Burggren, W., Dubansky, B., Roberts, A., & Alloy, M. (2015). Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill as a Case Study for Interdisciplinary Cooperation within Developmental Biology, Environmental Sciences and Physiology. World Journal of Engineering and Technology, 3(4C), 7–23. doi: 10.4236/wjet.2015.34C002


Buskey, E., White, H., & Esbaugh, A. (2016). Impact of Oil Spills on Marine Life in the Gulf of Mexico: Effects on Plankton, Nekton, and Deep-Sea Benthos. Oceanography, 29(3), 174–181. doi: 10.5670/oceanog.2016.81

Joye, S. B., Bracco, A., Özgökmen, T. M., Chanton, J. P., Grosell, M., MacDonald, I. R., et al. (2016). The Gulf of Mexico ecosystem, six years after the Macondo oil well blowout. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 129, 4–19. doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2016.04.018

Nelson, D., Heuer, R. M., Cox, G. K., Stieglitz, J. D., Hoenig, R., Mager, E. M., et al. (2016). Effects of crude oil on in situ cardiac function in young adult mahi-mahi (Coryphaena hippurus). Aquatic Toxicology, 180, 274–281. doi: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2016.10.012

Oziolor, E.M., Dubansky, B., Burggren, W.W., & Matson, C.W. (2016)  Cross-resistance in Gulf killifish (Fundulus grandis) populations resistant to dioxin-like compounds. Aquatic Toxicology, 175, 222-231. doi: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2016.03.019

Pasparakis, C., Mager, E. M., Stieglitz, J. D., Benetti, D., & Grosell, M. (2016). Effects of Deepwater Horizon crude oil exposure, temperature and developmental stage on oxygen consumption of embryonic and larval mahi-mahi (Coryphaena hippurus). Aquatic Toxicology, 181, 113–123. doi: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2016.10.022

Xu, E.G., Mager, E.M., Grosell, M., Pasparakis, C., Schlenker, L.S., Stieglitz, J.D., et al. (2016). Time- and oil-dependent transcriptomic and physiological responses to Deepwater Horizon oil in mahi-mahi (Coryphaena hippurus) embryos and larvae. Environ. Sci. Technol., 129, 4-19. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.6b02205


Cox, G.K., Crossley II, D.A., Stieglitz, J.D., Heuer, R.M., Benetti, D.D., & Grosell, M. (2017). Oil exposure impairs in situ cardiac function in response to ? – adrenergic stimulation in Cobia (Rachycentron canadum). Environmental Science and Technology, 51(24), 14390 – 14396. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.7b03820

Diamante, G., do Amaral E Silva Müller, G., Menjivar-Cervantes, N., Xu, E.G., Volz, D.C., Dias Bainy, A.C., et al. (2017). Developmental toxicity of hydroxylated chrysene metabolites in zebrafish embryos. Aquatic Toxicology, 189, 77-86. doi: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2017.05.013

Diamante, G., Leung, Schlenk, D. (2017). Evaluation of G protein-coupled estrogen receptor (GPER) to 17?-estradiol-induced developmental toxicity in zebrafish. Aquatic Toxicology, 186: 180-187. doi: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2017.02.024.

Diamante, G., Menjivar-Cervantes, N., Leung, M. S., Volz, D. C., & Schlenk, D. (2017). Contribution of G protein-coupled estrogen receptor 1 (GPER) to 17?-estradiol-induced developmental toxicity in zebrafish. Aquatic Toxicology, 186, 180-187. doi: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2017.02.024

Diamante, G., Xu, E.G., Chan, S., Mager, E., Grosell, M. & Schlenk, D. (2017). Differential expression of microRNAs in embryos and larvae of mahi – mahi (Coryphaena hippurus) exposed to Deepwater Horizon oil. Environmental Science and Technology Letters, 4(12), 523 – 529. doi:  10.1021/acs.estlett.7b00484

Johansen, J.L., & Esbaugh, A.J. (2017) Sustained impairment of respiratory function and swim performance following acute oil exposure in a coastal marine fish. Aquatic Toxicology, 187, 82-89. doi: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2017.04.002

Johansen, J.L., Allan, B.J.M., Rummer, J.L., & Esbaugh, A.J. (2017) Oil exposure disrupts early life-history stages of coral reef fishes via behavioural impairments. Nature Ecology Evolution, 1(8), 1146–1152. doi: 10.1038/s41559-017-0232-5.

