Awantha Dissanayake

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Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi Ingested microscopic plastic translocates to the circulatory system of the mussel, Mytilus edulis (L)
    Mark A Browne
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 42:5026-31. 2008
  2. ncbi Evaluation of fixed wavelength fluorescence and synchronous fluorescence spectrophotometry as a biomonitoring tool of environmental contamination
    Awantha Dissanayake
    School of Biological Sciences Plymouth Environmental Research Centre, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK
    Mar Environ Res 58:281-5. 2004
  3. ncbi The ECOMAN project: A novel approach to defining sustainable ecosystem function
    Tamara S Galloway
    School of Biological Sciences Plymouth Environmental Research Centre, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, United Kingdom
    Mar Pollut Bull 53:186-94. 2006
  4. ncbi Ecosystem management bioindicators: the ECOMAN project--a multi-biomarker approach to ecosystem management
    Tamara S Galloway
    School of Biological Sciences Plymouth Environmental Research Centre, University of Plymouth, Portland Square, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK
    Mar Environ Res 58:233-7. 2004
  5. ncbi A multibiomarker approach to environmental assessment
    Tamara S Galloway
    School of Biological Sciences Plymouth Environmental Research Centre, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom
    Environ Sci Technol 38:1723-31. 2004
  6. doi Physiological responses of juvenile and adult shore crabs Carcinus maenas (Crustacea: Decapoda) to pyrene exposure
    Awantha Dissanayake
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Plymouth, 410 Davy Building, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, United Kingdom
    Mar Environ Res 66:445-50. 2008
  7. ncbi Behavioral, physiological, and cellular responses following trophic transfer of toxic monoaromatic hydrocarbons
    Alan Scarlett
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, United Kingdom
    Environ Toxicol Chem 28:381-7. 2009
  8. ncbi Esterase activities in the bivalve mollusc Adamussium colbecki as a biomarker for pollution monitoring in the Antarctic marine environment
    Stefano Bonacci
    Department of Environmental Sciences G Sarfatti, University of Siena, Via P A Mattioli 4, Siena I 53100, Italy
    Mar Pollut Bull 49:445-55. 2004

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Publications8

  1. ncbi Ingested microscopic plastic translocates to the circulatory system of the mussel, Mytilus edulis (L)
    Mark A Browne
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Environ Sci Technol 42:5026-31. 2008
    ..However, plastics are exceedingly durable and so further work using a wider range of organisms, polymers, and periods of exposure will be required to establish the biological consequences of this debris...
  2. ncbi Evaluation of fixed wavelength fluorescence and synchronous fluorescence spectrophotometry as a biomonitoring tool of environmental contamination
    Awantha Dissanayake
    School of Biological Sciences Plymouth Environmental Research Centre, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK
    Mar Environ Res 58:281-5. 2004
    ..05). This study highlights the effectiveness of using FF and SFS as a rapid and cost-effective biomonitoring tool for detecting PAH contamination...
  3. ncbi The ECOMAN project: A novel approach to defining sustainable ecosystem function
    Tamara S Galloway
    School of Biological Sciences Plymouth Environmental Research Centre, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, United Kingdom
    Mar Pollut Bull 53:186-94. 2006
    ..The use of a holistic, integrated approach of this kind is advocated as a practical means of assessing the impact of chemical contamination on organismal health and of ranking the status of marine ecosystems...
  4. ncbi Ecosystem management bioindicators: the ECOMAN project--a multi-biomarker approach to ecosystem management
    Tamara S Galloway
    School of Biological Sciences Plymouth Environmental Research Centre, University of Plymouth, Portland Square, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA, UK
    Mar Environ Res 58:233-7. 2004
    ..This holistic integrated approach is essential to identify the full impact of chemical contamination on organisms, and enables the sensitivity of organisms to be ranked and key sentinel species for specific habitats to be identified...
  5. ncbi A multibiomarker approach to environmental assessment
    Tamara S Galloway
    School of Biological Sciences Plymouth Environmental Research Centre, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom
    Environ Sci Technol 38:1723-31. 2004
    ..This holistic approach to environmental assessment is encouraged as it helps to identify the integrated impact of chemical contamination on organisms and to provide a realistic measure of environmental quality...
  6. doi Physiological responses of juvenile and adult shore crabs Carcinus maenas (Crustacea: Decapoda) to pyrene exposure
    Awantha Dissanayake
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Plymouth, 410 Davy Building, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, United Kingdom
    Mar Environ Res 66:445-50. 2008
    ..Such differences in sensitivity to contamination between life-cycle stages of the same species have to be taken into account during the risk assessment process...
  7. ncbi Behavioral, physiological, and cellular responses following trophic transfer of toxic monoaromatic hydrocarbons
    Alan Scarlett
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, United Kingdom
    Environ Toxicol Chem 28:381-7. 2009
    ..Consumption of contaminated mussels was shown to cause highly significant abnormal behavior that, in the wild, may affect the feeding ability of crabs and make them more vulnerable to predation...
  8. ncbi Esterase activities in the bivalve mollusc Adamussium colbecki as a biomarker for pollution monitoring in the Antarctic marine environment
    Stefano Bonacci
    Department of Environmental Sciences G Sarfatti, University of Siena, Via P A Mattioli 4, Siena I 53100, Italy
    Mar Pollut Bull 49:445-55. 2004
    ..colbecki to chlorpyrifos compared to species from temperate areas may also be inferred. The in situ study indicated no differences in the environmental quality of the three study sites located around the Italian Base...