Towards a North Pacific Ocean long-term monitoring program for plastic pollution: A review and recommendations for plastic ingestion bioindicators

Savoca, M.S., Kühn, S., Sun, C., Avery-Gomm, S., Choy, C.A., Dudas, S., Hong, S.H., Hyrenbach, K.D., Li, T.H., Ng, C.K., Provencher, J.F., Lynch, J.M. (2022).


Large floating abandoned, lost or discarded fishing gear (ALDFG) is frequent marine pollution in the Hawaiian Islands and Palmyra Atoll

Royer, S.J., Corniuk, R.N., McWhirter, A., Lynch IV, H.W., Pollock, K., O'Brien, K., Escalle, L., Stevens, K.A., Moreno, G., Lynch, J.M. (2023).


Polymer identification of floating derelict fishing gear from O’ahu, Hawai’i

Corniuk, R.N., Shaw, K.R., McWhirter, A., Lynch IV, H.W., Royer, S.J., Lynch, J.M. (2023).


Using Plasma Vitellogenin in Loggerhead Sea Turtles to Assess Reproductive Maturation and Estrogen-Like Contaminant Exposure

Corniuk, R.N., Lynch, J.M., Arendt, M.D., Braun-McNeill, J., Owens, D.W., Valverde, R.A., Kucklick, J.R, McClellan-Green, P.D. (2023).


Green Sea Turtles (Chelonia mydas) Accumulate Heavy Metals Near a Former Skeet Shooting Range in Kailua, O'ahu, Hawai'i

Shaw, K.R., Balazs, G.H., Jones, T.T., Lynch, H.W., Liu, J., Cobb, G.P., Klein, D.M., Lynch, J.M. (2023).


Advances in chemical analysis of micro- and nanoplastics

Natalia, I.P., Primpke, S., Lynch, J.M. (2023).


Previous successes and untapped potential of pyrolysis–GC/MS for the analysis of plastic pollution

Seeley, M.E. and Lynch, J.M. (2023).


Seabirds indicate plastic pollution in the marine environment. In: Proceedings of Marine Debris in Alaska Workshop

Hyrenbach, D., Nevins, H., Hester, M., Keiper, C., Webb, S., and Harvey, J. (2009).


Time-gated Raman spectroscopy of recovered plastics

Kotula, A. P., Orski, S. V., Brignac, K. C., Lynch, J. M., Heilala, B. M.J. (2022).


Plastic additives and legacy persistent organic pollutants in the preen gland oil of seabirds sampled across the globe

Yamashita, R., Hiki, N., Kashiwada, F., Takada, H., Mizukawa, K., Hardesty, B.D., Roman, L., Hyrenbach, D., Ryan, P.G., Dilley, B.J., Muñoz-Pérez, J.P., Valle, C.A., Pham, C.K., Frias, J., Nishizawa, B., Takahashi, A., Thiebot, J.B., Will, A., Kokubun, N., Watanabe, Y.Y., Yamamoto, T., Shiomi, K., Shimabukuro, U., and Watanuki, Y. (2021).


Microplastic Spectral Classification Needs an Open Source Community: Open Specy to the Rescue!

Cowger, W., Steinmetz, Z., Gray, A., Munno, K., Lynch, J.M., Hapich, H., Primpke, S., De Frond, H., Rochman, C., and Herodotou, O. (2021).


Sea turtles across the North Pacific are exposed to perfluoroalkyl acid contaminants

Wood, C., Balazs, G.H., Rice, M., Work, T.M., Jones, T.T., Sterling, E., Summers, T.M., Brooker, J., Kurpita, L., King, C., and Lynch, J.M. (2021).


Assessment of plastic ingestion by pole‐caught pelagic predatory fish from O'ahu, Hawai'i

Hyrenbach, K.D., McGinnis, Z., Page, K., Rapp, D., Horgen, F.D., and Lynch, J.M. (2021).


Species and population specific gene expression in blood transcriptomes of marine turtles

Banerjee, S.M., Stoll, J.A., Allen, C.D., Lynch, J.M., Harris, H.S., Kenyon, L., Connon, R., Sterling, E., Naro-Maciel, E., McFadden, K., Lamont, M., Benge, J., Fernandez, N., Seminoff, J.A., Benson, S.R., Lewison, R.L., Eguchi, T., Summers, T.M., Hapdei, J.R., Rice, M.R., Martin, S., Jones, T.T., Dutton, P.H., Balazs, G.H., and Komoroske, L.M. (2021).


Trace Element Concentrations in Blood and Scute Tissues from Wild and Captive Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles (Chelonia mydas)

Shaw, K.R., Lynch, J.M., Balazs, G.H., Jones, T.T., Pawloski, J., Rice, M.R., French, A.D., Liu, J., Cobb, G.P., and Klein, D.M. (2021).