Khursigara, A.J., Perrichon, P., Martinez Bautista, N., Burggren, W.W. & Esbaugh, A.J. (2017). Cardiac function and survival are affected by crude oil in larval red drum, Sciaenops ocellatus. Science of the Total Environment, 579, 797-804. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.11.026.

Nelson, D., Stieglitz, J.D., Cox, G.K., Heuer, R.M., Benetti, D.D., Grosell, M., et al. (2017). Cardio – respiratory function during exercise in the cobia, Rachycentron canadum: The impact of crude oil exposure. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part C: Toxicology & Pharmacology, 201, 58 – 65. doi: 10.1016/j.cbpc.2017.08.006.

Pasparakis, C., Sweet, L.E., Stieglitz, J.D., Benetti, D., Casente, C.T., Roberts, A.P., et al. (2017). Combined Effects of Oil Exposure, Temperature, and Ultraviolet Radiation on Buoyancy and Oxygen Consumption of Embryonic Mahi – mahi, Coryphaena hippurusAquatic Toxicology, 191, 113 – 121. doi: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2017.07.021

Perrichon, P., Grosell, M., & Burggren, W.W. (2017). Heart Performance determination by visualization in larval fishes: influence of alternative models for heart shape and volume. Frontiers in Physiology–Aquatic Physiology, 8, 464. doi:10.3389/fphys.2017.00464.

Perrichon, P., Pasparakis, C., Mager, E.M., Stieglitz, J.D., Benetti, D.D., Grosell, M., et al. (2017). Morphology and cardiac physiology are differentially affected by temperature in developing larvae of the marine fish mahi – mahi (Coryphaena hippurus). Biology Open, 6(6), 800-809. doi: 10.1242/bio.025692

Stieglitz, J. D., Hoenig, R.H., Kloeblen, S., Tudela, C.E., Grosell, M., & Benetti, D.D. (2017). Capture, transport, prophylaxis, acclimation, and continuous spawning of Mahi-mahi (Coryphaena hippurus) in captivity. Aquaculture, 479, 1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.aquaculture.2017.05.006.

Sweet, L.E., Magnuson, J., Garner, T.R., Alloy, M.M., Stieglitz, J.D., Benetti, D., et al. (2017). Exposure to ultraviolet radiation late in development increases the toxicity of oil to mahi-mahi (Corypahena hippurus) embryos: Developmental timing of photo-induced toxicity to mahi – mahi. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 36(6), 1592 – 1598. doi: 10.1002/etc.3687.

Xu, E.G., Khursigara, A.J., Magnuson, J., Hazard, E.S., Hardiman, G., Esbaugh, A.J., et al. (2017). Larval red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) sublethal exposure to weathered Deepwater Horizon crude oil: Developmental and Transcriptomic Consequences. Environmental Science and Technology, 51(17), 10162 – 10172. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.7b02037.

Xu, G.E., Mager, E. M., Grosell, M., Hazard, E. S., Hardiman, G., & Schlenk, D. (2017) Novel transcriptome assembly and comparative toxicity pathway analysis in mahi-mahi (Coryphaena hippurus) embryos and larvae exposed to Deepwater Horizon oil. Sci. Rep., 7, 44546. doi: 10.1038/srep44546.

Xu, E.G., Mager, E.M., Grosell, M., Stieglitz, J.D., Hazard, E.S., Hardiman, G., et al. (2017). Developmental transcriptomic analyses for mechanistic insights into critical pathways involved in embryogenesis of pelagic mahi-mahi (Coryphaena hippurus). PLoS ONE, 12(7): e0180454. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0180454.


