Prof Ailsa Hall

Professor, Director SMRU

tel: 01334 462634
fax: 01334 462632
email: ajh7@st-andrews.ac.uk
room: SMRU 2.05  (SOI)
Scottish Oceans Institute
East Sands
University of St Andrews
St Andrews
Fife
KY16 8LB
UK


General Information



Research Interests include:

  • Factors affecting survival in marine mammals, particularly disease, exposure to toxins, contaminants and endocrine disrupters.
  • Epidemiology and risk assessment
  • Immune function and fitness.
  • Respiratory and endocrine physiology.

 

Recent Publications

Bennett, KA, Robinson, KJ, Moss, SEW, Millward, S & Hall, AJ 2017, 'Using blubber explants to investigate adipose function in grey seals: glycolytic, lipolytic and gene expression responses to glucose and hydrocortisone' Scientific Reports, vol 7, 7731. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-06037-x
Kershaw, JL, Sherrill, M, Davison, NJ, Brownlow, A & Hall, AJ 2017, 'Evaluating morphometric and metabolic markers of body condition in a small cetacean, the harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena)' Ecology and Evolution, vol 7, no. 10, pp. 3494-3506. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2891
Olsen, MT, Islas, V, Graves, JA, Onoufriou, A, Vincent, C, Brasseur, S, Frie, AK & Hall, AJ 2017, 'Genetic population structure of harbour seals in the United Kingdom and neighbouring waters' Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, vol Early View. DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2760
Bennett, KA, Turner, LM, Millward, S, Moss, SEW & Hall, AJ 2017, 'Obtaining accurate glucose measurements from wild animals under field conditions: comparing a hand held glucometer with a standard laboratory technique in grey seals' Conservation Physiology, vol 5, no. 1. DOI: 10.1093/conphys/cox013
Takeshita, R, Sullivan, L, Smith, C, Collier, T, Hall, A, Brosnan, T, Rowles, T & Schwacke, L 2017, 'The Deepwater Horizon oil spill marine mammal injury assessment' Endangered Species Research, vol 33, pp. 95-106. DOI: 10.3354/esr00808
Takei, Y, Suzuki, I, Wong, MKS, Milne, R, Moss, S, Sato, K & Hall, A 2016, 'Development of an animal-borne blood sample collection device and its deployment for the determination of cardiovascular and stress hormones in phocid seals' American Journal of Physiology. Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, vol 311, no. 4, pp. R788-R796. DOI: 10.1152/ajpregu.00211.2016
Arso Civil, M, Smout, SC, Duck, CD, Morris, C, Onoufriou, J, Thompson, D, Brownlow, A, Davison, N, Cummings, C, Pomeroy, P, McConnell, BJ & Hall, AJ 2016, Harbour Seal Decline - vital rates and drivers: Report to Scottish Government MMSS/002/15. SMRU.
Baily, JL, Foster, G, Brown, D, Davison, N, Coia, JE, Watson, E, Pizzi, R, Willoughby, K, Hall, AJ & Dagleish, MP 2016, 'Salmonella infection in grey seals (Halichoerus grypus), a marine mammal sentinel species: pathogenicity and molecular typing of Salmonella strains compared with human and livestock isolates' Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol 18, no. 3, pp. 1078-1087. DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.13219
Kershaw, JL & Hall, AJ 2016, 'Seasonal variation in harbour seal (Phoca vitulina) blubber cortisol - A novel indicator of physiological state?' Scientific Reports, vol 6, 21889. DOI: 10.1038/srep21889
Brock, PM, Goodman, SJ, Hall, AJ, Cruz, M & Acevedo-Whitehouse, K 2015, 'Context-dependent associations between heterozygosity and immune variation in a wild carnivore Evolutionary ecology and behaviour' BMC Evolutionary Biology, vol 15, no. 1. DOI: 10.1186/s12862-015-0519-6
New, LF, Hall, AJ, Harcourt, R, Kaufman, G, Parsons, ECM, Pearson, HC, Cosentino, AM & Schick, RS 2015, 'The modelling and assessment of whale-watching impacts' Ocean and Coastal Management, vol 115, pp. 10-16. DOI: 10.1016/j.ocecoaman.2015.04.006
Browning, HM, Gulland, FMD, Hammond, JA, Colegrove, KM & Hall, AJ 2015, 'Common cancer in a wild animal: the California sea lion (Zalophus californianus) as an emerging model for carcinogenesis' Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. B, Biological Sciences, vol 370, no. 1673, 20140228. DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2014.0228
Jensen, S-K, Lacaze, J-P, Hermann, G, Kershaw, J, Brownlow, A, Turner, A & Hall, AJ 2015, 'Detection and effects of harmful algal toxins in Scottish harbour seals and potential links to population decline' Toxicon, vol 97, pp. 1-14. DOI: 10.1016/j.toxicon.2015.02.002
Hanson, NN & Hall, AJ 2015, Grey seal and harbour seal indicators for the Marine Strategy Framework Directive: Sea Mammal Research Unit report to Scottish Government. Sea Mammal Research Unit.
