California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Scientific Publications

  • 2013 Backer, L.C., Landsberg, J.H., Miller, M., Keel, K., Taylor, T.K. Canine cyanotoxin poisonings in the United States (1920s-2012): Review of suspected and confirmed cases from three data sources. Toxins 5: 1597-1628.
  • 2013 De La Cruz, S.E.W, Takekawa, J.Y., Spragens, K.A., Yee, J., Golightly, R.T., Massey, G., Henkel, L.A., Larsen, R.S., Ziccardi, M. Winter survival of rehabilitated surf scoters oiled during the Cosco Busan spill on San Francisco Bay. Marine Pollution Bulletin 67: 100-106.
  • 2013 Gerhold, R.W., Jessup, D.A. Zoonotic diseases associated with free-roaming cats. Zoonoses and Public Health 60: 189-195.
  • 2013 Harris, L., Tozzi, S., Wiley, P., Young, C., Richardson, T.M.J., Clark, K., Trent, J.D Potential impact of biofouling on photobioreactors of the Offshore Membrane Enclosures for Growing Algae (OMEGA) system. Bioresource Technology 144: 420-428.
  • 2013 Hogan, J.N., Daniels, M.E., Watson, F.G., Oates, S.C., Miller, M.A., Conrad, P.A., Shapiro, K., Hardin, D., Dominik, C., Melli, A., Jessup, D.A., Miller, W.A. Hydrologic and vegetative removal of Cryptosporidium parvum, Giardia lamblia, and Toxoplasma gondii surrogate microspheres in coastal wetlands. Applied Environmental Microbiology 79(6): 1859-1865.
  • 2013 Humple, D.L., Nevins, H.M., Henkel, L.A. Revisiting winter wing molt in Western (Aechmophorus occidentalis) and Clark’s Grebes (A. Clarkii). Waterbirds 36(4): 426-431.
  • 2013 McHuron, E.A., Miller, M.A., Gardiner, C.H., Batac, F.I., Harvey, J.T. Pelodera strongyloides infection in Pacific harbor seals (Phoca vitulina richardii) from California. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 44(3): 799-802.
  • 2013 Neuman, K.K., Stenzel, L.E., Warriner, J.C., Page, G.W., Erbes, J.L., Eyster, C.R., Miller, E., Henkel, L.A. Success of captive-rearing for a threatened shorebird. Endangered Species Research 22: 85-94.
  • 2013 Rankin K.A., Alroy K.A., Kudela R.M., Oates, S.C., Murray M.J., Miller M.A. Treatment of cyanobacterial (microcystin) toxicosis using oral cholestyramine: Case report of a dog from Montana. Toxins 5: 1051-1063.
  • 2013 Rosevelt, C., Los Huertos, M. Garza, C., Nevins, H.M. Marine debris in central California: Quantifying type and abundance of beach litter in Monterey Bay, CA. Marine Pollution Bulletin 71: 299-306.
  • 2013 VanWormer, E., Conrad, P.A., Miller, M.A., Melli, A.C., Carpenter, T.E., Mazet, J.A.K. Toxoplasma gondii, source to sea: Higher contribution of domestic felids to terrestrial parasite loading despite lower infection prevalence. Ecohealth 10: 277-289.
  • 2013 Vásquez-Carrillo, C., Henry, R.W., Henkel, L., Peery, M.Z. Integrating population and genetic monitoring to understand changes in the abundance of a threatened seabird. Biological Conservation 167: 173-178.
  • 2012 Counihan-Edgar K.L., Gill V.A, Doroff A.M., Burek K.A., Miller W.A., Shewmaker P.L., Jang S., Goertz C.E., Tuomi P.A., Miller M.A., Jessup D.A., Byrne B.A. Genotypic characterization of Streptococcus infantarius subsp. coli isolates from sea otters with infective endocarditis and/or septicemia and from environmental mussel samples. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 50(12): 4131-4133.
  • 2012 Hogan, J.N., Daniels, M.E., Watson, F.G., Conrad, P.A., Oates, S.C., Miller, M.A., Hardin, D., Byrne, B.A., Dominik, C., Melli, A., Jessup, D.A. and Miller, W.A. Longitudinal Poisson regression to evaluate the epidemiology of Cryptosporidium, Giardia, and fecal indicator bacteria epidemiology in coastal California wetlands. Appl Environ Microbiol. 78(10): 3606-3613.
  • 2012 Jessup, D.A, Miller, M.A. Southern Sea Otters as Sentinels for Land-Sea Pollution. Chapter 23. In. Conservation Medicine: Applied Cases of Ecological Health. A. Aguirre, R. S. Ostfeld and P. Daszak, Eds. Oxford University Press, NY, 10016.
