Publications and communications of Krishna Das

Book chapters or contributions to a collective book as author or co-author

Das, K., Sköld, H., Lorenz, A., & Parmentier, E. (2023). Who are the marine mammals? In D. Brennecke, K. Knickmeier, I. Pawliczka, U. Siebert, ... M. Walhberg, Marine mammals: A deep dive in the world of science (pp. 1-14). Springer Cham. doi:10.1007/978-3-031-06836-2_1

Reckendorf, A., Siebert, U., Parmentier, E., & Das, K. (2023). Chemical Pollution and Diseases of Marine Mammals. In D. Brennecke, K. Knickmeier, I. Pawliczka, U. Siebert, ... M. Walhberg, Marine Mammals: A Deep Dive into the World of Science (pp. 63-78). Springer Cham. doi:10.1007/978-3-031-06836-2_5

Lehnert, K., Desforges, J.-P., Das, K., & Siebert, U. (2018). Ecotoxicological biomarkers and accumulation of contaminants in pinnipeds. In M. Fossi & C. Panti, Marine mammal ecotoxicology: Impacts of Multiple Stressors on Population Health. Academic Press. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-812144-3.00010-3

Das, K., Debacker, V., Pillet, S., & Bouquegneau, J.-M. (2003). Heavy metals in marine mammals. In J. G. Vos, G. D. Bossart, M. Fournier, ... T. J. O'Shea (Eds.), Toxicology of marine mammals (pp. 135-167). Taylor & Francis.

Articles accepted in reviewed journal

Padilha, J. A. G., Santos, S., Willems, T., Souza-Kasprzyk, J., Leite, A., Cunha, L. S. T., Costa, E. S., Pessôa, A. R., Eens, M., E, P., Torres, J. P. M., Das, K., Lepoint, G., Dorneles, P. R., Bervoets, L., & Groffen, T. (01 March 2024). Assessing the trophic ecology and migration on the exposure of cape petrels and Wilson's storm petrels from Antarctica to perfluoroalkylated substances, trace and major elements. Environmental Research, 244, 117827. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2023.117827

Padilha, J. A. G., Souza-Kasprzyk, J., Pinzone, M., Prohaska, G., Espejo, W., Leite, A., Santos, S., Cunha, L. S. T., Costa, E. S., Pessôa, A. R., Torres, J. P. M., Lepoint, G., Das, K., & Dorneles, P. R. (21 August 2023). Mercury exposure in Antarctic seabirds: Assessing the influence of trophic position and migration patterns. Chemosphere, 340, 139871. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2023.139871

Eduardo Azevedo-Silva, C., Carolina Pizzochero, A., Galvão, P. M. A., Ometto, J. P. H. B., de Camargo, P. B., Azeredo, A., Coelho-Souza, S. A., Das, K., Bastos, W. R., Malm, O., & Dorneles, P. R. (16 August 2023). Trophic dynamics of methylmercury and trace elements in a remote Amazonian Lake. Environmental Research, 237 (Pt 1), 116889. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2023.116889

Tinant, G., Van Larebeke, M., Lemaire, B., Courteille, M., Gardin, C., Neefs, I., Das, K., Page, M. M., Rees, J.-F., Larondelle, Y., & Debier, C. (2023). Dietary methylmercury and fatty acids affect the lipid metabolism of adipose tissue and liver in rainbow trout. Aquatic Toxicology, 106673. doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2023.106673

Padilha, J. A., Carvalho, G. O., Espejo, W., Pessôa, A. R. L., Cunha, L. S. T., Costa, E. S., Torres, J. P. M., Lepoint, G., Das, K., & Dorneles, P. R. (10 February 2023). Trace elements in migratory species arriving to Antarctica according to their migration range. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 188, 114693. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2023.114693

Padilha, J., de Carvalho, G. O., Willems, T., Lepoint, G., Cunha, L., Pessoa, A. R. L., Eens, M., Prinsen, E., Costa, E., Torres, J. P., Dorneles, P., Das, K., Bervoets, L., & Groffen, T. (24 August 2022). Perfluoroalkylated compounds in the eggs and feathers of resident and migratory seabirds from the Antarctic Peninsula. Environmental Research, 214 (Pt 4), 114157. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2022.114157

Dietz, R., Letcher, R. J., Aars, J., Andersen, M., Boltunov, A., Born, E. W., Ciesielski, T. M., Das, K., Dastnai, S., Derocher, A. E., Desforges, J.-P., Eulaers, I., Ferguson, S., Hallanger, I. G., Heide-Jørgensen, M. P., Heimbürger-Boavida, L.-E., Hoekstra, P. F., Jenssen, B. M., Kohler, S. G., ... Sonne, C. (15 March 2022). A risk assessment review of mercury exposure in Arctic marine and terrestrial mammals. Science of the Total Environment, 829, 154445. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.154445

Pinzone, M., Cransveld, A., De Boeck, G., Shrivastava, J., Tessier, E., Bérail, S., Schnitzler, J., Amouroux, D., & Das, K. (2022). Dynamics of dietary mercury determined by mercury speciation and isotopic composition in Dicentrarchus labrax. Frontiers in Environmental Chemistry, 3 (767202).