Khursigara, A.J., Johansen, J.L., & Esbaugh, A.J. (2018). Social competition in red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) is influenced by crude oil exposure. Aquatic Toxicology, 203, 194-201. doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2018.08.011

Kloeblen, S., Stieglitz, J.D., Suarez, J., Grosell, M., & Benetti, D. (2018). Characterizing egg quality and larval performance from captive mahi – mahi (Coryphaena hippurus) over time. Aquaculture Research, 49(1), 282-293. doi: 10.1111/are.13459

Mager, E.M., Pasparakis, C.P., Stieglitz, J.D., Hoenig, R., Morris, J.M., Benetti, D.D. & Grosell, M. (2018). Combined effects of hypoxia or elevated temperature and Deepwater Horizon crude oil exposure on juvenile mahi – mahi swimming performance. Mar.Env.Res. 139: 129 – 135. doi: 10.1016/j.marenvres.2018.05.009.

Magnuson, J.T., Khursigara, A.J., Allmon, E.B., Esbaugh, A.J., & Roberts, A.P. (2018). Effects of Deepwater Horizon crude oil on ocular development in two estuarine fish species, red drum (Sciaenops ocellatus) and sheepshead minnow (Cyprinodon variegatus). Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 166, 186-191. doi:10.1016/j.ecoenv.2018.09.087

Pan, Y.K., Khursigara, A.J., Johansen, J.L., & Esbaugh, A.J. (2018). The effects of oil induced respiratory impairment on two indices of hypoxia tolerance in Atlantic croaker (Micropogonias undulates). Chemosphere, 200, 143 – 150. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2018.02.028.

Perrichon, P., Mager, E.M., Pasparakis, C., Stieglitz, J.D., Benetti, D.D., Grosell, M., et al. (2018). Combined effects of elevated temperature and Deepwater Horizon oil exposure on the cardiac performance of larval mahi – mahi, Coryphaena hippurusPloS One. 13(10), e0203949. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0203949. 

Stieglitz, J.D., Benetti, D.D., & Grosell, M. (2018). Nutritional Physiology of Mahi – mahi (Coryphaena hippurus): Postprandial metabolic response to different diets and metabolic impacts on swim performance. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular& Integrative Physiology, 215, 28 – 34. doi: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2017.10.016.

Sweet, L.E., Revill, A.T., Strzelecki, J., Hook, S.E., Morris, J.M., & Roberts, A.P. (2018). Photo-induced toxicity following exposure to crude oil and ultraviolet radiation in 2 Australian fishes: Phototoxicity of Australian crude oil to fish. Environ Toxicol Chem, 37(5), 1359-1366. doi: 10.1002/etc.4083.

Xu, E.; Magnuson, J., Diamante, G., Mager, E., Pasparakis, C., Grosell, M., Roberts, A., Schlenk, D. (2018) Changes in microRNA-mRNA Signatures Agree with Morphological, Physiological, and Behavioral Changes in Larval Mahi-Mahi Treated with Deepwater Horizon Oil. Environmental Science & Technology, 52(22), 13501-13510. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.8b04169.

   2018 Book Contributions

Burggren, W. W., & Dubansky, B. (2018). Development and Environment (W. Burggren, & B. Dubansky, Eds.). Springer International Publishing. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-75935-7.

Burggren, W. W., & Dubansky, B. (2018). The Nexus of Development and Environment. In W. Burggren, & B. Dubansky (Eds.), Development and Environment (pp. 1–5). Springer International Publishing. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-75935-7.

Dubansky, B. (2018). The Interaction of Environment and Chronological and Developmental Time. In W. W. Burggren, & B. Dubansky (Eds.), Development and Environment (pp. 9–39). Springer International Publishing. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-75935-7.

Pelster, B., & Burggren, W. W. (2018). Responses to Environmental Stressors in Developing Animals: Costs and Benefits of Phenotypic Plasticity. In W. W. Burggren, & B. Dubansky (Eds.), Development and Environment (pp. 97–113). Springer International Publishing. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-75935-7.


Bautista, N. M., Pothini, T., Meng, K., & Burggren, W. W. (2019). Behavioral consequences of dietary exposure to crude oil extracts in the Siamese fighting fish (Betta splendens). Aquatic Toxicology207, 34-42. doi: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2018.11.025.

