Das Krishna

Département de Biologie, Ecologie et Evolution > Océanographie biologique

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ORCID
0000-0003-2689-3348
Main Referenced Co-authors
Lepoint, Gilles  (68)
Siebert, Ursula (64)
Bouquegneau, Jean-Marie  (61)
Covaci, Adrian (43)
Schnitzler, Joseph  (40)
Main Referenced Keywords
marine mammals (117); pollutants (48); stable isotopes (47); mercury (27); North Sea (27);
Main Referenced Unit & Research Centers
MARE - Centre Interfacultaire de Recherches en Océanologie - ULiège [BE] (136)
FOCUS - Freshwater and OCeanic science Unit of reSearch - ULiège [BE] (46)
AFFISH-RC - Applied and Fundamental FISH Research Center - ULiège [BE] (20)
Laboratoire d'Océanologie (7)
CART - Centre Interfacultaire d'Analyse des Résidus en Traces - ULiège [BE] (3)
Main Referenced Disciplines
Aquatic sciences & oceanology (235)
Environmental sciences & ecology (215)
Zoology (51)
Veterinary medicine & animal health (14)
Chemistry (13)

Publications (total 316)

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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. https://hdl.handle.net/2268/3680

The most cited

303 citations (Scopus®)

Collard, F., Gilbert, B., Compère, P., Eppe, G., Das, K., Jauniaux, T., & Parmentier, E. (2017). Microplastics in livers of European anchovies (Engraulis encrasicolus, L.). Environmental Pollution, 229, 1000-1005. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2017.07.089 https://hdl.handle.net/2268/222526

