Papers written by members of schemes involved in WILDCOMS that were published during 2015 (See 2016201420132012 and 2011)

Breed et al., 2015. Annual Report on surveillance for avian influenza in poultry and wild birds in Member States of the European Union in 2014. APHA Annual report


GB Wildlife Disease Surveillance Partnership Quarterly Reports 2015. Link to reports


Brownlow, A., Baily, J., Dagleish, M., Deaville, R., Foster, G., Jensen, S-K., Krupp, E., Law, R., Penrose, R., Perkins, M., Read, F. and Jepson, P.D. (2015) Investigation into the long-finned pilot whale mass stranding event, Kyle of Durness, 22nd July 2011. Report to Defra and Marine Scotland. Link to report


Murphy, S., Barber, JL, Learmonth, JA, Read, FL, Deaville, R, Perkins MW, Brownlow A, Davison, N, Penrose, R, Pierce, GP, Law RL and Jepson, P.D. (2015) Reproductive failure in UK harbour porpoises Phocoena phocoena: legacy of pollutant exposure? PLoS ONE 10(7): e0131085. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.013108. PLoS ONE


Papachlimitzou A., Losada S., Barber J.L., Bersuder P., Deaville R., Brownlow A, Penrose R., Jepson P.D. and Law R.J. (2015) Organophosphorus flame retardants (PFRs) and plasticisers in harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena) stranded or bycaught in the UK during 2012. Marine Pollution Bulletin 98:328-34. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2015.06.034. Marine Pollution Bulletin

PBMSShore, R.F., Pereira M.G., Potter, E.D. and Walker. L.A.  2015.  Monitoring rodenticide residues in wildlife.  InRodent pests and their Control, (eds, A.P. Buckle and R.H. Smith), Wallingford, Oxfordshire, CAB International, pp. 346-365.  ISBN: 978 1 84593 817 8. Rodent Pests and their Control
PBMSSmith, R.H. & Shore, R.F. 2015.  Environmental effects of rodenticides.  In Rodent pests and their Control.(eds,  A.P. Buckle and R.H. Smith), Wallingford, Oxfordshire,  CAB International. pp. 330-345. ISBN: 978 1 84593 817 8. Rodent Pests and their Control
PBMSStrong, R.J., Pereira, M.G., Shore, R.F., Henrys, P.A., Pottinger, T.G. (2015). Feather corticosterone content in predatory birds in relation to body condition and hepatic metal concentration.  Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 247 47-55 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ygcen.2015.03.002General and Comparative Endocrinology
National Fish Tissue ArchiveJurgens MD, Chaemfa C, Hughes D, Johnson AC, Jones KC. PCB and organochlorine pesticide burden in eels in the lower Thames River (UK). Chemosphere 118 (2015) 103-111 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0045653514008352Science Direct
National Fish Tissue ArchiveLu, Qiong; Johnson, Andrew C.; Juergens, Monika D.; Sweetman, Andy; Jin, Li; Whitehead, Paul. 2015 The distribution of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the River Thames catchment under the scenarios of climate change. Science of the Total Environment, 533. 187-195. 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.06.084. Science of the Total Environment