Publications

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Journal papers

2020

  • Hao Shen H., Golam Kibria g., Rudolf S.S. Wu R.S.S. Paul Morrison P. Nugegoda D. (2020) Spatial and temporal variations of trace metal body burdens of live mussels Mytilus galloprovincialis and field validation of the Artificial Mussels in Australian inshore marine environment.
  • Lekamge, S., A. F. Miranda, B. Pham, A. S. Ball, R. Shukla and D. Nugegoda (2020). "The toxicity of non-aged and aged coated silver nanoparticles to the freshwater shrimp Paratya australiensis." Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part A: 1-16
  • Sara M. Long, Dedreia L. Tull, David P. De Souza, Konstantinos A. Kouremenos, Saravanan Dayalan, Malcolm J. McConville, Kathryn L. Hassell, Vincent J. Pettigrove and Marthe Monique Gagnon (2020). Metabolomics Provide Sensitive Insights into the Impacts of Low Level Environmental Contamination on Fish Health—A Pilot Study. Metabolites http://doi:10.3390/metabo10010024
  • Georgia M. Sinclair, Sara M. Long and Oliver A.H. Jones (2020) What are the effects of PFAS exposure at environmentally relevant concentrations? Chemosphere https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.127340
  • Gagliardi B, Long SM, Pettigrove VJ, Griffin PC, Hoffmann AA (2019). A re-evaluation of chironomid deformities as an environmental stress response: Avoiding survivorship bias and testing noncontaminant biological factors. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. Doi:10.1002/etc.4446
  • Gaw S, Harford A, Pettigrove V, Sevicke-Jones G, Manning T, Ataria J, Cresswell T, Dafforn KA, et al. (2019) Towards Sustainable Environmental Quality: Priority Research Questions for the Australasian Region of Oceania https://doi.org/10.1002/ieam.4180
  • Hale R, Colombo V, Hoak M, Pettigrove V and Swearer SE (2019). The influence potential stressors on oviposition site selection and subsequent growth, survival and emergence of the non-biting midge (Chironomus tepperi). Ecology and Evolution 2019;1-11.
  • Hao Shen H., Golam Kibria g., Rudolf S.S. Wu R.S.S. Paul Morrison P. Nugegoda D. (2020) Spatial and temporal variations of trace metal body burdens of live mussels Mytilus galloprovincialis and field validation of the Artificial Mussels in Australian inshore marine environment. Chemosphere https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.126004
  • Kefford, B. J., C. K. King, J. Wasley, M. J. Riddle and D. Nugegoda (2019). "Sensitivity of a Large and Representative Sample of Antarctic Marine Invertebrates to Metals." Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 38(7): 1560-1568.
  • Khudur, L. S., E. Shahsavari, G. T. Webster, D. Nugegoda and A. S. Ball (2019). "The impact of lead co-contamination on ecotoxicity and the bacterial community during the bioremediation of total petroleum hydrocarbon-contaminated soils." Environmental Pollution 253: 939-948.
  • Kleinhenz, L. S., C. L. Humphrey, T. J. Mooney, M. A. Trenfield, R. A. van Dam, D. Nugegoda and A. J. Harford (2019). "Chronic ammonia toxicity to juveniles of two tropical Australian freshwater mussels (Velesunio spp.): toxicity test optimization and implications for water quality guideline values." Environmental toxicology and chemistry.
  • Kleinhenz, L. S., D. Nugegoda, M. A. Trenfield, R. A. van Dam, C. L. Humphrey, T. J. Mooney and A. J. Harford (2019). "Acute and chronic toxicity of magnesium to the early life stages of two tropical freshwater mussel species." Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 184.
  • Lei S, Bingxu N, Hassell K, Craig NJ and Pettigrove V (2019). Microplastics biomonitoring in Australian urban wetlands using a common noxious fish (Gambusia holbrooki). Chemosphere 288: 65-74. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2019.04.114
  •  Lekamge, S., A. F. Miranda, A. S. Ball, R. Shukla and D. Nugegoda (2019). "The toxicity of coated silver nanoparticles to Daphnia carinata and trophic transfer from alga Raphidocelis subcapitata." Plos One 14(4).
  • Philpot, S. M., J. L. Lavers, D. Nugegoda, M. E. Gilmour, I. Hutton, A. L. J. E. S. Bond and P. Research (2019). "Trace element concentrations in feathers of seven petrels (Pterodroma spp.)."  26(10): 9640-9648.
  • Trestrail, C., M. Walpitagama, C. Hedges, A. Truskewycz, A. Miranda, D. Wlodkowic, J. Shimeta and D. Nugegoda (2019). "Foaming at the mouth: Ingestion of floral foam microplastics by aquatic animals." Science of The Total Environment: 135826-135826.
