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Your Environment. Your Health.

Person Details: Maria S. Sepulveda

Superfund Research Program

Maria S. Sepulveda

University of Florida
NW 71st Street
Gainesville, Florida 32653
Phone: 352-378-8181 x399
Fax: 352-395-6608
Email: marisol_sepulveda@usgs.gov

Research Briefs

Publications

2007

  • Denslow ND, Sepulveda MS. 2007. Ecotoxicological effects of endocrine disrupting compounds on fish. Chapter 10 in: The Fish Oocyte: From Basic Studies to Biotechnological Applications. pp.255-322.
  • Johnson KG, Muller J, Price B, Ware A, Sepulveda MS, Borgert CJ, Gross DA, Gross TS. 2007. Influence of seasonality and exposure on the accumulation and reproductive effects of p,p'-dichlorodiphenyldichloroethane and dieldrin in largemouth bass. Environ Toxicol Chem 26(5):927-934. PMID:17521139

2004

  • Rauschenberger RH, Sepulveda MS, Wiebe JJ, Szabo N, Gross TS. 2004. Predicting maternal body burdens of organochlorine pesticides from eggs and evidence of maternal transfer in Alligator mississippiensis. Environ Toxicol Chem 23(12):2906-2915. PMID:15648766
  • Rauschenberger RH, Wiebe JJ, Buckland JE, Smith JT, Sepulveda MS, Gross TS. 2004. Achieving environmentally relevant organochlorine pesticide concentrations in eggs through maternal exposure in Alligator mississippiensis. Mar Environ Res 58(2-5):851-856. PMID:15178124
  • Sepulveda MS, Gallagher EP, Gross TS. 2004. Effects of pulp mill effluents on health and reproductive parameters and in largemouth bass. Environ Sci Technol 13:291-301.
  • Sepulveda MS, Gallagher EP, Wieser CM, Gross TS. 2004. Reproductive and biochemical biomarkers in largemouth bass sampled downstream of a pulp and paper mill in Florida. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf 57(3):431-440. doi:10.1016/j.ecoenv.2003.08.020 PMID:15041266
  • Sepulveda MS, Wiebe JJ, Honeyfield DC, Rauschenberger HR, Hinterkopf JP, Johnson WE, Gross TS. 2004. Organochlorine pesticides and thiamine in eggs of largemouth bass and American alligators and their relationship with early life-stage mortality. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 40(4):782-786. PMID:15650100
  • Wiebe JJ, Sepulveda MS, Buckland JE, Anderson SR, Gross TS. 2004. Umbilical scarring in hatchling American alligators. Aquaculture 239(1-4):155-159.

2003

  • Sepulveda MS, Quinn BP, Denslow ND, Holm SE, Gross TS. 2003. Effects of pulp and paper mill effluents on reproductive success of largemouth bass. Environ Toxicol Chem 22(1):205-213. PMID:12503766