Pasparakis, C., Wang, Y., Stieglitz, J.D., Benetti, D.D., & Grosell, M. (2019). Embryonic buoyancy control as a mechanism of ultraviolet radiation avoidance. Science of The Total Environment, 651, 3070-3078. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.10.093

Wang, Y., Pasparakis, C., Mager, E., Stieglitz, J., Benetti, D., & Grosell, M. (2019) Ontogeny of Urea and Ammonia Transporters in Mahi-Mahi (Coryphaena hippurus) Early Life Stages. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A, 229, 18-24. doi: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2018.11.018.

Other Relevant Publications by RECOVER

Incardona, J.P., L.D. Gardner, T.L. Linbo, T.L. Brown, A.J. Esbaugh, E.M. Mager, J.D. Stieglitz, B.L. French, J.S. Labenia, C.A. Laetz, M. Tagal, C.A. Sloan, A. Elizur, D.D. Benetti, M. Grosell, B.A. Block, and N.L. Scholz. (2014). Deepwater Horizon crude oil impacts the developing hearts of large predatory pelagic fish. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 111(15): E1510 – E1518. doi: https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1320950111

Mager, E.M., A.J. Esbaugh, J.D. Stieglitz, R. Hoenig, C. Bodinier, J.P. Incardona, N.L. Scholz, D.D. Benetti nad M. Grosell (2014). Acute embryonic or juvenile exposure to Deepwater Horizon crude oil impairs the swimming performance of mahi – mahi (Coryphaena hippurus). Environ. Sci. Technol. 48(12): 7053 – 7601. doi: 10.1021/es501628k

Alloy, M., D. Baxter, J. Stieglitz, E. Mager, R. Hoenig, D. Benetti, M. Grosell, J. Oris, and A. Roberts. (2016). Ultraviolet radiation enhances toxicity of Deepwater Horizon oil to mahi – mahi (Coryphaena hippurus) embryos. Environ. Sci. Technol. 50(4): 2011 – 2017. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.5b05356

Esbaugh, A.J., E.M. Mager, J.D. Stieglitz, R. Hoenig, T.L. Brown, B.L. French, T.L. Linbo, C. Lay, H. Forth, N.L. Scholtz, J.P. Incardona, J.M. Morris, D.D. Benetti, and M. Grosell (2016). The effects of weathering and chemical dispersion on Deepwater Horizon crude oil toxicity to mahi – mahi (Coryphaena hippurus) early life stages. Sci. Total Environ. 543: 644 – 651. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.11.068

Stieglitz, J.D., E.M. Mager, R.H. Hoenig, M. Alloy, A.J. Esbaugh, C. Bodinier, D.D. Benetti, A.P. Roberts, M. Grosell. (2016). A novel system for embryo – larval toxicity testing of pelagic fish: Applications for impact assessment of Deeopwater Horizon crude oil. Chemosphere. 162, 261 – 268. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2016.07.069

Burggren, W. W., Santin, J.F., & Rojas Antich, M. (2016). Cardio-Respiratory Development in Bird Embryos: New Insights from a Venerable Animal Model. Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia, 45(11) 709 – 728. doi: 10.1590/s1806-92902016001100010.

Stieglitz, J.D., Mager, E.M., Hoenig, R.H., Benetti, D.D., Grosell, M. (2016) Impacts of Deepwater Horizon crude oil exposure on adult mahi – mahi (Coryphaena hippurus) swim performance. Setac Press. 35, 2613 – 2622. doi: 10.1002/etc.3436

Mager, E.M., Pasparakis, C., Schlenker, L.S., Zongli, Y., Bodinier, C., Stieglitz, J.D., Hoenig, R., Morris, J.M., Benetti, D.D., Grosell, M. (2017). Assessment of early life stage mahi – mahi windows of sensitivity during acute exposures to Deepwater Horizon crude oil. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 9999, 1 – 9. doi: 10.1002/etc.3713

The RECOVER team is hard at work determine the effects of crude oil on fish in the Gulf of Mexico. Publications will appear here as they are submitted and accepted