Peer-reviewed journal articles (2010 – present)

(* indicates students and PDFs in my lab)


Graves, S.D.*, K.A. Kidd, J.E. Houlahan, K.R.  Munkittrick. General and histological indicators of health in wild fishes from a biological mercury hotspot in northeastern North America. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. ETCJ-May-16-00362, Accepted 2 Sept 2016.

Lescord, G.L.*, M.G. Clayden*, K.A. Kidd, X. Wang, D.C.G. Muir, and N.J. O’Driscoll. Using sulfur stable isotopes to assess mercury bioaccumulation and biomagnification in biota from temperate and Arctic Canadian lakes. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. ETCJ-Aug-15-00653, Accepted 5 Sept 2016.

Aguilar-Betancourt, C.M., G. González-Sansón, K.A. Kidd, K.R. Munkittrick, R.A. Curry, D. Kosonoy-Aceves, G. Lucano-Ramírez, S. Ruiz-Ramírez and J. R. Flores-Ortega. Fishes as indicators of untreated sewage contamination in a Mexican coastal lagoon. Mar. Poll. Bull. MPB-D-16-00535, Online 7 Sept 2016.

Vandenberg, L.N., M. Ågerstrand, A. Beronius, C. Beausoleil, Å. Bergman, L.A. Bero, C.-G. Bornehag, C.S. Boyer, G.S. Cooper, I. Cotgreave, D. Geek, P. Grandjean, K.Z. Guyton, U. Hass, J.J. Heindel, S. Jobling, K.A. Kidd, A. Kortenkamp, M.R. Macleod, O.V. Martin, U. Norinder, M. Scheringer, K.A. Thayer, J. Toppari, P. Whaley, T.J. Woodruff, C. Rudén. 2016. A proposed framework for the systematic review and integrated assessment (SYRINA) of endocrine disrupting chemicals. Environmental Health. 15: 74-93.

Finley, M.L.*, K.A. Kidd, R.A. Curry, G.L. Lescord, M.G. Clayden, and N.J. O’Driscoll. 2016. A comparison of mercury biomagnification through lacustrine food webs supporting brook trout and other fishes. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 4(23): 1-13. 

Walters, D.M., T.D. Jardine, B.S. Cade, K.A. Kidd, D.C.G. Muir, and P. Leipzig-Scott. 2016. Trophic magnification of organic chemicals - a global synthesis. Environ. Sci. Technol. 50 (9): 4650–4658.

Baker, L.F.*, Mudge, J.F., Thompson, D.G., Houlahan, J.E., and K.A. Kidd. 2016. The combined influence of two agricultural contaminants of natural communities of phytoplankton and zooplankton. Ecotoxicology 25(5): 1021-1032.

Zoeller, T., Å. Bergman, G. Becher, P. Bjerregaard, R. Bornman, I. Brandt, T. Iguchi, S. Jobling, K.A. Kidd, A. Kortenkamp, N. Skakkebaek, J. Toppari, and L. Vandenberg. 2016. The path forward on endocrine disruptors requires focus on the basics. Toxicol. Sci., Letter to the Editor, TOXSCI-15-0552, doi: 10.1093/toxsci/kfv255


Blanchfield, P.J., K.A. Kidd, M. Docker, V.P. Palace, B.J. Park, and L.D. Postma.  2015. Recovery of a wild fish population from whole-lake additions of the potent estrogen in the birth control pill.  Environ. Sci. Technol. 49(5): 3136-3144.

Müller, A.-K.*, M. Brinkmann, L. Baumann, M.H. Stoffel, H. Segner, K.A. Kidd and H. Holler. 2015. Ultrastructural alterations in tissues of yellow perch (Perca flavescens) from a biological mercury hotspot. Env. Sci. Poll. Res.  1-13.

Lescord, G.L.*, K.A. Kidd, A.O. De Silva, C. Spencer, M. Williamson, X. Wang, and D. C.G. Muir. 2015. Perfluorinated and polyfluorinated compounds in lake food webs in the Canadian high Arctic. Environ. Sci. Technol. 49(5):2694–2702.

Kidd, K.A. 2015. In Response: Environmental and biological considerations for active pharmaceutical ingredients in the environment and their effects across multiple biological scales: An academic perspective. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 34(3):461-463. Invited Perspectives Paper.

Lescord, G.L.*, K.A. Kidd, J.L. Kirk, N.J. O’Driscoll, X. Wang, and D.C.G. Muir. 2015. Factors affecting biotic mercury concentrations and biomagnification through six lake food webs in the Canadian high Arctic. Sci. Total Environ. 509–510:195–205.

Clayden, M.*, L. Arsenault*, K.A. Kidd, M. Mallory, and N. O’Driscoll. 2015. Mercury bioaccumulation and biomagnification in the food web of a small Arctic polynya. Sci. Total Environ. 509-510:206-215.


