Publications

Recent refereed papers

1. Cabrera Páez, Y., C. Aguilar Betancourt, G.González-Sansón, K.A. Kidd, K.R. Munkittrick, and R.A. Curry. Elevated mercuryand body size, and changes in trophic structure of Gambusia puncticulata (Poeciliidae) along the Almendares River, Cuba. Submitted to AECT  (MS AECT-S-12-00306) :accepted

2. Mudge, J., T.J. Barrett, K.R. Munkittrick and J.Houlahan. Negative consequences of using α = 0.05 for environmental monitoringdecisions: A case study from a decade of Canada's Environmental EffectsMonitoring program. Environ Sci Technol. In Press (es-2012-01320n)

3. Sumith, J.A., P.K. Chamila Hansani, T.C. Weeraratne andK.R. Munkittrick. 2012. Seasonal exposure of fish to neurotoxic pesticides inan intensive agricultural catchment, Uma-oya, Sri Lanka: linking contaminationand acetylcholinesterase inhibition. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 31: 1501-1510.

4. Bosker, T., T.J. Barrett and K.R. Munkittrick. 2012.Response to Huebert et al. (2011) "Canada's environmental effectsmonitoring program: Areas for improvement". Integrated Environ. Assess.Manag.  8: 381-2

5. Sumith, J.A. and K.R. Munkittrick. 2011.  Determinants and externalities of pesticideuse practices in intensive mixed vegetable-rice growing areas in the Uma-oyacatchment in Sri Lanka.  TropicalAgriculturist. 159: 61-105.

6. Sumith, J.A., K.R. Munkittrick and N. Athukorale. 2011.  Fish assemblage structure of two contrasting stream catchments of the MahaweliRiver Basin in Sri Lanka: Hallmarks of human exploitation and implications forconservation.  Open Journal of BiologicalConservation. 5: 36-55.

7. Riley, S.C., J. Rinchard, M.P. Ebener, D.E. Tillitt, K.R.Munkittrick, J.L. Parrott and J.D. Allen. 2011. Thiamine concentrations in lakewhitefish eggs from the upper Great Lakes are related to maternal diet.  J. Great Lakes Res. 37: 732-737.

8. Freedman, J.A., R.A. Curry and K.R. Munkittrick. 2011.Stable isotope analysis reveals anthropogenic effects on fish assemblages in atemperate reservoir.  River Res. Appl.DOI: 10.1002/rra.1576

9. Chiang, G., K.R. Munkittrick, M.F. Saavedra, F. Tucca,M.E. McMaster, R. Urrutia, G. Tetreault, J.F. Gavilán and R. Barra. 2011.Seasonal changes in reproductive endpoints in Trichomycterus areolatus (Siluriformes: Trichomycteridae) and Percilia gillissi (Perciformes, Perciliidae), and the consequences for environmental monitoring.  Stud. Neotrop. Fauna Environ. 46(3): 185-196.

10. Doyle, M.A., T. Bosker, and K.R. Munkittrick. 2011. Thepotential use of Atlantic silverside (Menidia menidia) for monitoring estuarinepollution. J. Environ. Monitor. 13: 3168-3177

11. Diamond, J.M, H.A. Latimer II, K.R. Munkittrick, K.W.Thornton, S.M. Bartell, and K.A. Kidd. 2011. Prioritizing contaminants ofemerging concern for ecological screening assessments.  Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 30: 2385-94.

12. Arciszewski, T.J., K.A. Kidd, and K.R. Munkittrick.  2011. Corresponding responses in sentinelpopulations of stoneflies (Plecoptera) and slimy sculpin (Cottus cognatus) exposed to enriching effluents. Ecotox. Environ. Saf. 74: 1844-1854.

13. Titley-O'Neal, C.P., K.R. Munkittrick and B.A.MacDonald. 2011. The effects of organotins on female gastropods. J. Environ.Monitor. 13: 2360 - 2388

14. Sumith, J.A. and K.R. Munkittrick. 2011. Study designconsiderations for assessing the health of fish populations impacted byagriculture in developing countries: a Sri Lankan case study. J Environ.Monitor. 13: 2105-2123

15. Chiang, G., M.E. McMaster, R. Urrutia, M. F. Saavedra,J.F. Gavilán, F. Tucca, R. Barra and K. R. Munkittrick. 2011. Health status ofnative fish (Percilia gillissi and Trichomycterus areolatus) downstream of thedischarge of effluent from a tertiary-treated elemental chlorine-free pulp millin Chile.  Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 30:1793-1809.