Baily, JL, Méric, G, Bayliss, S, Foster, G, Moss, SE, Watson, E, Pascoe, B, Mikhail, J, Pizzi, R, Goldstone, RJ, Smith, DGE, Willoughby, K, Hall, AJ, Sheppard, SK & Dagleish, MP 2015, 'Evidence of land-sea transfer of the zoonotic pathogen Campylobacter to a wildlife marine sentinel species' Molecular Ecology, vol 24, no. 1, pp. 208-221. DOI: 10.1111/mec.13001
Van Bressem, M-F, Duignan, PJ, Banyard, A, Barbieri, M, Colegrove, KM, de Guise, S, di Guardo, G, Dobson, A, Domingo, M, Fauquier, D, Fernandez, A, Goldstein, T, Grenfell, B, Groch, KR, Gulland, F, Jensen, BA, Jepson, PD, Hall, A, Kuiken, T, Mazzariol, S, Morris, SE, Nielsen, O, Raga, JA, Rowles, TK, Saliki, J, Sierra, E, Stephens, N, Stone, B, Tomo, I, Wang, J, Waltzek, T & Wellehan, JFX 2014, 'Cetacean morbillivirus: current knowledge and future directions' Viruses, vol 6, no. 12, pp. 5145-5181. DOI: 10.3390/v6125145
Duignan, PJ, Van Bressem, M-F, Baker, JD, Barbieri, M, Colegrove, KM, de Guise, S, de Swart, RL, di Guardo, G, Dobson, A, Duprex, WP, Early, G, Fauquier, D, Goldstein, T, Goodman, SJ, Grenfell, B, Groch, KR, Gulland, F, Hall, A, Jensen, BA, Lamy, K, Matassa, K, Mazzariol, S, Morris, SE, Nielsen, O, Rotstein, D, Rowles, TK, Saliki, JT, Siebert, U, Waltzek, T & Wellehan, JF 2014, 'Phocine distemper Virus: current knowledge and future directions' Viruses, vol 6, no. 12, pp. 5093-5134. DOI: 10.3390/v6125093
Browning, HM, Acevedo-Whitehouse, K, Gulland, FMD, Hall, AJ, Finlayson, J, Dagleish, MP, Billington, KJ, Colegrove, K & Hammond, JA 2014, 'Evidence for a genetic basis of urogenital carcinoma in the wild California sea lion' Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol 281, no. 1796, 20140240. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2014.0240
Greig, DJ, Gulland, FMD, Smith, WA, Conrad, PA, Field, CL, Fleetwood, M, Harvey, JT, Ip, HS, Jang, S, Packham, A, Wheeler, E & Hall, AJ 2014, 'Surveillance for zoonotic and selected pathogens in harbor seals Phoca vitulina from central California' Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, vol 111, no. 2, pp. 93-106. DOI: 10.3354/dao02762
Jensen, S-K, Nymo, IH, Forcada, J, Hall, A & Godfroid, J 2013, 'Brucella antibody seroprevalence in Antarctic seals (Arctocephalus gazella, Leptonychotes weddellii and Mirounga leonina)' Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, vol 105, no. 3, pp. 175-181. DOI: 10.3354/dao02633
Thompson, D, Hall, AJ, Lonergan, M, McConnell, BJ & Northridge, S 2013, Current state of knowledge of effects of offshore renewable energy generation devices on marine mammals & research requirements: Report to Scottish Government Marine Mammal Scientific Support Research Programme MMSS/001/11. Scottish Government, Edinburgh.