  • 2012 Jessup D.A., Yeates, L., Casper, D., Murray, M., Toy-Choutka, S., Ziccardi, M. Washing Oiled Sea Otters. Wildlife Society Bulletin 36(1): 6-15.
  • 2012 Miller M, Kudela R., Jessup D. When marine ecosystems fall ill: Harmful algal blooms and marine biotoxins. Wildlife Professional. 6(1):44-48.
  • 2012 Oates S.C., Miller M.A., Byrne B.A., Chouicha N., Hardin D., Jessup D.A, Dominik C., Roug A., Schriewer A., Jang S.S., Miller W.A. Epidemiology and potential land-sea transfer of enteric bacteria from terrestrial to marine species in the Monterey Bay region of California. J. Wildl. Dis. 48(3): 654-668.
  • 2012 Oates, S.C., Miller, M.A., Hardin, D.,Conrad, P.A., Melli, A., Jessup, D., Dominik, C., Roug, Tinker, M.T., Miller, W.A. Prevalence, environmental loading, and molecular characterization of Cryptosporidium and Giardia isolates from domestic and wild animals along the central California coast. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 78(24): 8762-8772.
  • 2012 Shapiro, K., Miller, M.A., Mazet, J.K. Temporal association between land-based runoff events and California sea otter (Enhydra lutris nereis) protozoal mortalities. J. Wildl. Dis. 48:394-404.
  • 2011 Jessup, D.A., Scott, C.A. Hospice in a zoologic medicine setting. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 42(2): 197-204.
  • 2011 Brownstein D., Miller M.A., Oates S.C., Byrne B.A., Jang S.S., Murray M.J., Gill V.A., Jessup D.A. Antimicrobial susceptibility of bacterial isolates from sea otters (Enhydra lutris). J. Wildl. Dis. 47(2):278-92.
  • 2011 Goldstein, T., Gill, V.A., Tuomi, P., Monson, D., Burdin, A., Conrad, P.A., Dunn, J.L., Field, C., Johnson, C., Jessup, D.A., Bodkin J., Doroff, A.M. Assessment of clinical pathology and pathogen exposure in sea otters (Enhydra lutris) bordering the threatened population in Alaska. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 47(3): 579–592
  • 2011 Hatfield, B.B., Ames, J.A., Estes, J.A., Tinker, M.T., Johnson, A.B., Staedler, M.M., Harris, M.D. Sea otter mortality in fish and shellfish traps: estimating potential impacts and exploring possible solutions. Endangered Species Research 13: 219-229.
  • 2011 Jessup, D.A, Miller, M.A. The Trickle-down effect: How cat pathogens harm sea otters. In. Wildlife Professional. In focus: The impacts of free-roaming cats 6(1):64-66.
  • 2011 Humple, D.L, Nevins, H.M, Phillips, E.M, Gibble, C., Henkel, L.A., Boylan, K., Girman, D.J. Demographics of Aechmophorus grebes killed in three mortality events in California. Marine Ornithology 39: 235-242.
  • 2011 McClelland, PJ, Coote, R, Trow, M, Hutchins, P, Nevins, HM, Adams, J, Newman, J, Moller, H. The Rakiura Titi Islands Restoration Project: community action to eradicate Rattus rattus and Rattus exulans for ecological restoration and cultural well being. Pg. 451-454 In: Veitch, C. R.; Clout, M. N. and Towns, D. R. (eds.) 2011. Island Invasives: Eradication and management. IUCN, (International Union for Conservation of Nature), Gland, Switzerland.
  • 2011 Phillips, EM, Zamon, JE, Nevins, HM, Gibble, C, Deurr, R., Kerr, L. Summary of birds killed by a harmful algal bloom along south Washington and north Oregon coast during October 2009. Northwestern Naturalist 92: 120-126.
  • 2011 St Leger J.A., Righton A.L., Nilson E.M., Fascetti A.F., Miller M.A., Tuomi P.A., Goertz C.A., Puschner B. Vitamin A deficiency and hepatic retinol levels in sea otters, Enhydra lutris. J. Zoo Wildl. Med. 42:98-104.
  • 2010 Harris H.S., Oates S.C., Staedler M.M., Tinker T., Jessup D.A., Harvey J.T., Miller M.A. Lesions of juvenile harbor seals associated with forced copulation by southern sea otters. Journal of Aquatic Mammals. 36(4): 219-229.
  • 2010 Jang, S., Wheeler, L., Carey, R.B., Jensen, B., Crandall, C.M., Schrader, K.M., Jessup, D., Colegrove, K., Gulland, F.M.D. Pleuritis and suppurative pneumonia with hypermucoviscosity phenotype of Klebsiella pneumoniae in California sea lions (Zalophus californianus). Veterinary Microbiology 141:174-177.
