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PERSONAL DATA

Gender male
Job title Biotoxins Analyst
Department Biotoxins Unit
Institution
Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada ( DFO)
343 University Avenue Moncton E1C 9B6
Address
Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada 343 University Avenue
Moncton
New Brunswick
E1C 9B6
Canada
Tel 1-506-852-0548
Fax 1-506-851-2079
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree Aquaculture Diploma
Job type Teaching/Education , Research , Data Management , Information Management & Library , Operational Support (technical) , Decision Making & Policy
Research Activities Perform biotoxins analysis using bioassays, HPLC, TLC and ELISA techniques in a regional biotoxins laboratory. Have expertise or experience with the following toxins: paralytic shellfish poison (PSP), amnesic shellfish poison (ASP), ciguatera fish poison (CFP), diarrhetic shellfish poison (DSP), microcystins, spirolides, tetramine and botulinum toxin. Marine species include Mya, Mytilus, Mercenaria, Arctica, Placopecten, Buccinum, Neptunea, Crassostrea, Sphryraena, Lutjanus, Lethrinus, Scarus, Acanthurus, Epinephelus.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Don RICHARD)

Donald J.A. Richard and Edmond J. Arsenault. (1999) A high performance thin layer chromatographic method for domoic acid screening of shellfish tissues. Proceedings of the Sixth Canadian Workshop on Harmful Marine Algae. Can. Tech. Rpt. Fish. Aqua. Sci., J.L. Martin and K. Haya eds. p. 68-70.
Michael A. Quilliam, Allan D. Cembella, Anthony Windust and Donald J.A. Richard. (1999) A comparison of saxitoxin calibration standards by mouse bioassay and chemical analysis methods. Proceedings of the Sixth Canadian Workshop on Harmful Marine Algae. Can. Tech. Rpt. Fish. Aqua. Sci., J.L. Martin and K. Haya eds. p. 52-57
Donald J.A. Richard, Roland J. Cormier, Jacqueline A. Sutton, S. Jane Hawkins, Joanne D. Landry and Edmond J. Arsenault. (1999) Paralytic shellfish toxin dose-response curve for Bay of Fundy naturally contaminated soft shell clam, Mya arenaria. Proceedings of the Sixth Canadian Workshop on Harmful Marine Algae. Can. Tech. Rpt. Fish. Aqua. Sci., J.L. Martin and K. Haya eds. p. 35-39.
Donald J.A. Richard, John W. Hurst, Laura A. Savina and Edmond J. Arsenault. (1999) Optimization of the mouse bioassay for marine toxins - results of an inter-laboratory check sample for individual precision and possible reduction in the number of animals employed. Proceedings of the Sixth Canadian Workshop on Harmful Marine Algae. Can. Tech. Rpt. Fish. Aqua. Sci., J.L. Martin and K. Haya eds. p. 40-42(i).
Donald J.A. Richard, Edmond J. Arsenault and Susan B. Eddy (1999) Shellfish toxin monitoring in the Maritimes region - 10 years since the establishment of the enhanced molluscan shellfish monitoring program. Proceedings of the Sixth Canadian Workshop on Harmful Marine Algae. Can. Tech. Rpt. Fish. Aqua. Sci., J.L. Martin and K. Haya eds. p. 31-34(iii).
Jennifer L. Martin, Murielle M. Legresley and Donald J.A. Richard. (1998) Toxic phytoplankton, PSP and ASP toxicity data during the years 1988-1996 from the southwest Bay of Fundy, Eastern Canada. Harmful Algae. B. Reguera, J. Blanco, M.L. Fernandez and T. Wyatt. Xunta de Galicia and Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO 1998, pp. 233-234
J.L. Martin and D. Richard. (1996) Shellfish toxicity from the Bay of Fundy, Eastern Canada: 50 years in retrospect. Harmful and Toxic Algal Blooms. T. Yasumoto, Y. Oshima and Y. Fukuyo eds. pp.3-6.
A.W. McCulloch, R.K. Boyd, A.S.W. de Freitas, R.A Foxall, W.D. Jamieson, M.V. Laycock, M.A. Quilliam, J.L.C. Wright, V.J. Boyko, J.W. McLaren, M.R. Miedema, R. Pocklington, E.Arsenault and D.J.A. Richard.(1989) Zinc from oyster tissue as causative factor in mouse deaths in official bioassay for paralytic shellfish poison. J. Assoc. Off. Anal. Chem. 72: 384-386
J.L.C. Wright, R.K. Boyd, A.S.W. de Freitas, M. Falk, R.A. Foxall, W.D. Jamieson, M.V. Laycock, A.W. McCulloch, A.G. McInnes, P. Odense, V. Pathak, M.A. Quilliam, M.A. Ragan, P.G. Sim, P. Thibault, J.A. Walter, M. Gilgan, D.J.A. Richard and D. Dewar. (1989) Identification of domoic acid, a neuroexcitatory amino acid, in toxic mussels from eastern Prince Edward Island. Can J. Chem. (3): 481-490.
C.J. Bird, R.K. Boyd, D. Brewer, C.A. Craft, A.S.W. de Freitas, E.W. Dyer, D.J. Embree, M. Falk, M.G. Flack, R.A. Foxall, C. Gillis, M. Greenwell, W.R. Hardstaff, W.D. Jamieson, M.V. Laycock, P. LeBlanc, N.I. Lewis, A.W. McCulloch, G.K. McCully, M. McInerney-Northcott, A.G. McInnes, J.L. McLachlan, P. Odense, D. O'Neil, V. Pathak, M.A. Quilliam, M.A. Ragan, P.F. Seto, P.G. Sim, D. Tappen, P. Thibault, J.A. Walter, J.L.C. Wright, A.M. Backman, A.R. Taylor, D. Dewar, M. Gilgan and D.J.A. Richard. (1988) Identification of domoic acid as the toxic agent responsible for the P.E.I. contaminated mussel incident: A summary of work conducted at the Atlantic Research Laboratory of the National research Council, Halifax, Between 13 December, 1987, and 11 January, 1988. Atlantic Research Laboratory Technical Report 56 NRCC No. 29083, 86 pages


Created: 2000-05-17 Last Updated: 2011-05-31 by Don RICHARD