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2018 Publications

216. Klinard, N.V., Halfyard, E.A, Fisk, A.T, Stewart, T.J and T. B Johnson. 2018. Effects of Surgically Implanted Acoustic Tags on Body Condition, Growth, and Survival in a Small, Laterally Compressed Forage Fish. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 147 (4), 749-757. PDF 

215. Landry, J.J., Kessel, S.T, McLean, M.F, Ivanova, S.V, Hussey, N.E, O'Neill, C, Vagle, S, Dick, T.A and A. T Fisk. 2018. Movement types of an Arctic benthic fish, Shorthorn Sculpin (Myoxocephalus scorpius), during open water periods in response to biotic and abiotic factors. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 

214. Barkley, A.N., Fisk, A.T, Hedges, K.J, Treble, M.A and N.E Hussey. 2018. Transient movements of a deep‐water flatfish in coastal waters: Implications of inshore‐offshore connectivity for fisheries management. Journal of Applied Ecology 55 (3), 1071-1081. PDF 

213. Ivanova, S.V., Kessel, S.T, Landry, J, O’Neill, C, McLean, M.F, Espinoza, M, Vagle, S, Hussey, N.E and A.T Fisk. 2018. Impact of vessel traffic on the home ranges and movement of shorthorn sculpin (Myoxocephalus scorpius) in the nearshore environment of the high Arctic. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 1-11. PDF 

212. Bruestle, E.L., Karboski, C, Hussey, A, Fisk, A.T, Mehler, K, Pennuto, C and D. Gorsky. 2018. Novel trophic interaction between lake sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) and non-native species in an altered food web. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 1-9. PDF

211. Wellband, K.W., Pettitt‐Wade, H, Fisk, A.T and H.H Heath. 2018. Standing genetic diversity and selection at functional gene loci are associated with differential invasion success in two non‐native fish species. Molecular ecology 27 (7), 1572-1585. PDF 

210. Hussey, N.E., Orr, J, Fisk, A.T, Hedges, K.J, Ferguson, S.H and A.N Barkley. 2018. Mark report satellite tags (mrPATs) to detail large-scale horizontal movements of deep water species: First results for the Greenland shark (Somniosus microcephalus). Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 134, 32-40. PDF

209. Morris, A.D., Letcher, R.J, Dyck, M, Chandramouli, B, Fisk, A.T and J. Cosgrove. 2018. Multivariate statistical analysis of metabolomics profiles in tissues of polar bears (Ursus maritimus) from the Southern and Western Hudson Bay subpopulations. Polar Biology 41 (3), 433-449. PDF

208. Crawford, R.E., Striano, E, Amarualik Sr, P, Amarualik, N, Cumbaa, S.L, Alfonso, N and A.T Fisk. 2018. Four Hundred and Fifty-Year-Old Skeletal Remains of Atlantic Cod (Gadus morhua) Found on Multiyear Ice in High Arctic Canada. Arctic 71 (1), 109-112. PDF

207. Raby, G.D., Vandergoot, C.S, Hayden, T.A, Faust, M.D, Kraus, R.T, Dettmers, J.M, Cooke, S.J, Zhao, Y, Fisk, A.T and C.C Krueger. 2018. Does behavioural thermoregulation underlie seasonal movements in Lake Erie walleye? 199, 1-9. PDF 

206. Ferguson, S.H., Zhu, X, Young, B.G, Yurkowski, D.J, Thiemann, G.W,  Fisk, A.T and D.C.G Muir. 2018. Geographic variation in ringed seal (Pusa hispida) growth rate and body size. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 96, 649-659. PDF


205. Landry, J.L., Fisk, A.T, Yurkowski, D.J, Hussey, N.E, Dick, T, Crawford, R.E and S.T Kessel. 2018. Feeding ecology of a common benthic fish, shorthorn sculpin (Myoxocephalus scorpius) in the high arctic. Polar Biology, pp 1-12. PDF 



204. Pettitt‐Wade, H., Wellband, K.W and A.T Fisk. 2018. Inconsistency for the niche breadth invasion success hypothesis in aquatic invertebrates. Limnology and Oceanography, 63, 144-159. PDF 

2017 Publications

203. Krueger, C.C., Holbrook, C.M, Binder, T.R, Vandergoot, C.S, Hayden, T.A, Hondorp, D.W, Nate, N, Paige, K, Riley, S.C, Fisk, A.T and S.J Cooke. 2017. Acoustic Telemetry Observation Systems: challenges encountered and overcome in the Laurentian Great Lakes. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 

202. Pedro, S., Fisk, A.T, Tomy, G.T, Ferguson, S.H, Hussey, N.E, Kessel, S.T and M. A McKinney. 2017. Mercury and persistent organic pollutants in native and invading forage species of the Canadian Arctic: Consequences for food web dynamics. Environmental Pollution, 229, 229-240. PDF 

201. Moore, J.S., Harris, L.N, Le Luyer, J, JG Sutherland, B, Rougemont, Q, Tallman, R.F, Fisk, A.T and L. Bernatchez. 2017. Genomics and telemetry suggest a role for migration harshness in determining overwintering habitat choice, but not gene flow, in anadromous Arctic Char. Molecular Ecology. PDF

200. Raby, G.D., Johnson, T.B, Kessel, S.T, Stewart, T.J and  A.T Fisk. 2017. A field test of the use of pop‐off data storage tags in freshwater fishes. Journal of Fish Biology, 91, 1623-1641. PDF 

199. Walter, R.P., Roy, D, Hussey, N.E, Stelbrink, B, Kovacs, K.M, Lydersen, C, McMeans, B.C, Svavarsson, J, Kessel, S.T, Porsmoguer, S.B, Wildes, S, Tribuzio, C.A, Campana, S.E, Petersen, S.D, Grubbs, R.D, Heath, D.D, Hedges, K.J and A. T Fisk. 2017. Origins of the Greenland shark (Somniosus microcephalus): Impacts of ice‐olation and introgression. Ecology and evolution 7 (19), 8113-8125. PDF

198. Watkins, J.M., Weidel, B.C, Fisk, A.T and L.G. Rudstam. 2017. Cooperative science to inform Lake Ontario management: Research from the 2013 Lake Ontario CSMI program. Journal of Great Lakes Research 43 (5), 779-781. PDF 

197. Lennox, R.J., Aarestrup, K, Cooke, S.J, Cowley, P.D, Deng, Z.D, Fisk, A.T, Harcourt, R.G, Heupel, M, Hinch, S.G, Holland, K.N, Hussey, N.E, Iverson, S.J, Kessel, S.T, Kocik, J.F, Lucas, M.C, Flemming, J.M, Nguyen, V.M, Stokesbury, M.J.W, Vagle, S, VanderZwaag, D.L, Whoriskey, F. G and N. Young. 2017. Envisioning the future of aquatic animal tracking: technology, science, and application. BioScience 67 (10), 884-896. PDF

196. Klinard, N.V., Fisk, A.T, Kessel, S.T, Halfyard, E.A and S.F. Colborne. 2017. Habitat Use and Small-Scale Residence Patterns of Sympatric Sunfish Species in a Large Temperate River. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. PDF 

195. O’Connor, A.T., Robinson, D, Dasgupta, T.P, Fisk, A.T and K.G. Drouillard. 2017. Bioaccumulation of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) in Atlantic Sea Bream (Archosargus rhomboidalis) from Kingston Harbour, Jamaica. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 99 (3), 328-332. PDF 

194. Wellband, K.W., Pettitt-Wade, H, Fisk, A.T and Heath, D.D. 2017. Differential invasion success in aquatic invasive species: the role of within-and among-population genetic diversity. Biological Invasions 19 (9), 2609-2621. PDF 

193. Mumby, J.A., Johnson, T.B, Stewart, T.J, Halfyard, E.A, Weidel, B.C, Walsh, M.G, Lantry, J.R and A.T. Fisk. 2017. Feeding ecology and niche overlap of Lake Ontario offshore forage fish assessed with stable isotopes. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. PDF