Zoeller, R.T. , Å. Bergman, G. Becher, P. Bjerregaard, R. Bornman, I. Brandt, T. Iguchi, S. Jobling, K.A. Kidd, A. Kortenkamp, N.E. Skakkebaek, J. Toppari, and L.N. Vandenberg. 2014. The debate over health impacts of endocrine disrupting chemicals: a path forward. Environ. Health. 13:118

Van Geest, J.L.*, L.E. Burridge, F.J. Fife, and K.A. Kidd. 2014. Feeding response in marine copepods as a measure of acute toxicity of four anti-sea lice pesticides. Mar. Env. Res. 101:145-152.

Van Geest, J.L.*, L.E. Burridge, and K.A. Kidd. 2014. Toxicity of two pyrethroid-based anti-sea lice pesticides, AlphaMax® and Excis®, to a marine amphipod in aqueous and sediment exposures. Aquaculture. 434: 233–240.

Clayden, M.G.*, K.A. Kidd, B. Wyn*, J.L. Kirk, D.C.G. Muir, and N.J. O’Driscoll. Response to comment on "Mercury biomagnification through food webs is affected by physical and chemical characteristics of lakes." Environ. Sci. Technol. 48(17):10526-10527.

Kidd, K.A., M. J. Paterson, M. D. Rennie, C.L. Podemski, D.L. Findlay, P.J. Blanchfield, and K. Liber. 2014. Direct and indirect responses of a freshwater food web to a potent synthetic oestrogen. Phil. Trans. Royal Soc. B. 1656: 20130578. Invited.

Baker, L.*, J. Mudge, J. Houlahan, D. Thompson, and K.A. Kidd. 2014. Direct and indirect effects of a glyphosate-based herbicide and nutrients on Chironomidae (Diptera) emerging from small wetlands. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 33(9):2076–2085.

Van Geest, J.L.*, L.E. Burridge, and K.A. Kidd. 2014. The toxicity of the anti-sea lice pesticide AlphaMax® to the polychaete worm Nereis virens. Aquaculture 430:98-106.

Clayden, M.G.*, K.A. Kidd, J. Chételat, B.D. Hall and E. Garcia. 2014. Environmental, geographic and trophic influences on methylmercury concentrations in macroinvertebrates from lakes and wetlands across Canada. Ecotoxicology 23:273–284.

Loughery, J.R.*, T.J. Arciszewski, K.A. Kidd, A. Mercer, L.M. Hewitt, D.L. MacLatchy, and K.R. Munkittrick. 2014. Understanding the chronic impacts of oil refinery wastewater requires consideration of sediment contributions to toxicity. Arch. Env. Contam. Toxicol. 66(1):19-31.

Jardine, T.D., W.L. Hadwen, S.K. Hamilton, S. Hladyz, S.M. Mitrovic, K.A. Kidd, W.Y Tsoi, M. Spears, D.P. Westhorpe, V.M. Fry, F. Sheldon, and S.E. Bunn. 2014. Understanding and overcoming baseline isotopic variability in running waters. River Res. Appl. 30(2)155-165.


Lavoie, R.A., T.D. Jardine, M.M. Chumchal, K.A. Kidd, and L.M. Campbell. 2013. Biomagnification of mercury in aquatic food webs: a worldwide meta-analysis. Environ. Sci. Technol. 47 (23), pp 13385–13394. Editors’ Choice, Science Magazine, 15 Nov 2013.

Clayden, M.G.*, K.A. Kidd, B. Wyn, J.L. Kirk, D.C.G. Muir, and N.J. O’Driscoll. 2013. Mercury biomagnification through food webs is affected by physical and chemical characteristics of lakes. Environ. Sci. Technol. 47:12047−12053.

Bergman A., A. M. Andersson, G. Becher, M. van den Berg, B. Blumberg, P. Bjerregaard, C.G. Bornehag, R. Bornman, I. Brandt, J.V. Brian, S.C. Casey, P. Fowler, H. Frouin, L.C. Giudice, T. Iguchi, U. Hass, S. Jobling, A. Juul, K.A. Kidd, A. Kortenkamp, et al: 2013. Science and policy on endocrine disrupters must not be mixed: a reply to a "common sense" intervention by toxicology journal editors. Environ. Health 2013, 12(69)1-4.

Schein, A., S.C. Courtenay, K.A. Kidd, K.A. Campbell, and M.R. van den Heuvel. 2013. Food web structure within an estuary of the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence undergoing eutrophication. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 70(12):1805-1812.

Servos, M.R., K.R. Munkittrick, G. Constantin, R. Mngodo, N. Aladin, S. Choowaew, N. Hap, K.A. Kidd, E. Odada, O. Parra, G. Phillips, S. Ryanzhin, and R. Urrutia. 2013. Science and management of transboundary lakes: lessons learned from the Global Environment Facility program. Environ. Development 7:17-31.

Batchelar, K.L.*, K.A. Kidd, K.R. Munkittrick, P.E. Drevnick, and N.M. Burgess. 2013. Reproductive health of yellow perch (Perca flavescens) from a biological mercury hotspot in Nova Scotia, Canada. Sci. Total Env. 454–455:319–327.

