analysis. Genome 43:538-549. Click for pdf.

Loher, T., and A. Seitz. 2006. Seasonal migration and environmental conditions of Pacific halibut Hippoglossus stenolepis, elucidated from pop-up archival transmitting (PAT) tags. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 317:259-271. Click for pdf.

Pinchuk, A. I., and R. R. Hopcroft. 2006. Egg production and early development of Thysanoessa inermis and Euphausia pacifica (Crustacea: Euphausiacea) in the northern Gulf of Alaska. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 332:206-215. Click for pdf.

Pinchuk, A. I., and R. R. Hopcroft. 2007. Seasonal variations in the growth rates of euphausiids (Thysanoessa inermis, T. spinifera, and Euphausia pacifica) from the northern Gulf of Alaska. Marine Biology 151:257-269. Click for pdf.

Seitz, A. C., B. L. Norcross, D. Wilson, and J. L. Nielsen. 2005. Identifying spawning behavior in Pacific halibut, Hippoglossus stenolepis, using electronic tags. Environmental Biology of Fishes 73:445-451. Click for pdf.

Southwood, A. L., R. D. Andrews, F. V. Paladino, and D. R. Jones. 2005. Effects of diving and swimming behavior on body temperatures of Pacific leatherback turtles in tropical seas. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 78:285-297. Click for pdf.

Spruell, P., K. L. Pilgrim, B. A. Greene, C. Habicht, et al. 1999. Inheritance of nuclear DNA markers in gynogenetic haploid pink salmon. Journal of Heredity 90:289-296. Click for pdf.

Steinberg, E. K., K. R. Lindner, J. Gallea, A. Maxwell, et al. 2002. Rates and patterns of microsatellite mutations in pink salmon. Molecular Biology and Evolution 19:1198-1202. Click for pdf.

Tarrant, A. M., M. J. Atkinson, and S. Atkinson. 2001. Uptake of estrone from the water column by a coral community. Marine Biology 139:321-325. Click for pdf.

Tarrant, A. M., M. J. Atkinson, and S. Atkinson. 2004. Effects of steroidal estrogens on coral growth and reproduction. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 269:121-129. Click for pdf.

Tarrant, A. M., C. H. Blomquist, P. H. Lima, M. J. Atkinson, et al. 2003. Metabolism of estrogens and androgens by scleractinian corals. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B-Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 136:473-485. Click for pdf.

Thomton, J.D. 2005. Regulation of ecdysteroid and vitellogenin levels during the molt and reproductive cycles of female dungeness crab, Cancer magister. M. Sc. University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK. Click for pdf.

Thomton, J. D., S. L. Tamone, and S. Atkinson. 2004. Hemolymph ecdysteroid concentrations in wild and captive Alaskan Dungeness crabs. Integrative and Comparative Biology 44:754-754.

Thomton, J. D., S. L. Tamone, and S. Atkinson. 2006. Circulating ecdysteroid concentrations in Alaskan dungeness crab (Cancer magister). Journal of Crustacean Biology 26:176-181. Click for pdf.


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Atkinson, S., M. J. Atkinson, and A. M. Tarrant. 2003. Estrogens from sewage in coastal marine environments. Environmental Health Perspectives 111:531-535. Click for pdf.

Ben-David, M., T. M. Williams, and O. A. Ormseth. 2000. Effects of oiling on exercise physiology and diving behavior of river otters: a captive study. Canadian Journal of Zoology-Revue Canadienne De Zoologie 78:1380-1390. Click for pdf.

Jones, D. R., A. L. Southwood, and R. D. Andrews. 2004. Energetics of leatherback sea turtles: Occam's razor and Morton's fork. Pages 66-82 in M. S. Gordon and S. M. Bartol, editors. Experimental Approaches to Conservation Biology. University of California Press, Berkley, CA. Click for pdf.

Musgrave, D., and H. Statscewich. 2005. Environmental monitoring of oceanographic conditions near the Chiswell Island Steller sea lion rookery. Pages 337-344 in T. R. Loughlin, D. G. Calkins, and S. Atkinson, editors. Synopsis of research on Steller sea lions: 2001-2005. Alaska SeaLife Center and Sea Script Company, Seattle, WA.

Ormseth, O. A., and M. Ben-David. 2000. Ingestion of crude oil: effects on digesta retention times and nutrient uptake in captive river otters. Journal of Comparative Physiology B-Biochemical Systemic and Environmental Physiology 170:419-428. Click for pdf.

Pellequer, J. L., S. W. W. Chen, Y. S. Keum, A. E. Karu, et al. 2005. Structural basis for preferential binding of non-ortho-substituted polychlorinated biphenyls by the monoclonal antibody S2B1. Journal of Molecular Recognition 18:282-294. Click for pdf.

Taylor, C., M. Ben-David, R. T. Bowyer, and L. K. Duffy. 2001. Response of river otters to experimental exposure of weathered crude oil: fecal porphyrin profiles. Environmental Science & Technology 35:747-752. Click for pdf.

Williams, T. M., M. Ben-David, S. Noren, M. Rutishauser, et al. 2002. Running energetics of the North American river otter: do short legs necessarily reduce efficiency on land? Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology a-Molecular and Integrative Physiology 133:203-212. Click for pdf.

 

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