192. McCallum, E.S., Marentette, J.R, Schiller, C, Jindal, S, Empringham, K, Marsh-Rollo, S, Pettitt-Wade, H, Koops, M.A, Fisk, A.T and S. Balshine.2017. Diet and foraging of Round Goby (Neogobius melanostomus) in a contaminated harbour. Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management 20 (3), 252-264. PDF

191. Poulakis, G.R., Urakawa, H, Stevens, P.W, DeAngelo, J.A, Timmers, A.A, Grubbs, R.D, Fisk, A.T and J. A. Olin. 2017. Sympatric elasmobranchs and fecal samples provide insight into the trophic ecology of the smalltooth sawfish. Endangered Species Research 32, 491-506. PDF

190. Colborne, S.F., Fisk, A.T and T.B Johnson. 2017. Tissue‐specific turnover and diet‐tissue discrimination factors of carbon and nitrogen isotopes of a common forage fish held at two temperatures. Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom. 2017;31:1405–1414. PDF

189. Jacobs, G.R., Bruestle, E.L, Hussey, A, Gorsky, D and A.T. Fisk. 2017. Invasive species alter ontogenetic shifts in the trophic ecology of Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) in the Niagara River and Lake Ontario. Biological Invasions 19 (5), 1533-1546. PDF

188. Hussey, N.E., DiBattista, J.D, Moore, J.W, Ward, E.J, Fisk, A.T, Kessel, S, Guttridge, T.L, Feldheim, K.A, Franks, B.R, Gruber, S.H, Weideli, O.C and D.D. Chapman. 2017. Risky business for a juvenile marine predator? Testing the influence of foraging strategies on size and growth rate under natural conditions. Proc. R. Soc. B 284 (1852), 20170166. PDF

187. Hussey, N.E., Hedges, K.J, Barkley, A.N, Treble, M.A, Peklova, I, Webber, D.M, Ferguson, S.H, Yurkowski, D.J, Kessel, S.T, Bedard, J.M and A.T. Fisk. 2017. Movements of a deep‐water fish: establishing marine fisheries management boundaries in coastal Arctic waters. Ecological Applications 27 (3), 687-704. PDF 

186. Halfyard, E.A., Webber, D,  Del Papa, J, Leadley, T, Kessel, S.T, Colborne, S.F and A.T. Fisk. Evaluation of an acoustic telemetry transmitter designed to identify predation events. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 8, 1063–107. PDF 

185. Yurkowski, D.J., Hussey, A.J, Hussey, N.E and A.T. Fisk. 2017. Effects of decomposition on carbon and nitrogen stable isotope values of muscle tissue of varying lipid content from three aquatic vertebrate species. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 31 (4), 389-395. PDF

184. Matley, J.K., Tobin, A.J, Simpfendorfer, C.A, Fisk, A.T and M.R. Heupel. 2017. Trophic niche and spatio-temporal changes in the feeding ecology of two sympatric species of coral trout (Plectropomus leopardus and P. laevis). Marine Ecology Progress Series 563, 197-210. 

183. Kessel, S.T., Hussey, N.E, Crawford, R.E, Yurkowski, D.J, Webber, D.M, Dick, T.A and A.T. Fisk. 2017. First documented large-scale horizontal movements of individual Arctic cod (Boreogadus saida). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 74 (3), 292-29. PDF 

182. Sterner, R.W., Ostrom, P, Ostrom, N.E, Klump, V.J, Steinman, A.D, Dreelin, E.A, Vander Zanden, J.M and A.T. Fisk. 2017. Grand challenges for research in the Laurentian Great Lakes. Limnol. Oceanogr. 00, 2017, 00–00. PDF

181. Lowther, A.D., Fisk, A, Kovacs, K.M and C. Lydersen. 2017. Interdecadal changes in the marine food web along the west Spitsbergen coast detected in the stable isotope composition of ringed seal (Pusa hispida) whiskers. Polar Biology, Vol.40(10), p.2027-2033. PDF

2016 Publications

180. Matley, J.K., Heupel, M,R, Fisk, A.T, Simpfendorfer, C.A and A.J. Tobin. 2016. Measuring niche overlap between co-occurring Plectropomus spp. using acoustic telemetry and stable isotopes. Marine and Freshwater Research. Vol.68(8), p.1468. 

179. Barkley, A.N., Cooke, S.J, Fisk, A.T, Hedges, K, and N.E. Hussey. 2016. Capture-induced stress in deep-water Arctic fish species. Polar Biology. 40 (1), 213-220. PDF


178. Nawrocki, B., Colborne, S.F, Yurkowski, D.J and A.T. Fisk. 2016. Foraging ecology of Bowfin (Amia calva), in the Lake Huron–Erie Corridor of the Laurentian Great Lakes: Individual specialists in generalist populations. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 42 (6), 1452-1460. PDF



177. Yurkowski, D., C. Semeniuk, L. Harwood, T. Smith, A. Rosing-Asvid, R. Dietz, T. Brown, S. Clackett, A. Grgicak-Mannion, A.T. Fisk and S. Ferguson. 2016. Influence of sea ice phenology on the movement ecology of ringed seals across their latitudinal range. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 562:237-250.

176. Kessel, S., N.E. Hussey, R.E. Crawford, D.J. Yurkowski, D.M. Webber, T.A. Dick and A.T. Fisk. 2016. First documented large-scale horizontal movements of individual Arctic cod (Boreogadus saida). Can. J. Fisheries Aquat. Sci. In press.



175. Jacobs, G.R., E.L. Bruestle, A. Hussey, D. Gorsky and A.T. Fisk. 2016. Invasive species alter ontogenetic shifts in the trophic ecology of Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) in the Niagara River and Lake Ontario. Biol. Invasions In revision.



171. Hussey, N.E., K.J. Hedges, A.N. Barkley, M.A. Treble, I. Peklova, S.H. Ferguson, D.J. Yurkowski, S.T. Kessel, J.M. Bedard and A.T. Fisk. 2016. Residency and movement of a deep-water commercial fish: Establishing marine fisheries management boundaries in coastal Arctic fisheries. Ecol. Appl. In press.



170. Steeves, H. N., McMeans, B., Field, C., Stewart, C., Arts, M. T., Fisk, A. T., Lydersen, C., Kovacs, K. M. and MacNeil, M. A. 2016. Non-parametric analysis of the spatio-temporal variability in the fatty-acid profiles among Greenland sharks. J. Mar. Biol. Assoc. UK. in press.



168. Matley, J.K., A.J. Tobin, C.A. Simpfendorfer, A.T. Fisk and M.R. Heupel. 2016. Niche specialisation and spatio-temporal comparisons of feeding ecology in sympatric coral trout (Plectropomus leopardus and P. laevis). Coral Reefs In press.



167. Lydersen, C., A.T. Fisk and K.M. Kovacs. 2016. Greenland sharks (Somniosus microcephalus) in the Kongsfjorden area, Svalbard Norway. Polar Bio. In press.



166. Christiansen, H.M., S. E. Campana, A.T. Fisk, G. Cliff, S.P. Wintner, S.F.J. Dudley, L.A. Kerr and N. E. Hussey. 2016. Using bomb radiocarbon to validate age and estimate growth of the white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, from the southwestern Indian Ocean. Mar. Biol. In press.



165. Colborne, S.F., S.A. Rush, G. Paterson, T.B. Johnson, B.F. Lantry and A.T. Fisk. 2016. Estimates of lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) diet in Lake Ontario using two and three isotope mixing models. J. Great Lakes Res. In press.



164. Morris, A.D., D.C.G. Muir, K.R.S. Solomon, R.J. Letcher, M. McKinney, A.T. Fisk, B. McMeans, C. Teixeira, X. Wang and M. Duric. 2016. Current use pesticides in seawater and their bioaccumulation behavior in polar bear-ringed seal food chains of the Canadian Arctic. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 35: 1695-1707.



162. Brown, T.M., A.T. Fisk, X. Wang, S.H. Ferguson, B.G. Young, K.J. Reimer and D.C.G. Muir. 2016 Mercury and cadmium in ringed seals of the Canadian Arctic: influence of location and diet. Sci. Total Environ. 545-546: 503-511.