Seabird Entanglement in Marine Debris and Fishing Gear in the Main Hawaiian Islands

Hyrenbach, D., Elliott, L., Cabrera, C., Dauterman, K., Gelman, J., and Siddiqi, A. (2020).


A spatially variable scarcity of floating microplastics in the eastern North Pacific Ocean

Egger, M., Nijhof, R., Quiros, L., Leone, G., Royer, S.J., McWhirter, A.C., Kantakov, G.A., Radchenko, V.I., Pakhomov, E.A., Hunt, B.P.V., and Lebreton, L. (2020).


Reporting guidelines to increase the reproducibility and comparability of research on microplastics

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., and De Frond, H. (2020).


In Vivo Accumulation of Plastic-Derived Chemicals into Seabird Tissues

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., and Nakayama, S.M.M. (2020).


Prey-size plastics are invading larval fish nurseries

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., and Williams, G.J. (2019).


Marine Debris Polymers on Main Hawaiian Island Beaches, Sea Surface, and Seafloor

Brignac, K. C., Jung, M. R., King, C., Royer, S. J., Blickley, L., Lamson, M. R., Potemra, J.T., and Lynch, J. M. (2019).


Nearshore sea surface macro marine debris in Maui County, Hawaii: Distribution, drivers, and polymer composition

Currie, J. J., Stack, S. H., Brignac, K. C., and Lynch, J. M. (2019).


Global Monitoring of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) Using Seabird Preen Gland Oil

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., and Watanuki, Y. (2018).


Persistent Organic Pollutants in Fat of Three Species of Pacific Pelagic Longline Caught Sea Turtles: Accumulation in Relation to Ingested Plastic Marine Debris

Clukey K.E., Lepczyk C.A., Balazs G.H., Work T.M., Li Q.X., Bachman M.J., and Lynch J.M. (2018).


First Quantification of Plastic Ingestion by Short-Tailed Albatross Phoebastria albatrus

Donnelly-Greenan, E., Hyrenbach, D., Beck, J., Fitzgerald, S., Nevins, H., and Hester, M. (2018).


Plastic ingestion by Tristram's Storm-petrel (Oceanodroma tristrami) chicks from French Frigate Shoals, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands

Youngren, S.M., Rapp, D.C., and Hyrenbach, K.D. (2018).


Polymer Identification of Plastic Debris Ingested by Pelagic-phase Sea Turtles in the Central Pacific

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., and Lynch J.M. (2018).


Validation of ATR FT-IR to identify polymers of plastic marine debris, including those ingested by marine organisms

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., and 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

Lynch J.M. (2018).


Investigation of Plastic Debris Ingestion by Four Species of Sea Turtles Collected as Bycatch in Pelagic Pacific Longline Fisheries

Clukey K.E., Lepczyk C.A., Balazs G., Work T., and Lynch J.M. (2017).


Plastic Ingestion by Black-Footed Albatross Phoebastria nigripes from Kure Atoll, Hawai'i: Linking Chick Diet Remains and Parental at-Sea Foraging Distributions

Hyrenbach, K. D., Hester, M. M., Adams, J., Titmus, A. J., Michael, P., Wahl, T., Chang, C. W., Marie, A., and Vanderlip, C. (2017).


Community-wide patterns of plastic ingestion in seabirds breeding at French Frigate Shoals, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands

Rapp, D. C., Youngren, S. M., Hartzell, P., and Hyrenbach, K. D. (2017).


Use of indicator chemicals to characterize the plastic fragments ingested by Laysan albatross

Nilsen, F., Hyrenbach, K. D., Fang, J. S., and Jensen, B. (2014).


First evidence of plastic ingestion by white-tailed tropicbirds from O'ahu

Hyrenbach, K.D., Hester, M.M., Johnson, J., Lyday, S., Bingham, S., and Pawloski, J. (2013).


Winged Ambassadors: Ocean Literacy Through the Eyes of Albatross

Marrero, M., Hester, M., Hyrenbach, D., Michael, P., Adams, J., Vanderlip, C., Keiper, C., Stock, J., Collins, A., and Alvarez. T. (2012).


Habitat associations of floating debris and marine birds in the North East Pacific Ocean at coarse and meso spatial scales

Titmus,A. J. and Hyrenbach, K. D. (2011).


Question 6: How Does Marine Debris Affect Wildlife and the Environment?

Hyrenbach, D. and Kennish, J. (2009).


Plastic Additives in the Ocean

Lynch, J.M., Knauer, K., and Shaw, K. (2022).