Padilha, J. A., Carvalho, G. O., Espejo, W., Souza, J. S., Pizzochero, A. C., Cunha, L. S. T., Costa, E. S., Pessôa, A. R. L., Almeida, A. P., Torres, J. P. M., Lepoint, G., Michel, L., Das, K., & Dorneles, P. R. (01 September 2021). Factors that influence trace element levels in blood and feathers of Pygoscelis penguins from South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. Environmental Pollution, 284, 117209. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2021.117209

Pinzone, M.* , Cransveld, A.* , Tessier, E., Bérail, S., Schnitzler, J., Das, K., & Amouroux, D. (15 July 2021). Contamination levels and habitat use influence Hg accumulation and stable isotope ratios in the European seabass Dicentrarchus labrax. Environmental Pollution. Series A, Ecological and Biological, 281, 117008. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2021.117008
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Barcia, L. G., Pinzone, M., Lepoint, G., Pau, C., Das, K., & Kiszka, J. (July 2021). Factors affecting mercury concentrations in two oceanic cephalopods of commercial interest from the southern Caribbean. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 168, 112408. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2021.112408

Pinzone, M., Nordoy, E. S., Eppe, G., Malherbe, C., Das, K., & Collard, F. (June 2021). First record of plastic debris in the stomach of a hooded seal pup from the Greenland Sea. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 167, 112350. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2021.112350

Schnitzler, J. G., Das, K., Wohlsein, P., Kuiken, T., Ludwig, A., Lieckfeldt, D., Phan, C., Phay, S., & Siebert, U. (May 2021). The Irrawaddy dolphin, Orcaella brevirostris from the Mekong river Cambodia: Preliminary health and toxicological investigations. Aquatic Toxicology, 234, 105812. doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2021.105812

de Melo, M., Das, K., & Gismondi, E. (February 2021). Inorganic mercury effects on biomarker gene expressions of a freshwater amphipod at two temperatures. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 209, 111815. doi:10.1016/j.ecoenv.2020.111815

Gismondi, E., Daneels, L., Damseaux, F., Lehnert, K., Siebert, U., & Das, K. (2021). Preliminary study of oxidative stress biomarkers and trace elements in North Sea Harbour Seals. Marine Pollution Bulletin. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2020.111905

Damseaux, F., Siebert, U., Pomeroy, P., Lepoint, G., & Das, K. (2021). Habitat and resource segregation of two sympatric seals in the North Sea. Science of the Total Environment, 764, 142842. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.142842

Dietz, R., Sonne, C., Jenssen, B. M., Das, K., de Wit, C. A., Harding, K. C., Siebert, U., & Olsen, T. (2021). The Baltic Sea: An ecosystem with multiple stressors. Environment International, 147, 106324. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2020.106324

Tinant, G., Neefs, I., Das, K., Rees, J.-F., Larondelle, Y., & Debier, C. (January 2021). Methylmercury displays pro-adipogenic properties in rainbow trout preadipocytes. Chemosphere, 263, 127917. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.127917

Remili, A.* , Gallego Reyes, P.* , Pinzone, M., Castro, C., Jauniaux, T., Garigliany, M.-M., Malarvannan, G., Covaci, A., & Das, K. (December 2020). Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) breeding off Mozambique and Ecuador show geographic variation of persistent organic pollutants and isotopic niches. Environmental Pollution, 267, 115575. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2020.115575
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Dorneles, P. R., Schilithz, P., de C. Paiva, T., Flach, L., Barbosa, L., Domit, C., Cremer, M., Azevedo-Silva, C., Azevedo, A., Malm, O., Lepoint, G., Bisi, T., Das, K., & Lailson-Brito, J. (2020). Total tin (TSn) biomagnification: Evaluating organotin trophic flow and dispersion using hepatic TSn concentrations and stable isotope (C, N) data of nektonic organisms from Brazil. Marine Environmental Research, 161, 105063. doi:10.1016/j.marenvres.2020.105063

Pinzone, M.* , Damseaux, F.* , Michel, L., & Das, K. (December 2019). Stable isotope ratios of carbon, nitrogen and sulphur and mercury concentrations as descriptors of trophic ecology and contamination sources of Mediterranean whales. Chemosphere, 237. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2019.124448
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Zanuttini, C., Gally, F., Scholl, G., Thomé, J.-P., Eppe, G., & Das, K. (12 September 2019). High pollutant exposure level of the largest European community of bottlenose dolphins in the English Channel. Scientific Reports, 9, 12521. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-48485-7