  • 2010 Jessup, D.A., Johnson, C., Estes, J., Carlson-Bremer, D., Jarman, W.M., Dodd, E., Tinker, T., Ziccardi, M. Persistent organic pollutants in blood of free-ranging sea otters (Enhydra lutris) in Alaska and California. J. Wildl. Dis. 46(4): 1214-1253.
  • 2010 Levin, M., Dhanashree, J., Draghi, A., II, Gulland, F.M., Jessup, D., DeGuise, S. Immunomodulatory effects of domoic acid in California sea lions and southern sea otters. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 46(2): 42541-550.
  • 2010 Miller M.A., Conrad P.A., Harris M., Hatfield B., Langlois G., Jessup D.A., Magargal S.L., Packham A.E., Toy-Choutka S., Melli A.C., Murray M.A., Gulland F.M., Grigg M.E. A protozoal-associated epizootic impacting marine wildlife: mass-mortality of southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis) due to Sarcocystis neurona infection. Vet Parasitol. 172(3-4): 183-94.
  • 2010 Miller M.A., Jang S., Byrne B., Dodd E., Dorfmeier E., Harris M., Ames J., Paradies D., Worcester K., Jessup D.A., Miller W. Exposure to heavy freshwater runoff and dense coastal human populations are significant risk factors for enteric bacterial pathogen infection in California sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis). Veterinary Research 41:01.
  • 2010 Miller M.A., Kudela R.M., Mekebri A., Crane D., Oates S.C., Tinker T., Staedler M., Miller W.A., Toy- Choutka S., Dominik C., Hardin D., Langlois G., Murray M., Ward K., Jessup D.A. Evidence for a novel marine harmful algal bloom: Cyanotoxin (Microcystin) transfer from land to sea otters. PLoS ONE 5(9): e12576. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0012576
  • 2010 Phillips E.M., Nevins H.M., Hatch S.A., Ramey A.M., Miller M.A., Harvey J.T. Seabird bycatch in Alaska demersal longline fishery trials: A demographic summary. Marine Ornithology 38: 111-117.
  • 2010 Rejmanek D., Miller M.A., Grigg M.E., Crosbie P.R., Conrad P.A. Molecular characterization of Sarcocystis neurona strains from opossums (Didelphis virginiana) and intermediate hosts from Central California. Vet. Parasitol. 170(1-2): 20-9.
  • 2010 Schriewer A, Miller W.A., Byrne B.A., Miller M.A., Conrad P.A., Hardin D., Yang H.H., Oates S.C., Chouicha N., Melli A., Jessup D., Wuertz S. 2010. Comparison of Bacteroidales markers, fecal indicator bacteria, and pathogens in rivers, estuaries, and wastewater treatment plants in the Monterey Bay region of California. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 76(17): 5802-5814.
  • 2010 Wendte J.M., Miller M.A., Lambourn D.M., Magargal S.L., Jessup D.A., Grigg M.E. Self-mating in the definitive host potentiates clonal outbreaks of the apicomplexan parasites Sarcocystis neurona and Toxoplasma gondii. PLoS Genet. 6(12):e1001261.
  • 2010 Wendte J.M, Miller M.A, Nandra A.K., Peat S.M., Crosbie P.R., Conrad P.A., Grigg M.E. Limited genetic diversity among Sarcocystis neurona strains infecting southern sea otters precludes distinction between marine and terrestrial isolates. Vet. Parasitol. 169(1-2): 37-44.
  • 2010 Young, C., Gende, S.M., Harvey, J. Disturbance of harbor seals by vessels in Johns Hopkins Inlet. Alaska Park Science. 9(2): 57-59.
  • 2009 Miller M.A., Barr B.C., Nordhausen R., James E.R., Magargal S.L. Murray M. Conrad P.A., Toy-Choutka S., Jessup D.A., Grigg M.E. Ultrastructural and molecular confirmation of the development of Sarcocystis neurona tissue cysts in the central nervous system of southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis). International J. Parasitol. 39:1363-72.
  • 2009 Johnson C.K, Tinker M.T., Estes J.A., Conrad P.A., Staedler M., Miller M.A, Jessup D.A., Mazet J.K. Prey choice and habitat use drive sea otter pathogen exposure in a resource-limited coastal system. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci.106:2242-2247.
  • 2009 Jessup D.A., Miller M.A., Ryan J.P., Nevins H.M., Kerkering H.A., Mekebri A., Crane D.B., Johnson T.A., Kudela R.M. Mass Stranding of Marine Birds Caused by a Surfactant-Producing Red Tide. PLoS ONE 4(2): e4550.