Hunt, KE, Moore, MJ, Rolland, RM, Kellar, NM, Hall, AJ, Kershaw, J, Raverty, SA, Davis, CE, Yeates, LC, Fauquier, DA, Rowles, TK & Kraus, SD 2013, 'Overcoming the challenges of studying conservation physiology in large whales: a review of available methods' Conservation Physiology, vol 1, no. 1, pp. 1-24. DOI: 10.1093/conphys/cot006
Paterson, WD, Redman, P, Hiby, L, Moss, S, Hall, AJ & Pomeroy, P 2013, 'Pup to adult photo-ID: evidence of pelage stability in gray seals' Marine Mammal Science, vol 29, no. 4, pp. E537–E541. DOI: 10.1111/mms.12043
Bennett, KA, Fedak, M, Moss, SEW, Pomeroy, P, Speakman, JR & Hall, AJ 2013, 'The role of glucocorticoids in naturally fasting grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) pups: dexamethasone stimulates mass loss and protein utilisation, but not departure from the colony' Journal of Experimental Biology, vol 216, no. 6, pp. 984-991. DOI: 10.1242/jeb.077438
Brock, PM, Hall, AJ, Goodman, SJ, Cruz, M & Acevedo-Whitehouse, K 2013, 'Applying the tools of ecological immunology to conservation: a test case in the Galapagos sea lion' Animal Conservation, vol 16, no. 1, pp. 19-31. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-1795.2012.00567.x
Matejusova, I, Bland, F, Hall, AJ, Harris, RN, Snow, M, Douglas, A & Middlemas, SJ 2013, 'Real-time PCR assays for the identification of harbor and gray seal species and sex: A molecular tool for ecology and management' Marine Mammal Science, vol 29, no. 1, pp. 186-194. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2011.00543.x
Brock, PM, Hall, AJ, Goodman, SJ, Cruz, M & Acevedo-Whitehouse, K 2013, 'Immune activity, body condition and human-associated environmental impacts in a wild marine mammal' PLoS One, vol 8, no. 6, pp. e67132. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0067132
Hall, AJ 2013, 'SC/65a/E04-Assessing the population consequences of pollutant exposure in cetaceans (Pollution 2000+)-from ingestion to outcome'.
Jensen, S-K, Nymo, IH, Forcada, J, Godfroid, J & Hall, A 2012, 'Prevalence of Toxoplasma gondii antibodies in pinnipeds from Antarctica' Veterinary Record, vol 171, no. 10, pp. 249-+. DOI: 10.1136/vr.100848
Hammond, JA, Hauton, C, Bennett, KA & Hall, AJ 2012, 'Phocid seal leptin: tertiary structure and hydrophobic receptor binding site preservation during distinct leptin gene evolution' PLoS One, vol 7, no. 4, pp. e35395. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0035395
Spencer, M, Mieszkowska, N, Robinson, LA, Simpson, SD, Burrows, MT, Birchenough, SNR, Capasso, E, Cleall-Harding, P, Crummy, J, Duck, C, Eloire, D, Frost, M, Hall, AJ, Hawkins, SJ, Johns, DG, Sims, DW, Smyth, TJ & Frid, CLJ 2012, 'Region-wide changes in marine ecosystem dynamics: state-space models to distinguish trends from step changes' Global Change Biology, vol 18, no. 4, pp. 1270-1281. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2011.02620.x
Greig, D, Ylitalo, G, Wheeler, E, Boyd, D, Gulland, F, Yanagida, G, Harvey, J & Hall, AJ 2011, 'Geography and stage of development affect persistent organic pollutants in stranded and wild-caught harbor seal pups from central California' Science of the Total Environment, vol 409, no. 18, pp. 3537-3547.