Habran, S.* , Damseaux, F.* , Pomeroy, P., Debier, C., Crocker, D., Lepoint, G., & Das, K. (2019). Changes in stable isotope compositions during fasting in phocid seals. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 33, 176-184. doi:10.1002/rcm.8308
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Pizzochero da Costa, A. C., de la Torre, A., Sanz, P., Navarro, I., Michel, L., Lepoint, G., Das, K., Schnitzler, J., Chenery, S., McCarthy, I. D., Malm, O., Dorneles, P. R., & Martinez, M. A. (2019). Occurrence of legacy and emerging organic pollutants in whitemouth croakers from Southeastern Brazil. Science of the Total Environment, 682, 719-728. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.05.213

Schnitzler, J., Reckendorf, A., Pinzone, M., Autenrieth, M., Tiedemann, R., Covaci, A., Malarvannan, G., Ruser, A., Das, K., & Siebert, U. (2019). Supporting evidence for PCB pollution threatening global killer whale population. Aquatic Toxicology, 206, 102-104. doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2018.11.008

Schnitzler, J., Pinzone, M., Autenrieth, M., van Neer, A., IJsseldijk, L. L., Barber, J. L., Deavile, R., Jepson, P., Brownlow, A., Schaffeld, T., Thomé, J.-P., Tiedemann, R., Das, K., & Siebert, U. (19 July 2018). Inter-individual differences in contamination profiles as tracer of social group association in stranded sperm whales. Scientific Reports, 8 (10958), 11. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-29186-z

Ferain, A., Bonnineau, C., Neefs, I., Das, K., Larondelle, Y., Rees, J.-F., Debier, C., & Lemaire, B. (2018). Transcriptional effects of phospholipid fatty acid profile on rainbow trout liver cells exposed to methylmercury. Aquatic Toxicology, 199. doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2018.03.025

Pizzochero, A. C., Michel, L., Chenery, S., McCarthy, I., Vianna, M., Malm, O., Lepoint, G., Das, K., & Dorneles, P. (2018). Use of multielement stable isotope ratios to investigate ontogenetic movements of Micropogonias furnieri in a tropical Brazilian estuary. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 75 (6), 977-986. doi:10.1139/cjfas-2017-0148

Pinzone, M., Acquarone, M., Huyghebaert, L., Sturaro, N., Michel, L., Siebert, U., & Das, K. (01 August 2017). Carbon, Nitrogen and Sulphur isotopic fractionation in captive juvenile hooded seal (Cystophora cristata): application for diet analysis. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 31, 1720-1728. doi:10.1002/rcm.7955

Collard, F., Gilbert, B., Eppe, G., Roos, L., Compère, P., Das, K., & Parmentier, E. (March 2017). Morphology of the filtration apparatus of three planktivorous fishes and relation with ingested anthropogenic particles. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 116 (1-2), 182-191. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.12.067

Cransveld, A., Amouroux, D., Tessier, E., Koutrakis, E., Ozturk, A., Bettoso, N., Mieiro, C., Berail, S., Barre, J., Sturaro, N., Schnitzler, J., & Das, K. (2017). Mercury stable isotopes discriminate different populations of European seabass and trace potential Hg sources around Europe. Environmental Science and Technology, 51 (21), 12219-12228. doi:10.1021/acs.est.7b01307

Damseaux, F., Kiszka, J., Heithaus, M. R., Scholl, G., Eppe, G., Thomé, J.-P., Lewis, J., Hao, W., Fontaine, M. C., & Das, K. (January 2017). Spatial variation in the accumulation of POPs and mercury in bottlenose dolphins of the Lower Florida Keys and the coastal Everglades (South Florida). Environmental Pollution, 220, 577-587. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2016.10.005

Das, K., Holleville, O., Ryan, C., Berrow, S., Gilles, A., Ody, D., & Michel, L. (2017). Isotopic niches of Fin Whales from the Mediterranean Sea and the Celtic sea (North Atlantic). Marine Environmental Research, 127, 75-83. doi:10.1016/j.marenvres.2017.03.009

Das, K., Malarvannan, G., Dirtu, A., Dulau, V., Dumont, M., Lepoint, G., Mongin, P., & Covaci, A. (January 2017). Linking pollutant exposure of humpback whales breeding in the Indian Ocean to their feeding habits and feeding areas off Antarctica. Environmental Pollution, 220, 1090-1099. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2016.11.032

Schnitzler, J., Frederich, B., Dussenne, M., Klaren, P., Silvestre, F., & Das, K. (December 2016). Triclosan exposure results in alterations of thyroid hormone status and retarded early development and metamorphosis in Cyprinodon variegatus. Aquatic Toxicology, 181, 1-10. doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2016.10.019

de la Vega, C., Lebreton, B., Siebert, U., Guillou, G., Das, K., Asmus, & Asmus, H. (2016). Seasonal Variation of Harbor Seal's Diet from the Wadden Sea in Relation to Prey Availability. PLoS ONE. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0155727