  • 2009 Jessup, D.A., Ziccardi, M.H. Getting out the oil, twenty years after Exxon Valdez, new ways to treat oiled sea otters. Wildlife Professional 3(2): 36-40.
  • 2009 Jessup, D.A., Murray, M.J., Casper, D.R., Brownstein, D., Kreuder-Johnson, C. Canine distemper vaccination is a safe and useful preventive procedure for southern sea otters (Enhyrda lutris nereis). Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 40(4): 705-710.
  • 2009 Imai D., Jang S.S., Miller M.A., Conrad P.A. Characterization of beta-hemolytic streptococci isolated from southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis) stranded along the California coast. Vet. Microbiol. 136: 378-381.
  • 2009 Rejmanek D., Vanwormer E., Miller M.A., Mazet J.A., Nichelason A.E., Melli A.C., Packham A.E., Jessup D.A., Conrad P.A. Prevalence and risk factors associated with Sarcocystis neurona infections in opossums (Didelphis virginiana) from central California. Vet. Parasitol. 166(1-2): 8-14.
  • 2009 Wainwright, K.E., Lagunas-Solar M., Miller M.A., Barr B.C., Melli A.C., Packham A.E., Zeng N., Truong T., Conrad P.A. Radiofrequency-induced thermal inactivation of Toxoplasma gondii oocysts in water. Zoonos. & Pub. Health 57(2010): 74-81.
  • 2009 Henkel, L.A. Co-occurrence and aggregation of marine birds and mammals in Monterey Bay, California, USA. Marine Ecology Progress Series 387: 295-303.
  • 2009 Hyrenbach, DK, Nevins, H, Hester, M, Keiper, C, Webb, S, Harvey, J. Seabirds Indicate Plastic Pollution in the Marine Environment: Quantifying Spatial Patterns and Trends in Alaska, p. 57 – 62. In Marine Debris in Alaska: Coordinating Our Efforts. Alaska Sea Grant College Program.
  • 2009 Nevins, HM, Adams, J., Moller, H., Newman, J., Hester, M., Hyrenbach, K.D. Forum: International and cross-cultural management in conservation of migratory species. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand: 39(4):1175-8899 (Online); 0303-6758.
  • 2009 Moore E, Lyday, S., Roletto, J., Litle, K., Parrish, J.K., Nevins, H., Harvey, J., Piazza, K. Entanglements of marine mammals and seabirds in central California and the north-west coast of the United States 2001–2005. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 58 (7):1045-1051.
  • 2009 Newton, KM, Croll, DA, Nevins, HM, Benson, SR, Harvey, JT, Tershy, BR. At-sea mortality of seabirds based on beachcast and offshore surveys. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 392: 295–305.
  • 2008 Aguilar, A., Jessup, D.A., Estes, J, Garza, J.C. The distribution of nuclear generation variation and historical demography of sea otters. The Zoological Society of London 11 (2008):35-45
  • 2008 Miller M.A., Miller W.A., Conrad P.A., James E.R.., Melli A.C., Leutenegger C.M., Dabritz H.A., Packham A.E., Paradies D., Harris M., Ames J., Jessup D.A., Worcester K., Grigg M.E. Type X Toxoplasma gondii in a wild mussel and terrestrial carnivores from coastal California: New linkages between terrestrial mammals, runoff and toxoplasmosis of sea otters. Int. J. Parasitol. 38: 1319-28.
  • 2008 Nichelson A.E., Rejmanek D., Dabritz H.A., Melli A.C., Miller M.A., Conrad P.A. Evaluation of Cruzia americana, Turgida turgida, and Didelphostrongylus hayesi infection in the Virginia opossum (Didelphis virginiana) and risk factors along the California coast. J. Parasitol. 94:1166-8.
  • 2008 Miller, M.A. Tissue cyst-forming coccidia of marine mammals, Chapter 40. In M. E. Fowler and E. Miller, (Eds.) Zoo and Wildlife Medicine: Current Therapy. Volume 6. Saunders Elsevier, St Louis, MO. Pp.319-340.
  • 2008 Miller M.A., Conrad P.A., James E.R., Packham A.E., Toy-Choutka S., Murray M.J., Jessup D.A., Grigg M.E. Transplacental toxoplasmosis in a southern sea otter (Enhydra lutris nereis). Vet. Parasitol. 153:12-18.
  • 2008 Dabritz H.A., Miller M.A., Gardner I.A., Packham A.E., Atwill E.R., Conrad P.A. Risk factors for Toxoplasma gondii infection in wild rodents from central coastal California and a review of T. gondii prevalence in rodents. J. Parasitol. 94:675-83.