161. Moore J-S, L.N. Harris, L. Bernatchez, R.F. Tallman and A.T. Fisk. 2016. Acoustic telemetry reveals stock mixing and preference for near-shore and estuarine habitats in a commercially harvested population complex of anadromous Arctic char (Salvelinus alpinus) in the Canadian High Arctic Can. J. Fisheries Aq. Sci. 73: 1434-1445.



160. Yurkowski, D.J., S.H. Ferguson, E. S. Choy, L.L. Loseto, T.M. Brown, D.C.G. Muir, C.A.D. Semeniuk and A.T. Fisk. 2016. Latitudinal variation in ecological opportunity and intra-specific competition indicates differences in niche variability and diet specialization of Arctic marine predators. Ecol. & Evol. 6(6): 1666-1678.



159. Sandoval-Herrera, N.I., J.S. Vargas-Soto, M. Espinoza, T.M Clarke, A.T Fisk and I.S. Wehrtmann. 2016. Mercury levels in muscle tissue of four common elasmobranch species from the Pacific coast of Costa Rica, Central America. Regional Studies Mar. Sci. 3: 254-261.



157. McMeans, B.C., K.S. McCann, T.D. Tunney, A.T. Fisk, A.M. Muir, N. Lester, B. Shuter and N. Rooney. 2016. The adaptive capacity of lake food webs: From individuals to ecosystems. Ecol. Monogr. 86(1): 4-19.



156. Matley, J.K., A.T. Fisk, A.J. Tobin, M.R. Heupel1 and C. A. Simpfendorfer. 2016. Diet-tissue discrimination factors and turnover of carbon and nitrogen stable isotopes in tissues of an adult predatory coral reef fish, Plectropomus leopardus. Rapid Comm. Mass Spec. 2016, 30: 29–44.



155. McKinney, M., K. Dean, N.E. Hussey, G. Cliff, S. Wintner, S. Dudley, P. Philip and A.T. Fisk. 2016. Global versus local causes and health implications of high mercury concentrations in sharks from the east coast of South Africa. Sci. Total Environ. 541: 176-183.



154. Yurkowski, D.J., S.H. Ferguson, C.A.D. Semeniuk, T.M. Brown, D.C.G. Muir and A.T. Fisk. 2016. Spatial and temporal variation of an ice-adapted predator's feeding ecology in a changing Arctic marine ecosystem. Oecologia 80(3): 631-644.



153. Kessel, S.T., N.E. Hussey, R. Crawford, C. O’Neill, D.Y. Yurkowski and A.T. Fisk. 2016. Distinct patterns of Arctic cod (Boreogadus saida) presence and absence in a shallow high Arctic embayment, revealed across open-water and ice-covered periods through acoustic telemetry. Polar Bio. 39: 1057-1068.

2015 Publications

152. McKinney, M.A., Pedro, S., Dietz, R., Sonne, C., Fisk, A.T., Roy, D., Jenssen, B.M., Letcher, R.J., 2015. A review of ecological impacts of global climate change on persistent organic pollutant and mercury pathways and exposures in arctic marine ecosystems. Curr. Zool. 61: 617-628



151. Christiansen, H.M., A.T. Fisk and N.E. Hussey. 2015. Incorporating stable isotopes into a multidisciplinary framework to improve data inference and their conservation and management application. African J. Mar. Sci. 37(2): 189-197.



150. McMeans, B.C., K.S. McCann, M. Humpries, N. Rooney and A.T. Fisk. 2015. Food web structure in temporally-forced ecosystems. Trends Ecol. Evol. 30: 662-673.



149. Espinoza, M., S.E. Monroe, T.M C, A.T. Fisk and I.S Wehrtmann. 2015. Feeding ecology of common demersal elasmobranch species in the Pacific coast of Costa Rica inferred from stable isotopes and stomach content analyses. J. Exper. Mar. Bio. Ecol. 470: 12-25.



148. Brown, T.M., S.J. Iverson, A.T. Fisk, R.W. Macdonald, C.C. Helbing and K.J. Reimer. 2015. Local contamination, and not feeding preferences, explains elevated PCB concentrations in Labrador ringed seals (Pusa hispida). Sci. Total Envion. 515-516C:188-197. PDF



147. Munroe, S.E.M., M.R. Heupel, A.T. Fisk, M. Logan and C.A. Simpfendorfer. 2015.  Regional movement patterns of a small-bodied shark revealed by stable isotope analysis. J. Fish Bio. 86: 1567-1586.



146. Beaudry, M.C., N.E. Hussey, B.C. McMeans, A.M. McLeod, S.P. Wintner, G. Cliff, S.F.J. Dudley and A.T. Fisk. 2015. Comparative organochlorine accumulation in two ecologically similar shark species (Carcharodon carcharias and Carcharhinus obscurus) with divergent uptake based on different life history. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 34: 2051-2060. PDF



145. Hussey. N.E., A. MacNeil, M.C Siple, B.N Popp, S.F. Dudley and A.T. Fisk. 2105. Expanded trophic complexity among large sharks. Food Webs. 4: 1-7.



144. Kessel, S.T., N.E. Hussey, D.M. Webber, S.H. Gruber, J.M. Young and A.T. Fisk. 2015. Close proximity detection interference with acoustic telemetry: the importance of considering tag power output in low ambient noise environments. Animal Biotelemetry. 3:5-15. PDF

142. Munroe, S.E.M., M.R. Heupel, A.T. Fisk and C.A. Simpfendorfer. 2015. Geographic and temporal variation in the trophic ecology of a small-bodied shark: Evidence of resilience to environmental change. Can. J. Fisheries Aq. Sci. 72: 343-351.

141. Hussey, N.E., S.T. Kessel, K. Aarestrup, S.J. Cooke, P.D. Cowley, A.T. Fisk, R.G. Harcourt, K.N. Holland, S.J. Iverson, J.F. Kocik, J.E. Mills Flemming and F. G. Whoriskey. 2015. Aquatic animal telemetry: A panoramic window into the underwater world. Science 348:1221-1231.PDF

140. Pettitt-Wade, H., K. Wellband, D. Heath and A.T. Fisk. 2015. Niche plasticity in invasive fishes in the Great Lakes. Biol. Invasions. 17(9): 2565-2580. PDF



139. Yuille, M., A.T. Fisk, T.Stewart and T.B. Johnson. 2015. Evaluation of Lake Ontario salmonid niche space overlap using stable isotopes. J. Great Lakes Res. 41(3): 934-940. PDF

138. Campana, S.E., A.T. Fisk and A.P. Klimley. 2015. Movements of Arctic and northwest Atlantic Greenland sharks (Somniosus microcephalus) monitored with archival satellite pop-up tags suggest long-range migrations. Deep Sea Res. 115: 109-115.



137. Olin J.A., P.W. Stevens, S.A. Rush, N.E. Hussey and A.T. Fisk. 2015. Loss of seasonal variability in nekton community structure in a tidal river: evidence for homogenization in a flow-altered system. Hydrobiologia. 744: 271-286.

136. Matley, J.K., A.T. Fisk and T.A Dick. 2015. Foraging ecology of ringed seals (Pusa hispida), beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas), and narwhals (Monodon monoceros) in the Canadian high Arctic using stomach content and stable isotope analysis. Polar Research 35: 24295, http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/polar.v34.24295 PDF

135. Yurkowski, D.J., N.E. Hussey, C. Semeniuk, S.H. Ferguson and A.T. Fisk. 2015. Effects of chemical lipid-extraction and the utility of lipid-normalization models on d13C and d115N values in arctic marine mammal tissues. Polar Bio. 38(2): 131-143.

134. McMeans, B.C., M. T. Arts and A.T. Fisk. 2015. Impacts of food web structure and feeding behavior on mercury exposure in Greenland Sharks (Somniosus microcephalus). Sci. Total Environ. 509/510: 216-225.