  • Willems, D. J., J. M. Reeves, P. D. Morrison, C. Trestrail and D. Nugegoda (2019). "Trace metal biomonitoring in the east Gippsland Lakes estuary using the barnacle Amphibalanus variegatus and mussel Mytilus edulis." Environmental Science and Pollution Research.
  • Willems, D. J., J. M. Reeves, P. D. Morrison, C. Trestrail, D. J. E. S. Nugegoda and P. Research (2019). "Trace metal biomonitoring in the east Gippsland Lakes estuary using the barnacle Amphibalanus variegatus and mussel Mytilus edulis."
  • Lei S, Deng H, Li B, Chen Q, Pettigrove V, Wu C, Shi H (2018).  The occurrence of microplastic in specific organs in commercially caught fishes from coast and estuary area of east China.  Journal of Hazardous Materials 365 (5): 716-724.
  • Mehler T, Gagliardi B, Keough MJ and Pettigrove V (2018). Evaluating freshwater mining sediment toxicity in Tasmania: Achieving strong multiple lines of evidence.  Science of the Total Environment 651: 1243-1252.
  • Nitti F, Almeida MIGS, Morrison R, Cattrall RW, Pettigrove VJ. Coleman R, Kolev SD (2018). Development of a portable 3D-printed flow-through passive sampling device free of flow pattern effects.  Microchemical Journal 143: 359-366.
  • Morris L, O’Brien A, Natera S, Lutz A, Roessner U and Long SM (2018). Structural and functional measures of marine microbial communities: An experiment to assess implications for oil spill management. Marine Pollution Bulletin 131 Part A, 525-529. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2018.04.054
  • Tillett BJ, Sharley D, Almeida MIGS, Valenzuela I, Hoffmann AA, Pettigrove V (2018).  A short work-flow to effectively source faecal pollution in recreational waters – A case study.  Science of the Total Environment 644 (10): 1503-1510.
  • Yang J, Xie Y, Jeppe K, Reid R, Long S, Pettigrove V, Zhang X (2018).  Sensitive community responses of microbiota in sediment toxicity test of copper.  Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry 37(2): 599-608.
  • Yang J, Jeppe K, Pettigrove V, Zhang X (2018).  eDNA metabarcoding supporting community assessment of environmental stressors in a field-based microcosm study.  Environmental Science & Technology Environ. Sci. Technol. 2018, 52, 24, 14469–14479 https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.8b04903
  • Jeppe KJ, Kellar RC, Marshall S, Colombo V, Sinclair GM, and Pettigrove VJ. (2017). Bifenthrin causes toxicity in urban stormwater wetlands: Field and laboratory assessment using Austrochiltonia (Amphipoda). Environmental Science & Technology51(12), 7254-7262. http://doi:10.1021/acs.est.7b01472
  • Hirase S, Chambers S, Hassell K, Carew M, Pettigrove V, Soyano K, Nagae M, Iwasaki W. (2017) Phylogeography of the yellowfin goby Acanthogobius flavimanus in native and non-native distributions. Marine Biology, 164: 106. http://DOI10.1007/s00227-017-3137-6
  • Fu D, Leef M, Bridle A, Gagnon MM, Hassell KL, Nowak BF. Using a multi-biomarker approach to assess the effects of pollution on sand flathead (Platycephalus bassensis) from Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia. Marine Pollution Bulletin http://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2017.03.067
  • Vu HT, Keough MJ, Long, SM and Pettigrove VJ. (2017). Toxicological effects of fungicide mixtures on the amphipod Austrochiltonia subtenuisEnvironmental Toxicology and Chemistry,1552-8618.http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/etc.3809.
  • Mehler WT, Keough MJ and Pettigrove V. (2017). Development of whole-sediment toxicity identification evaluation (TIE) techniques for two Australian freshwater species: Chironomus tepperi and Austrochiltonia subtenuis.Environ Toxicol Chem. Accepted Author Manuscript. http://doi:10.1002/etc.3787
  • Allinson M, Zhang P, Bui A, Myers JH, Vincent Pettigrove VJ, Rose G, Salzman SA, Walters R and Allinson G. (2017). Herbicides and trace metals in urban waters in Melbourne, Australia (2011–12): concentrations and potential impact. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. http://doi:10.1007/s11356-017-8395-9
  • Jeppe KJ, Kouremenos KA, Townsend KR, MacMahon DF, Sharley D, Tull DL, Hoffmann AA, Pettigrove VJ and Long SM (2017) Metabolomic Profiles of a Midge (Procladius villosimanus, Kieffer) Are Associated with Sediment Contamination in Urban Wetlands Metabolites 20177(4), 64; http://doi:10.3390/metabo7040064
  • Almeida MI, Silva AM, Coleman R, Pettigrove VJ, Cattrall and Kolev SD. (2016). Development of a passive sampler based on a polymer inclusion membrane for total ammonia monitoring in freshwaters. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 408(12):3213-3222.