Bergman, A., J.J. Heindel, T. Kasten, K.A. Kidd, S. Jobling, M. Neira, R.T. Zoeller, G. Becher, P. Bjerregaard, R. Bornman, I. Brandt, A. Kortenkamp, D. Muir, M.-N. Brune Drisse, R. Ochieng, N.E. Skakkebaek, A. Sundén Byléhn, T. Iguchi, J. Toppari, and T.J. Woodruff. 2013. The impact of endocrine disruption: A consensus statement on the state of the science. Env. Health Persp. 121(4):A104-A106.

Jardine, T.D.*, K.A. Kidd, and N. O’Driscoll. 2013. Food web analysis reveals effects of pH on mercury bioaccumulation at multiple trophic levels in streams. Aquat. Toxicol. 132-133:46-52.

Batchelar, K.L.*, K.A. Kidd, P.E. Drevnick, K.R. Munkittrick, N.M. Burgess, A.P. Roberts, and J.D. Smith. 2013. Evidence of impaired health in yellow perch (Perca flavescens) from a biological mercury hotspot in northeastern North America. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 32(3):627–637.

Ryan, M.J., G.A. Stern, M.V. Croft, K.A. Kidd, S. Gewurtz, M. Diamond, and P. Roach. 2013. Biotic interactions in temporal trends (1992-2010) of organochlorine contaminants in the aquatic food web of Lake Laberge, Yukon Territory. Sci. Total Environ. 443:80–92.


Cabrera Páez, Y., C. Aguilar Betancourt, G. González-Sansón, K. Kidd, K. Munkittrick, and R. A. Curry. 2012. Elevated mercury, body size and changes in trophic structure of Gambusia puncticulata (Poeciliidae) along the Almendares River, Havana, Cuba. Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 6 3(4):523-533, DOI 10.1007/s00244-012-9801-4.

Kidd, K.A., D.C.G. Muir, M.S. Evans, X. Wang, M. Whittle, H.K. Swanson, T. Johnston and S. Guildford. 2012. Biomagnification of mercury through lake trout food webs with different physical, chemical and biological characteristics. Sci. Total Environ. 438:135–143.

Clements, W.H., C.W. Hickey and K.A. Kidd. 2012. How do aquatic communities respond to contaminants? It depends on the context. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 31(9):1-9. Invited Focus Article.

Jardine, T.D.*, K.A. Kidd, and J.B. Rasmussen. 2012. Terrestrial organic matter in the diet of stream consumers: Implications for mercury bioaccumulation. Ecol. Appl. 22(3): 843-855.

Borgå, K., K.A. Kidd, D.C.G. Muir, O. Berglund, J.M. Conder, F.A.P.C. Gobas, J. Kucklick, O. Malm, and D.E. Powell. 2012. Trophic magnification factors: Considerations of ecology, ecosystems and study design. Int. Environ. Assess. Manag. 8(1):64-84.

Burkhard, L.P., C. Cowan-Ellsberry, M.R. Embry, R.A. Hoke, and K. Kidd. 2012. Bioaccumulation data from laboratory and field studies: Are they comparable? Int. Environ. Assess. Manag. 8(1):13-16.


Diamond, J.M., H.A. Latimer, K.R. Munkittrick, K.W. Thornton, S.M. Bartell, and K.A. Kidd. 2011. Prioritizing organic chemicals of emerging concern for ecological screening assessments. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. (30)11:2385-2394,

Arciszewski, T.J.*, K.A. Kidd and K.R. Munkittrick. 2011. Comparing responses in the performance of sentinel populations of stoneflies (Plecoptera) and slimy sculpin (Cottus cognatus) exposed to enriching effluents. Ecotoxicol. Environ. Saf. 74:1844–1854.

Swanson, H.K.*, K.A. Kidd, and J.D. Reist. 2011. Quantifying importance of marine prey for two partially anadromous fishes. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 68: 2020–2028.

Swanson, H.K.*, N. Gantner, K.A. Kidd, D.C.G. Muir, and J.D. Reist. 2011. Comparison of mercury concentrations in landlocked, resident, and searun fishes (Salvelinus spp.) from Nunavut, Canada. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 30(6): 1459–1467.

Jardine, T.D.* and K.A. Kidd. 2011. Low concentrations of selenium in stream food webs of eastern Canada. Sci. Total Environ. 409: 785-791.


Wyn, B.*, K.A. Kidd, N.M. Burgess, R.A. Curry, and K.R. Munkittrick. 2010. Increasing mercury in yellow perch at a hotspot in Atlantic Canada, Kejimkujik National Park. Environ. Sci. Technol. 44:9176–9181.

Swanson, H.K.* and K.A. Kidd. 2010. Mercury concentrations in Arctic food fishes reflect presence of anadromous Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus), species, and life history. Environ. Sci. Technol. 44:3286–3292.

Swanson, H.K.*, K.A. Kidd, J.A. Babaluk, R.J. Wastle, P.P. Yang, N.N. Halden, and J.D. Reist. 2010. Anadromy in Arctic populations of lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush): otolith microchemistry, stable isotopes, and comparisons with Arctic char (Salvelinus alpinus). Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 67: 842–853.

Swanson, H.K.*, K.A. Kidd, and J.D. Reist. 2010. Effects of anadromous Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus) on ecology of coastal Arctic lakes. Ecosystems 13(2):261-274.