Kevin V Brix

Summary

Affiliation: University of Miami
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Investigations into the mechanism of lead toxicity to the freshwater pulmonate snail, Lymnaea stagnalis
    Kevin V Brix
    RSMAS, Marine Biology and Fisheries, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33149, USA
    Aquat Toxicol 106:147-56. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Comparative characterization of Na+ transport in Cyprinodon variegatus variegatus and Cyprinodon variegatus hubbsi: a model species complex for studying teleost invasion of freshwater
    Kevin V Brix
    Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33149, USA
    J Exp Biol 215:1199-209. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Measuring titratable alkalinity by single versus double endpoint titration: An evaluation in two cyprinodont species and implications for characterizing net H+ flux in aquatic organisms
    Kevin V Brix
    RSMAS, University of Miami, 4600 Rickenback Cswy, Miami, FL 33149, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 164:221-8. 2013
  4. doi request reprint The effects of dietary silver on larval growth in the echinoderm Lytechinus variegatus
    Kevin V Brix
    Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami, FL 33149, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 63:95-100. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Thiocyanate, calcium and sulfate as causes of toxicity to Ceriodaphnia dubia in a hard rock mining effluent
    Kevin V Brix
    RSMAS, University of Miami, Miami FL, USA
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 73:1646-52. 2010
  6. doi request reprint The toxicity and physiological effects of copper on the freshwater pulmonate snail, Lymnaea stagnalis
    Kevin V Brix
    RSMAS, University of Miami, Miami FL, USA EcoTox, Key Biscayne, FL, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 154:261-7. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Ecological risk assessment of zinc from stormwater runoff to an aquatic ecosystem
    Kevin V Brix
    EcoTox, Key Biscayne, Florida 33149, USA
    Sci Total Environ 408:1824-32. 2010
  8. doi request reprint The sensitivity of aquatic insects to divalent metals: a comparative analysis of laboratory and field data
    Kevin V Brix
    EcoTox 575 Crandon Blvd, 703 Key Biscayne, FL 33149, USA
    Sci Total Environ 409:4187-97. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Derivation of a chronic site-specific water quality standard for selenium in the Great Salt Lake, Utah, USA
    Kevin V Brix
    EcoTox, 721 Navarre Avenue, Coral Gables, Florida 33134, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:606-12. 2004
  10. doi request reprint The effects of total dissolved solids on egg fertilization and water hardening in two salmonids--Arctic Grayling (Thymallus arcticus) and Dolly Varden (Salvelinus malma)
    Kevin V Brix
    RSMAS, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA EcoTox, Key Biscayne, FL, USA
    Aquat Toxicol 97:109-15. 2010

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Investigations into the mechanism of lead toxicity to the freshwater pulmonate snail, Lymnaea stagnalis
    Kevin V Brix
    RSMAS, Marine Biology and Fisheries, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33149, USA
    Aquat Toxicol 106:147-56. 2012
    ..The primary mechanism of action explaining L. stagnalis hypersensitivity to Pb remains to be identified...
  2. doi request reprint Comparative characterization of Na+ transport in Cyprinodon variegatus variegatus and Cyprinodon variegatus hubbsi: a model species complex for studying teleost invasion of freshwater
    Kevin V Brix
    Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33149, USA
    J Exp Biol 215:1199-209. 2012
    ..v. hubbsi with the ability to osmoregulate in dilute freshwater...
  3. doi request reprint Measuring titratable alkalinity by single versus double endpoint titration: An evaluation in two cyprinodont species and implications for characterizing net H+ flux in aquatic organisms
    Kevin V Brix
    RSMAS, University of Miami, 4600 Rickenback Cswy, Miami, FL 33149, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 164:221-8. 2013
    ..5. However, significant differences between the double endpoint (no net H(+) transport at low pH) and single endpoint titrations (net H(+) uptake at low pH) remain to be explained...
  4. doi request reprint The effects of dietary silver on larval growth in the echinoderm Lytechinus variegatus
    Kevin V Brix
    Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami, FL 33149, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 63:95-100. 2012
    ..We conclude that echinoderm larvae may be similar to copepods in their sensitivity to dietary Ag, although a better understanding of the mechanisms underlying the apparent flat dose-response relationships is clearly needed...