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

Das, K. (In press). Mercure et toxines dans les récifs coralliens. In Manuel d’écologie corallienne de Bora-Bora. French Polynesia: W. Hearst III.
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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).
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Schnitzler, J., Dussenne, M., Frederich, B., & Das, K. (January 2017). Post-embryonic development of sheepshead minnow Cyprinodon variegatus: a staging tool based on externally visible anatomical traits. Ichthyological Research, 64, 29-36. doi:10.1007/s10228-016-0534-7
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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
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Romero, M. B., Polizzi, P., Chiodi, L., Robles, A., Das, K., & Gerpe, M. (2017). Metals as chemical tracers to discriminate ecological populations of threatened Franciscana dolphins (Pontoporia blainvillei) from Argentina. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 24 (4), 3940-3950. doi:10.1007/s11356-016-7970-9
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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
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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
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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
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Collard, F., Gilbert, B., Compère, P., Eppe, G., Das, K., Jauniaux, T., & Parmentier, E. (2017). Microplastics in livers of European anchovies (Engraulis encrasicolus, L.). Environmental Pollution, 229, 1000-1005. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2017.07.089
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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
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Dirtu, A., Malavannan, G., Das, K., Dulau-Drouot, V., Kiszka, J., Lepoint, G., Mongin, P., & Covaci, A. (April 2016). Contrasted accumulation patterns of persistent organic pollutants and mercury in sympatric tropical dolphins from the south-western Indian Ocean. Environmental Research, 146, 263–273. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2016.01.006
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Lehnert, K., Ronnenberg, K., Weijs, L., Covaci, A., Das, K., Hellwig, V., & Siebert, U. (January 2016). Xenobiotic and Immune-Relevant Molecular Biomarkers in Harbor Seals as Proxies for Pollutant Burden and Effects? Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 70 (1), 106-120. doi:10.1007/s00244-015-0202-3
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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
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Das, K., Dupont, A., De Pauw-Gillet, M.-C., Debier, C., & Siebert, U. (2016). Absence of selenium protection against methylmercury toxicity in harbour seal leucocytes in vitro. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 108, 70-76. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.04.060
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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
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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
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Schnitzler, J., Klaren, P., Mariavelle, E., & Das, K. (2016). The thyroid gland and thyroid hormones in sheepshead minnow (Cyprinodon variegatus) during early development and metamorphosis. Fish Physiology and Biochemistry, 42 (2), 607-616. doi:10.1007/s10695-015-0163-5
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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
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Dupont, A., De Pauw-Gillet, M.-C., Schnitzler, J., Siebert, U., & Das, K. (January 2016). Effects of Methylmercury on Harbour Seal Peripheral Blood Leucocytes In Vitro Studied by Electron Microscopy. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 70 (1), 133-142. doi:10.1007/s00244-015-0207-y
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Collard, F., Gilbert, B., Eppe, G., Parmentier, E., & Das, K. (20 August 2015). Detection of anthropogenic particles in fish stomachs: an isolation method adapted to identification by Raman spectroscopy. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 69, 331-339. doi:10.1007/s00244-015-0221-0
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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
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Vermeulen, E., Holsbeek, L., & Das, K. (2015). Diurnal and Seasonal Variation in the Behaviour of Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) in Bahía San Antonio, Patagonia, Argentina. Aquatic Mammals. doi:10.1578/AM.41.3.2015.272
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Pinzone, M., Budzinski, H., Tasciotti, A., Ody, D., Lepoint, G., Schnitzler, J., Scholl, G., Thomé, J.-P., Tapie, N., Eppe, G., & Das, K. (2015). POPs in free-ranging pilot whales, sperm whales and fin whales from the Mediterranean Sea: Influence of biological and ecological factors. Environmental Research, 142, 185-196. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2015.06.021
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Dyc, C., Covaci, A., Debier, C., Leroy, C., Delcroix, E., Thomé, J.-P., & Das, K. (2015). Pollutant Exposure in Green and Hawksbill Marine Turtles from the Caribbean Region. Regional Studies in Marine Science, 2 (1), 158-170. doi:10.1016/j.rsma.2015.09.004
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Weijs, L., Yang, R. S. H., Das, K., Covaci, A., & Blust, R. (2013). Application of Bayesian Population Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic (PBPK) Modeling and Markov Chain Monte Carlo Simulations to Pesticide Kinetics Studies in Protected Marine Mammals: DDT, DDE, and DDD in Harbor Porpoises. Environmental Science and Technology, 47, 4365-4374. doi:10.1021/es400386a
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Weijs, L., van Elk, C., Das, K., Blust, R., & Covaci, A. (2010). Persistent organic pollutants and methoxylated PBDEs in harbour porpoises from the North Sea from 1990 until 2008. Young wildlife at risk? Science of the Total Environment, 409, 228-237. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2010.09.035
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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
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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
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Weijs, L., Yang, R., Covaci, A., Das, K., & Blust, R. (2010). Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic (PBPK) Models for Lifetime Exposure to PCB 153 in Male and Female Harbor Porpoises (Phocoena phocoena): Model Development and Evaluation. Environmental Science and Technology, 44, 7023–7030. doi:10.1021/es101688h
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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
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Weijs, L., Losada, S., Das, K., Roosens, L., Reijnders, P. J. H., Santos, J. F., Neels, H., Blust, R., & Covaci, A. (2009). Biomagnification of naturally-produced methoxylated polybrominated diphenyl ethers (MeO-PBDEs) in harbour seals and harbour porpoises from the Southern North Sea. Environment International, 35, 893-899. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2009.03.006
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Weijs, L., Dirtu, A. C., Das, K., Ghorghe, 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 2. Biomagnification in harbour seals and harbour porpoises. Environmental Pollution, 157, 445-451. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2008.09.025
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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
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Praca, E., Gannier, A., Das, K., & Laran, S. (2009). Modelling the habitat suitability of cetaceans:Example of the sperm whale in the northwestern Mediterranean Sea. Deep-Sea Research. Part I, Oceanographic Research Papers, (56), 648–657. doi:10.1016/j.dsr.2008.11.001
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Van de Vijver, K. I., Holsbeek, L., Das, K., Blust, R., Joiris, C., & De Coen, W. (2007). Occurrence of perfluorooctane sulfonate and other perfluorinated alkylated substances in harbor porpoises from the Black Sea. Environmental Science and Technology, 41 (1), 315-320. doi:10.1021/es060827e
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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
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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
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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
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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+
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Das, K., Debacker, V., & Bouquegneau, J.-M. (2000). Metallothioneins in Marine Mammals. Cellular and Molecular Biology, 46 (2).
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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
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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.
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Das, K. (1996). Les échouages de cétacés: une méprise magnétique? Cahiers d'Ethologie, 16 (1), 126-130.
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Book reviews

Das, K. (2003). Book review: Marine mammals biology and Conservation. Eds. PGH Evans and Raga J.A. Kluwer Academic/ Plenum Publishers. Journal of Marine Systems, 43, 83.
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Articles accepted in conference proceedings

