Publications

 

Center for Marine Debris Research

    1. Hyrenbach, K. D., McGinnis, Z., Page, K., Horgen, F. D., Lynch, J. M. in review. Are you what you eat?  An ecological exploration of plastic ingestion by island-associated predatory fish in Oahu, Hawaii. Submitted to Marine Pollution Bulletin: Marine & Freshwater Ecosystems.
    2. Cowger, W., Brander, S., Rochman, C., Thaysen, C., Primpke, S., Booth, A., Lusher, A. L., Devriese, L., Lynch, J. M., Vaz, V., Dehaut, A., Liboiron, M., Athey S., Nel, H., Steele, C., Moore, S., Jones, O. A.H., Gray, A., Sanches, A., Munno, K., Hermabessiere, L., Hamilton, B., De Frond, H. (2020). Reporting guidelines to increase the reproducibility and comparability of research on microplastics. Applied Spectroscopy. DOI: 10.1177/0003702820930292
    3. Tanaka, K., Watanuki, Y., Takada, H., Ishizuka, M., Yamashita, R., Kazama, M., Hiki, N., Kashiwada, F., Mizukawa, K., Mizukawa, K., Hyrenbach, D., Hester, M., Ikenaka, Y., Nakayama, S.M.M. (2020).  In Vivo Accumulation of Plastic-Derived Chemicals into Seabird Tissues. Current Biology, 30: 1–6 doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2019.12.037
      Link to Paper: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0960982219316707
    4. Gove, J. M., Whitney, J. L., McManus, M. A., Lecky, J., Carvalho, F. C., Lynch, J. M., Phillip, J.L., Neubauer, P., Smith, K., Phipps, J., Kobayashi, D., Balagso, K., Contreras, E.A., Manuel, M.,   Merrifield, M., Polovina, J., Asner, G.P., Maynard, J., Williams, G.J. (2019). Prey-size plastics are invading larval fish nurseries. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116(48), 24143-24149. 
      Link to Paper: https://www.pnas.org/content/116/48/24143.short
    5. Brignac, K. C., Jung, M. R., King, C., Royer, S. J., Blickley, L., Lamson, M. R., Potemra, J.T., & Lynch, J. M. (2019). Marine Debris Polymers on Main Hawaiian Island Beaches, Sea Surface, and Seafloor. Environmental science & technology, 53(21), 12218-12226.
      Link to Paper: https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.est.9b03561
    6. Currie J., Stack S., Brignac K.C., Lynch J.M. 2019. Nearshore sea surface macro marine debris in Maui County, Hawaii: distribution, drivers, and polymer composition.   Marine Pollution Bulletin. 138:70-83. DOI 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2018.11.026
      Link to Paper: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0025326X18308038
    7. Yamashita, R., Takada, H., Nakazawa, A., Takahashi, A., Ito, M., Yamamoto, T., Watanabe, Y. Y., Kokubu, K., Wanless, S., Daunt, F., Hyrenbach, D., Hester, M., Deguchi, T., Nishizawa, B., Shoji, A., Watanuki, Y.  (2018).  Global Monitoring of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Using Seabird Preen Gland Oil.  Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 75(4): 545-556.Currie J., Stack S., Brignac K.C., Lynch J.M. 2019. Nearshore sea surface macro marine debris in Maui County, Hawaii: distribution, drivers, and polymer composition.   Marine Pollution Bulletin. 138:70-83. DOI 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2018.11.026
      Link to Paper: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00244-018-0557-3

