Cawthron Institute

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Organization: Cawthron Institute
Country: New Zealand

Top Publications

  1. pmc Stream biodiversity: the ghost of land use past
    J S Harding
    Department of Biology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 95:14843-7. 1998
  2. doi Hindcasting cyanobacterial communities in Lake Okaro with germination experiments and genetic analyses
    Susanna A Wood
    Cawthron Institute, Nelson, New Zealand
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 67:252-60. 2009
  3. doi Comparing differential tolerance of native and non-indigenous marine species to metal pollution using novel assay techniques
    Richard F Piola
    Evolution and Ecology Research Centre, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Environ Pollut 157:2853-64. 2009
  4. doi Toxic dinoflagellates (Dinophyceae) from Rarotonga, Cook Islands
    Lesley L Rhodes
    Cawthron Institute, Nelson, 7010, New Zealand
    Toxicon 56:751-8. 2010
  5. doi Two pathogens of Greenshell mussel larvae, Perna canaliculus: Vibrio splendidus and a V. coralliilyticus/neptunius-like isolate
    A Kesarcodi-Watson
    Cawthron Institute, Nelson, New Zealand
    J Fish Dis 32:499-507. 2009
  6. doi Challenge of New Zealand Greenshell mussel Perna canaliculus larvae using two Vibrio pathogens: a hatchery study
    Aditya Kesarcodi-Watson
    Cawthron Institute, Private Bag 2, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
    Dis Aquat Organ 86:15-20. 2009
  7. doi Assessing the efficacy of spray-delivered 'eco-friendly' chemicals for the control and eradication of marine fouling pests
    Richard F Piola
    Cawthron Institute, Nelson, New Zealand
    Biofouling 26:187-203. 2010
  8. doi Identification of a benthic microcystin-producing filamentous cyanobacterium (Oscillatoriales) associated with a dog poisoning in New Zealand
    Susanna A Wood
    Cawthron Institute, Freshwater, Private Bag 2, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
    Toxicon 55:897-903. 2010
  9. doi In situ passive solid-phase adsorption of micro-algal biotoxins as a monitoring tool
    Lincoln A Mackenzie
    Cawthron Institute, 98 Halifax Street, Private Bag 2, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 21:326-31. 2010
  10. doi The influence of antifouling practices on marine invasions
    Richard F Piola
    Cawthron Institute, Nelson, New Zealand
    Biofouling 25:633-44. 2009

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. pmc Stream biodiversity: the ghost of land use past
    J S Harding
    Department of Biology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 95:14843-7. 1998
    ..Preservation of habitat fragments may not be sufficient to maintain natural diversity in streams, and maintenance of such biodiversity may require conservation of much or all of the watershed...
  2. doi Hindcasting cyanobacterial communities in Lake Okaro with germination experiments and genetic analyses
    Susanna A Wood
    Cawthron Institute, Nelson, New Zealand
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 67:252-60. 2009
    ..The historic composition of Chrococcales and Oscillatoriales was more difficult to reconstruct, potentially due to the relatively rapid degradation of vegetative cells within sediment...
  3. doi Comparing differential tolerance of native and non-indigenous marine species to metal pollution using novel assay techniques
    Richard F Piola
    Evolution and Ecology Research Centre, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Environ Pollut 157:2853-64. 2009
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  4. doi Toxic dinoflagellates (Dinophyceae) from Rarotonga, Cook Islands
    Lesley L Rhodes
    Cawthron Institute, Nelson, 7010, New Zealand
    Toxicon 56:751-8. 2010
    ..A crude extract of C. monotis was of low toxicity to mice by i.p. injection, and an extract of Ostreopsis sp. was negative in the palytoxin haemolysis neutralisation assay...
  5. doi Two pathogens of Greenshell mussel larvae, Perna canaliculus: Vibrio splendidus and a V. coralliilyticus/neptunius-like isolate
    A Kesarcodi-Watson
    Cawthron Institute, Nelson, New Zealand
    J Fish Dis 32:499-507. 2009
    ..Histopathology indicated that the route of infection was via the digestive system. Using healthy larvae as target hosts, Koch's postulates were confirmed for the two isolates. This is the first report on pathogens of GSM larvae...
  6. doi Challenge of New Zealand Greenshell mussel Perna canaliculus larvae using two Vibrio pathogens: a hatchery study
    Aditya Kesarcodi-Watson
    Cawthron Institute, Private Bag 2, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
    Dis Aquat Organ 86:15-20. 2009
    ..DO1), but not in treatments with lower pathogen dosages. The challenge protocols are reproducible and provide an opportunity to assess measures for the protection of GSM larvae against infection in the hatchery environment...