2002

  • Arnold BS, Sepulveda MS, Rotstein DS, Gross TS, Davis LM, Glenn TC, Clark GC. 2002. Use of DNA analysis to study early embryonic mortality in Flordia alligators. In: Proceedings of the 16th Working Meeting of the Crocodile Specialist Group, October 7-10. Gainsville, FL.
  • Arnold BS, Sepulveda MS, Wiebe JJ, Gross TS. 2002. The effectiveness of using topical treatments of alligator eggs for contaminant studies. In: Proceedings of the 16th Working Meeting of the Crocodile Specialist Group, October 7-10. Gainsville, FL.
  • Gross TS, Arnold BS, Sepulveda MS, McDonald K. 2002. Endocrine disrupting chemicals and endocrine active agents. Chapter 39 in: Handbook of Ecotoxicology, 2nd Edition. Lewis Publishers, Boca Raton, FL. pp.1033-1098.
  • Gross TS, Noggle JJ, Quinn BP, Smith JT, Ruessler DS, Wiebe JJ, Sepulveda MS, Wieser CM. 2002. Effects of papermill Effluents and Mill Process Modifications on reproductive Function of Flroida Largemouth Bass. In: Proceedings of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETC), 23rd Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah. November 16 - 20.
  • Gross TS, Sepulveda MS, Wieser CM, Wiebe JJ, Schoeb TR, Denslow ND. 2002. Characterization of annual reproductive cycles for pond-reared Florida largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides floridanus). American Fisheries Society Symposium 31:205-212.
  • Gross TS, Sepulveda MS, Wieser CM, Wiebe JJ, Schoeb TR, Denslow ND, Johnson WE. 2002. Seasonal reproductive cycles for Florida largemouth bass. Black Bass 31:205-215.
  • McCoy KA, Sepulveda MS, Gross TS. 2002. Atrazine exposure and reproductive system abnormalities in field collected Bufo marinus. In: Proceedings of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETC), 23rd Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah. November 16 - 20.
  • Monck E, Wiebe JJ, Sepulveda MS, Buckland JE, Gross DA, Borgert CJ, Gross TS. 2002. An evaluation of follicular quality for American alligators in contaminated Flordia lakes. In: Proceedings of the 16th Working Meeting of the Crocodile Specialist Group, October 7-10. Gainsville, FL.
  • Monck E, Wiebe JJ, Sepulveda MS, Buckland JE, Gross DA, Borgert CJ, Gross TS. 2002. An evaluation of ovarian status and vitellogenin for American alligators from contaminated lakes in Florida. In: Proceedings of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETC), 23rd Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah. November 16 - 20.
  • Ochoa-Acuna H, Sepulveda MS, Gross TS. 2002. Mercury in feathers from Chilean birds: influence of location, feeding strategy, and taxonomic affiliation. Mar Pollut Bull 44:340-349. PMID:12139324
  • Rauschenberger RH, Sepulveda MS, Wiebe JJ, Ruessler DS, Wieser CM, Gross TS. 2002. Predicting contaminant body burdens and evidence of maternal transfer in Alligator Mississippiensis. In: Proceedings of the 16th Working Meeting of the Crocodile Specialist Group, October 7-10. Gainsville, FL.
  • Rauschenberger RH, Sepulveda MS, Wiebe JJ, Ruessler DS, Wieser CM, Gross TS. 2002. Predicting contaminant body burdens from eggs and evidence of maternal transfer in Alligator mississippiensis. In: Proceedings of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETC), 23rd Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah. November 16 - 20.
  • Rauschenberger RH, Sepulveda MS, Wiebe JJ, Ruessler DS, Wieser CM, Gross TS. 2002. Predicting maternal body burdens and evidence of maternal transfer in Alligator mississippiensis. In: Proceedings of the University of Florida Superfund Basic Research Program Annual Retreat, September 10. Gainesville, FL.
  • Sepulveda MS, Gross DA, Johnson WE, Wieser CM, Wiebe JJ, Gross TS. 2002. An evaluation of clinical methods for health assessment in Florida largemouth bass. Black Bass 31:401-410.
  • Sepulveda MS, Gross DA, Johnson WE, Wieser CM, Wiebe JJ, Gross TS. 2002. Baseline hematological parameters and organosomatic indices of Florida largemouth bass. American Fisheries Society Symposium 31:401-410.
  • Sepulveda MS, Johnson WE, Higman JC, Denslow ND, Schoeb TR, Gross TS. 2002. An evaluation of biomarkers of reproductive function and potential contaimant effects in Florida largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides floridanus) sampled from the St. Johns River. Sci Total Environ 289(1-3):133-144. PMID:12049390
  • Sepulveda MS, Wiebe JJ, Honeyfield DC, Hinterkopf JP, Gross TS. 2002. Relationship between egg thiamine concentrations and embryo mortality in the American alligator. In: Proceedings of the 16th Working Meeting of the Crocodile Specialist Group, October 7-10. Gainsville, FL.
  • Sepulveda MS, Wiebe JJ, Ruessler DS, Gross TS. 2002. Environmental contaminants and developmental mortality in fish and alligators. In: Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health, September 1-5. New Orleans, LA.
  • Wiebe JJ, Sepulveda MS, Buckland JE, Harvey A, Rauschenberger RH, Gross TS. 2002. Alligator embryo and hatchling growth from contaminated and clean lakes in Florida. In: Proceedings of the 16th Working Meeting of the Crocodile Specialist Group, October 7-10. Gainsville, FL.
  • Wiebe JJ, Sepulveda MS, Harvey A, Ruessler DS, Rauschenberger RH, Buckland JE, Gross TS. 2002. An evaluation of the incidence of embryonic mortality in the American alligator from contaminated sites in central Florida. In: Proceedings of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETC), 23rd Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah. November 16 - 20.

2001

  • Sepulveda MS, Ruessler DS, Denslow ND, Holm SE, Schoeb TR, Gross TS. 2001. Assessment of reproductive effects in largemouth bass (Mircopterus salmoides) exposed to bleached/unbleached kraft mill effluents. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 41(4):475-482. PMID:11598785

2000

  • Denslow ND, Saunders V, Chow MM, Gross TS, Sepulveda MS, Holm SE. 2000. The estrogen mimicking potential of effluent from CEHD type paper mill in central Florida. In: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Environmental Impacts of the Pulp and Paper Industry, 12-15 June. Helsinki, Finland. pp.227-231.
  • Holm SE, Sepulveda MS, Quinn BP, Delfino JJ, Wieser CM, Denslow ND, Gross TS. 2000. Endocrine Disruption in Largemouth Bass and Exposure to Papermill Effluents: A Reconnaissance Study of the Lower St. Johns River Basin. In: Proceedings of the International Conference: Pulp and papermill research. Helsinki, Finland.
  • Sepulveda MS, Ruessler DS, Denslow ND, Holm SE, Gross TS. 2000. Effects of Paper Mill Effluents on the Reproductive Success of Florida Largemouth Bass. In: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Environmental Impacts of the Pulp and Paper Industry, 12-15 June. Helsinki, Finland.
  • Sepulveda MS, Ruessler DS, Wiebe JJ, Wieser CM, Holm SE, Gross TS. 2000. Effects of Paper Mill Effluents on Reproductive Success of Florida Largemouth Bass. In: Proceedings of the 21st Annual meeting of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC), November 12-16, 2000. Nashville, TN.
  • Sepulveda MS, Wieser CM, Holm SE, Gross TS. 2000. In-vitro Steroidogenesis by Gonadal Tissues from Female Largemouth Bass Exposed to Paper Mill Effluents and Resin Acids. In: Proceedings of the 21st Annual meeting of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC), November 12-16, 2000. Nashville, TN.

1998

  • Gross TS, Wieser CM, Kernaghan NJ, Gross DA, Sepulveda MS, Johnson WE, Higman JC, Holm SE. 1998. Endocrine Disruption in Largemouth Bass and Environmental Contaminants: A Reconnaissance Study of the Lower St. Johns River Basin. In: Proceedings of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETC) 19th Annual Meeting. Charlotte, NC.
  • Sepulveda MS, Gallagher EP, Schoeb TR, Denslow ND, Holm SE, Gross DA, Ruessler S, Gross TS. 1998. Effects of Paper Mill Effluents on Reproduction and Health of Largemouth Bass (Micropterus salmoides) in Florida. In: Proceedings of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETC) 19th Annual Meeting. Charlotte, NC.
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