Assumpció Borrell

Summary

Affiliation: Universitat de Barcelona
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Discrimination of stable isotopes in fin whale tissues and application to diet assessment in cetaceans
    A Borrell
    Biodiversity Research Institute IrBio and Department of Animal Biology, Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 26:1596-602. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Organochlorine residues in South American sea lions, Otaria flavescens (Shaw, 1800): bioaccumulation and time trends
    A Borrell
    Department of Animal Biology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona 08071, Spain
    Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 84:731-7. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Post-mortem stability of blubber DLCs, PCB and tDDT in by-caught harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena)
    A Borrell
    Department of Animal Biology, Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona, Diagonal 645, Barcelona E 08071, Spain
    Mar Pollut Bull 54:1663-6. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Concentrations and patterns of organochlorine pesticides and PCBs in Mediterranean monk seals (Monachus monachus) from Western Sahara and Greece
    Assumpció Borrell
    Department of Animal Biology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona 08028, Spain
    Sci Total Environ 381:316-25. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Organochlorine concentrations declined during 1987-2002 in western Mediterranean bottlenose dolphins, a coastal top predator
    A Borrell
    Department of Animal Biology, University of Barcelona, C Diagonal 645 6a planta, 08071 Barcelona, Spain
    Chemosphere 66:347-52. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Organochlorine compounds and stable isotopes indicate bottlenose dolphin subpopulation structure around the Iberian Peninsula
    A Borrell
    GRUMM, Dept of Animal Biology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona 08071, Spain
    Environ Int 32:516-23. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Differences in DDT and PCB residues between common and striped dolphins from the southwestern Mediterranean
    A Borrell
    Department of Animal Biology Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 48:501-8. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Organochlorine compounds in common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) from the Atlantic and Mediterranean waters of Spain
    A Borrell
    GRUMM, Parc Cientific de Barcelona, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Pollut 114:265-74. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Organochlorine contaminant and retinoid levels in blubber of common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) off northwestern Spain
    Victoria Tornero
    Department of Animal Biology, Vertebrates, Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona, Diagonal 645, 08071 Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Pollut 140:312-21. 2006
  10. pmc Massive consumption of gelatinous plankton by Mediterranean apex predators
    Luis Cardona
    IRBIO and Department of Animal Biology, Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e31329. 2012