  • 2008 Williams T.M., Zavanelli M., Miller M.A., Goldbeck R.A., Morledge M., Casper D., Pabst D.A., McLellan W., Cantin L.P., Kliger D.S. Running, swimming and diving modifies neuroprotecting globins in the mammalian brain. Proc. R. Soc. 275:1636 751-758.
  • 2008 Peery, M.Z., Henkel, L.A., Becker, B.H., Newman, S.H., Harvey, J.T., Thompson, C., Beissinger, S.R. Effects of rapid flight-feather molt on post-breeding dispersal in a pursuit-diving seabird. Auk 125(1): 113-123.
  • 2008 Stoddard, R.A., Atwill E.R., Gulland F.M.D., Miller M.A., Dabritz H.A., Byrne B.A., Paradies D.A., Worcester K.R., Jang S.S., Lawrence J., Conrad P.A. Risk factors for infection with pathogenic and antimicrobial resistant fecal bacteria in northern elephant seals in California. Publ. Health Reports. 123: 360-370.
  • 2008 Henkel, L.A., Harvey, J.T. Abundance and distribution of marine mammals in nearshore waters of Monterey Bay, California. California Fish and Game 94: 1-17.
  • 2007 Parrish, JK, Bond, N, Nevins, H, Mantua, N, Loeffel, R, Peterson, WT, Harvey, JT. 2007. Beached birds and physical forcing in the California Current. Marine Ecology Progress Series 352: 275-288.
  • 2007 Wainwright K.E., Lagunas-Solar M., Miller M.A., Barr B.C., Gardner, I.A., Pina C., Melli A.C., Packham A.E., Zeng N., Truong T., Conrad P.A. Physical Inactivation of Toxoplasma gondii oocysts in water. Appl. Envir. Microbiol. 73:5663-5666.
  • 2007 Wainwright K.E., Miller M.A., Barr B.C., Gardner I.A., Melli A.C., Essert T., Packham A.E., Troung T., Lagunas-Solar M., Conrad P.A. Chemical inactivation of Toxoplasma gondii oocysts in water. J. Parasitol. 93:925-931.
  • 2007 Jessup D.A., Miller M.A., Kreuder-Johnson C., Conrad P.A., Tinker T., Estes J., Mazet J.K. One health, one medicine: Sea otters in a dirty ocean. JAVMA. 231:1648-1652
  • 2007 Dabritz H.A., Gardner I.A., Miller M.A., Lappin, M.R., Atwill E.R, Packham A.E., Melli A.C, Conrad A.C. Evaluation of two Toxoplasma gondii serologic tests used in a serosurvey of domestic cats in California J. Parasitol. 93:806-816.
  • 2007 Dabritz, H.A., Miller M.A., Gardner I.A., Packham A.E., Rejmanek D., Leutenegger C.M., Atwill E.R., Conrad P.A. Risk factors for Toxoplasma gondii infection in wild rodents from central coastal California. Journal of Parasitology 94(3): 675-683.
  • 2007 Dabritz H.A., Miller M.A., Gardner I.A, Leutenegger C.M., Atwill E.R., Packham A.E., Conrad A.E. Experimental infection of Peromyscus californicus with Toxoplasma gondii and risk factors for infection in wild rodents. J. Parasitol. 93:1360-1364.
  • 2007 Dabritz H.A., Miller M.A., Atwill E.R, Gardner I.A., Leutenegger C.M., Melli A.C., Conrad P.A. Detection of Toxoplasma gondii-like oocysts in cat feces and estimates of the environmental oocyst burden. JAVMA 231:1676-1684.
  • 2007 Henkel, L.A., Ford, R.G., Tyler, W.B., Davis, J.N. Comparison of aerial at at-sea survey methods for Marbled Murrelets and other marine birds. Marine Ornithology 35(2): 145-151.
  • 2006 Dabritz, H.A., Atwill R.A., Gardner I.A., Miller M.A., Conrad P.A. Estimates of cat population demographics, outdoor fecal deposition by free-roaming cats and attitudes of households towards stray pets and wildlife in the Morro Bay area, California. JAVMA. 229:1-8.
  • 2007 Levin, M., Leibrecht, H., Mori, C., Jessup, D., DeGuise, S. Immunomodulatory effects of organochlorine mixtures upon in vitro exposure of peripheral blood leukocytes differ between free-ranging and captive southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris), Vet. Immuno. Immunopath. 119: 269-277.
  • 2006 Miller W.A., Gardner I.A., Atwill E.R., Leutenegger C.M., Miller M.A., Hedrick R.P., Melli A.C., Barnes N.M. Conrad P.A. Evaluation of methods for improved detection of Cryptosporidium spp. in mussels (Mytilus californianus) J. Microbiol. Methods. 65:367-379.