  • Baker JK, Long SM, Hassell KL, Pettigrove VJ, Gagnon MM. (2016) Health Status of sand flathead (Platycephalus bassensis), inhabiting an industrialised and urbanised embayment, Port Phillip Bay, Victoria as measured by biomarkers of exposure and effects, PLOS One. 11(10): e0164257.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0164257
  • Boyle R, Hoak MN, Pettigrove VJ, Hoffmann AA and Long SL. (2016). Comparing the impacts of sediment-bound bifenthrin on aquatic macroinvertebrates in laboratory bioassays and field microcosms. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 133:489-500. 
  • Coleman R. A., Hoffmann A. A. (2016) Digenean trematode cysts within the heads of threatened Galaxiella species (Teleostei : Galaxiidae) from south-eastern Australia. Australian Journal of Zoology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/ZO16004
  • Coleman R, Raadik T, Pettigrove V and Hoffmann A. (2016). Taking advantage of adaptations when managing threatened species within variable environments: the case of the dwarf galaxias Galaxiella pusilla (Teleostei, Galaxiidae). Marine and Freshwater Research 68, 175-186.
  • Colombo V, Pettigrove V, Hoffmann A and Golding L. (2016). Effects of Lumbriculus variegatus (Annelida, Oligochaete) bioturbation on zinc sediment chemistry and toxicity to the benthic invertebrate Chironomus tepperi (Diptera: Chironomidae). Environmental Pollution 216:198-207.
  • Gagliardi BS, Hoffmann AA and Pettigrove VJ. (2016) Inbreeding depression as a compromising factor in ecotoxicological assays. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 12:595-597.
  • Gagliardi B, Pettigrove V, Long S and Hoffmann AA.  A meta-analysis evaluating the evidence of a relationship between aquatic pollutants and chironomid larval deformities from laboratory studies.  Environmental Science & Technology. http://doi:10.1021/acs.est.6b04020
  • Gagnon MM, Hassell K, Long S and Pettigrove V. (2016). Contaminant (PAHs, OCs, PCBs and trace metals) concentrations are declining in axial tissue of sand flathead (Platycephalus bassensis) collected from an urbanized catchment.  Marine Pollution Bulletin 109(1)661-666. 
  • Hassell K, Kellar C, Townsend K, Arora M, Berg K, May A, Pettigrove V (2016). Assessment of impacts from a wastewater discharge in a whole-of-catchment context. Online Journal of the Australian Water Association Volume 1 (2).  ISSN 2206-1991.
  • Hassell K, Pettigrove V, Beresford, N, Jobling S and Kumar A (2016). No evidence of exposure to environmental estrogens in two feral fish species sampled from the Yarra River, Australia: A comparison with Northern Hemisphere studies.  Ecotoxicology & Environmental Safety 131:104-117. 
  • Jeppe K, Yang J, Long S, Carew M, Zhang X, Pettigrove V, Hoffmann A. (2016). Detecting copper toxicity in sediments: from the subindividual level to the population level. Journal of Applied Ecology JAppl-2016-00699.R1.
  • Jeppe KJ, Carew ME, Pettigrove V, Hoffmann AA. (2016). Toxicant mixtures in sediment alter gene expression in the cysteine metabolism of Chironomus tepperiEnvironmental Toxicology & Chemistry. DOI: 10.1002/etc.3570.
  • Marshall S, Sharley D, Jeppe K, Sharp S, Rose G, Pettigrove V. (2016).  Potentially toxic concentrations of synthetic pyrethroids associated with low density residential land use. Frontiers in Environmental Science doi:10.3389/fenvs.2016.00075.
  • Morris L, Colombo V, Hassell K, Kellar C, Leahy P, Long SM, Myers JH, and Pettigrove V. (2016). Municipal wastewater effluent licensing: A global perspective and recommendations for best practice. Science of The Total Environment .http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.12.096
  • O’Brien AL, Townsend K, Hale R, Sharley D and Pettigrove V. (2016). How is ecosystem health defined and measured? A critical review of freshwater and estuarine studies.  Ecological Indicators 69:722-729. 