Dorneles, P., Lailson-Brito, J., Bisi, T., Domit, C., Barbosa, L., O. Meirelles, A., Carvalho, V., Malm, O., Azevedo, A., Brose, F., Das, K., & Scippo, M.-L. (2016). Guiana Dolphins (Sotalia guianensis) and DR-CALUX for Screening Coastal Brazilian Environments for Dioxins and Related Compounds. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 71, 336-346. doi:10.1007/s00244-016-0299-z

Dyc, C.* , Far, J.* , Gandar, F., Poulipoulis, A., Greco, A., Eppe, G., & Das, K. (2016). Toxicokinetics of selenium in the slider turtle Trachemys scripta. Ecotoxicology, 25, 727-744. doi:10.1007/s10646-016-1632-z
* These authors have contributed equally to this work.

Romero, M. B., Pollizi, P., Chiodi, L., Das, K., & Gerpe, M. (2016). The role of metallothioneins, selenium and transfer to offspring in mercury detoxification in Franciscana dolphins (Pontoporia blainvillei). Marine Pollution Bulletin. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.05.012

Didimo Imazaki, P. H., Brose, F., Jauniaux, T., Das, K., Muller, M., & Scippo, M.-L. (2015). Estrogenic Evaluation and Organochlorine Identification in Blubber of North Sea Harbour Porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) Stranded on the North Sea Coast. BioMed Research International, 2015 (Article ID 438295), 13. doi:10.1155/2015/438295

Schwemmer, P., Covaci, A., Das, K., Lepoint, G., Adlerd, S., & Garthe, S. (2015). Assessment of contaminant levels and trophic relations at a World Heritage Site by measurements in a characteristic shorebird species. Environmental Research, 136, 163-172. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2014.10.021

Weijs, L., Briels, N., Adams, D., Lepoint, G., Das, K., Blust, R., & Covaci, A. (2015). Maternal transfer of organohalogenated compounds in sharks and stingrays. Marine Pollution Bulletin. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.12.056

Weijs, L., Briels, N., Adams, D., Lepoint, G., Das, K., Blust, R., & Covaci, A. (2015). Bioaccumulation of organohalogenated compounds in sharks and rays from the southeastern USA. Environmental Research, 137, 199-207. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2014.12.022

Polizzi, P. S., Romero, M. B., Chiodi Boudet, L. N., Das, K., Denuncio, P. E., Rodriguez, D. H., & Gerpe, M. S. (2014). Metallothioneins pattern during ontogeny of coastal dolphin, Pontoporia blainvillei, from Argentina. Marine Pollution Bulletin. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2013.10.037

Louis, C., Dirtu, A. C., Stas, M., Guiot, Y., Malarvannan, G., Das, K., Costa, D. P., Crocker, D. E., Covaci, A., & Debier, C. (2014). Mobilisation of lipophilic pollutants from blubber in northern elephant seal pups (Mirounga angustirostris) during the post-weaning fast. Environmental Research, 132, 438-448. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2014.04.016

Bisi, T., Dorneles, P., Lailson-Brito, J., Lepoint, G., de Freitas Azevedo, A. F., Flach, L., Malm, O., & Das, K. (December 2013). Trophic Relationships and Habitat Preferences of Delphinids from the Southeastern Brazilian Coast Determined by Carbon and Nitrogen Stable Isotope Composition. PLoS ONE, 8 (12). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0082205

Dorneles, P. R., Sanz, P., Eppe, G., Azevedo, A., Bertozzi, C., Martínez, M., Secchi, E., Barbosa, L., Cremer, M., Alonso, M., Torres, J., Lailson-Brito, J., Malm, O., Eljarrat, E., Barceló, D., & Das, K. (2013). High accumulation of PCDD, PCDF, and PCB congeners in marine mammals from Brazil: a serious PCB problem. Science of the Total Environment, 463-464, 309-318. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.06.015

Dupont, A., Siebert, U., Covaci, A., Weijs, L., Eppe, G., Debier, C., De Pauw-Gillet, M.-C., & Das, K. (2013). Relationships between in vitro lymphoproliferative responses and levels of contaminants in blood of free-ranging adult harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) from the North Sea. Aquatic Toxicology, 142-143, 210-220. doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2013.08.014

Habran, S., Pomeroy, P., Debier, C., & Das, K. (2013). Changes in trace elements during lactation in a marine top predator, the grey seal. Aquatic Toxicology, 126, 455–466. doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2012.08.011

Jansen, O., Michel, L., Lepoint, G., Das, K., Couperus, A. S., & Reijnders, P. (2013). Diet of harbor porpoises along the Dutch coast: a combined stable isotope and stomach contents approach. Marine Mammal Science, 29 (3), 295-E311. doi:10.1111/j.1748-7692.2012.00621.x