133. Braune, B., J. Chételat, M. Amyot, T. Brown, M. Claydone, M. Evans, A. Fisk, A. Gaden, C. Girard, A. Hareh, J. Kirki, I. Lehnherrj, R. Letcher, L. Losetok, R. Macdonald, E. Mann, B. McMeans, D. Muir, N. O’Driscoll, A. Poulain, K. Reimer and G. Stern. 2015. Mercury in the marine environment of the Canadian Arctic: Review of recent findings. Sci. Total Environ. 509-510:67-90. PDF

2014 Publications

132. Ferguson, S.H., J.W. Higdon, R.F. Tallman, A.T. Fisk and N.E. Hussey. 2014. The ghosts of competition past body size, trophic ecology, diversity and distributions of global shark and pinniped species. J. Mar. An. & Their Ecol. 7: 27-39. PDF



131. Brown, T.M., S. Luque, B. Sjare, A.T. Fisk, C.C. Helbing and K.J. Reimer. 2014. Satellite telemetry informs PCB source apportionment in a mobile, high trophic level marine mammal – the ringed seal (Pusa hispida). Environ. Sci. Technol. 48: 13110-13119.



130. Brown, T., R. Peter, K. Reimer, N. Veldhoen, N. Dangerfield, A.T. Fisk and C. Helbing. 2014. PCB related effects thresholds defined through gene transcript profiles in locally contaminated ringed seals (Pusa hispida). Environ. Sci. Technol. 48:12592-12961.



129. Olin, J.A., G.R. Poulakis, P.W. Stevens, J.A. DeAngelo and A.T. Fisk. 2104. Preservation effects on stable isotope values of archived elasmobranch fin tissue: Comparisons between frozen and ethanol-stored samples. Trans. Am. Fisheries Soc. 143: 1569-1576. PDF



128. Donaldson, M.R., S.G. Hinch, C.D. Suski, A.T. Fisk, M.R. Heupel and S.J. Cooke. 2014 Making connections in aquatic ecosystems with acoustic telemetry monitoring.  Frontiers Ecol. Environ.12: 565-573. PDF



127. Paterson G., S.A. Rush, M.T. Arts, K.G. Drouillard, G.D. Haffner, T. B. Johnson, B.F. Lantry, C.E. Hebert, D.J. McGoldrick, S.M. Backus and A.T. Fisk. 2014. Ecological tracers reveal resource convergence among prey fish species in a large lake ecosystem. Freshwater Biol. 59(10): 2150-2161.



126. Christiansen, H.M., V.Lin, S. Tanaka, A. Velikanov, H.F. Mollet, S.P. Wintner, S. Fordham, A.T. Fisk and N.E. Hussey. 2014. The last frontier: catch records of White Sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) in the Northwest Pacific Ocean. PlosOne 9:e944076. PDF



125. Neffa, M.R., S.P. Bhavsara, F.J. Nic, D.O. Carpenter, K. Drouillard, A.T. Fisk and M.T. Arts. 2014. Risk-benefit of consuming Lake Erie fish. Environ. Res. 134: 57-65.



124. Christiansen, H.M., N.E. Hussey, S.P. Wintner, G. Cliff, S. F.J. Dudley and A.T. Fisk. 2014. Effect of sample preparation techniques for carbon and nitrogen stable isotope analysis of hydroxyapatite structures in the form of elasmobranch vertebral centra. Rapid Comm. Mass Spectro. 28(5): 448-456.



123. Lu, Z., A.T. Fisk, K. Kovacs, C. Lydersenc, M.A. McKinney, G.T. Tomy, B. Rosenburg, B.C. McMeans, D.C. G. Muir and C.S. Wong. 2014. Temporal and spatial trends of PCB chiral signatures in the Greenland Shark (Somniosus microcephalus) and its arctic food web. Environ. Pollut. 186: 216-225. PDF



122. Brown, T.M., A.T. Fisk, K.J. Reimer. 2014. PCB profiles in ringed seals (Pusa hispida) reveal historical contamination by a military radar station in Labrador, Canada. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 33:592-601. PDF

121. Rush, S.A., K. Sash, J. Carroll, B. Palmer and A.T. Fisk. 2014. Feeding ecology of the snake community of the Red Hills Region relative to management for Northern Bobwhite: assessing the diet of snakes using stable isotopes. Copeia. 2: 288-299.


120. Peklova, I., N.E. Hussey, K.J. Hedges, M.A. Treble and A.T. Fisk. 2014. Movement, depth and temperature preferences of an important bycatch species, Arctic skate (Amblyraja hyperborea) in Cumberland Sound, Canadian Arctic. Endangered Sp. Res. 23:229-240. PDF


119. Hussey N.E., M.A. MacNeil, B.C. McMeans, J.A. Olin, S.F.J. Dudley, G. Cliff, S.P. Wintner, S. Fennessy and A.T. Fisk. 2014. Rescaling the trophic structure of marine food webs. Ecol. Letters 17: 239-250. PDF



118. Kessel S. T., S.J. Cooke, M.R. Heupel, N.E. Hussey, C.A. Simpfendorfer, S. Vagle, and A.T. Fisk. 2014. A review of detection range testing in aquatic passive acoustic telemetry studies.  Rev. Fish Bio. Fisheries. 24: 199-218. PDF


117. Walter, R.P., S.T. Kessel, N. Alhasan, A.T. Fisk, D.D. Heath, T. Chekchak, R. Klaus, M. Younis, G. Hill, B. Jones, C.D. Braun, M.L. Berumen, J.D. Dibattista, M.A. Priest and N.E. Hussey. 2014. First record of living Manta alfredi × Manta birostris hybrid. Mar. Biodiv. DOI: 10.1007/s12526-013-0183-2.


116. Olin, J., M. Beaudry, A.T. Fisk, G. Paterson. 2013. Age-related PCB dynamics in young bull sharks Carcharhinus leucas. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 33: 35-43.


115. Guzzo, M.M., N.E. Norith, H.E., G.W. Gabrielsen, A.T. Fisk, K. Hyllanda, K. Borgå. 2014. Species-specific physiology determines levels of persistent organic pollutants in arctic seabirds. Environ. Pollut. 184: 414-418. PDF

2013 Publications

114. Olin, J.A., N.E. Hussey, M.W. Fritts and A.T. Fisk. 2013. Intra-taxa variability in δ15N diet-tissue discrimination factors of top predators. PLoS ONE 8 (10): e77567.



113. Caut, S., M.J. Jowers, L. Michael, G. Lepoint and A.T. Fisk. 2013. Diet and tissue-specific isotopic incorporation in sharks: applications in a North Sea. Mar. Ecol. Progress Ser. 492:185-198.



112. Olin, J.A., N.E. Hussey, S.A. Rush, G.R. Poulakis, C.A. Simpfendorfer, M.R. Heupel and A.T. Fisk. 2013. Seasonal variability in stable isotopes of estuarine consumers under different freshwater flow regimes. Mar. Ecol. Progress Ser. 487: 55-69. PDF



111. McKinney, M.A., S.J. Iverson, A.T. Fisk, C. Sonne, F.F. Rigét, R.J. Letcher, M.T. Arts, E.W. Born, A. Rosing-Asvid and R. Dietz. 2013. Global change effects on the long-term feeding ecology and contaminant exposures of East Greenland polar bears. Global Change Biol. 19:2360–2372. PDF



110. Matley, J.K., A.T. Fisk and T.A Dick 2013. The foraging ecology of Arctic cod (Boreogadus saida) during open water (July-August) in Allen Bay, Arctic Canada. Mar. Bio. 160: 2993-3004. PDF



109. Cooke, S.J., V. Nguyen, K.J. Murchie, J.D. Thiem, M.R. Donaldson, S.G. Hinch, R.S. Brown and A.T. Fisk. 2013. To tag or not to tag: Animal welfare, conservation and stakeholder considerations in fish tracking studies that use electronic tags.  J. Internat. Wildlife Law & Policy. 16: 352-374.



108. McMeans, B.C., N. Rooney, M. Arts and A.T. Fisk. 2013. Food web structure of a coastal Arctic marine ecosystem and implications for stability. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 482: 17-28. PDF



107. Rush, S.A., T. Dobbie and A.T. Fisk. 2013. Quantification of cormorant deposition to Great Lakes island ecosystems. J. Great Lakes Res. 39: 303–307.