  • Sharley D, Sharp S, Bourgues S. and Pettigrove V. (2016).  Detecting long-term temporal trends in sediment-bound trace metals from urbanised catchments.  Environmental Pollution DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2016.06.072.
  • Thomas ORB, Barbee NC, Hassell K and Swearer SE. (2016). Smell no evil: Copper disrupts the alarm chemical response in a diadromous fish, Galaxias maculatus. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry DOI: 10.1002/etc.3371.
  • Van den Brink PJ, Choung CB, Landis W, Mayer-Pinto M, Pettigrove V, Scanes P, Smith R and Stauber J. (2016). New approaches to the ecological risk assessment of multiple stressors. Marine and Freshwater Research 67(4):429-439.
  • Vu H, Keough M, Long S and Pettigrove V. (2016). Effects of two commonly used fungicides on the amphipod Austrochiltonia subtenius.  Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry DOI: 10.1002/etc.3584.
  • Allinson G, Zhang P, Bui A, Allinson M, Rose G, Marshall M and Pettigrove V. (2015). Pesticide and trace metal occurrence and aquatic benchmark exceedances in surface waters and sediments of urban wetlands and retention ponds in Melbourne, Australia. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 22:10214-10226.
  • Colombo V, Pettigrove VJ, Golding LA, Hoffmann AA. (2015) Transgenerational effects of parental nutritional status on offspring development time, survival, fecundity and sensitivity to zinc in Chironomus tepperi midges. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 110: 1-7 (IF 2.482)
  • Feldman DL, Sengupta A, Stuvick L, Stein E, Pettigrove V and Aurora M. (2015). Governance issues in developing and implementing offsets for water management benefits: can preliminary evaluation guide implementation effectiveness? WIREs Water http://DOI:10.1002/water2.1061
  • Gagliardi BS, Long SM, Pettigrove VJ and Hoffmann AA. (2015). The parthenogenetic cosmopolitan chironomid, Paratanytarsus grimmii, as a new standard test species for ecotoxicology: Culturing methodology and sensitivity to aqueous pollutants. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 95:350-356.
  • Hale R, Coleman R, Pettigrove V and Swearer SE. (2015). Identifying, preventing and mitigating ecological traps to improve the management of urban aquatic ecosystems. Journal of Applied Ecology 52:928-939.
  • Long, SM, Tull DL, De Souza DP, Dayalan S, Pettigrove VJ, McConville MJ and Hoffmann AA. (2015). A multi-platform metabolomics approach demonstrates changes in energy metabolism and the transsulfuration pathway in Chironomus tepperi following exposure to zinc. Aquatic Ecology 162:54-65.
  • Vu H T, Keough M J, Long, S M, and Pettigrove, V J. (2015). Effects of the boscalid fungicide Filan® on the marine amphipod Allorchestes compressa at environmentally relevant concentrations. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 35(5):1130-7 http://DOI:10.1002/etc.3247
  • Almeida MIGS, Chan C, Pettigrove VJ, Cattrall R, Kolev SD. (2014) Development of a passive sampler for Zinc (II) in urban waters using a polymer inclusion membrane. Environmental Pollution 193, 233-239.
  • Allinson G, Bui A, Zhang P, Rose G, Withwick AM, Allinson M, Pettigrove VJ. (2014). Investigation of 10 herbicides in surface waters of a horticultural production catchment in south-eastern Australia. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. http://Doi:10.1007/s00244-014-0049-z
  • Colombo V, Pettigrove VJ, Golding LA, and Hoffmann AA. (2014). Transgenerational effects of parental nutritional status on offspring development time, survival, fecundity, and sensitivity to zinc in Chironomus tepperi midges. Ecotoxicology and environmental safety 110:1-7.
  • Hale R, Marshall S, Jeppe K and Pettigrove, VJ. (2014) Separating the effects of water physicochemistry and sediment contamination on Chironomus tepperi (Skuse) survival, growth and development: A boosted regression tree approach. Aquatic Toxicology, 152, 66-73.
  • Jeppe KJ, Carew ME, Long SM, Lee SF, Pettigrove VJ and Hoffmann AA. (2014). Genes involved in cysteine metabolism of Chironomus tepperi are regulated differently by copper and by cadmium. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part C: Toxicology & Pharmacology. 1-6.
  • Kellar C, Hassell K, Long S, Myers JH, Golding L, Rose G, Kumar A, Hoffmann AA, and Pettigrove VJ. (2014). Ecological evidence links adverse biological effects to pesticide and metal contamination in an urban Australian watershed. Journal of Applied Ecology. 51(2) 426-439.