16. Brown, C.J.M., B.W. Knight, M.E. McMaster, K.R.Munkittrick, K.D. Oakes, G.R. Tetreault and M.R. Servos.  2011. The effects of tertiary treatedmunicipal wastewater on fish communities of a small river tributary in Southern Ontario, Canada. Environ. Pollut. 159: 1923-1931.

17. Mower, B.F., K.R. Munkittrick, M.E. McMaster and R.J.Van Beneden. 2011. Response of white sucker to pulp and paper mill effluent inthe Androscoggin River, Maine, USA. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 30:142-153.

18. Munkittrick, K.R., T.J. Barrett and M.E. McMaster. 2010.  Guidance for site-specifically assessing the health of fish populations withemphasis on Canada's Environmental Effects Monitoring Program. Water Qual. Res.J. Can. 45: 209-221.

19. Chiang, G., K.R. Munkittrick, R. Orrego and R. Barra.2010. Monitoring of the environmental effects of pulp mill discharges inChilean rivers: Lessons learned and challenges. Water Qual. Res. J. Can. 45:111-122.

20. Doherty, C.A., R.A. Curry, and K.R. Munkittrick.  2010. Spatial and temporal movements of white sucker: implications for use as a sentinel species. Trans. Amer. Fish. Soc.139: 1818-1827.

21. 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 AtlanticCanada, Kejimkujik National Park. Environ Sci Technol 44: 9176-9181.

22. Bosker, T, K.R. Munkittrick and D.L. MacLatchy. 2010.Challenges and opportunities with the use of biomarkers to predict reproductiveimpairment in fishes exposed to endocrine disrupting substances. Aquat. Toxicol.100: 9-16.

23. Bosker, T., L.M. Hewitt, K.R. Munkittrick and D.L.MacLatchy. 2010. Validation of a refined short-term adult fish reproductivetest with improved power for mummichog (Fundulus heteroclitus) to test complexeffluents.  Ecotoxicol. Environ. Safety73: 1596-1601

24. McMullin, V.A., K.R. Munkittrick, and D.A. Methven.2010. Spatial variability of reproductive and size characteristics of thenorthern mummichog (Fundulus heteroclitus macrolepidotus) collected nearmunicipal wastewater discharges. Water Qual. Res. J. Can 45:25-34.

25. Blanar, C.A., D.L. MacLatchy, J.D. Kieffer and K.R.Munkittrick. 2010. Exposure to a mixture of zinc and copper decreases survivaland fecundity of Discocotyle sagittata (Leuckart) parasitizing juvenile Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar L. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 84: 692-697.

26. Barrett, T.J., M.A. Tingley, K.R. Munkittrick and R.B.Lowell.  2010. Dealing with heterogeneousregression slopes in analysis of covariance: new methodology applied toenvironmental effects monitoring fish survey data. Environ. Monitor. Assess.166: 279-291.

27. Barrett, T.J. and K.R. Munkittrick. 2010. Seasona lreproductive patterns and recommended sampling times for sentinel fish speciesused in environmental effects monitoring programs in Canada. Environ. Rev.18:115-135.

28. Barrett, T.J., R.B. Lowell, M.A. Tingley and K.R.Munkittrick. 2010. Effects of pulp and paper mill effluent on fish: a temporal assessment of fish health across sampling cycles.  Environ. Toxicol. Chem.  29: 440-452.

29. Bosker T., L.M. Hewitt, K.R. Munkittrick, S.D. Melvin,and D.L. MacLatchy. 2009. The effects of final treated effluent and in-millwaste streams from a Canadian thermomechanical pulp and paper mill on mummichog (Fundulus heteroclitus) reproduction.  Water Qual. Res. J. Can. 44: 333-344.