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Details of Dr. Peter B. Key   


Gender male
Job title Research Fishery Biologist
Department Marine Ecotoxicology
NOAA, Center for Coastal Environmental Health and Biomolecular Research, Charleston ( NOAA/NOS/CCEHBR)
219 Fort Johnson Road Charleston SC 29412-9110
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel (843)762-8596
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Website http://coastalscience.noaa.gov/
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Degree PhD
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Pollution , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Pollution
Research Activities Pesticide effects on vertebrate (Fundulus heteroclitus) and invertebrate (Palaemonetes pugio) aquatic animal enzyme systems. Toxicology of insecticides, metals and PAHs in crustaceans (Palaemonetes pugio) and fish (Fundulus heteroclitus). Sediment toxicity tests utilizing benthic and pelagic aquatic animals. Detecting nonpoint source runoff effects on estuarine ecosystems.
Research Region 36, 70
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Peter KEY)

Key P, Fulton M, Harmon-Fetcho J, McConnell L. 2003. Acetylcholinesterase activity in grass shrimp and aqueous pesticide levels from South Florida drainage canals. Arch Environ Cont Tox 45:371-377. Key P, Meyer SL, Chung KW. 2003. Lethal and sublethal effects of the fungicide chlorothalonil on three life stages of the grass shrimp, Palaemonetes pugio. J Environ Sci Health B38(5):539-549. Key PB, Chung KW, Opatkiewicz AD, Wirth EF, Fulton MH. 2003. Toxicity of the Insecticides Fipronil and Endosulfan to Selected Life Stages of the Grass Shrimp (Palaemonetes pugio). Bull Environ Cont Tox 70:533-540.
Comparative toxicity of pyrethroid insecticides to two estuarine crustacean species, Americamysis bahia and Palaemonetes pugio. M. DeLorenzo, P. Key, K. Chung, Y. Sapozhnikova, M. Fulton. 2013. Environmental Toxicology. DOI: 10.1002/tox.21840. Mixture toxicity of crude oil and Corexit 9500 to estuarine organisms. M. DeLorenzo, K. Chung, P. Key, M. Fulton. 2012. International Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering Research. 3(3):161-169. Toxicity of the mosquito control insecticide phenothrin to three life stages of the grass shrimp (Palaemonetes pugio). P. Key, K. Chung, J. Hoguet, Y. Sapozhnikova, M. DeLorenzo. 2011. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B. 46 (5): 426-431.

Created: 1999-07-12 Last Updated: 2015-05-15 by Peter KEY