Collard, F., Das, K., Gilbert, B., Eppe, G., & Parmentier, E. (2016). Microplastics Contamination in Three Planktivorous and Commercial Fish Species. In Fate and Impact of Microplastics in Marine Ecosystems - From the Coastline to the Open Sea. Elsevier.
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Paiva, T., Schilithz, P., Bisi, T., Lepoint, G., Azevedo-Silva, C., Azevedo, A., Flach, L., Lailson-Brito, J.-P., Das, K., & Dorneles, P. R. (2016). EVALUATION OF FISH EXPOSURE TO POP-LIKE (ORGANOTIN) COMPOUNDS IN SEPETIBA BAY (RIO DE JANEIRO STATE, BRAZIL) THROUGH HEPATIC TOTAL TIN CONCENTRATIONS. Organohalogen Compounds.
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Collard, F., Das, K., Gilbert, B., Roos, L., & Parmentier, E. (2015). Anthropogenic particles in stomachs of anchovies (Engraulis encrasicolus) related to gill rakers morphology. In Proceedings of In the Wake of Plastics, Venice, October 13-15, 2015.
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Schnitzler, J., Frederich, B., Dussenne, M., & Das, K. (August 2015). The effects of triclosan exposure in shape changes of sheepshead minnow (Cyprinodon variegatus) during early development and metamorphosis. Organohalogen Compounds, 77, 542-545.
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Collard, F., Gilbert, B., Eppe, G., Parmentier, E., & Das, K. (2015). Isolation and identification of anthropogenic particles in fish stomachs by Raman spectroscopy: a new method. Organohalogen Compounds.
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Das, K., Dorneles, P. R., Pinzone, M., Damseaux, F., & Covaci, A. (2015). Skin and blubber biopsies from whales and dolphins: implications for the study of pollutant exposure. Organohalogen Compounds.
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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.
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Dyc, C., Thomé, J.-P., & Das, K. (2012). From field to laboratory studies: case of selenium in Chelonians. In Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation.

Cransveld, A., Das, K., Denoël, M., & Vermeulen, E. (2012). Habitat use and implications for the conservation of a population of bottlenose dolphins, Tursiops truncatus, in the San Antonio Bay, Rio Negro province, Argentina. In Vliz special publication.

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.
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Dyc, C., Greco, A., & Das, K. (2011). Toxicokinetics of selenium in Chelonians: trophic exposure in Trachemys scripta scripta [Paper presentation]. BelTox Annual Scientific Meeting 2011: Trends in Metals Toxicity and Ecotoxicity, Mechelen, Belgium.
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Dyc, C., Debier, C., Thomé, J.-P., Covaci, A., & Das, K. (2011). Do persistent organic pollutants represent a threat to marine turtles, Chelonia mydas and Eretmochelys imbricata, nesting in Guadeloupe (Lesser Antilles)? Organohalogen Compounds.
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Vanden Berghe, M., Weijs, L., Habran, S., Das, K., Pomeroy, P., Covaci, A., & Debier, C. (2011). Maternal transfer of PCBs, PBDEs and their hydroxylated metabolites in grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) from the Isle of May, Scotland. Organohalogen Compounds.
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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.

Dupont, A., Weijs, L., Siebert, U., Hasselmeier, I., Covaci, A., Debier, C., De Pauw-Gillet, M.-C., & Das, K. (2011). POTENTIAL EFFECTS OF BLOOD CONTAMINANTS ON IMMUNE RESPONSES IN HARBOUR SEALS (PHOCA VITULINA). Organohalogen Compounds, 73, 890-893.
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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.

Vidal, L. G., Bisi, T. L., Dorneles, P. R., Ferraz, D., Azevedo, A. F., Lepoint, G., Das, K., Malm, O., & Lailson-Brito, J. (2011). Relationship between PCB 153 and stable nitrogen in a Guiana dolphin (Sotalia guianensis) food weeb, Gunabara Bay, Brazil. Organohalogen Compounds.
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Weijs, L., Yang, R. S. H., Das, K., Blust, R., & Covaci, A. (2011). PCBs versus PBDEs: how similar compounds can behave differently in harbour porpoises. Organohalogen Compounds.
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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.
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Jauniaux, T., Das, K., Haelters, J., Jacques, T., Kiszka, J., Pezeril, S., Stekke, V., Weijs, L., & Coignoul, F. (2010). 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. In Proceeding of the annual conference.
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Dyc, C., Bouquegneau, J.-M., De Pauw-Gillet, M.-C., Thomé, J.-P., Das, K., Delcroix, E. (Other coll.), & Cayol, C. (Other coll.). (2009). Development of a strategy to study toxicodynamic of pollutants in spawning sea turtles. In Proceedings of the 29th Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation.

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.
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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.
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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.
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Das, K., De Pauw, E., Eppe, G., Massart, A.-C., Debacker, V., Jauniaux, T., & Bouquegneau, J.-M. (2008). Dioxin-like compounds in porpoises and seals from the southern North Sea: relationship with biological and ecological factors. Organohalogen Compounds, 70, 1216-1219.
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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.
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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., Das, K., Haelters, J., & Coignoul, F. (2006). By-caught cetaceans stranded along the Belgian and northern France coastline : are they a good control population ? In annual proceeding.
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Jauniaux, T., Das, K., Brenez, C., Haelters, J., & Coignoul, F. (2005). Belgium stranding network. In annual proceeding.