Cordes, LS, Duck, CD, Mackey, BL, Hall, AJ & Thompson, PM 2011, 'Long-term patterns in harbour seal site-use and the consequences for managing protected areas' Animal Conservation, vol 14, no. 4, pp. 430-438. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-1795.2011.00445.x
Cabezon, O, Hall, AJ, Vincent, C, Pabon, M, Garcia-Bocanegra, I, Dubey, JP & Almeria, S 2011, 'Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in North-eastern Atlantic harbor seal (Phoca vitulina vitulina) and grey seal (Halichoerus grypus)' Veterinary Parasitology, vol 179, no. 1-3, pp. 253-256. DOI: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2011.01.046
Spencer, M, Birchenough, SNR, Mieszkowska, N, Robinson, LA, Simpson, SD, Burrows, MT, Capasso, E, Cleall-Harding, P, Crummy, J, Duck, C, Eloire, D, Frost, M, Hall, AJ, Hawkins, SJ, Johns, DG, Sims, DW, Smyth, TJ & Frid, CLJ 2011, 'Temporal change in UK marine communities: trends or regime shifts?' Marine Ecology, vol 32, pp. 10-24. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0485.2010.00422.x
Rowles, TK, Schwacke, LS, Wells, RS, Saliki, JT, Hansen, L, Hohn, A, Townsend, F, Sayre, RA & Hall, AJ 2011, 'Evidence of susceptibility to morbillivirus infection in cetaceans from the United States' Marine Mammal Science, vol 27, no. 1, pp. 119. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2010.00393.x
Torday, JS, Powell, FL, Farmer, CG, Orgeig, S, Nielsen, HC & Hall, AJ 2010, 'Leptin integrates vertebrate evolution: From oxygen to the blood-gas barrier' Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology, vol 173, pp. 37-42. DOI: 10.1016/j.resp.2010.01.007
Lonergan, M, Hall, A, Thompson, H, Thompson, PM, Pomeroy, P & Harwood, J 2010, 'Comparison of the 1988 and 2002 phocine distemper epizootics in British harbour seal Phoca vitulina populations' Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, vol 88, no. 3, pp. 183-188. DOI: 10.3354/dao02153
Harcourt, RG, Turner, E, Hall, A, Waas, JR & Hindell, M 2010, 'Effects of capture stress on free-ranging, reproductively active male Weddell seals' Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology, vol 196, no. 2, pp. 147-154. DOI: 10.1007/s00359-009-0501-0
Hall, AJ & Frame, E 2010, 'Evidence of domoic acid exposure in harbour seals from Scotland: a potential factor in the decline in abundance?' Harmful Algae, vol 9, pp. 489-493. DOI: 10.1016/j.hal.2010.03.004
Hall, AJ, Thomas, G & McConnell, BJ 2009, 'Exposure to persistent organic pollutants and first-year survival probability in gray seal pups' Environmental Science and Technology, vol 43, no. 16, pp. 6364-6369. DOI: 10.1021/es9004398
Schwacke, LH, Hall, AJ, Townend, FI, Wells, RS, Hansen, LJ, Hohn, AA, Bossart, GD, Fair, PA & Rowles, TK 2009, 'Hematologic and serum biochemical reference intervals for free-ranging common bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) and variation in the distributions of clinicopathologic values related to geographic sampling site' American Journal of Veterinary Research, vol 70, no. 8, pp. 973-985. DOI: 10.2460/ajvr.70.8.973
Hall, AJ & Harwood, J 2009, Mass Mortalities. in WF Perrin, B Wursig & JGM Thewissen (eds), Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals. Academic Press Inc., pp. 709-711.
Hall, AJ & Northridge, SP 2008, A Review of Options for a Scottish Strandings Scheme: Final report to the Scottish Government, Marine Strategy Division, Marine Directorate. Marine Scotland.