106. Leat, E.H.K., S. Bourgeon, E. Magnusdottir, G.W. Gabrielsen, W.J. Grecian, S.A. Hanssen, K. Olafsdottir, A. Petersen, R.A. Phillips, H. Strøm, S. Ellis, A.T. Fisk, J.O. Bustnes, R.W. Furness, K. Borgå. 2013. Influence of wintering area on persistent organic pollutants in a breeding migratory seabird. Mar. Ecol. Progress Ser. 491: 277–293. PDF



105. McMeans, B.C., M. T. Arts, C. Lydersen, K.M. Kovacs, H. Hop, S. Falk-Petersen and A.T. Fisk. 2013. The role of Greenland sharks (Somniosus microcephalus) in an arctic ecosystem: assessed via stable isotopes and fatty acids. Mar. Biol. 160: 1223-1238. PDF



104. Guzzo, M.M., G.D. Haffner, S.A. Rush, S. Sorge and A.T. Fisk. 2013. Fifty years later: Trophic ecology and niche overlap of a native and non-indigenous fish species in the western basin of Lake Erie. Biol. Invasions 15: 1695-1711. PDF



103. Molde, K., T. Ciesielski, A.T. Fisk, C. Lydersen, K.M. Kovacs, E.G. Sørmo, B.M. Jenssen. 2013. Associations between vitamins A and E and legacy POP levels in highly contaminated Greenland sharks (Somniosus microcephalus). Sci. Total Environ. 442: 445–454.

2012 Publications

102. Peklova, I., N.E. Hussey, K.J. Hedges, M.A. Treble and A.T. Fisk. 2012. Depth and temperature preferences of the deepwater flatfish, Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) in an Arctic marine ecosystem. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 467:193-205.



101. Marcoux, M., B.C. McMeans, A.T. Fisk and S.H. Ferguson. 2012. Composition and temporal variation in the diet of the threatened population of belugas in Cumberland Sound. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 471: 283–291. PDF



100. McKinney, M.A., B.C. McMeans, G.T. Tomy, B. Rosenberg, S.H. Ferguson, A. Morris, D.C.G. Muir and A.T. Fisk. 2012. Transfer of persistent organic pollutants in a changing Arctic. Environ. Sci. Technol. 46: 9914-9922. PDF



99. Rush, S.A., G. Paterson, T.B. Johnson, K.G. Drouillard, G.D. Haffner, C.E. Hebert, M.T. Arts, D.J. McGoldrick, S.M. Backus, B.F. Lantry, J.R. Lantry, T. Schaner and A.T. Fisk. 2012. Long term impacts of invasive species on a native top predator in a large lake system. Freshwater Bio. 57: 2342–2355. PDF



98. Bourgeon, S., E.H.K. Leat, E. Magnusdóttir, A.T. Fisk, R.W. Furness, H. Strøm, S.A. Hanssen, Æ. Petersen, K. Olafsdóttir, K. Borgå, G.W. Gabrielsen and J.O. Bustnes. 2012. Individual variation in biomarkers of health: influence of persistent organic pollutants in Great skuas (Stercorarius skua) breeding at different geographical locations. Environ. Res. 118: 31-39.



97. Hussey, N.E., J.A. Olin, M.J. Kinney, B.C. McMeans and A.T. Fisk. 2012. Lipid extraction effects on stable isotope values (d15N and d13C) in elasmobranch muscle tissue. J. Exper. Mar. Bio. Ecol. 434: 7-15. PDF



96. McMeans, B.C., M.T. Arts, and A.T Fisk. 2012. Similarity between predator and prey fatty acid profiles is tissue dependent in Greenland sharks (Somniosus microcephalus): implications for diet reconstruction. J Exper. Mar. Bio. Ecol. 429: 55-63.



95. Fisk, A.T., C. Lydersen and K.M. Kovacs. 2012. Satellite tracking of Greenland sharks (Somniosus microcephalus) in the high Arctic waters of Svalbard, Norway. Mar. Ecol. Progress Series 468: 255–265.



94. Watanabe, Y.Y., C. Lydersen, A.T. Fisk and K.M. Kovacs. 2012. The slowest fish: Swim speed and tail-beat frequency of Greenland sharks. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 426/427: 5–11. PDF



93. Leclerc, L-M.E., C. Lydersen, T. Haug, L. Bachmann, A.T. Fisk and K. M. Kovacs. 2012. A missing piece in the Arctic food web puzzle? Stomach contents of Greenland sharks sampled in Svalbard, Norway. Polar Biol. 35:1197–1208.



92. McMeans, B.C., M.T. Arts, S.A. Rush and A.T. Fisk. 2012. Seasonal patterns in fatty acids of Calanus hyperboreus (Copepoda, Calanoida) from Cumberland Sound, Baffin Island, Nunavut. Mar. Bio. 159: 1095-1105. PDF



91. MacNeil, M.A., B.C. McMeans, N. Hussey, P. Vecsei, J. Svavarsson, K. Kovacs, C. Lydersen, M. Treble, G.B. Skomal, M. Ramsey, and A.T. Fisk. 2012. Biology of the Greenland Shark Somniosus microcephalus. J. Fish Bio. 80: 991-1018. PDF



90. Hussey, N.E., M.A. MacNeil, J.A. Olin, B.C. McMeans, M. Kinney, D.D. Chapman,  and A.T. Fisk 2012. Stable isotopes and elasmobranchs: tissue types, methods, applications and assumptions. J. Fish Bio. 80: 1449–1484.



89. Brush, J.M., A.T. Fisk, N.E. Hussey and T.B. Johnson. 2012. Spatial and seasonal variability in the diet of Round Goby: Stable isotopes indicate that stomach contents over-estimate the importance of dreissenids. Can. J. Fisheries Aquat. 69: 1–14. PDF



88. Matley, J.K., A.T. Fisk and T.A. Dick. 2012. Seabird predation on Arctic cod (Boreogadus saida) and their interactions during summer in the Canadian Arctic. Mar. Ecol. Progress Ser. 450:219-228.



87. Olin, J.A., M.A. MacNeil, S.A. Rush and A.T. Fisk. 2012. Isotopic ratios reveal mixed seasonal variation among fishes from two subtropical estuarine systems. Estuaries and Coasts 35:811-820. PDF



86. Olin, J.A., P.A. Fair, M.A. Recks, E. Zolman, J. Adams and A.T. Fisk. 2012. Unique seasonal forage bases within a local population of bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus). Mar. Mammal Sci. 28: E28-E40.

2011 Publications

85. Kinney, M.J., N.E. Hussey, A.T. Fisk, A.J. Tobin and C. A. Simpfendorfer. 2011. Communal or competitive? Stable isotope analysis provides evidence of resource partitioning within a ‘communal’ shark nursery. Mar. Ecol. Progr. Series 439: 263-276. PDF



84. Hussey, N.E., S.F.J. Dudley, I.D. McCarthy, G. Cliff and A.T. Fisk. 2011. Complex role of large marine predators: size-based effect on diet, trophic position and habitat use. Can. J. Fisheries Aquat. 68: 2029–2045.PDF



83. Routti, H., RJ. Letcher, E.W. Born, M. Branigan, R. Dietz, T.J. Evans, A.T. Fisk, E. Peacock and C. Sonne. 2011. Spatial trends and changes over time of selected trace elements 1 in liver tissue from polar 2 bears (Ursus maritimus) from Alaska, Canada and Greenland. J. Environ Monitoring 13(8): 2260-2267.PDF



82. Guzzo, M.M., G.D. Haffner, S. Sorge, S.A. Rush and A.T. Fisk. 2011. Spatial and temporal variabilities of δ13C and δ15N within lower trophic levels of a large lake: Implications for estimating trophic relationships of consumers. Hydrobiologia 675: 41-53. PDF



81. Cooke, S.J., S.J. Iverson, M.J.W. Stokesbury, S.G. Hinch, A.T. Fisk, P. Smith, D. VanderZwaag, J. Brattey and F. Whoriskey. 2011. Ocean Tracking Network Canada: A network approach to addressing critical issues in fisheries and resource management with implications for ocean governance. Fisheries 36(12): 583-592. PDF



80. Leclerc, L-M. C. Lydersen, T. Haug, K.A. Glover, A.T. Fisk and K. Kovacs. 2011. Greenland sharks (Somniosus microcephalus) scavenge offal from minke (Balaenoptera acutorostrata) whaling operations in Svalbard (Norway). Polar Res. 30, 7342



79. Mezek, T., E. Sverko, M.D. Rudy, D. Zaruk, A. Capretta, C.E. Hebert, A.T. Fisk, D.J. McGoldrick, T.J. Newton, T.M. Sutton, M.A. Koops, A.M. Muir, T.B. Johnson, M.P. Ebener and M.T. Arts. 2011. Polymethylene-Interrupted Fatty Acids: Biomarkers for Native and Exotic Mussels in the Laurentian Great Lakes. Journal of Great Lakes Research 37: 288-297. PDF



78. Rush, S.A., S. Verkoeyen, T. Dobbie, S. Dobbyn, C.E. Hebert, J. Gagnon and A.T. Fisk. 2011. Influence of increasing populations of Double-crested Cormorants on soil nutrient characteristics of nesting islands in western Lake Erie. J. Great Lakes Res. 37: 305–309.