  • Saaristo M, Myers JH, Jacques-Hamilton R, Allinson M, Yamamoto A, Allinson, G,Pettigrove VJ and Wong, BB. (2014). Altered reproductive behaviours in male mosquitofish living downstream from a sewage treatment plant. Aquatic Toxicology. Apr; 149:58-64. doi: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2014.02.001.
  • Scott PD, Bartko M, Blockwell SJ, Coleman HM, Khan SJ, Lim R, McDonald JA, Nice H, Nugegoda D, Pettigrove VJ, Tremblay LA, Warne, MSJ and Leusch FDL. (2014). A national survey of trace organic contaminants in Australian Rivers.  Journal of Environmental Quality. http://doi:10.2134/jeq2014.01.0012
  • Stokeld D, Hamer AJ, Van Der Ree R, Pettigrove VJ and Gillespie, G. (2014). Factors influencing occurrence of a freshwater turtle in an urban landscape: a resilient species? Wildlife Research, 41(2) 163-171.
  • Chinathamby K, Allinson M, Shiraishi F, Lopata AL, Nugegoda D, Pettigrove VJ and Allinson G. (2013). Screening for the potential effects of endocrine disrupting chemicals in peri-urban creeks and rivers in Melbourne, Australia using mosquitofish and recombinant receptor-reporter gene assays. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 20(3): 1831-1841.
  • Colombo V, Mohr S, Berghahn R, and Pettigrove VJ. (2013). Structural Changes in a Macrozoobenthos assemblage after imidacloprid pulses in aquatic field-based microcosms. Archives of environmental contamination and toxicology, 65(4) 683-692.
  • Ferguson EM, Allinson M, Allinson G, Swearer SE, Hassell KL. (2013). Fluctuations in natural and synthetic estrogen concentrations in a tidal estuary in South-Eastern Australia. Water Research, 47, 1604-1615. http://DOI:org/10.1016/j.watres.2012.12.020
  • Gagliardi, B and Pettigrove, VJ. (2013). Removal of intensive agriculture from the landscape improves aquatic ecosystem health. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 176, 1-8.
  • Kirwan GM, Hancock T, Hassell K, Niere JO, Nugegoda D, Goto S and Adams MJ. (2013). Nuclear magnetic resonance metabolomic profiling using tO2PLS.Analytica Chimica Acta, 781, 33– 40.
  • Shanthanagouda AH, Nugegoda D, Hassell K.L and Patil, JG. (2013). Exposure to Estrogenic Chemicals Induces Ectopic Expression of vtg in the Testis of Rainbowfish, Melanotaenia fluviatilis. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol, 91,438–443.
  • Miranda A, Pettigrove, VJ and Nugegoda D. (2012). A freshwater fish biomonitor for EDCs in south eastern Victoria. Australasian Journal of Ecotoxicology, 16, 89-101.
  • Shanthanagouda A, Patil J and Nugegoda D. (2012). Ontogenic and sexually dimorphic expression of cyp19 isoforms in the rainbowfish, Melanotaenia fluviatilis (Castelnau 1878). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A 161, 250–258.   
  • Townsend KR, Pettigrove VJ and Hoffmann AA. Food limitation in Chironomus tepperi: effects on survival, sex ratios and development over two generations. (2012). Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety,84, 1-8.
  • Wightwick AM, Bui A, Zhang P, Rose G, Allinson M, Myers J, Reichman SM, Menzies NW, Pettigrove V and Allinson G (2012). Investigation of 25 fungicides in surface waters of a horticultural production catchment in south-eastern Australia. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 62, 380-390.
  • Wightwick AM, Bui A., Zhang P, Rose G, Allinson M, Myers J, Reichman S., Menzies NW, Pettigrove V and Allinson, G. (2012). Environmental Fate of Fungicides in Surface Waters of a Horticultural-Production Catchment in south-eastern Australia. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 62 (3), 380-390.  DOI: 10.1007/s00244-011-9710-y.
  • Allinson G, Hagen T, Salzman S, Wightwick, A. and Nugegoda, D. (2011). Effect of increasing salinity on the acute toxicity of a commercial endosulfan formulation to the bdelloid rotifer Philodina acuticornis odiosa. Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry, 93(4), 722-728. ISSN: 0277-2248
  • Davies WR, Lam PKS, Jack R, Lam MHW, Wu R and Nugegoda D. (2011). Optimising SPME-HPLC to determine the cyanotoxin nodularin in water: a preliminary investigation. Australasian Journal of Ecotoxicology 15(2 & 3), 39-44.  
  • Kefford BJ, Reddy‐Lopata K, Clay C, Hagen T, Parkanyi O and Nugegoda D. (2011). Size of anal papillae in chironomids: Does it indicate their salinity stress? Limnologica, 41(2), 96‐106. ISSN: 0075‐9511.