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Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Discrimination of stable isotopes in fin whale tissues and application to diet assessment in cetaceans
    A Borrell
    Biodiversity Research Institute IrBio and Department of Animal Biology, Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 26:1596-602. 2012
    ..Previous research suggested that the diet of fin whales from the waters off northwestern Spain is overwhelmingly based on krill, thus permitting reliable calculation of discrimination values in this wild population...
  2. doi request reprint Organochlorine residues in South American sea lions, Otaria flavescens (Shaw, 1800): bioaccumulation and time trends
    A Borrell
    Department of Animal Biology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona 08071, Spain
    Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 84:731-7. 2010
    ..There were no trends in the levels of tDDT or PCB over time. In spite of the low levels detected, OC contamination was present consistently over the 14-year period, suggesting continuous inputs from geographic redistribution...
  3. ncbi request reprint Post-mortem stability of blubber DLCs, PCB and tDDT in by-caught harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena)
    A Borrell
    Department of Animal Biology, Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona, Diagonal 645, Barcelona E 08071, Spain
    Mar Pollut Bull 54:1663-6. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Concentrations and patterns of organochlorine pesticides and PCBs in Mediterranean monk seals (Monachus monachus) from Western Sahara and Greece
    Assumpció Borrell
    Department of Animal Biology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona 08028, Spain
    Sci Total Environ 381:316-25. 2007
    ..Conversely, in the Mediterranean seal population, the 100*tDDT/tPCB ratio was 177.1, denoting a proportionally higher contribution of pollutants of agricultural origin...
  5. ncbi request reprint Organochlorine concentrations declined during 1987-2002 in western Mediterranean bottlenose dolphins, a coastal top predator
    A Borrell
    Department of Animal Biology, University of Barcelona, C Diagonal 645 6a planta, 08071 Barcelona, Spain
    Chemosphere 66:347-52. 2007
    ..A comparison with dolphin species that have an oceanic distribution suggests that PCB decline at a comparable pace in coastal and offshore water bodies. However, the decline of tDDT is faster near the coast...
  6. ncbi request reprint Organochlorine compounds and stable isotopes indicate bottlenose dolphin subpopulation structure around the Iberian Peninsula
    A Borrell
    GRUMM, Dept of Animal Biology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona 08071, Spain
    Environ Int 32:516-23. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Differences in DDT and PCB residues between common and striped dolphins from the southwestern Mediterranean
    A Borrell
    Department of Animal Biology Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 48:501-8. 2005
    ..Although in the two species OC concentrations exceeded levels considered to be ineffective in marine mammals, pollution-induced effects on populations could not be properly assessed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Organochlorine compounds in common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) from the Atlantic and Mediterranean waters of Spain
    A Borrell
    GRUMM, Parc Cientific de Barcelona, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Pollut 114:265-74. 2001
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Organochlorine contaminant and retinoid levels in blubber of common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) off northwestern Spain
    Victoria Tornero
    Department of Animal Biology, Vertebrates, Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona, Diagonal 645, 08071 Barcelona, Spain
    Environ Pollut 140:312-21. 2006
    ..Further research on the influence of the best predictor variables on retinoid dynamics is required to implement the use of retinoids as biomarkers of pollutant exposure in cetaceans...
  10. pmc Massive consumption of gelatinous plankton by Mediterranean apex predators
    Luis Cardona
    IRBIO and Department of Animal Biology, Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 7:e31329. 2012
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  11. pmc Overfishing of small pelagic fishes increases trophic overlap between immature and mature striped dolphins in the Mediterranean Sea
    Encarna Gómez-Campos
    Department of Animal Biology Vertebrates, Institute of Biodiversity Research, Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    PLoS ONE 6:e24554. 2011
    ..These results suggest a dietary change that was possibly related to changes in food availability, which is consistent with the depletion of sardine stocks by fishing...
  12. ncbi request reprint Levels of organochlorine compounds in spotted dolphins from the Coiba archipelago, Panama
    A Borrell
    Department of Animal Biology, Parc Cientific de Barcelona, GRUMM, University of Barcelona, c Baldiri i Reixac 4 6, Barcelona 08071, Spain
    Chemosphere 54:669-77. 2004
    ..Significant quantitative and qualitative differences were observed between two schools, suggesting intra-population heterogeneity in organochlorine exposure possibly due to demographic segregation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of toxicity and sex-related variation of PCB levels in Mediterranean striped dolphins affected by an epizootic
    A Borrell
    Department of Animal Biology, Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Chemosphere 32:2359-69. 1996
    ..1994). Di-ortho congener 170 and non-ortho congener 126 were the major contributors to TEQ (33% and 30% respectively)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Abnormally high polychlorinated biphenyl levels in striped dolphins (Stenella coeruleoalba) affected by the 1990-1992 Mediterranean epizootic
    A Aguilar
    Department of Animal Biology Vertebrates, Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Sci Total Environ 154:237-47. 1994
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  15. ncbi request reprint DDT and PCB reduction in the western Mediterranean from 1987 to 2002, as shown by levels in striped dolphins (Stenella coeruleoalba)
    A Aguilar
    Department of Animal Biology, Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona, Diagonal 645, 08071 Barcelona, Spain
    Mar Environ Res 59:391-404. 2005
    ..Dolphins and other top predators are thus confirmed as useful indicators to assess long-term trends of pollutants in oceanic ecosystems and large water masses...
  16. doi request reprint PCB and DDT levels do not appear to have enhanced the mortality of striped dolphins (Stenella coeruleoalba) in the 2007 Mediterranean epizootic
    J Castrillon
    Department of Animal Biology and Institute of Biodiversity IRBIO, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Chemosphere 81:459-63. 2010
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  17. ncbi request reprint Mother-calf transfer of organochlorine compounds in the common dolphin (Delphinus delphis)
    A Borrell
    Department of Animal Biology, Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona, Av Diagonal 645, Barcelona, 08071, Spain
    Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 75:149-56. 2005
  18. ncbi request reprint Geographical and temporal variation in levels of organochlorine contaminants in marine mammals
    A Aguilar
    Department of Animal Biology and GRUMM, Parc Cientific de Barcelona, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Mar Environ Res 53:425-52. 2002
    ....