Karen A Kidd

Summary

Affiliation: Saint John
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Biomagnification of mercury through lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) food webs of lakes with different physical, chemical and biological characteristics
    Karen A Kidd
    Canadian Rivers Institute and Biology Department, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, NB, Canada E2L 4L5
    Sci Total Environ 438:135-43. 2012
  2. pmc Collapse of a fish population after exposure to a synthetic estrogen
    Karen A Kidd
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Freshwater Institute, 501 University Crescent, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 2N6
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:8897-901. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Food web analysis reveals effects of pH on mercury bioaccumulation at multiple trophic levels in streams
    Timothy D Jardine
    Canadian Rivers Institute and Department of Biology, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, NB E2L 4L5, Canada
    Aquat Toxicol 132:46-52. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Reproductive health of yellow perch (Perca flavescens) from a biological mercury hotspot in Nova Scotia, Canada
    Katharina L Batchelar
    Canadian Rivers Institute, University of New Brunswick, 100 Tucker Park Road, Saint John, NB, Canada
    Sci Total Environ 454:319-27. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Mercury concentrations in Arctic food fishes reflect the presence of anadromous Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus), species, and life history
    Heidi K Swanson
    Canadian Rivers Institute, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 4L5, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 44:3286-92. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Low concentrations of selenium in stream food webs of eastern Canada
    Timothy D Jardine
    Canadian Rivers Institute and Department of Biology, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, NB, Canada
    Sci Total Environ 409:785-91. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Biochemical and histopathological effects in pearl dace (Margariscus margarita) chronically exposed to a synthetic estrogen in a whole lake experiment
    Vince P Palace
    Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Freshwater Institute, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N6, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 25:1114-25. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Evidence of impaired health in yellow perch (Perca flavescens) from a biological mercury hotspot in northeastern North America
    Katharina L Batchelar
    Canadian Rivers Institute, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 32:627-37. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Using sulfur stable isotopes to assess mercury bioaccumulation and biomagnification in temperate lake food webs
    Meredith G Clayden
    Canadian Rivers Institute and Biology Department, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem . 2016
  10. doi request reprint Understanding the chronic impacts of oil refinery wastewater requires consideration of sediment contributions to toxicity
    Jennifer R Loughery
    Canadian Rivers Institute and Department of Biology, University of New Brunswick, 100 Tucker Park Road, Saint John, NB, E2L 4L5, Canada
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 66:19-31. 2014