  • Marchant R, Kefford BJ, Wasley J, King C, Doube J and Nugegoda D. (2011). Response of stream invertebrate communities to vegetation damage from overgrazing by exotic rabbits on subantarctic Macquarie Island. Marine and Freshwater Research, C S I R O Publishing, Australia, vol. 62, no. 4, pp. 404‐413 ISSN: 1323‐1650.
  • Myers JH, Beardall J, Allinson G, Salzman SA, Robertson S and Gunthorpe L. (2011). Potential triggers of akinete differentiation in Nodularia spumigena iso-lated from the Gippsland Lakes, Victoria, Australia. Hydrobiologia, 671, 165. DOI:10.1007/s10750-011-0714-4
  • Schäfer RB, Kefford BJ, Metzeling L, Liess M, Burgent S, Marchant R, Pettigrove V, Goonan P and Nugegoda D. (2011). A trait database of stream invertebrates for the ecological risk assessment of single and combined effects of salinity and pesticides in South-East Australia. Science of the Total Environment, 409(11),2055-63. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2011.01.053.
  • Schäfer RB, Pettigrove VJ, Rose G, Allinson G, Wightwick A, von der Ohe PC, Shimeta J, Kuhne R, and Kefford BJ. (2011). Effects of pesticides monitored with three sampling methods in 24 sites on macroinvertebrates and microorganisms. Environmental Science and Technology,45 (4), 1665–1672. DOI: 10.1021/es103227q.
  • Wightwick AM, Bui A, Zhang P, Rose G, Allinson M, Myers JH, Reichman SM, Menzies NW, Pettigrove VJ and Allinson, G. (2011). Environmental fate of fungicides in surface waters of a horticultural production catchment in south-eastern Australia. Environmental Science & Technology, 62(3),380-90. http DOI: 10.1007/s00244-011-9710-y.
  • Ayers RM, Pettigrove VJ and Hoffmann AA. (2010). Low diversity and high levels of population genetic structuring in introduced eastern mosquitofish (Gambusia holbrooki) in the greater Melbourne area, Australia. Biological Invasions, 12 (2010) 3727-3744.
  • Coleman RA, Pettigrove VJ, Raadik TA, Hoffmann AA, Miller AD and Carew ME. (2010). Microsatellite markers and mtDNA data indicate two distinct groups in dwarf galaxias, Galaxiella pusilla (Mack) (Pisces: Galaxiidae), a threatened freshwater fish from south-eastern Australia. Conservations Genetics, 11, 1911 - 1928.
  • Marshall S, Pettigrove VJ, Carew ME and Hoffmann AA. (2010). Isolating the impact of sediment toxicity in urban streams. Environmental Pollution, 158 (2010) 1716-1725.
  • Myers JH, Beardall J, Allinson G, Salzman SA and Gunthorpe L (2010). Environmental influences on akinete germination and development in Nodularia spumigena (Cyanobacteriaceae), isolated from the Gippsland Lakes, Victoria, Australia. Hydrobiologia, 649: 239–247.
  • O'Brien ML, Pettigrove VJ, Carew ME and Hoffmann AA. (2010). Combining rapid bioassessment and field-based microcosms for identifying impacts in an urban river. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 29: 1773-1780.

Technical reports

  • Kellar, C., MacMahon, D., Townsend, K., Long, S., Myers, J., Hassell, K., Tillet, B., Allinson, M., & Pettigrove, V., (2018), Enhancing Our Dandenong Creek Catchment Study: Pollution Prevention Program: Overview of sourcing and management of pollution in the Upper Dandenong Creek Catchment 2010-2018. Overview. Aquatic Pollution Prevention Partnership (A3P), Technical Report No 5, RMIT University, Victoria, Australia.