Hall, AJ, Gulland, FMD, Ylitalo, GM, Greig, DJ & Lowenstine, LJ 2008, 'Changes in blubber contaminant concentrations in California sea lions (Zalophus californianus) associated with weight loss and gain during rehabilitation' Environmental Science and Technology, vol 42, no. 11, pp. 4181-4187. DOI: 10.1021/es702685p
Hall, AJ 2008, Vagrant Seals. in Mammals of the British Isles. The Mammal Society, pp. 547-550.
Thompson, P, Ingram, S, Lonergan, M, Northridge, S, Hall, A & Wilson, B 2007, 'Climate change causing starvation in harbour porpoises?' Biology Letters, vol 3, no. 5, pp. 533-534. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2007.0076
Hall, AJ & McConnell, BJ 2007, 'Measuring changes in juvenile grey seal body composition' Marine Mammal Science, vol 23, no. 3, pp. 650-665. DOI: doi:10.1111/j.1748-7692.2007.00132.x
Hall, AJ & Hall, AJ 2007, 'Is marine mammal health deteriorating? Trends in the global reporting of marine mammal disease' EcoHealth, vol 4, pp. 135-150. DOI: 10.1007/s10393-007-0097-1
Hall, AJ & Thomas, GO 2007, 'Polychlorinated biphenyls, DDT, polybrominated diphenyl ethers and organic pesticides in United Kingdom harbor seals - mixed exposures and thyroid homeostasis' Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, vol 26, no. 5, pp. 851 - 861. DOI: DOI: 10.1897/06-310R.1
Greig, DJ, Ylitalo, GM, Hall, AJ, Fauquier, DA & Gulland, FMD 2007, 'Transplacental transfer of organochlorines in California sea lions (Zalophus californianus)' Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, vol 26, pp. 37-44. DOI: 10.1897/05-609R.1
Hall, AJ, Wells, RS, Sweeney, JC, Townsend, FI, Balmer, BC, Hohn, AA & Rhinehart, HL 2007, 'Annual, seasonal and individual variation in hematology and clinical blood chemistry profiles in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from Sarasota Bay, Florida' Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, vol Part A, no. 148, pp. 266-277. DOI: doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2007.04.017
Hall, AJ, Jepson, PD, Goodman, SJ & Harkonen, T 2006, 'Phocine distemper virus in the North and European seas - Data and models, nature and nurture' Biological Conservation, vol 131, pp. 221-229. DOI: doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2006.04.008
Hall, AJ, Hugunin, K, Deaville, R, Law, R, Allchin, CR & Jepson, PD 2006, 'The risk of infection from polychlorinated biphenyl exposure in harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) - A case-control approach' Environmental Health Perspectives, vol 114, pp. 704 - 711. DOI: doi:10.1289/ehp.8222
Hall, AJ, McConnell, BJ, Rowles, TK, Aguilar, A, Borrell, A, Schwacke, L, Reijnders, PJH & Wells, RS 2006, 'Population consequences of polychlorinated biphenyl exposure in bottlenose dolphins - an individual based model approach.' Environmental Health Perspectives, vol 114, no. Supple. 1, pp. 60 - 64. DOI: 10.1289/ehp.8053
Hall, AJ, Dietz, R, Reijnders, PJH, Teilmann, J, Harding, K, Hall, AJ, Brasseur, SMJM, Siebert, U, Goodman, SJ, Jepson, PD, Dau Rasmussen, T & Thompson, PM 2006, 'A review of the 1988 and 2002 phocine distemper virus epidemics in European harbour seals' Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, vol 68, pp. 115 - 130.
Hall, AJ, Stott, J, Blanchard, M, Rowles, TK & Wells, R 2006, The relationship between immune measures and blubber organochlorine concentrations in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from Sarasota Bay, Florida. Unknown Publisher.