  • 2006 Miller, W.A., Miller M.A., Gardner I.A., Atwill E.R., Byrne B.A., Jang S., Harris M., Ames J., Jessup D., Paradies D., Worcester K., Melli A., Conrad P.A. Salmonella spp., Vibrio spp., Clostridium perfringens, and Plesiomonas shigelloides detected in freshwater and marine invertebrates from coastal California ecosystems. Microb. Ecol. 52(2): 198-206.
  • 2006 Kjemtrup A.M, Wainwright K., Miller M.A., Penzhorn B. L., Carreno R. A. Babesia conradae, sp. Nov., A small canine babesia identified in California. Vet. Parasitol. 138(1-2): 103-11.
  • 2005 Conrad, P.A., Miller M.A., Kreuder C., James E.R., Mazet J.K., Dabritz H.A., Jessup D.A, Gulland F.M, Grigg M.E. Transmission of Toxoplasma: Clues from the study of sea otters as sentinels of Toxoplasma gondii flow into the marine environment. Int. J. Parasitol. 35:1155-1168.
  • 2005 Miller, W.A., Miller M.A., Gardner I.A., Atwill E.R., Harris M., Ames J., Jessup D.A., Melli A.C., Paradies D., Worcester K., Olin P., Barnes N.M. Conrad P.A. New genotypes and factors associated with Cryptosporidium detection in mussels (Mytilus spp.) along the California coast. Int. J. Parasitol. 35:1103-1113.
  • 2005 Miller, W.A. Atwill E.R., Gardner I.A., Miller M.A., Fritz H., Hedrick R.P., Melli A.C., Barnes N.M. Conrad P.A. Clams (Corbicula fluminea) as bioindicators of fecal contamination with Cryptosporidium and Giardia spp. in freshwater ecosystems in California. Int. J. Parasitol. 35:673-684.
  • 2005 Kreuder, C. M., Miller M. A., Lowenstine L. J., Conrad P. A., Carpenter T. E., Jessup D.A., Mazet J.K. Evaluation of cardiac lesions and risk factors associated with myocarditis and dilated cardiomyopathy in southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis). Am. J. Vet. Res. 66:289-299.
  • 2004 Miller, M.A., Grigg M.E., Kreuder C., James E.R., Melli A.C., Crosbie P.R., Jessup D.A., Boothroyd J.C., Brownstein D. Conrad P.A. An unusual genotype of Toxoplasma gondii is common in California sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis) and is a cause of mortality. Int. J. Parasitol. 34:275-284.
  • 2004 Arkush, K.D., Miller M.A., Leutenegger C.M., Gardner I.A., Packham A.E., Heckeroth A.R., Tenter A.M., Barr B.C., Conrad P.A. Molecular and bioassay-based detection of Toxoplasma gondii oocyst uptake by mussels (Mytilus galloprovincialis). Int. J. Parasitol. 33:1087-1097.
  • 2004 Jessup D.A., Miller M.A., Ames J.A., Harris M., Kreuder C., Conrad P.A., Mazet J.K. The southern sea otter (Enhydra lutris nereis) as a sentinel of marine ecosystem health. EcoHealth. 1:239-245.
  • 2004 Gerber, L.R., Tinker, M.T., Doak, D.F., Estes, J.A., Jessup, D.A. Mortality sensitivity in life-stage simulation analysis: a case study of southern sea otters. Ecological Applications 14(5):1554-1565.
  • 2004 Louis E.D., Murray M.J., Miller M.A., Pullman S.L., Vonsattel J.P. Late-life action tremor in a southern sea otter (Enhydris lutris nereis). Mov. Disord. 19(2): 222-6.
  • 2004 Olson M.E., Appelbee A., Measures L., Cole R.A., Lindsay D.S., Dubey J.P., Thomas N.J., Miller M.A., Conrad P.A., Gardner I.A., Kreuder C., Mazet J., Jessup D., Dodd E., Harris M., Ames J., Worcester K., Paradies D., Grigg M., Fayer R., Lewis E.J., Trout J.M., Xiao L., Howard D.W., Palmer R., Ludwig K., Tyler S.S. Zoonotic protozoa in the marine environment: A threat to aquatic mammals & public health. Eds: R. Fayer, D. Lindsay. Vet. Parasitol. 125: 131–135.
  • 2003 Conrad P.A., Miller M.A., Kjemtrup A.J., Smith W., Gardner I.A. The human-wildlife-domestic animal interface provides exciting research opportunities for parasitologists. J. Parasitol. 89:S27-S36.