  • Sharp S., Allinson M., Townsend, K. and Pettigrove. V. (2018) Application of Passive sampling for Sydney Water's Wet weather Overflow Abatement Program Sediment Quality Monitoring. CAPIM Technical Report No.91, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Hassell, K., French, J. and Boyle, R. (2017), Histological assessment of dusky flathead (Platycephalus fuscus) and sand whiting (Sillago ciliata) from the Hunter River, NSW. CAPIM Technical report No.80, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Sharley D, Hassell, K., Long, S., Sharp, S., Morris, E., Jeppe, K. and Pettigrove, V. (2016) Assessing ecological impact of the Somerton landfill fire on Merri Creek: Strategies towards recovery. Final report. CAPIM Technical Report No. 76, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Marshall S and Pettigrove V. (2016). East Werribee Employment Precinct: Stormwater Pollution Risk Assessment. CAPIM Technical Report No. 73, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Marshall S, Jeppe K and Pettigrove V. (2016). Sources of synthetic pyrethroids to urban stormwater. Discussion paper. CAPIM Technical Report No. 72, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Myers JH, Sharp S, Keough M, Cinque K, O’Neill C, Coleman R and Pettigrove V. (2016). Western Port Toxicant Study Stage 2: Monitoring and evaluation of the risk of herbicides to key habitats in Western Port. DRAFT. CAPIM Technical Report No. 71, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Townsend K, Kellar C, Amos C, Colombo V, Jeppe K, Long S, Tillett B, Rose G, Allinson M and Pettigrove V. (2016). Lower Broken Creek and Nine Mile Creek macroinvertebrate assessment. Report prepared for Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority. CAPIM Technical Report No. 70, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Townsend K, Kellar C, Amos C, Jeppe K, Long S and Pettigrove V. (2016). Macroinvertebrate monitoring and assessment in the mid-Goulburn River. Report prepared for Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority. CAPIM Technical Report No. 69, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Kellar C., MacMahon D, Sharley D, Tillett B, Marshall S, Long S and Pettigrove V (2016). Enhancing Our Dandenong Creek Summary Report for 2015-2016. CAPIM Technical Report No. 68, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Bonney P, Kellar C and Pettigrove V. (2016). Weir management in the north Maroondah catchment: continued monitoring of 2015 sediment release operation. CAPIM Technical Report No. 65, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Sharp S, MacMahon D and Pettigrove V. (2016). Water NSW Pilot Study: Werriberri and Leura Creek Catchments. CAPIM Technical Report No. 64, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Hassell K, French J and Boyle R. (2016). Milestone 5 Final Report: Western Port Toxicant Study Stage 3 – Pesticide Sourcing Study and Fish Health Assessment in Western Port Part 2: Assessment of Fish Health in Western Port. CAPIM Technical Report No.63 B, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Myers J, Sharp S, Sharley D, Vu H, Long S and Pettigrove V. (2016). Final Report: Western Port Toxicant Study Stage 3 – Pesticide Sourcing Study and Fish Health Assessment in Western Port Part 1: Pesticide Sourcing Study. CAPIM Technical Report No. 63A, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Donald A*, Katherine Jeppe K**, Elizabeth Morris E**, Pettigrove V**. (2016). Waterway Health Overview Paper: A report to the Yarra River Protection Ministerial Advisory Council, Rigby and Pyx Consulting* and the Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management **, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Sharp S, Sharley D and Pettigrove V. (2015). Sediment Quality Assessment Program 2015-16. CAPIM Technical Report No. 62, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Barbee N, Longmore A, Townsend K, Pettigrove V and Swearer S. (2015). Technical knowledge synthesis for nutrient cycling, marine pests and pollutants in Port Phillip Bay. Informing the development of the new Port Phillip Bay Environmental Management Plan. CAPIM Technical Report No. 60, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Amos C, MacMahon D, Marshall S and Sharley D. (2015). Review of aquatic sampling technologies for EPA Victoria – Phase 2. Report prepared for EPA Victoria. CAPIM Technical Report No. 59, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Long S, Sharley D, MacMahon, Hassell K, Jeppe K, Boyle R, Sinclair G, Amos C and Pettigrove V. (2015). Enhancing our Dandenong Creek Pollution Detection Program update 2014-2015. CAPIM Technical Report No. 57, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Long S, Sharley D, MacMahon D and Pettigrove V. (2015). Enhancing our Dandenong Creek Pollution Detection Program update 2014-2015. CAPIM Technical Report No. 56, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Long S, Sharley D, MacMahon D and Pettigrove V. (2015). Enhancing our Dandenong Creek Pollution Detection Program update 2014-2015. CAPIM Technical Report No. 55, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Hassell K, Jeppe K, Colombo V, Myers J, Sharp S and Pettigrove V. (2015). Final Report. Screening of agrochemicals in water near an aquaculture facility. CAPIM Technical Report No. 52, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Hassell K, Kellar C, Townsend K, Jeppe K, Long S, Myers J, MacMahon D, Allinson M, Marshall S, Arora M, Dey A, Sengupta