Van Ael, E., Covaci, A., Das, K., Lepoint, G., Blust, R., & Bervoets, L. (2013). Factors influencing the bioaccumulation of persistent organic pollutants in food webs of the Scheldt estuary. Environmental Science and Technology. doi:10.1021/es400307s

Vanden Berghe, M., Weijs, L., Habran, S., Das, K., Bugli, C., Pillet, S., Rees, J.-F., Pomeroy, P., Covaci, A., & Debier, C. (2013). Effects of polychlorobiphenyls, polybromodiphenylethers, organochlorine pesticides and their metabolites on vitamin A status in lactating grey seals. Environmental Research, 120 (18-26). doi:10.1016/j.envres.2012.09.004

Bisi, T., Lepoint, G., de Freitas Azevedo, Dorneles, P. R., Flach, L., Das, K., Malm, O., & Lailson-Brito", J. (2012). Trophic relationships and mercury biomagnification in Brazilian tropical coastal food webs. Ecological Indicators, 18 (0), 291 - 302. doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2011.11.015

Guirlet, E., & Das, K. (2012). Cadmium toxicokinetics and bioaccumulation in turtles: trophic exposure of Trachemys scripta elegans. Ecotoxicology, 1, 18-26. doi:10.1007/s10646-011-0758-2

Habran, S., Crocker, D., Debier, C., & Das, K. (2012). How are trace elements mobilized during the post-weaning fast in northern elephant seals? Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 31 (10), 2354-2365. doi:10.1002/etc.1960

Jansen, O., Geert, A., Das, K., Lepoint, G., Michel, L., & Reijnders, P. (2012). Feeding ecology of harbour porpoises: stable isotope analysis of carbon and nitrogen in muscle and bone. Marine Biology Research, 8 (9), 829-841. doi:10.1080/17451000.2012.692164

Schnitzler, J., Klaren, P., Bouquegneau, J.-M., & Das, K. (2012). Environmental factors affecting thyroid function of wild sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) from European coasts. Chemosphere. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2011.11.039

Vanden Berghe, M., Weijs, L., Habran, S., Das, K., Bugli, C., Rees, J., Pomeroy, P., Covaci, A., & Debier, C. (2012). Selective transfer of persistent organic pollutants and their metabolites in grey seals during lactation. Environment International, 46, 6-15. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2012.04.011

Weijs, L., Covaci, A., Yang, R. S. H., Das, K., & Blust, R. (2012). Computational toxicology: Physiologically based pharmacokinetic models (PBPK) for lifetime exposure and bioaccumulation of polybrominated dephenyl ethers (PBDEs) in marine mammals. Environmental Pollution.

Habran, S., Debier, C., Crocker, D., Houser, D., & Das, K. (October 2011). Blood dynamics of mercury and selenium in northern elephant seals during the lactation period. Environmental Pollution, 159 (10), 2523-2529. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2011.06.019

Caut, S., Laran, S., Garcia-Hartmann, E., & Das, K. (2011). Stable isotopes of captive Cetaceans (Killer Whales and Bottlenose dolphins). Journal of Experimental Biology, 214, 538-545. doi:10.1242/jeb.045104

Praca, E., Laran, S., Lepoint, G., Thomé, J.-P., Quetglas, A., Belcari, P., Sartor, P., Dhermain, F., Ody, D., Tapie, N., Budzinski, H., & Das, K. (2011). Toothed whales in the northwestern Mediterranean: Insight into their feeding ecology using chemical tracers. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 62 (5), 1058-1065. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2011.02.024

Schnitzler, J., Celis, N., Klaren, P., Blust, R., Dirtu, A., Covaci, A., & Das, K. (2011). Thyroid dysfunction in sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax): Underlying mechanisms and effects of polychlorinated biphenyls on thyroid hormone physiology and metabolism. Aquatic Toxicology, 105, 438-447. doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2011.07.019

Schnitzler, J., Thomé, J.-P., Lepage, M., & Das, K. (2011). Organochlorine pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls and trace elements in wild European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) off European estuaries. Science of the Total Environment, 409 (19), 3680-3686. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2011.06.018

Weijs, L., Covaci, A., Yang, R. S. H., Das, K., & Blust, R. (2011). A non-invasive approach to study lifetime exposure and bioaccumulation of PCBs in protected marine mammals: PBPK modeling in harbor porpoises. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, 256, 136-145. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2011.07.020

Habran, S., Debier, C., Crocker, D. E., Houser, D. S., Lepoint, G., Bouquegneau, J.-M., & Das, K. (October 2010). Assessment of gestation, lactation and fasting on stable isotope ratios in northern elephant seals (Mirounga angustirostris). Marine Mammal Science, 26 (4), 880-895. doi:10.1111/j.1748-7692.2010.00372.x