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.
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Das, K., Jacob, V., Debacker, V., Millerioux, G., Biondo, R., Gerardin, N., & Bouquegneau, J.-M. (July 2000). Characterisation and potential role of metallothioneins in marine mammals. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, 126A (Supp. 1), 37.
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Das, K., & Bouquegneau, J.-M. (1999). Trophic position and cadmium content of dolphins and tunas from the Northeast Atlantic. In J. Cruz, J. A. Raga, ... P. G. H. Evans (Ed.), European Research on Cetaceans - 13. Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual Conference of the European Cetacean Society 5-8 April 1999 (pp. 403-405).

Oral presentations in conferences with scientific selection committee

Pinzone, M., Parmentier, K., Siebert, U., Brownlow, A., Caurant, F., Das, K., Deaville, R., Galatius, A., Geelhoed, S., Hernández Sánchez, M. T., Murphy, S., Persson, S., Vinas, L., Williams, R., & Gilles, A. (09 September 2023). Developing an indicator for persistent chemicals in Northeast Atlantic marine mammals in the framework of the OSPAR convention [Paper presentation]. 43rd International Symposium on Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) - DIOXIN 2023, Maastricht, Netherlands.
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Das, K., Pomeroy, P., Collard, M., Remili, A., Damseaux, F., Malarvannan, G., & Covaci, A. (September 2023). Comparative analysis of persistent organic pollutants in free-ranging grey and harbour seals from Scotland: Influence of habitat, diet, and sex [Paper presentation]. 43rd International Symposium on Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs), Maastricht, Netherlands.
Editorial reviewed

Das, K., Siebert, U., Damseaux, F., Pinzone, M., Lepoint, G., Gilles, A., Schnitzler, J., Jauniaux, T., & Pomeroy, P. (01 May 2023). Seals in a changing sea: an multi-tracer approach [Paper presentation]. SETAC Europe 33rd Annual Meeting, Dublin, Ireland.
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Pinzone, M., Amouroux, D., Trinquet, A., Loutrage, L., Gan, C., Garvia, J., Munhoz, D., Michel, L., Bérail, S., Tessier, F., Dietz R., Eulaers, I., Nordøy, E. S., Haug, T., Desforges, J. P., Rigét, F. F., Delille, B., Lepoint, G., & Das, K. (22 September 2022). Evaluating the role of local mercury sources on spatial and temporal pollution trends in marine predators living in a changing arctic [Paper presentation]. Diversity of model organisms and model organisms from diversity, Moelcular, Physiological, functional and ecological perspectives, Kortijk, Belgium.
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Das, K., Damseaux, F., Pomeroy, P., Jauniaux, T., Pinzone, M., Lepoint, G., Gilles, A., & Siebert, U. (05 August 2022). From museum to field and necropsy sampling: a long history of seals and porpoises in the North Sea [Paper presentation]. 24th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, West Palm Beach, United States.
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Das, K. (13 May 2022). Quel avenir pour les mammifères marins exposés à la pollution aquatique ? [Paper presentation]. 17ème Colloque EcoBIM, Namur, Belgium.
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Pinzone, M., Michel, L., Bérail, S., Tessier, E., Dietz, R., Eulaers, I., Nordøy, E. S., Haug, T., Desforges, J.-P., Lepoint, G., Amouroux, D., & Das, K. (17 November 2021). Terrestrial vs. Marine: Discrimination of Hg Sources in Arctic True Seals by a Multi-Isotopic Approach [Paper presentation]. SETAC North America 42nd Annual Meeting, Portland, United States.
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Das, K., Brennecke, D., Knickmeier, K., Bolen, G., Jauniaux, T., & Parmentier, E. (12 December 2019). From necropsy to 3D reconstruction: How 3D models can help to attract youth into STEM [Paper presentation]. World Marine Mammal Science Conference, Barcelona, Spain.
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Dussenne, M., Frederich, B., Das, K., & Schnitzler, J. (October 2015). Triclosan retardes development of Sheepshead minnow (Cyprinodon variegatus) [Paper presentation]. Zoology 2015, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Editorial reviewed

Collard, F., Das, K., Gilbert, B., Roos, L., & Parmentier, E. (October 2015). Anthropogenic particles in stomachs of anchovies (Engraulis encrasicolus) related to gill rakers morphology [Paper presentation]. In the Wake of Plastics, Venice, Italy.
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Collard, F., Das, K., & Parmentier, E. (07 March 2014). Microplastics caught in herring gill rakers: illustration by scanning electron microscopy [Paper presentation]. VLIZ Young Marine Scientists' Day, Bruges, Belgium.
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