A and Pettigrove V. (2015). Identifying the factors influencing aquatic ecosystem health in the upper Jacksons Creek catchment. Overview. Final Report. CAPIM Technical Report No. 46, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Arora M, Dey A, Sengupta A and Pettigrove V. (2014). Rainfall Runoff Model of Jacksons Creek Catchment. CAPIM Technical Report No. 53, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Bonney B, Kellar C and Pettigrove V. (2014). The response of macroinvertebrate communities to multiple sediment releases in the north Maroondah catchment. CAPIM Technical Report No. 47, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Kellar C, MacMahon D, Jeppe K, Hassell K, Myers J, Long S, Allinson M, Sharley D and Pettigrove V. (2014). Pollution Prevention Program. CAPIM Technical Report No. 45, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Kellar C, Hassell K, Jeppe K, Myers J, Long S, MacMahon D, Townsend K, Rose G, O’Neill C and Pettigrove V. (2014). Identifying the primary factors influencing aquatic ecosystem health in the Maribyrnong River. Final Report. CAPIM Technical Report No. 41, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Allinson G, Allinson A, Myers J and Pettigrove V. (2014). Use of novel rapid assessment tools for efficient monitoring of micropollutants in urban storm water (SWF Project 8OS – 8100) Final Report. CAPIM Technical Report No. 37, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Hassell K. (2013). Assessment of Gonad Histopathology in Smooth Toadfish (Tetractenos glaber) from Sydney Harbour and surrounding estuaries in New South Wales, Australia. CAPIM Technical Report No. 35a, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Sharley D, Valenzuela I, Sharp S, Amos C, Sá Almeida I and Pettigrove V. Identifying the origin of microbial contamination at Frankston and Mornington beaches. Molecular and Chemical Tracking. CAPIM Technical Report No. 35b, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Allinson M, Myers J, Allinson G and Pettigrove V. (2013). Use of novel rapid assessment tools for efficient monitoring of micropollutants in urban storm water (SWF Project 8OS – 8100) Milestone 03 Report. CAPIM Technical Report No. 33, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Sharley D, Mornane P, Gagliardi B, Almeida MIGS, Kolev S and Pettigrove V. (2013). Review of aquatic sampling technologies for EPA Victoria. Monitoring and investigations. CAPIM Technical Report No. 31, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Sharley D, Hassell K, O’Brien A and Long S. (2013). Assessment of invertebrate communities and fish health in the agriculturally influenced Watson Creek estuary. CAPIM Technical Report No. 28, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Sharp S, Myers J and Pettigrove V. (2013). An assessment of sediment toxicants in Western Port and major tributaries. CAPIM Technical Report No. 27, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Long S and Boyle R. (2013) Effects of coal seam gas discharges on freshwater shrimp (Macrobrachium spp). CAPIM Technical Report No. 24, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Allinson M, Myers J, Allinson G and Pettigrove V. (2013). Use of novel rapid assessment tools for efficient monitoring of micropollutants in urban storm water (SWF Project 8OS – 8100) Milestone 02 Report. CAPIM Technical Report No. 23, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Edge KJ, Chapman JC, Larsson ME, Hassell KL, Roach, AC. (2013) Rapid Assessment of cumulative stressors on fish populations. Final Report to the Environmental Trust, research project 2007/RD/rd017, Environmental Protection Science Branch, New South Wales Office of Environment and Heritage. 51pp.
  • McMahon D. (2012). Stormwater Passive Sampling Survey for the Derwent Estuary Program. CAPIM Technical Report No. 20, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Kellar C, Hassell K, Long S, Myers J, Golding L, Pettigrove, V. (2011). Identifying the primary factors influencing aquatic ecosystem health in the Upper Dandenong Creek Catchment. CAPIM Technical Report No. 6, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Hassell K, Marshall A. (2010). Preliminary Assessment of Gonad Histopathology in Smooth Toadfish (Tetractenos glaber) (Freminville 1813) from two estuaries in New South Wales, Australia. CAPIM Technical Report No. 1, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
  • Van Gelderen R and Pettigrove V. (2010). Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) within the Yarra/Maribyrnong Rivers and Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia. CAPIM Technical Report No. 4, Centre for Aquatic Pollution Identification and Management, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Other publications

Conference proceedings

  • Carter G, Bourgues S, Cantrell C, Pettigrove V and Bethke K. (2016). Collaborating for a healthier Merri Creek. Proceedings of OzWater’16.  Australian Water Association. Melbourne 10-12 May 2016.

Books

  • Bolan, NS, Kirkham MB, Halsband C, Nugegoda, D and Ok YS (2020) Particulate Plastics in Terrestrial and Aquatic Environments. CRC Press ISBN: 9780367511401.
  • Feldman DL with contributions from Grant SB, Sengupta A, Stuvick L, Bijoor N, Sahimi M, Arora M, Pettigrove V and Burry K (2017).  The water-sustainable city: science, policy and practice.  Edward Elgar Publishing ISBN:978178347.
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RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.