Guirlet, E., Das, K., Thomé, J.-P., & Girondot, M. (April 2010). Maternal transfer of chlorinated contaminants in the leatherback turtles, Dermochelys coriacea, nesting in French Guiana. Chemosphere, 79 (7), 720-726. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2010.02.047

Dorneles, P. R., Lailson-Brito, J., Dirtu, A. C., Weijs, L., Azevedo, A. F., Torres, J. P. M., Malm, O., Neels, H., Blust, R., Das, K., & Covaci, A. (January 2010). Anthropogenic and naturally-produced organobrominated compounds in marine mammals from Brazil. Environment International, 36 (1), 60-67. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2009.10.001

Weijs, L., Das, K., Neels, H., Blust, R., & Covaci, A. (2010). Occurrence of anthropogenic and naturally-produced organohalogenated compounds in tissues of Black Sea harbour porpoises. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 60, 725-731. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2009.11.022

Weijs, L., Das, K., Siebert, U., van Elk, N., Jauniaux, T., Neels, H., Blust, R., & Covaci, A. (2009). Concentrations of chlorinated and brominated contaminants and their metabolites in serum of harbour seals and harbour porpoises. Environment International, 35 (6), 842-850. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2009.02.001

Weijs, L., Dirtu, A. C., Das, K., Gheorghe, A., Reijnders, P., Neels, H., Blust, R., & Covaci, A. (2009). Inter-species differences for polychlorinated biphenyls and polybrominated diphenyl ethers in marine top predators from the Southern North Sea: Part 1. Accumulation patterns in harbour seals and harbour porpoises. Environmental Pollution, 157, 437-444. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2008.09.024

Schnitzler, J., Koutrarkis, E., Siebert, U., Thomé, J.-P., & Das, K. (October 2008). Effects of persistent organic pollutants on the thyroid function of the European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) from the Aegean Sea, is it an endocrine disruption? Marine Pollution Bulletin, 56 (10), 1755-1764. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2008.06.011

Schnitzler, J., Siebert, U., Jepson, P., Beineke, A., Jauniaux, T., Bouquegneau, J.-M., & Das, K. (October 2008). Harbour porpoise thyroids: Histological investigations and potential interactions with environmental factors. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 44, 888-901. doi:10.7589/0090-3558-44.4.888

Capelli, R., Das, K., De Pellegrini, R., Drava, G., Lepoint, G., Miglio, C., Minganti, V., & Poggi, R. (2008). Distribution of trace elements in organs of six species of cetaceans from the Ligurian Sea (Mediterranean), and the relationship with stable carbon and nitrogen ratios. Science of the Total Environment, 390, 569-578. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2007.10.036

Caut, S., Guirlet, E., Angulo, E., Das, K., & Girondot, M. (2008). Isotope Analysis Reveals Foraging Area Dichotomy for Atlantic Leatherback Turtles. PLoS ONE, 3 (3), 1845. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0001845

Das, K., Siebert, U., Gillet, A., Dupont, A., Di-Poï, C., Fonfara, S., Mazzucchelli, G., De Pauw, E., & De Pauw-Gillet, M.-C. (2008). Mercury immune toxicity in harbour seals: Links to in vitro toxicity. Environmental Health, 7, 52. doi:10.1186/1476-069X-7-52

Dorneles, P. R., Lailson-Brito, J., Azevedo, A., Meyer, J., Vidal, L. G., Fragoso, A. B., Torres, J. P., Malm, O., Blust, R., & Das, K. (2008). High Accumulation of Perfluorooctane Sulfonate (PFOS) in Marine Tucuxi Dolphins (Sotalia guianensis) from the Brazilian Coast. Environmental Science and Technology, 42 (14), 5368-5373. doi:10.1021/es800702k

Guirlet, E., Das, K., & Girondot, M. (2008). Maternal transfer of trace elements in leatherback turtles (Dermochelys coriacea) of French Guiana. Aquatic Toxicology, 88, 267-276. doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2008.05.004

Fontaine, M., Tolley, K. A., Siebert, U., Gobert, S., Lepoint, G., Bouquegneau, J.-M., & Das, K. (2007). Long-Term Feeding Ecology and Habitat Use in Harbour Porpoises Phocoena Phocoena from Scandinavian Waters Inferred from Trace Elements and Stable Isotopes. BMC Ecology, 7. doi:10.1186/1472-6785-7-1

Das, K., De Groof, A., Jauniaux, T., & Bouquegneau, J.-M. (2006). Zn, Cu, Cd and Hg Binding to Metallothioneins in Harbour Porpoises Phocoena Phocoena from the Southern North Sea. BMC Ecology, 6. doi:10.1186/1472-6785-6-2

Das, K., Vossen, A., Tolley, K., Vikingsson, G., Thron, K., Müller, G., Baumgärtner, W., & Siebert, U. (2006). Interfollicular fibrosis in the thyroid of the harbour porpoise: An endocrine disruption? Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 51, 720-729. doi:10.1007/s00244-005-0098-4