  5. doi request reprint Thiocyanate, calcium and sulfate as causes of toxicity to Ceriodaphnia dubia in a hard rock mining effluent
    Kevin V Brix
    RSMAS, University of Miami, Miami FL, USA
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 73:1646-52. 2010
    ..4 TUs, suggesting that Ca(2+), SO(4)(2-) and SCN(-) are the three toxicants present in this effluent. This research suggests SCN(-) may be a more common cause of toxicity in mining effluents than is generally recognized...
  6. doi request reprint The toxicity and physiological effects of copper on the freshwater pulmonate snail, Lymnaea stagnalis
    Kevin V Brix
    RSMAS, University of Miami, Miami FL, USA EcoTox, Key Biscayne, FL, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 154:261-7. 2011
    ..Given the hypersensitivity of L. stagnalis to Cu, further study into the mechanisms of action and effects of varying water chemistry on Cu toxicity is clearly warranted...
  7. doi request reprint Ecological risk assessment of zinc from stormwater runoff to an aquatic ecosystem
    Kevin V Brix
    EcoTox, Key Biscayne, Florida 33149, USA
    Sci Total Environ 408:1824-32. 2010
    ..Further research on pulse exposure metal toxicity is clearly needed to assess stormwater impacts on the environment...
  8. doi request reprint The sensitivity of aquatic insects to divalent metals: a comparative analysis of laboratory and field data
    Kevin V Brix
    EcoTox 575 Crandon Blvd, 703 Key Biscayne, FL 33149, USA
    Sci Total Environ 409:4187-97. 2011
    ..There is a clear need for developing a more mechanistic understanding of aquatic insect sensitivity to metals in long-term laboratory and field studies...
  9. ncbi request reprint Derivation of a chronic site-specific water quality standard for selenium in the Great Salt Lake, Utah, USA
    Kevin V Brix
    EcoTox, 721 Navarre Avenue, Coral Gables, Florida 33134, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:606-12. 2004
    ..Consequently, protection of aquatic birds represents the driving factor in determining a site-specific water quality standard for selenium...
  10. doi request reprint The effects of total dissolved solids on egg fertilization and water hardening in two salmonids--Arctic Grayling (Thymallus arcticus) and Dolly Varden (Salvelinus malma)
    Kevin V Brix
    RSMAS, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA EcoTox, Key Biscayne, FL, USA
    Aquat Toxicol 97:109-15. 2010
    ..The effect of reduced embryo turgidity, due to impaired water absorption, on resistance to mechanical damage under real world conditions needs further investigation in order to understand the implications of this observed effect...
  11. doi request reprint High net calcium uptake explains the hypersensitivity of the freshwater pulmonate snail, Lymnaea stagnalis, to chronic lead exposure
    Martin Grosell
    RSMAS, University of Miami, FL 33145 USA
    Aquat Toxicol 91:302-11. 2009
    ..These results compare well with previous direct measurements of 47% and 90% reductions in growth at similar Pb concentrations, indicating the high net Ca(2+) uptake is the controlling factor in observed Pb hypersensitivity...
  12. doi request reprint Growth inhibition in early life-stage tests predicts full life-cycle toxicity effects of lead in the freshwater pulmonate snail, Lymnaea stagnalis
    Kathleen M Munley
    RSMAS, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33149, United States
    Aquat Toxicol 128:60-6. 2013
    ..stagnalis may be acceptable for inclusion in WQC derivation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Chronic toxicity of lead to three freshwater invertebrates--Brachionus calyciflorus, Chironomus tentans, and Lymnaea stagnalis
    Martin Grosell
    Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Miami, Miami, Florida 33149 1098, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 25:97-104. 2006
    ..Substantially reduced growth in the snails that exhibit very high Ca2+ requirements may be related to reduced Ca2+ uptake and thereby reduced shell formation...
  14. doi request reprint Influence of bicarbonate and humic acid on effects of chronic waterborne lead exposure to the fathead minnow (Pimephales promelas)
    Edward M Mager
    Division of Marine Biology and Fisheries, University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, 4600 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149 1098, USA
    Aquat Toxicol 96:135-44. 2010
    ..Finally, prey capture assays revealed potential Pb-induced motor/behavioral impairment in 10-d-old F1 larvae exposed to high Pb in all water treatments...
  15. doi request reprint Influences of water chemistry on the acute toxicity of lead to Pimephales promelas and Ceriodaphnia dubia
    Edward M Mager
    Division of Marine Biology and Fisheries, University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, Miami, FL 33149, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 153:82-90. 2011
    ..The findings reported herein suggest that development of separate BLMs for P. promelas and C. dubia should be considered...