77. Hussey, N.E., D. D. Chapman, E. Donnolly, D. L. Abercrombie and A.T. Fisk. 2011. Fin-icky samples: an assessment of shark fin as a source material for stable isotope analysis. Limnol. & Oceanogr. Methods 9:524-532.



76. Leat, E.H.K., S. Bourgeon, K. Borgå, H. Strømd, S. Hanssen, G.W. Gabrielsen, Æ. Petersen, K. Olafsdottir, A.T. Fisk, S. Ellis, J. Bustnes and R.W. Furness. 2011. Effects of environmental exposure and diet change on levels and temporal trends (1980-2008) of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in eggs of a top predator in the North Atlantic. Environ. Pollut. 159: 1222-1228. PDF



75. Olin, J.A., N.E. Hussey, M. Fritts, M.R. Heupel, C.A. Simpfendorfer, G.R. Poulakis and A.T. Fisk. 2011. Maternal meddling in neonatal sharks: implications for interpreting stable isotopes in young animals.  Rapid Comm. Mass Spectro. 25:1-9. PDF



74. Diemer, K.M., M.J. Conroy, S.H. Ferguson, D.D.W. Hauser, A. Grgicak-Mannion and A.T. Fisk. 2011. Marine mammal and seabird summer distribution and abundance in the fjords of northeast Cumberland Sound of Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada. Polar Biol. 34(1):41–48.

2010 Publications

73. MacNeil, M.A., N.A.J. Graham, J.E. Cinner, P.A. Loring, S. Jennings, N.K. Dulvy, A.T. Fisk and T.R. McClanahan. 2010. Transitional states in marine fisheries: adapting to cope with global change. Philosophical Transactions Royal Society 365: 3753-3763. PDF



72. Dennis, C.A., M.A. MacNeil, J.Y. Rosati, T. E. Pitcher and A.T. Fisk. 2010. Diet discrimination factors are inversely related to δ15N and δ13C values of food for fish under controlled conditions. Rapid Communication in Mass Spectrometry 24: 3515–3520. PDF



71. McMeans, B.C., J. Svavarsson, S. Dennard and A.T. Fisk. 2010. Diet and resource use among Greenland sharks (Somniosus microcephalus) and teleosts sampled in Icelandic waters, using d13C, d15N, and total mercury. Can. J. Fisheries Aquat. Sci. 67: 1428-1438. PDF



70. Hussey, N.E., M.A. MacNeil and A.T. Fisk. 2010. The requirement for accurate diet-tissue discrimination factors for interpreting stable isotopes in sharks. Comment on: ‘Stable isotope dynamics in elasmobranch fishes’. Hydrobiologia 654(1): 1-5. PDF



69. Keel, M.K., A. Ruiz, A.T. Fisk, W. Rumbeiha, A. D. Davis, and J. C. Maerz. 2010. Soft-tissue mineralization of bullfrog larvae (Rana catesbeiana) at a wastewater treatment facility. J. Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 2(4): 655-660.



68. Ruiz, A.M., J.C. Maerz, A.K. Davis, M.K. Keel, A.R. Ferreira, M.J. Conroy, L. Morris and A.T. Fisk. 2010. Patterns of development and abnormalities among tadpoles in constructed wetland receiving treated wastewater. Environ. Sci. Technol. 44: 4862-4868. PDF



67. Rush, S.A., J. Olin, A.T. Fisk and R.J. Cooper. 2010. Trophic relationships of a marsh bird differ between Gulf Coast estuaries. Estuaries and Coast 33: 963–970. *2011 Mississippi Agriculture and Forest Experiment Station - Relevance to Mississippi - Publication Award.



66. Hussey, N.E., J. Brush and A.T. Fisk. 2010. δ15N and δ13C diet discrimination factors for large sharks under semi-controlled conditions. Comparative Biochem. Physiol. Part A 155: 445-453.



65. Dennard, S.T., M.A. MacNeil, M. Treble, S. Campana and A.T. Fisk. 2010. Hierarchical analysis of a remote, arctic, artisanal longline fishery. ICES J. Mar. Sci. 67: 41–51. PDF



64. Kenneke, J., D. Ekman, C. Mazur, B. Konwick and A.T. Fisk, J. Avants and W. Garrison. 2010. Integration of metabolomics and in vitro metabolism assays for investigating the stereoselective transformation of triadimefon in rainbow trout. Chirality 22: 183–192.

2009 Publications

63. Dennard, S.T., B.C. McMeans and A.T. Fisk. 2009. Preliminary assessment of Greenland halibut diet in Cumberland Sound using stable isotopes. Polar Biology 32(6): 941-945. PDF



62. Rush, S.A., T. Maddox, A.T. Fisk, M.S. Woodrey and R.J. Cooper. 2009. A new and more precise method for estimating the volume of an avian egg. J. Field Ornithology 80: 193-197. 



61. Fisk, A.T., K. Sash, J. Maerz, W. Palmer, J.P. Carroll and M.A. MacNeil. 2009. Metabolic turnover rates of carbon and nitrogen stable isotopes in captive juvenile snakes. Rapid Comm. Mass Spect.  23: 1-8. PDF



60. Mezek, T., M.T. Arts, E.Sverko and A.T. Fisk.  2009. Sample preparation methods for the analysis of poly-methylene interrupted fatty acids. Verh. Int. Verein. Limnol. 30(6): 903-906. PDF

2008 Publications

59. Konwick, B.J., G.T. Tomy, N. Ismail, J.T. Peterson, R.J. Fauver, D. Higginbotham, M. Blount, A.T. Fisk. 2008. Concentrations and patterns of perfluorinated compounds in Georgia (USA) surface waters near and distant to a major use source. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 27(10): 2011-2018. PDF



58. Overmyer, J., M.A. MacNeil and A.T. Fisk. 2008. Fractionation and metabolic turnover of carbon and nitrogen stable isotopes in black fly larvae. Rapid Comm. Mass Spect. 22 (5): 694-700. PDF



57. Helm, P.A., D.M. Whittle, S. Gewurtz, C.H. Marvin, A.T. Fisk and G.T. Tomy. 2008. Occurrence and biomagnification of polychlorinated naphthalenes and non-/mono-ortho PCBs in Lake Ontario sediment and biota. Environ. Sci. Technol. 42:1024-1031. 