  • 2003 Estes, J.A., Hatfield, B.H., Ralls, K., Ames, J. Causes of mortality in California sea otters during periods of population growth and decline. Marine Mammal Science, 19(1):198-216
  • 2003 Jessup, D.A. Good medicine for conservation: comments, corrections and connections. Conservation Biology 17(3): 921-924.
  • 2003 Jessup, D.A. Opportunistic research and sampling combined with fisheries and wildlife management actions or crises response. Institute for Laboratory Animal Research Journal 44(4): 277-285.
  • 2003 Hanni K.D., Mazet J.A, Gulland F.M, Estes J., Staedler M., Murray M.J., Miller M.A., Jessup D.A. Clinical pathology and assessment of pathogen exposure in southern and Alaskan sea otters. J. Wildl. Dis. 39:837-850.
  • 2003 Johnson, S., Jang, S., Gulland, F., Miller, M., Casper, D., Lawrence, J., Herrera, J. Characterization and clinical manifestations of Archanobacterium phocae infections in marine mammals stranded along the California coast. J. Wild. Dis. 39:136-144.
  • 2003 Kannan, K., Nakata, H., Kajiwara, N., Watanabe, M., Thomas, N.J., Jessup, D.A., Kanabe, S. Profiles of polychlorinated biphenyl congeners, organochlorine pesticides and butyltins in southern sea otters and their prey: Implications for PCB metabolism. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 23(1): 49-56.
  • 2003 Kreuder C., Miller M.A., Jessup D.A., Lowenstine L.J., Harris M.D, Ames J.A., Carpenter T.E., Conrad P.A., Mazet J.K. Patterns of mortality in southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis) from 1998 – 2001. J. Wildl. Dis. 39:495-509.
  • 2003 Mayer, K., Dailey M., Miller M.A. Helminth parasites of the southern sea otter (Enhydra lutris nereis) from central California: abundance, distribution and pathology. Dis. Aquat. Org. 53:77-82.
  • 2003 Nevins, H.M, Carter, H.R. Age and sex of Common Murre (Uria aalge) recovered during the 1997-98 Point Reyes Tarball Incident in central California. Marine Ornithology 31(1): 51-58.
  • 2003 Stavely, C.S., Register K.B., Miller M.A., Brockmeier S.L., Jessup D. Jang S. Molecular and antigenic characterization of Bordetella bronchiseptica isolated from a wild southern sea otter (Enhydra lutris nereis) with suppurative bronchopneumonia. J. Vet. Diag. Invest. 15: 570-574.
  • 2002 Aguirre, A.A., Ohara, T.M., Spraker, T.R., Jessup, D.A. Programs monitoring the health and conservation of marine mammals and their ecosystems. In Aguirre, A.A., R.S. Ostfeld, C.A. House, G.M. Tabor and M.C. Pearl (eds.). Conservation Medicine: Ecological Health Practice. Oxford University Press, New York.
  • 2002 Mazet J.A.K., Newman, S.H., Gilardi, K.V.K., Tseng, F.S., Holcomb, J.B., Jessup, D.A., Ziccardi, M. Advances in oiled bird emergency medicine and management. Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery 16(2):146-149.
  • 2002 Miller, M.A., Gardner I.A., Kreuder C., Paradies D.M., Worcester K.R., Jessup D., Dodd E., Harris M.D., Ames J.A., Packham A.E., Conrad P.A. Coastal freshwater runoff is a risk factor for Toxoplasma gondii infection of southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis). Int. J. Parasitol. 32:997-1006.
  • 2002 Miller, M.A., Gardner I.A., Packham A.E., Mazet J.K., Hanni K.D., Jessup D.A., Jameson R., Dodd E., Barr B.C., Lowenstine L.J., Gulland F.M., Conrad P.A. Evaluation of an indirect fluorescent antibody test (IFAT) for demonstration of antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii in the sea otter (Enhydra lutris). J. Parasitol. 88:594-599.
  • 2002 Taylor B.C., Bothridge, R.M., Jessup, D.A., Stott, J.L. Measurement of serum immunoglobulin concentration in killer whales and sea otters by radial immunodiffusion. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology 89: 187-195.
  • 2001 Mazet, J.A.K., Gardner, I., Jessup, D., Lowenstine, L. Effects of petroleum on mink applied as a model for reproductive success in sea otters. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 37(4):686-692.
  • 2001 Miller, M.A., Sverlow K., Crosbie P.R., Barr B.C., Lowenstine L.J., Gulland F.M., Packham A.E. Conrad A.E. Isolation and characterization of protozoal parasites from a pacific harbor seal (Phoca vitulina richardsi) with meningoencephalitis. J. Parasitol. 87:816-822.