    8. Clukey K.E., Lepczyk C.A., Balazs G.H., Work T.M., Li Q.X., Bachman M.J., Lynch J.M. 2018. Persistent Organic Pollutants in Fat of Three Species of Pacific Pelagic Longline Caught Sea Turtles: Accumulation in Relation to Ingested Plastic Marine Debris. Science of the Total Environment. 610-611:402-411. DOI 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.07.242.
      Link to Paper: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969717319599
    9. Donnelly-Greenan, E., Hyrenbach, D., Beck, J., Fitzgerald, S., Nevins, H., Hester, M. 2018. First Quantification of Plastic Ingestion by Short-Tailed Albatross Phoebastria albatrus. Mar Ornithol. 46:79-84.
    10. Youngren, S.M., Rapp, D.C., Hyrenbach, K.D. 2018.   Plastic ingestion by Tristram's Storm-petrel (Oceanodroma tristrami) chicks from French Frigate Shoals, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Mar. Pollut. Bull. 128: 369–378.   DOI 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2018.01.053
    11. Jung M.R., Balazs G.H., Work T.M., Jones T.T., Orski S.V., Rodriguez C. V., Beers K.L., Brignac K.C., Hyrenbach K.D., Jensen B.A., Lynch J.M. 2018. Polymer Identification of Plastic Debris Ingested by Pelagic-phase Sea Turtles in the Central Pacific.   Environmental Science and Technology. 52:11535-11544. DOI 10.1021/acs.est.8b03118.
      Link to Paper: https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.est.8b03118
    12. Jung M.R., Horgen F.D., Orski S.V., Rodriguez C. V., Beers K.L., Balazs G.H., Jones T.T., Work T.M., Brignac K.C., Royer S-J., Hyrenbach K.D., Jensen B.A., Lynch J.M. 2018. Validation of ATR FT-IR to identify polymers of plastic marine debris, including those ingested by marine organisms.   Marine Pollut Bull. 127:704-716.   DOI 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2017.12.061.
    13. Lynch J.M. 2018. Quantities of marine debris ingested by sea turtles: Global meta-analysis highlights need for standardized data reporting methods and reveals relative risk.   Environmental Science and Technology. 52:12026-12038. DOI 10.1021/acs.est.8b02848.
    14. Clukey K.E., Lepczyk C.A., Balazs G., Work T., Lynch J.M. 2017. Investigation of Plastic Debris Ingestion by Four Species of Sea Turtles Collected as Bycatch in Pelagic Pacific Longline Fisheries. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 120(1-2):117-125. DOI 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2017.04.064.
    15. Hyrenbach, K. D., Hester, M. M., Adams, J., Titmus, A. J., Michael, P., Wahl, T., Chang, C. W., Marie, A., Vanderlip, C. 2017. Plastic Ingestion by Black-Footed Albatross Phoebastria nigripes from Kure Atoll, Hawai'i: Linking Chick Diet Remains and Parental at-Sea Foraging Distributions. Mar Ornithol. 45:225-236.
    16. Rapp, D. C., Youngren, S. M., Hartzell, P., Hyrenbach, K. D. 2017. Community-wide patterns of plastic ingestion in seabirds breeding at French Frigate Shoals, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Mar Pollut Bull. 123:269-278.   DOI 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2017.08.047
    17. Nilsen, F., Hyrenbach, K. D., Fang, J. S., Jensen, B. 2014. Use of indicator chemicals to characterize the plastic fragments ingested by Laysan albatross. Mar Pollut Bull. 87:230-236.   DOI 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.07.055
    18. Hyrenbach, K.D., Hester, M.M., Johnson, J., Lyday, S., Bingham, S., Pawloski, J. 2013. The first evidence of plastic ingestion by white-tailed tropicbirds from O'ahu. Marine Ornithol., 41: 167-169.
    19. Marrero, M., Hester, M., Hyrenbach, D., Michael, P., Adams, J., Vanderlip, C., Keiper, C., Stock, J., Collins, A., Alvarez. T. 2012. Winged Ambassadors: Ocean Literacy Through the Eyes of Albatross. Current Journal of Marine Education, 28(2): 26-30.
    20. Titmus, A. J., Hyrenbach, K. D. 2011.   Habitat associations of floating debris and marine birds in the North East Pacific Ocean at coarse and meso spatial scales. Mar Pollut Bull. 62: 2496-2506. DOI 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2011.08.007
    21. Hyrenbach, D., Kennish, J. 2009. Question 6: How does marine debris affect wildlife and the environment?   In: Proceedings of Marine Debris in Alaska Workshop. Alaska SeaGrant, Anchorage, Alaska. pp. 109 - 119.
    22. Hyrenbach, D., Nevins, H., Hester, M., Keiper, C., Webb, S., Harvey, J. 2009. Seabirds indicate plastic pollution in the marine environment. In: Proceedings of Marine Debris in Alaska Workshop. Alaska SeaGrant, Anchorage, Alaska. pp. 57-61.

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