56. Murray, B.M., J.Y. Wang, S-C. Yang; J.D Stevens, A.T. Fisk and J. Svavarsson. 2008. Mitochondrial cytochrome b variation in sleeper sharks (Squaliformes: Somniosidae). Marine Biol. 153: 1015-1022. PDF



55. Rush, S.A., K. Borgå, R. Dietz, E. W. Born, C. Sonne, T. Evans, D.C.G. Muir, R.J. Letcher, R.J. Norstrom and A.T. Fisk. 2008. Geographic distribution of select elements in the livers of polar bears from Greenland, Canada and the United States. Environ. Pollut. 153: 618-626. PDF

2007 Publications

54. Buckman, A.H., A.T. Fisk, J.L. Parrott, K.R. Solomon and S.B. Brown. 2007. PCBs can diminish the influence of temperature on thyroid indices in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Aquat. Toxicol. 84:366-378. PDF



53. Buckman, A.H., S.B. Brown, J.M. Small, D.C.G. Muir, J.L. Parrott, K.R. Solomon and A.T. Fisk. 2007. The role of temperature and enzyme induction in the biotransformation of PCBs and bioformation of OH-PCBs by rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Environ. Sci. Technol. 41: 3856-3863. PDF



52. Svendsen, T.C., L. Camus, B. Hargrave, A.T. Fisk, D.C.G. Muir and K. Borgå. 2007. Polyaromatic hydrocarbons, chlorinated and brominated organic contaminants as tracers of feeding ecology in polar benthic amphipods. Mar. Ecology. Progress Ser. 337: 155-164. PDF



51. McMeans, B.C., K. Borgå, W.R. Bechtol, D. Higginbotham and A.T. Fisk. 2007. Essential and non-essential element concentrations in two sleeper shark species collected in arctic waters. Environ. Pollut. 148: 281-290. PDF

2006 Publications

50. Konwick, B.J., A.W. Garrison, J.K. Avants and A.T. Fisk. 2006. Bioaccumulation and biotransformation of chiral triazole fungicides in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Aquat. Tox. 80:372-381. PDF



49. Jardine, T.D., K.A. Kidd and A.T. Fisk. 2006. Application and assumptions of stable isotope analysis in ecotoxicology. Environ. Sci. Technol. 40: 7501-7511. PDF



48. Borgå, K., L. Campbell, G.W. Gabrielsen, R.J. Norstrom, D.C.G. Muir and A.T. Fisk. 2006. Regional and species specific metal bioaccumulation in arctic seabirds. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 25: 2927-2936. PDF



47. Konwick, B.J., A.W. Garrison, M.C. Black, J.K. Avants and A.T. Fisk. 2006. Bioaccumulation, biotransformation, and metabolite formation of fipronil and chiral legacy pesticides in rainbow trout. Environ. Sci. Technol. 40: 2930-2936. PDF



46. Buckman, A.H., C.S. Wong, E.A. Chow, S.B. Brown, K.R. Solomon and A.T. Fisk. 2006. Biotransformation of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and bioformation of hydroxylated PCBs in fish. Aquatic Toxicol. 78: 176-185. PDF



45. MacNeil, M.A., K.G. Drouillard and A.T. Fisk. 2006. Variable uptake and elimination of stable nitrogen isotopes between tissues in fish. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 63: 345-353. PDF

2005 Publications

44. Braune, B.M., P.M. Outridge, A.T. Fisk, D.C.G. Muir, P.A. Helm, K. Hobbs, P.F. Hoekstra, Z.A. Kuzyk, M. Kwan, R.J. Letcher, W.L. Lockhart, R.J. Norstrom and G.A. Stern. 2005. Persistent organic pollutants and mercury in marine biota of the Canadian Arctic: An overview of spatial and temporal trends. Sci. Total Environ. 351-352: 4-56. PDF



43. Verreault, J., D.C.G. Muir, R.J. Norstrom, I. Stirling, A.T. Fisk, G.W. Gabrielsen, A.E. Derocher, T.J. Evans, R. Dietz, C. Sonne, G.M. Sandala, W. Gebbink, M.K. Taylor, J. Nagy and R.J. Letcher. 2005. Chlorinated hydrocarbon contaminants and metabolites in polar bears (Ursus maritimus) From Svalbard, Greenland, Alaska and Canadian arctic populations: 1996−2002. Sci. Total Environ. 351-352: 369-390. PDF



42. Fisk, A.T., C.A. de Wit, M. Wayland, Z-Z. Kuzyk, N. Burgess, R. Letcher, B. Braune, R. Norstrom, S. Blum, C. Sandau, E. Lie, H.J.S. Larsen, J.U. Skaare and D.C.G. Muir. 2005. An assessment of the toxicological significance of anthropogenic contaminants in Canadian arctic wildlife. Sci. Total Environ. 351-352: 57-93. PDF



41. Campbell, L.M., R.J. Norstrom, K.A. Hobson, D.C.G. Muir, S. Backus and A.T. Fisk. 2005. Mercury and other trace elements in a pelagic Arctic marine food web (Northwater Polynya, Baffin Bay). Sci. Total Environ. 351-352: 247-263. PDF



40. Warner, N.A., R.J. Norstrom, C.S. Wong, A.T. Fisk. 2005. Enantiomeric fractions of chiral PCBs provide insights on biotransfromation capacity of Arctic biota. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 24: 2763–2767. PDF



39. MacNeil, M.A., G.B. Skomal and A.T. Fisk. 2005. Stable isotopes from multiple tissues reveal diet switching in sharks. Mar. Ecology. Progress Ser. 302: 199-206. PDF



38. Campbell, L.M., A.T. Fisk, X. Wang, G. Köck and D.C.G. Muir. 2005. Evidence of biomagnification of rubidium in aquatic and marine food webs. Can. J. Fisheries Aquat. Sci. 62: 1161-1167. PDF



37. Borgå, K., A.T. Fisk, B. Hargrave, P.F. Hoekstra, D. Swackhamer and D.C.G. Muir. 2005. Bioaccumulation factors for PCBs revisited. Environ. Sci. Technol. 39: 4523-4532. PDF



36. Borgå, K., G.W. Gabrielsen, J.U. Skaare, L. Kleivane, R.J. Norstrom and A.T. Fisk. 2005. Why do organochlorine differences between Arctic regions vary among trophic levels? Environ. Sci. Technol. 39: 4343-4352. PDF



35. Konwick, B.J., A.T. Fisk, A.W. Garrison and M.C. Black. 2005. Acute toxicity of fipronil enantiomers and its desulfinyl photoproduct to Ceriodaphnia dubia. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 24: 2350-2355. PDF



34. Scott, B.F., R.W. Macdonald, H. Schoeler, K. Kannan, A.T. Fisk, A. Witter, N. Yamashita, J. Pracht, F. Keppler, L. Durham, C. Spencer and D.C.G. Muir. 2005. Trifluoroacetate (TFA) Profiles in the Arctic, Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Environ. Sci. Technol. 39: 6555‑6560. PDF

2004 Publications

33. Tomy, G.T., W. Budakowski, T. Halldorson, P.A. Helm, G.A. Stern, K. Friesen, K. Pepper, S.A. Tittlemier and A.T. Fisk. 2004. Fluorinated organic compounds in an eastern arctic marine food web. Environ. Sci. Technol. 38: 6475-6481. PDF



32. Borgå, K., A.T. Fisk, P.F. Hoekstra and D.C.G. Muir. 2004. Biological and chemical factors of importance in the bioaccumulation and trophic transfer of persistent organochlorine contaminants in Arctic marine food webs. 23: 2367–2385. PDF



31. Tomy, G.T., V.P. Palace,  T. Halldorson, E. Braekevelt, R. Danell, K. Wautier, B. Evans, L. Brinkworth and A.T. Fisk. 2004. Bioaccumulation, biotransformation and biochemical effects of brominated diphenyl ethers (BDEs) in juvenile lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush). Environ. Sci. Technol. 38: 1496-1504. PDF



30. Buckman, A.H., S.B. Brown, P.F. Hoekstra, K.R. Solomon, A.T. Fisk. 2004. Toxicokinetics of three polychlorinated biphenyl technical mixtures in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 23: 1725-1736. 