Domi, N., Bouquegneau, J.-M., & Das, K. (December 2005). Feeding ecology of five commercial shark species of the Celtic Sea through stable isotope and trace metal analysis. Marine Environmental Research, 60 (5). doi:10.1016/j.marenvres.2005.03.001

Lahaye, V., Bustamante, P., Spitz, J., Dabin, W., Das, K., Pierce, G., & Caurant, F. (2005). Long-term dietary segregation of common dolphins Delphinus delphis in the Bay of Biscay, determined using cadmium as an ecological tracer. Marine Ecology. Progress Series, 305, 275-285. doi:10.3354/meps305275

Van de Vijver, K. I., Hoff, P., Das, K., Brasseur, S., Van Dongen, W., Esmans, E., Reijnders, P., Blust, R., & De Coen, W. (2005). Tissue distribution of perfluorinated chemicals in harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) from the Dutch Wadden Sea. Environmental Science and Technology, 39 (18), 6978-6984. doi:10.1021/es050942+

Parmentier, E., & Das, K. (15 October 2004). Commensal vs. parasitic relationship between Carapini fish and their hosts: some further insight through delta C-13 and delta N-15 measurements. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 310 (1). doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2004.03.019

Das, K., Holsbeek, L., Browning, J., Siebert, U., Birkun, A., & Bouquegneau, J.-M. (2004). Trace metal and stable isotope measurements (delta C-13 and delta N-15) in the harbour porpoise Phocoena phocoena relicta from the Black Sea. Environmental Pollution, 131 (2). doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2004.02.006

Das, K., Siebert, U., Fontaine, M., Jauniaux, T., Holsbeek, L., & Bouquegneau, J.-M. (2004). Ecological and pathological factors related to trace metal concentrations in harbour porpoises Phocoena phocoena from the North Sea and adjacent areas. Marine Ecology. Progress Series, 281, 283-295. doi:10.3354/meps281283

Van de Vijver, K. I., Hoff, P. T., Das, K., Van Dongen, W., Esmans, E. L., Siebert, U., Bouquegneau, J.-M., Blust, R., & De Coen, W. (2004). Baseline study of perfluorochemicals in harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) from Northern Europe. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 48 (9-10), 992-997. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2004.02.021

Van de Vijver, K. I., Hoff, P. T., Das, K., Van Dongen, W., Esmans, E. L., Jauniaux, T., Bouquegneau, J.-M., Blust, R., & De Coen, W. (15 December 2003). Perfluorinated chemicals infiltrate ocean waters: Link between exposure levels and stable isotope ratios in marine mammals. Environmental Science and Technology, 37 (24), 5545-5550. doi:10.1021/es0345975

Chu, S., Covaci, A., Haraguchi, K., Voorspoels, S., Van de Vijver, K. I., Das, K., Bouquegneau, J.-M., De Coen, W., Blust, R., & Schepens, P. (15 October 2003). Levels and enantiomeric signatures of methyl sulfonyl PCB and DDE metabolites in livers of harbor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) from the southern North Sea. Environmental Science and Technology, 37 (20), 4573-4578. doi:10.1021/es034241t

Das, K., Beans, C., Holsbeek, L., Mauger, G., Berrow, S. D., Rogan, E., & Bouquegneau, J.-M. (2003). Marine mammals from Northeast Atlantic: relationship between their trophic status as determined by delta C-13 and delta N-15 measurements and their trace metal concentrations. Marine Environmental Research, 56 (3). doi:10.1016/S0141-1136(02)00308-2

Das, K., Lepoint, G., Leroy, Y., & Bouquegneau, J.-M. (2003). Marine mammals from the southern North Sea: feeding ecology data from delta C-13 and delta N-15 measurements. Marine Ecology. Progress Series, 263. doi:10.3354/meps263287

Covaci, A., Van de Vijver, K. I., De Coen, W., Das, K., Bouquegneau, J.-M., Blust, R., & Schepens, P. (October 2002). Determination of organohalogenated contaminants in liver of harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) stranded on the Belgian North Sea coast. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 44 (10). doi:10.1016/S0025-326X(02)00147-9

Das, K., Jacob, V., & Bouquegneau, J.-M. (2002). White-sided dolphin metallothioneins: purification, characterisation and potential role. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part C, Toxicology and Pharmacology, 131 (3). doi:10.1016/S1532-0456(02)00011-X

Das, K., Debacker, V., & Bouquegneau, J.-M. (2000). Metallothioneins in Marine Mammals. Cellular and Molecular Biology, 46 (2).