  7. doi Assessing the efficacy of spray-delivered 'eco-friendly' chemicals for the control and eradication of marine fouling pests
    Richard F Piola
    Cawthron Institute, Nelson, New Zealand
    Biofouling 26:187-203. 2010
    ....
  8. doi Identification of a benthic microcystin-producing filamentous cyanobacterium (Oscillatoriales) associated with a dog poisoning in New Zealand
    Susanna A Wood
    Cawthron Institute, Freshwater, Private Bag 2, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
    Toxicon 55:897-903. 2010
    ..To our knowledge, however, this is the first instance of a benthic microcystin-producing species causing an animal death in New Zealand...
  9. doi In situ passive solid-phase adsorption of micro-algal biotoxins as a monitoring tool
    Lincoln A Mackenzie
    Cawthron Institute, 98 Halifax Street, Private Bag 2, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
    Curr Opin Biotechnol 21:326-31. 2010
    ..The technique has also been successfully applied to the detection of a range of freshwater cyanobacterial toxins...
  10. doi The influence of antifouling practices on marine invasions
    Richard F Piola
    Cawthron Institute, Nelson, New Zealand
    Biofouling 25:633-44. 2009
    ..Also highlighted are the future directions for research into this important nexus between industry, ecology and environmental management...
  11. ncbi Algal populations controlled by fish herbivory across a wave exposure gradient on southern temperate shores
    David I Taylor
    Marine Ecology Research Group, School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
    Ecology 91:201-11. 2010
    ..The study highlights that, even though herbivorous fish diversity may be low, the impacts of particular species may still be high, even in cool temperate waters where fish herbivory is usually considered to be minimal...
  12. doi Detection of tetrodotoxin from the grey side-gilled sea slug - Pleurobranchaea maculata, and associated dog neurotoxicosis on beaches adjacent to the Hauraki Gulf, Auckland, New Zealand
    Paul McNabb
    Cawthron Institute, Private Bag 2, Nelson, 7001, New Zealand
    Toxicon 56:466-73. 2010
    ..Tests for other marine toxins were negative and no other organisms from the area contained TTX. This is the first time TTX has been identified in New Zealand and the first detection of TTX in an opisthobranch...
  13. doi The effectiveness of rotating brush devices for management of vessel hull fouling
    Grant A Hopkins
    Coastal and Freshwater Group, Cawthron Institute, Nelson, New Zealand
    Biofouling 26:555-66. 2010
    ..To address these limitations, further research into alternative treatment methods is required...
  14. doi A preliminary assessment of biofouling and non-indigenous marine species associated with commercial slow-moving vessels arriving in New Zealand
    Grant A Hopkins
    Coastal and Freshwater Group, Cawthron Institute, Nelson, New Zealand
    Biofouling 26:613-21. 2010
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  15. doi Towards cryopreservation of Greenshell mussel (Perna canaliculus) oocytes
    Serean L Adams
    Cawthron Institute, Private Bag 2, 98 Halifax Street East, Nelson, New Zealand
    Cryobiology 58:69-74. 2009
    ..Further research is needed to determine the causes of this injury and to reduce CPA toxicity and/or osmotic effects...
  16. doi The potential for translocation of marine species via small-scale disruptions to antifouling surfaces
    Richard F Piola
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Biofouling 24:145-55. 2008
    ..Slight disruptions to newly antifouled surfaces may be all that is necessary for the establishment of fouling organisms and the translocation of a wide range of invasive taxa to otherwise highly protected marine areas...
  17. ncbi First report of homoanatoxin-a and associated dog neurotoxicosis in New Zealand
    Susanna A Wood
    Cawthron Institute, Private Bag 2, Nelson 7001, New Zealand
    Toxicon 50:292-301. 2007
    ..Access restrictions were placed on over 60% of river catchments in the western Wellington region, severely affecting recreational users...
  18. pmc Hindgut fermentation in three species of marine herbivorous fish
    Douglas O Mountfort
    Cawthron Institute, Private Bag 2, Nelson, New Zealand
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:1374-80. 2002
    ..When gut size was taken into account, acetate uptake from the hindgut of the fish species, determined on a millimole per day per kilogram of body weight basis, was 70 (K. sydneyanus), 18 (O. pullus), and 10 (A. arctidens)...
  19. ncbi Complex toxin profiles in phytoplankton and Greenshell mussels (Perna canaliculus), revealed by LC-MS/MS analysis
    Lincoln Mackenzie
    Cawthron Institute, 98 Halifax Street, Private Bag 2, Nelson, New Zealand
    Toxicon 40:1321-30. 2002
    ..Unlike the other toxins, GYM was concentrated in tissues outside the digestive gland and levels did not decrease over 5 months. The depuration rates of YTX and PTXs from mussels were modelled...