29. Buckman, A.H., R.J. Norstrom, K.A. Hobson, N.J. Karnovsky, J. Duffe and A.T. Fisk. 2004. Organochlorine contaminants in seven species of Arctic seabirds from northern Baffin Bay. Environmental Pollution 128: 327-338. PDF

2003 Publications

28. Fisk, A.T., P.F. Hoekstra, J-M. Gagnon, R.J. Norstrom, K.A. Hobson, M. Kwan and D.C.G. Muir. 2003. Biological characteristics influencing organochlorine contaminants in Arctic marine invertebrates. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Series 262: 201-214. PDF



27. Campbell, L.M., D.C.G. Muir, D.M. Whittle, S. Backus, R.J. Norstrom and A.T. Fisk. 2003. Quantified hydroxylated PCBs and other chlorinated phenolic compounds in lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) blood plasma. Environ. Sci. Technol. 37: 1720-1725. PDF



26. Fisk, A.T., P.F. Hoekstra, K. Borgå and D.C.G. Muir. 2003. Letter to the Editor on: Gray, J.S. 2002. Biomagnification in marine systems: the perspective of an ecologist. Mar. Pollut. Bullet. 45: 46-52. Mar. Pollut. Bulletin 46(4): 522-524. PDF



25. Hoekstra, P.F., T.M. O’Hara, A.T. Fisk, K. Borgå, K.R. Solomon and D.C.G. Muir. 2003. Trophic transfer of persistent organochlorines contaminants (OCs) within an Arctic marine food web from the southern Beaufort-Chukchi Seas. Environ. Pollut. 124: 509-522. PDF

2002 Publications

24. Johnston, T.A., A.T. Fisk, D.M. Whittle and D.C.G. Muir. 2002. Variation in organochlorine bioaccumulation by a predatory Fish; Gender, Geography, and Data Analysis Methods. Environ. Sci. Technol. 36: 4238-4244. PDF



23. Hobson, K.A., A.T. Fisk, N. Karnovsky, M. Holst, J.-M. Gagnon and M. Fortier. 2002. A stable isotope (δ15N) model for the North Water Polynya food web: implications for evaluating trophodynamics and the flow of energy and contaminants. Deep-Sea Res. II 49: 5131-5150. PDF



22. Fisk, A.T., S.A. Tittlemier, J.L. Pranschke and R.J. Norstrom. 2002. Using anthropogenic contaminants and stable isotopes to assess the feeding ecology of Greenland shark. Ecology 83: 2162-2172. PDF



21. Brown, S.B., A.T. Fisk, M. Brown, M. Villella, M. Cooley, R.E. Evans, D.A. Metner, W.L. Lockhart and D.C.G. Muir. 2002. Dietary accumulation and biochemical responses of juvenile rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) to 3,3’,4,4’,5-pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 126). Aquat. Toxicol. 59: 139-152. PDF



20. Hoekstra, P.F., T.M. O’Hara, C. Teixeira, S. Backus, A.T. Fisk and D.C.G. Muir. 2002. Spatial trends and bioaccumulation of organochlorine pollutants in marine zooplankton from the Alaskan and Canadian Arctic. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 21: 575-583. 



19. Fisk, A.T., M. Holst, K.A. Hobson, J. Duffe, J. Moisey and R.J. Norstrom. 2002. Comparison of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and enantiomeric signatures of chiral pollutants in ringed seals collected on the east and west side of the Northwater Polynya. Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 42: 118-126. PDF



18. Tittlemier, S.A., A.T. Fisk, K.A. Hobson and R.J. Norstrom. 2002. Examination of the bioaccumulation of halogenated dimethyl bipyrroles in an arctic marine food web using stable nitrogen isotope analysis. Environ. Pollut. 116: 85-93. PDF

2001 Publications

17. Fisk, A.T., G.A. Stern, K.A. Hobson, W.J. Strachan, M.D. Loewen and Ross J. Norstrom. 2001. Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in a small, herbivorous, Arctic marine zooplankton (Calanus hyperboreus): Trends from April to July and the influence of lipids and trophic transfer. Mar. Pollut. Bulletin 43: 93-101. PDF



16. Cooley, H.M., A.T. Fisk, S.C. Wiens, G.T. Tomy, R.E. Evans and D.C.G. Muir. 2001. Examination of the behavior and liver and thyroid histology of juvenile rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) exposed to high dietary concentrations of C10-, C11-, C12- and C14-polychlorinated n-alkanes. Aquat. Toxicol. 54: 81-99. PDF



15. Moisey, J., A.T. Fisk, K. A. Hobson and R.J. Norstrom. 2001. Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) isomers and chiral signatures of α-HCH in the Arctic marine food web of the Northwater Polynya. Environ. Sci. Technol. 35: 1920-1927. PDF



14. Fisk, A.T., J. Moisey, K.A. Hobson, N.J. Karnovsky and R. J. Norstrom. 2001. Chlordane components and metabolites in seven species of Arctic seabirds from the Northwater Polynya: Relationships with stable isotopes of nitrogen and enantiomeric fractions of chiral components. Environ. Pollut. 113: 225-238. PDF



13. Fisk, A.T., K.A. Hobson and R.J. Norstrom. 2001. Influence of chemical and biological factors on trophic transfer of persistent organic   pollutants in the Northwater Polynya marine food web. Environ. Sci. Technol. 35: 732-738. PDF PDF

1996-2000 Publications

12. Fisk, A.T., G.T. Tomy, C.D. Cymbalisty and D.C.G. Muir. 2000. Dietary accumulation and QSARs for depuration and biotransformation of       short (C10), medium (C14) and long (C18) carbon chain polychlorinated alkanes by juvenile rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss).                   Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 19: 1508-1516. PDF



11. Fisk, A.T., B. Rosenberg, C.D. Cymbalisty, G.A. Stern and D.C.G. Muir. 1999. Octanol/water partition coefficients of toxaphene congeners     determined by the “slow-stirring” method. Chemosphere 39: 2549-2562.



10. Fisk, A.T., G.T. Tomy and D.C.G. Muir. 1999. The toxicity of C10-, C11-, C12- and C14-polychlorinated alkanes to Japanese medaka               (Oryzias latipes) embryos. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 18: 2894-2902.



9. Tomy, G.T., J.B. Westmore, G.A. Stern, A.T. Fisk and D.C.G. Muir. 1999. Interlaboratory study on quantitative methods of analysis of C10-C13 polychloro-n-alkanes. Anal. Chem. 71: 446-451.



8. Fisk, A.T. and T.A. Johnston. 1998. Maternal transfer of organochlorines to eggs of walleye (Stizostedion vitreum) in Lake Manitoba and western Lake Superior. J. Great Lakes Res. 24: 917-928. PDF



7. Tomy, G.T., A.T. Fisk, J.B. Westmore and D.C.G. Muir. 1998. Environmental chemistry and toxicology of polychlorinated n-alkanes. Rev. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 158: 53-128.



6. Fisk, A.T., S.C. Wiens, G.R.B. Webster, A. Bergman and D.C.G. Muir. 1998. Accumulation and depuration of sediment-sorbed C12- and C16-polychlorinated alkanes by oligochaetes (Lumbriculus variegatus). Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 17: 2019-2026.



5. Fisk, A.T., C.D. Cymbalisty, G.T. Tomy and D.C.G. Muir. 1998. Dietary accumulation and depuration of C10-, C11- and C14-polychlorinated alkanes by juvenile rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Aquat. Toxicol. 43: 209-221. PDF



4. Fisk, A.T., R.J. Norstrom, C.D. Cymbalisty and D.C.G. Muir. 1998. Dietary accumulation and depuration of hydrophobic organochlorines: Bioaccumulation parameters and their relationship with the octanol/water partition coefficient. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 17: 951-961.



3.Tomy, G.T., G.A. Stern, D.C.G. Muir, A.T. Fisk, C.D. Cymbalisty and J.B. Westmore. 1997. Quantifying C10-C13 polychloroalkanes in environmental samples by high-resolution gas chromatography/electron capture negative ion high-resolution mass spectrometry. Anal. Chem. 69: 2762-2771.



2. Fisk, A.T., A.L. Yarechewski, D.A. Metner, W.L. Lockhart, R.E. Evans and D.C.G. Muir. 1997. Accumulation, elimination and hepatic mixed-function oxidase enzyme induction in juvenile rainbow trout and lake whitefish exposed to dietary 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin. Aquatic Toxicol. 37: 201-220.



1. Fisk, A.T., C.D. Cymbalisty, A. Bergman and D.C.G. Muir. 1996. Dietary accumulation of C12- and C16-chlorinated alkanes by juvenile          rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 15: 1775-1782.