Hammond, JA, Pomeroy, P, Hall, AJ & Smith, VJ 2005, 'Identification and real-time PCR quantification of phocine distemper virus from two colonies of Scottish grey seals in 2002' Journal of General Virology, vol 86, pp. 2563-2567. DOI: 10.1099/vir.0.80962-0
Hammond, JA, Hall, AJ & Dyrynda, EA 2005, 'Comparison of polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) induced effects on innate immune functions in harbour and grey seals' Aquatic Toxicology, vol 74, pp. 126-138. DOI: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2005.05.006
Hammond, JA, Bennett, KA, Walton, MJ & Hall, AJ 2005, 'Molecular cloning and expression of leptin in gray and harbor seal blubber, bone marrow, and lung and its potential role in marine mammal respiratory physiology' American Journal of Physiology. Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, vol 289, no. 2, pp. R545-R553. DOI: 10.1152/ajpregu.00203.2004
Pomeroy, P, Hammond, JA, Hall, AJ, Lonergan, ME, Duck, CD, Smith, VJ & Thompson, H 2005, 'Morbillivirus neutralizing antibodies in Scottish grey seals (Halichoerus grypus): assessing the effects of the 1988 and 2002 PDV epizootics.' Marine Ecology Progress Series, vol 287, pp. 241-250. DOI: 10.3354/meps287241
Kalantzi, O, Hall, AJ, Thomas, GO & Jones, KC 2005, 'Polybrominated diphenyl ethers and selected organochlorines in grey seals (Halichoerus grypus) in the North Sea.' Chemosphere, vol 58, no. 3, pp. 345-354. DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2004.07.039
Hammond, JA, Pomeroy, P, Hall, AJ & Smith, VJ 2005, 'Identification and real-time PCR quantification of phocine distemper virus in two populations of Scottish Grey seals following the 2002 epidemic' Journal of General Virology, vol 86, pp. 2563-2567.
Pomeroy, P, Hammond, JA, Hall, AJ, Lonergan, ME, Duck, CD, Smith, VJ & Thompson, H 2005, 'Morbillivirus neutralizing antibodies in Scottish grey seals: assessing the effects of the 1988 and 2002 PDV epizootics' Marine Ecology Progress Series, vol 287, pp. 241-250.
Ylitalo, GM, Stein, JE, Hom, T, Johnson, LL, Tilbury, KL, Hall, AJ, Rowles, TK, Greig, D, Lowenstine, LJ & Gulland, FMD 2005, 'The role of organochlorines in cancer-associated mortality in California sea lions (Zalophus californianus)' Marine Pollution Bulletin, vol 50, pp. 30-39.
McConnell, BJ, Beaton, R, Bryant, E, Hunter, C, Lovell, P & Hall, AJ 2004, 'Phoning home - a new GSM mobile phone telemetry system to collect mark-recapture data' Marine Mammal Science, vol 20, pp. 274-283. DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-7692.2004.tb01156.x
Tilley, RE, Kemp, GD, Teramitsu, I & Hall, AJ 2003, 'Isolation of two cytochrome P450 cDNAs, CYP1A1 and CYP1A2, from harp seal (Phoca groenlandica) and grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) (vol 132, pg 181, 2002)' Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part C: Toxicology & Pharmacology, vol 135, pp. 481-483. DOI: 10.1016/S1532-0456(02)00214-4
Hall, AJ, Englehard, GH, Brasseur, SMJM, Vecchione, A, Burton, HR & Reijnders, PJH 2003, 'The immunocompetence handicap hypothesis in two sexually dimorphic pinniped species - is there a sex difference in immunity during early development?' Developmental and Comparative Immunology, vol 27, pp. 629-637. DOI: 10.1016/S0145-305X(03)00029-6
Tilley, RE, Kemp, GD & Hall, AJ 2003, 'Cryostorage of hepatic microsomes from two marine mammal species: effects on cytochrome P450-monooxygenase activities and content.' Marine Pollution Bulletin, vol 46, no. 5, pp. 654-8. DOI: 10.1016/S0025-326X(03)00032-8
Gulland, F & Hall, AJ The role of infectious disease in influencing status and trends in marine mammal populations.
Hall, AJ, Engelhard, GH, Brasseur, SMJM, Vecchione, A, Burton, H & Reijnders, PJH The immuncompetence handicap hypothesis in two sexually dimorphic pinniped species - is there a sex difference in immunity during early devlopment?.
Hall, AJ, Kalantzi, O & Thomas, G 2003, 'Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in grey seal pups during their first year of life - are they thyroid hormone endocrine disrupters?' Environmental Pollution, vol 126, pp. 39-37.