Das, K., Lepoint, G., Loizeau, V., Debacker, V., Dauby, P., & Bouquegneau, J.-M. (2000). Tuna and dolphin associations in the Northeast Atlantic: Evidence of different ecological niches from stable isotope and heavy metal measurements. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 40, 102-109. doi:10.1016/S0025-326X(99)00178-2

Bouquegneau, J.-M., Das, K., Debacker, V., Gobert, S., & Nellissen, J.-P. (1996). Toxicological investigations on the heavy metals contamination of seabirds and marine mammals beached along the Belgian coast. Bulletin de la Société Royale des Sciences de Liège, 65, 31-14.

Das, K. (1996). Les échouages de cétacés: une méprise magnétique? Cahiers d'Ethologie, 16 (1), 126-130.

Articles accepted in conference proceedings

Dorneles, Lailson-Brito, Bisi, Domit, Barbosa, Meirelles, Carvalho, Malm, Azevedo, Das, K., & Scippo, M.-L. (2014). USING TOP PREDATORS AND DR-CALUX TO SCREEN COASTAL ENVIRONMENTS FROM THREE DIFFERENT BRAZILIAN REGIONS FOR DIOXINS AND RELATED COMPOUNDS. Organohalogen Compounds, 76, 1387-1390.

Weijs, L., Yang, R. S. H., Das, K., Blust, R., & Covaci, A. (2012). Use of Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic (PBPK) Models in Marine Mammal Toxicology. In M. Kawaguchi, K. Misaki, H. Sato, T. Yokokawa, T. Itai, T. M. Nguyen, J. Ono, ... S. Tanabe (Eds.), Interdisciplinary Studies on Environmental Chemistry—Environmental Pollution and Ecotoxicology (pp. 67-72). Terrapub.

Jauniaux, T., Das, K., Haelters, J., Jacques, T., Kiszka, J., Pezeril, Stekké, V., Weijs, L., & Coignoul, F. (2011). Relationship between biological, pathological and toxicological parameters and the cause of death in harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) stranded on the coast of Belgium and northern France betwen 1990 and 2008. In P. Evans (Ed.), Proceeding of the annual conference.

Jauniaux, T., Das, K., Haelters, J., Kiszka, J., Pezeril, S., Stekké, V., Weijs, L., & Coignoul, F. (2011). New evidence of a relationship between PCB and the cause of death of North Sea harbour porpoises. In proceeding of the annual conference.

Schnitzler, J., Klaren, P., Celis, N., Blust, R., Covaci, A., Dirtu, A., Silvestre, F., & Das, K. (2011). STRATEGY FOR ASSESSING IMPACTS OF THYROID DISRUPTING CHEMICALS IN TELEOSTEANS. Organohalogen Compounds.

Dorneles, P., Lailson-Brito, J., Covaci, A., Dirtu, A., Weijs, L., Azevedo, A., Torres, J., Malm, O., Neels, H., Blust, R., & Das, K. (2008). Concentrations of organobrominated compounds of natural and industrial origin in top predators from Brazilian waters. Organohalogen Compounds, 70, 821-824.

Dorneles, P., Lailson-Brito, J., Eppe, G., Azevedo, A., Azevedo-Silva, C., Torres, J., Malm, O., Lepoint, G., & Das, K. (2008). PCDD, PCDF AND PCB DETERMINATION IN DOLPHINS REVEALS A WORLD HOTSPOT FOR PCBS IN GUANABARA BAY, BRAZIL. Organohalogen Compounds, 70, 1255-1258.

Dorneles, P., Lailson-Brito, J., Meyer, J., Lepoint, G., Azevedo, A., Torres, J., Malm, O., Blust, R., & Das, K. (2008). LINK BETWEEN MARINE MAMMAL EXPOSURE TO PERFLUOROOCTANE SULFONATE (PFOS) AND STABLE-CARBON ISOTOPE RATIOS IN NERITIC AND OCEANIC WATERS OFF BRAZIL. Organohalogen Compounds, 70, 1669-1672.

Weijs, L., Das, K., Siebert, U., Neels, H., Bust, R., & Covaci, A. (2008). PCBs, PBDEs AND THEIR HYDROXYLATED METABOLITES IN SERUM OF FREE-RANGING HARBOUR SEALS (PHOCA VITULINA): LEVELS AND PROFILES. Organohalogen Compounds, 70, 837-840.

Das, K., & Siebert, U. (2007). Heavy metal and endocrine disrupter impact on marine mammals. In W. Cielikiewicz, N. Connolly, G. Ollier, ... G. O’Sullivan, Proceedings of the EurOCEAN 2004. European Conference on Marine Science and Ocean Technology (pp. 120-122).

Jauniaux, T., Brenez, C., Colmagro, E., Das, K., Haelters, J., & Coignoul, F. (2005). Lesions observed on by-caught harbor porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) along the Belgian and northern France coastline, from 1995 to 2005. In annual proceeding.

Jauniaux, T., Das, K., Brenez, C., Haelters, J., & Coignoul, F. (2005). Belgium stranding network. In annual proceeding.