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Details of Mr. Wayne E. McFee   


Gender male
Job title Research Wildlife Biologist
Department Protected Area Resources
NOAA, Center for Coastal Environmental Health and Biomolecular Research, Charleston ( NOAA/NOS/CCEHBR)
219 Fort Johnson Road Charleston SC 29412-9110
219 Ft. Johnson Rd.
South Carolina
Regions Sea of Azov
Tel (843) 762-8592
Fax (843) 762-8700
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Website http://coastalscience.noaa.gov/projects/detail?key=26
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Degree Master of Science
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities Program Lead for the Coastal Marine Mammal Stranding Assessments Program. Responsible for assessments of marine mammal strandings in SC, necropsies of stranded animals, and analyses of strandings and life history data including tooth aging, reproductive parameters, pathology and contaminant burden comparisons, human/dolphin interaction etc.
Research Region 102
Skills/Expertise tooth aging, dolphin/human interactions, stranding analysis
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Mr. Wayne MCFEE)

Schwacke, LH, Zolman, ES, Balmer, BC, DeGuise, S, George, RC, Hoguet, J, Hohn, AA, Kucklick, JR, Lamb, S, Levin, M, Litz, JA, McFee, WE, Place, NJ, Townsend, FI, Wells, RS and TK Rowles. 2011. Anaemia, hypothyroidism and immune suppression associated with polychlorinated biphenyl exposure in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279: 48-57.
McFee, W.E. and T.P. Lipscomb. 2009. Major pathologic findings and probable causes of mortality in bottlenose dolphins stranded in South Carolina from 1993 to 2006. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 45 (3): 575-593.
McFee, W.E., Adams, J.D., Fair, P.A., Bossart, G.D. 2012. Age Distribution and Growth of Two Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) Populations from Capture-Release Studies in the Southeastern United States. Aquatic Mammals 38(1): 17-30
Pate, SM and WE McFee. 2012. Prey species of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from South Carolina waters. Southeastern Naturalist 11(1): 1-22.
McFee, W.E., Schwacke, J.H., Stolen, M.K., Mullin, K.D., and L.H. Schwacke. 2010. Investigation of growth phases for bottlenose dolphins using a Bayesian modeling approach. Marine Mammal Science 26(1): 67-85.

Group(s): GLODIR
Created: 1999-07-23 Last Updated: 2016-06-16 by Wayne MCFEE