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  1. doi request reprint Biomagnification of mercury through lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) food webs of lakes with different physical, chemical and biological characteristics
    Karen A Kidd
    Canadian Rivers Institute and Biology Department, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, NB, Canada E2L 4L5
    Sci Total Environ 438:135-43. 2012
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  2. pmc Collapse of a fish population after exposure to a synthetic estrogen
    Karen A Kidd
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Freshwater Institute, 501 University Crescent, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 2N6
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:8897-901. 2007
    ..Our observations demonstrate that the concentrations of estrogens and their mimics observed in freshwaters can impact the sustainability of wild fish populations...
  3. doi request reprint Food web analysis reveals effects of pH on mercury bioaccumulation at multiple trophic levels in streams
    Timothy D Jardine
    Canadian Rivers Institute and Department of Biology, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, NB E2L 4L5, Canada
    Aquat Toxicol 132:46-52. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Reproductive health of yellow perch (Perca flavescens) from a biological mercury hotspot in Nova Scotia, Canada
    Katharina L Batchelar
    Canadian Rivers Institute, University of New Brunswick, 100 Tucker Park Road, Saint John, NB, Canada
    Sci Total Environ 454:319-27. 2013
    ..Based on the measured endpoints, it appears that reproduction in perch was not affected at Hg concentrations known to affect fish eating wildlife...
  5. doi request reprint Mercury concentrations in Arctic food fishes reflect the presence of anadromous Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus), species, and life history
    Heidi K Swanson
    Canadian Rivers Institute, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 4L5, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 44:3286-92. 2010
    ..In contrast to semelparous anadromous species, biotransport of Hg by anadromous Arctic charr appears to be offset by increased growth of freshwater fishes...
  6. doi request reprint Low concentrations of selenium in stream food webs of eastern Canada
    Timothy D Jardine
    Canadian Rivers Institute and Department of Biology, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, NB, Canada
    Sci Total Environ 409:785-91. 2011
    ..Because concentrations were below known toxicity thresholds for fish and other consumers, these results suggest that Se is not an environmental issue in New Brunswick streams that do not receive direct inputs from mining activities...
  7. ncbi request reprint Biochemical and histopathological effects in pearl dace (Margariscus margarita) chronically exposed to a synthetic estrogen in a whole lake experiment
    Vince P Palace
    Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Freshwater Institute, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N6, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 25:1114-25. 2006
    ..Biochemical and histopathological impacts observed in fish exposed to EE2 in this study have not yet been linked to clear population level impacts in pearl dace. Monitoring of these populations is ongoing...
  8. doi request reprint Evidence of impaired health in yellow perch (Perca flavescens) from a biological mercury hotspot in northeastern North America
    Katharina L Batchelar
    Canadian Rivers Institute, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 32:627-37. 2013
    ..These findings raise concerns for the health of these perch as well as for other wild fish populations known to have similarly elevated Hg concentrations...
  9. doi request reprint Using sulfur stable isotopes to assess mercury bioaccumulation and biomagnification in temperate lake food webs
    Meredith G Clayden
    Canadian Rivers Institute and Biology Department, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem . 2016
    ..The results indicate that δ34 S values are predictive of Hg concentrations in these food webs, although the mechanisms underlying these relationships warrant further study. Environ Toxicol Chem 2016;9999:1-10. © 2016 SETAC...
  10. doi request reprint Understanding the chronic impacts of oil refinery wastewater requires consideration of sediment contributions to toxicity
    Jennifer R Loughery
    Canadian Rivers Institute and Department of Biology, University of New Brunswick, 100 Tucker Park Road, Saint John, NB, E2L 4L5, Canada
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 66:19-31. 2014
    ..Application of effects-based monitoring is suggested as beneficial to identify impacts to fisheries where refinery effluents of this type are involved. ..
  11. doi request reprint Comparison of mercury concentrations in landlocked, resident, and sea-run fish (Salvelinus spp.) from Nunavut, Canada
    Heidi Swanson
    Canadian Rivers Institute and Biology Department, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 30:1459-67. 2011
    ..21 µg/g) and other life history types. Our results are relevant to human health assessments and consumption guidance and will inform models of Hg accumulation in Arctic fish...
  12. doi request reprint General and histological indicators of health in wild fishes from a biological mercury hotspot in northeastern North America
    Stephanie D Graves
    University of New Brunswick, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem . 2016
    ..This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved...
  13. pmc Increasing mercury in yellow perch at a hotspot in Atlantic Canada, Kejimkujik National Park
    Brianna Wyn
    Canadian Rivers Institute and Biology Department, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, E2L 4L5
    Environ Sci Technol 44:9176-81. 2010
    ..Mercury contamination currently poses a greater threat to loon health than a decade ago, and further reductions in anthropogenic emissions should be considered to reduce its impacts on ecosystem health...
  14. doi request reprint Response of oxidative stress transcripts in the brain of wild yellow perch (Perca flavescens) exposed to an environmental gradient of methylmercury
    Stephanie D Graves
    Department of Biology and Canadian Rivers Institute, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, New Brunswick, E2L 4L5, Canada Electronic address
    Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 192:50-58. 2017
    ..These findings suggest that MeHg may be inversely associated with catalase mRNA abundance in the central nervous system of wild fishes...
  15. doi request reprint Fishes as indicators of untreated sewage contamination in a Mexican coastal lagoon
    Consuelo M Aguilar-Betancourt
    Department of Studies for Sustainable Development of the Coastal Zone, University of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico Canadian Rivers Institute and Biology Department, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 4L5, Canada
    Mar Pollut Bull 113:100-109. 2016
    ..The study also provides the first information on several fish species for coastal areas of Mexico, suggests that THg and isotopes can distinguish sewage-impacted sites, and can serve as a baseline for future studies...
  16. doi request reprint Recovery of a wild fish population from whole-lake additions of a synthetic estrogen
    Paul J Blanchfield
    Freshwater Institute, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, 501 University Crescent, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N6, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 49:3136-44. 2015
    ..These results suggest that wastewater treatment facilities that reduce discharges of estrogens and their mimics can improve the health of resident fish populations in their receiving environments. ..
  17. doi request reprint Factors affecting water strider (Hemiptera: Gerridae) mercury concentrations in lotic systems
    Timothy D Jardine
    Canadian Rivers Institute and Department of Biology, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L4L5, Canada
    Environ Toxicol Chem 28:1480-92. 2009
    ..They also suggest that striders may be more appropriate as a terrestrial rather than an aquatic Hg sentinel, underscoring the importance of understanding the origin of food for organisms used in contaminant studies...
  18. doi request reprint Mercury bioaccumulation and biomagnification in a small Arctic polynya ecosystem
    Meredith G Clayden
    Canadian Rivers Institute and Biology Department, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, NB E2L 4L5, Canada Electronic address
    Sci Total Environ 509:206-15. 2015
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  19. doi request reprint Mercury biomagnification through food webs is affected by physical and chemical characteristics of lakes
    Meredith G Clayden
    Canadian Rivers Institute and Biology Department, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 4L5, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 47:12047-53. 2013
    ..Overall, our results show that the magnitude of MeHg biomagnification through lake food webs is related to the chemical and physical characteristics of the systems, but the underlying mechanisms warrant further investigation. ..
  20. doi request reprint The combined influence of two agricultural contaminants on natural communities of phytoplankton and zooplankton
    Leanne F Baker
    Biology Department and Canadian Rivers Institute, University of New Brunswick Saint John, 100 Tucker Park Rd, Saint John, NB, E2L 4L5, Canada
    Ecotoxicology 25:1021-32. 2016
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  21. pmc Direct and indirect responses of a freshwater food web to a potent synthetic oestrogen
    Karen A Kidd
    Canadian Rivers Institute and Biology Department, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada E2L 4L5
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 369:. 2014
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  22. doi request reprint Perfluorinated and polyfluorinated compounds in lake food webs from the Canadian high Arctic
    Gretchen L Lescord
    University of New Brunswick, Biology Department and the Canadian Rivers Institute, 100 Tucker Park Rd, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 4A6, Canada
    Environ Sci Technol 49:2694-702. 2015
    ..Overall, these results suggest that habitat use and local sources of contamination, but not trophic level, are important determinants of [PFAS] in biota from freshwater food webs in the Canadian Arctic. ..
  23. doi request reprint Environmental, geographic and trophic influences on methylmercury concentrations in macroinvertebrates from lakes and wetlands across Canada
    Meredith G Clayden
    Biology Department, Canadian Rivers Institute, University of New Brunswick, 100 Tucker Park Road, Saint John, NB, E2L 4L5, Canada
    Ecotoxicology 23:273-84. 2014
    ..MeHg concentrations in macroinvertebrates may also be influenced by larger-scale geographic differences in atmospheric mercury deposition among regions. ..