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- Schwacke, Lori H., et al. Show all 11 Authors
- The Science of the total environment 2015 v.527-528 pp. 306-312
- Tursiops truncatus; adverse effects; biopsy; blood serum; blubber; brackish water; coasts; dolphins; lipids; males; mortality; oil spills; persistent organic pollutants; respiratory tract diseases; Gulf of Mexico; Mississippi
- ... A number of studies were initiated in response to the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill to understand potential injuries to bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) that inhabit the northern Gulf of Mexico (NGoM) estuarine waters. As part of these studies, remote biopsy skin and blubber samples were collected from dolphins at six field sites that received varying degrees of oiling: Barataria Bay ( ...