  16. doi request reprint Effects of water chemistry on the chronic toxicity of lead to the cladoceran, Ceriodaphnia dubia
    Edward M Mager
    Division of Marine Biology and Fisheries, University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, Miami, FL 33149, USA
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 74:238-43. 2011
    ..The findings reported herein support the need for a chronic Pb BLM as an alternative approach to hardness-based regulations...
  17. ncbi request reprint Setting site-specific water-quality standards by using tissue residue thresholds and bioaccumulation data. Part 2. Calculating site-specific selenium water-quality standards for protecting fish and birds
    Kevin V Brix
    EcoTox, Coral Gables, Florida 33134, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 24:231-7. 2005
    ..The models also were shown to be sensitive to variability in measured tissue residues with relatively small changes in variability (as characterized by the standard error) resulting in relatively large differences in SSWQSs...
  18. ncbi request reprint Acute and chronic toxicity of nickel to rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
    Kevin V Brix
    EcoTox, 2C, Key Biscayne, Florida 33149, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:2221-8. 2004
    ..Our results also suggest that Ni is not an ionoregulatory toxicant in long-term exposures, but the lack of effects in the highest Ni treatment precludes a definitive conclusion...
  19. ncbi request reprint Chronic toxicity of arsenic to the Great Salt Lake brine shrimp, Artemia franciscana
    Kevin V Brix
    EcoTox, 2001 NW Nye Street, Newport, OR 97365 8045, USA
    Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 54:169-75. 2003
    ..This study represents one of the few full life cycle toxicity tests conducted with brine shrimp...
  20. doi request reprint Toxicogenomics of water chemistry influence on chronic lead exposure to the fathead minnow (Pimephales promelas)
    Edward M Mager
    Division of Marine Biology and Fisheries, University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, Miami, FL 33149, USA
    Aquat Toxicol 87:200-9. 2008
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  21. ncbi request reprint Introduction to the Special Issue on mechanisms in metal toxicology
    Martin Grosell
    Aquat Toxicol 72:3-4. 2005
  22. ncbi request reprint Assessing metal bioaccumulation in aquatic environments: the inverse relationship between bioaccumulation factors, trophic transfer factors and exposure concentration
    David K DeForest
    Parametrix, Inc, 411 108th Avenue NE, Suite 1800, Bellevue, WA 98004, USA
    Aquat Toxicol 84:236-46. 2007
    ..Data presented indicate that for metals and metalloids, unlike organic substances, no one BAF or TTF can be used to express bioaccumulation and/or trophic transfer without consideration of the exposure concentration...
  23. ncbi request reprint Setting site-specific water-quality standards by using tissue residue criteria and bioaccumulation data. Part 1. Methodology
    John E Toll
    Toll Environmental, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 24:224-30. 2005
    ..A companion paper demonstrates the method by using selenium as an example...
  24. ncbi request reprint Validation study of the acute biotic ligand model for silver
    Gretchen K Bielmyer
    University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida 32256, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 26:2241-6. 2007
    ..promelas of different sizes. Our results show that Na(+) and Cl(-) influx rates were inversely related to fish mass and positively correlated with silver sensitivity...
  25. ncbi request reprint Acute and chronic toxicity of nickel to a cladoceran (Ceriodaphnia dubia) and an amphipod (Hyalella azteca)
    James Keithly
    Parametrix, 5808 Lake Washington Boulevard Northeast, Suite 200, Kirkland, Washington 98033, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 23:691-6. 2004
    ..Survival was more sensitive than was growth in the chronic study with H. azteca. The 20% lethal accumulation effect level based on measured Ni body burdens was 247 nmol/g wet weight...
  26. ncbi request reprint Analysis of field and laboratory data to derive selenium toxicity thresholds for birds
    William J Adams
    Kennecott Utah Copper Corporation, 8315 West 3595 South, P O Box 6001, Magna, Utah 84044, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 22:2020-9. 2003
    ..75-0.90)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Inverse relationship between bioconcentration factor and exposure concentration for metals: implications for hazard assessment of metals in the aquatic environment
    James C McGeer
    Environment Group, Mining and Mineral Sciences Laboratories, Natural Resources Canada, 555 Booth Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G1, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 22:1017-37. 2003
    ..A bioaccumulation criterion for the hazard identification of metals is required, and work directed at linking chronic toxicity and bioaccumulation may provide some solutions...