Thompson, PM, Thompson, H & Hall, AJ 2002, 'Prevalence of morbillivirus antibodies in Scottish harbour seals' Veterinary Record, vol 151, pp. 609-610.
Engelhard, GH, Hall, AJ, Brasseur, SMJM & Reijnders, PJH 2002, 'Blood chemistry in southern elephant seal mothers and pups during lactation reveals no effect of handling' Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, vol 133, no. 2, pp. 367-378. DOI: 10.1016/S1095-6433(02)00169-1
Hall, AJ, McConnell, BJ & Barker, RJ 2002, 'The effect of total immunoglobulin levels, mass and condition on the first-year survival of grey seal pups.' Functional Ecology, vol 16, pp. 462-474.
Tittlemier, S, Borrell, A, Duffe, J, Duignan, PJ, Fair, P, Hall, AJ, Hoekstra, P, Kovacs, KM, Krahn, MM, Lebeuf, M, Lydersen, C, Muir, D, O'Hara, T & Olsson, M Global distribution of halogenated dimethyl bipyrroles in marine mammal blubber. DOI: 10.1007/s00244-002-1175-6
Tilley, RE, Kemp, GD, Teramitsu, I & Hall, AJ Isolation of two cytochrome P450 cDNAs, CYP1A1 and CYP1A2 from two seal species: harp seal (Phoca groenlandica) and grey seal (Halichoerus grypus)..
Engelhard, GH, Brasseur, SMJM, Hall, AJ, Burton, HR & Reijnders, PJH 2002, 'Adrenocortical responsiveness in southern elephant seal mothers and pups during lactation and the effect of scientific handling' Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systems, and Environmental Physiology, vol 172, pp. 315-328. DOI: 10.1007/s00360-002-0257-0
Hall, AJ Phocine distemper epidemic.
Hall, AJ Grey seal..
Engelhard, GH, Brasseur, S, Hall, AJ, Burton, HR & Reijnders, PJ 2002, 'Adrenocortal responsiveness in southern elephant seal mothers and pups during lactation and the effect of scientific handling.' Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systems, and Environmental Physiology, pp. 315-328.
Hall, AJ, McConnell, BJ & Barker, RJ 2001, 'Factors affecting first-year survival in grey seals and their implications for life history strategy.' Journal of Animal Ecology, vol 70, pp. 138-149.
Hall, AJ Organohalogenated contaminants in marine mammals.
Hall, AJ & Harwood, J Available information on the distribution and abundance of marine mammals in the Skagerrak and Kattegat..
Hall, A, Moss, S & Mcconnell, B 2000, 'A new tag for identifying seals' Marine Mammal Science, vol 16, pp. 254-257.
Hall, AJ, Duck, CD, Law, RJ, Allchin, CR, Wilson, S & Eybator, T 1999, 'Organochlorine contaminants in Caspian and harbour seal blubber' Environmental Pollution, vol 106, pp. 203-212.
Swinton, J, Gilligan, CA, Harwood, J & Hall, AJ 1999, 'Scaling of phocine distemper virus transmission with harbour seal community size.' Ecologie, vol 30, no. 4, pp. 231-240.
Hall, AJ 1998, 'Blood chemistry and hematology of gray seal (Halichoerus grypus) pups from birth to postweaning' Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, vol 29, pp. 401-407.
Ridoux, V, Hall, AJ & Steingrimsson, G 1998, 'An inadvertent homing experiment with a young ringed seal, Phoca hispida' Marine Mammal Science, vol 14, no. 4, pp. 883-888.
Hall, AJ, Pomeroy, P, Green, N, Jones, K & Harwood, J 1997, 'Infection, haematology and biochemistry in grey seal pups exposed to chlorinated biphenyls' Marine Environmental Research, vol 43, no. 1/2, pp. 81-98.
Harwood, J, Pomeroy, P, Green, N, Hall, AJ & 2, O 1996, 'Congener-specific exposure of grey seals (Halichoerus grypus) pups to chlorinated biphenyls during lactation' Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, vol 53, no. 7, pp. 1526-1534.


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