  20. ncbi Investigation of pond velocities using dye and small drogues: a case study of the Nelson City waste stabilisation pond
    P J Barter
    Cawthron Institute, Private Bag 2, 98 Halifax Street East, Nelson, New Zealand
    Water Sci Technol 48:145-51. 2003
    ..Future studies using similar methods will be useful in helping validate computer-modelled movement and velocity...
  21. ncbi Ships' sea-chests: an overlooked transfer mechanism for non-indigenous marine species?
    Ashley D M Coutts
    Australian Maritime College, Fisheries and Marine Environment, P O Box 21, Beaconsfield, Tasmania 7270, Australia
    Mar Pollut Bull 46:1510-3. 2003
  22. ncbi Amnesic shellfish poisoning toxins in shellfish: estimation of uncertainty of measurement for a liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry method
    Patrick T Holland
    Cawthron Institute, Private Bag 2, 98 Halifax St E, Nelson, New Zealand
    J AOAC Int 86:1095-100. 2003
    ..12 (12%) at 0.25-5 mg/kg and 0.079 (7.9%) at 5-50 mg/kg. The major contribution to the uncertainty was the repeatability of the LC/MS determination, probably arising from subtle matrix effects...
  23. ncbi Convergent evolution of strigiform and caprimulgiform dark-activity is supported by phylogenetic analysis using the arylalkylamine N-acetyltransferase (Aanat) gene
    Andrew E Fidler
    Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen Andechs, D 82319 Starnberg, Germany
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 33:908-21. 2004
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  24. ncbi Solid phase adsorption toxin tracking (SPATT): a new monitoring tool that simulates the biotoxin contamination of filter feeding bivalves
    Lincoln Mackenzie
    Cawthron Institute, 98 Halifax Street, Private Bag 2, Nelson, New Zealand
    Toxicon 44:901-18. 2004
    ..g. LC-MS/MS multi-toxin screens, ELISA assays, receptor binding assays), the technique has the potential to offer a universal early warning method for marine and freshwater micro-algae toxins...
  25. ncbi Method for detecting classes of microcystins by combination of protein phosphatase inhibition assay and ELISA: comparison with LC-MS
    Douglas O Mountfort
    Cawthron Institute, Private Bag 2, Nelson, New Zealand
    Toxicon 45:199-206. 2005
    ..The new method was applied to the analysis of sample from lakes and streams from temperate locations and to extracts of cyanobacterial mats from ponds and streams in cold temperature locations...
  26. ncbi Isodomoic acid C, an unusual amnesic shellfish poisoning toxin from Pseudo-nitzschia australis
    Patrick T Holland
    Cawthron Institute, Private Bag 2, Nelson, New Zealand
    Chem Res Toxicol 18:814-6. 2005
    ..The affinity of 2 for GluR6 glutamate receptors was 240-fold lower than for 1, indicating low neurotoxic potential...
  27. ncbi Benthic impacts of intertidal oyster culture, with consideration of taxonomic sufficiency
    Barrie M Forrest
    Leigh Marine Laboratory, University of Auckland, Warkworth, New Zealand
    Environ Monit Assess 112:159-76. 2006
    ..Once baseline conditions are established and the efficacy of taxonomic aggregation demonstrated, a ;general group' scheme provides an appropriate and increasingly relevant tool for routine monitoring...
  28. ncbi Changes in concentrations of microcystins in rainbow trout, freshwater mussels, and cyanobacteria in Lakes Rotoiti and Rotoehu
    S A Wood
    Cawthron Institute, Private Bag 2, Nelson, New Zealand
    Environ Toxicol 21:205-22. 2006
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  29. ncbi Use of protoplasts from paired heterogenic bacterial species to detect tin contaminants: prospects for biosensor development
    Douglas Mountfort
    Cawthron Institute, Private Bag 2, Nelson, New Zealand
    Biosens Bioelectron 22:1251-9. 2007
    ..The difference in signal and higher sensitivity of the two species protoplast system towards TBT/tin compared to the other analytes tested, suggests that it may feasible to develop this approach for the detection of tin residues...
  30. ncbi Novel method for assessing the en route survivorship of biofouling organisms on various vessel types
    Ashley D M Coutts
    Cawthron Institute, Marine Biosecurity Group, Private Bag 2, Nelson, New Zealand
    Mar Pollut Bull 54:97-100. 2007
  31. doi Fine-scale spatial variability in anatoxin-a and homoanatoxin-a concentrations in benthic cyanobacterial mats: implication for monitoring and management
    S A Wood
    Cawthron Institute, Nelson, New Zealand
    J Appl Microbiol 109:2011-8. 2010
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