  • 2001 Miller, M.A., Crosbie P.R., Sverlow K., Hanni K., Barr B.C., Kock N., Murray M.J., Lowenstine L.J., Conrad P.A. Isolation and characterization of Sarcocystis from brain tissue of a free-living southern sea otter (Enhydra lutris nereis) with fatal meningoencephalitis. Parasitol. Res. 87:252-257.
  • 2001 VanBlaricom, G.R., Ames, J.A., Harris, M.D., Hardy, R.A. Sea Otter, In: California’s Living Marine Resources: A Status Report. Leet, W.S., C.M. Dewees, R. Klingbeil, and E.J. Larson, editors. Calif. Dept. of Fish and Game. P. 536-540.
  • 2000 Mazet, J., Gardner, I., Jessup, D., Lowenstine, L, Boyce, W. Evaluation of changes in hematologic and clinical biochemical values after exposure to petroleum products in mink (Mustela vison) as a model for assessment of sea otters (Enhydra lutris). American Journal of Veterinary Research 61:1197-1203.
  • 1999 Ham-Lamme K.D., King, D.P., Taylor, B.C., House, C., Jessup, D.A., Yochem, P.K., Gulland, F.M.D., Ferrick, D.A., Stott, J.L. The application of immuno-assays for the serological detection of morbilivirus exposure in free-ranging harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) and sea otters (Enhydra lutris) from the west coast of the United States. Marine Mammal Science 15(2):601-608.
  • 1998 Jessup, D.A. Why rehabilitate oiled wildlife: legal, fiscal, political, social, and biological reasons. Conservation Biology 12(5): 1153-1155.
  • 1997 Bodkin, J.L., Ames, J.A., Jameson, R.J., Johnson, A.M., Matson, G.M. Estimating age of sea otters with cementum layers in the first premolar. J. Wildl. Manage. 61(3): 967-973.
  • 1997 Mazet, J.A.K., Gardner, I., Jessup, D., Rittenburg, J. Field assay for the detection of petroleum products in wildlife. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 59:513-519.
  • 1996 Jessup D.A., Leighton, T.E. Petroleum exposure and toxicity. In: Noninfectious Diseases of Wildlife. (Eds.) G.E. Hoff, A. Fairbrother and L.N. Locke. Iowa State Press, Ames Iowa. pp 141-156.
  • 1996 Jessup, D.A., Mazet, J.A.K., Ames, J. Oiled wildlife care for sea otters and other marine animals in California: a government, university, private sector, non-profit cooperative. Endangered Species Update 13(12).
  • DiMolfetto-Landon, L., Erickson, K.L., Blanchard-Channell, M., Jeffries, S.J., Harvey, J.T., Jessup, D.A., Ferrick, D.A., Stott, J.L. Blastogenesis and interleukin-2 receptor expression assays in the harbor seal (Phoca vitulina). Journal of Wildlife Diseases 31(2): 150-158.
  • 1990 Garshelis, D.L., Ames, J.A., Hardy, R.A., Wendell, F.E. Indices used to assess status of sea otter populations: a comment. Journal of Wildlife Management 54(2): 260-269.
  • 1986 Ames, J.A. Hardy, R.A., Wendell, F.E. Tagging materials and methods for sea otters, Enhydra lutris. Cal. Fish and Game 69:243-252.
  • 1986 Faurot, E.R., Ames, J.A., Costa, D.P. Analysis of sea otter, Enhydra lutris, scats collected from a California haulout site. Marine Mammal Science 2(3): 223-227.
  • 1986 Wendell, F.E., Hardy, R.A, Ames, J.A., Burge, R.T. Temporal and Spatial Patterns in Sea Otter, Enhydra lutris, Range Expansion and the Loss of the Pismo Clam Fisheries. Cal. Fish and Game, 72(4): 197-212
  • Ames, J.A., Hardy, R.A, Wendell, F.E. Tagging materials and methods for sea otters, Enhydra lutris. California Fish and Game 69: 243-252.
  • 1980 Ames, J.A., Morejohn, G.V. Evidence of white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, attacks on sea otters, Enhydra lutris. Cal. Fish and Game 66(4):196-209.
  • 1981 Loughlin, T.R., Ames, J.A., Vandevere, J.E. Annual reproduction, dependency period, and apparent gestation period in two California sea otters, Enhyrda lutris. NOAA Fisheries Bulletin 79: 347-349.
  • 1980 Williams, T.D, Mattison, J.A., Ames, J.A. Twinning in a California sea otter. Journal of Mammalogy 61(3): 575-576.
  • 1976 McClenehan, K., Ames, J.A. A unique method of prey capture by a sea otter, Enhyrda lutris. Journal of Mammalogy 57(2): 410-412.

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