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Gender male
Job title Section Manager Shellfish SafetyProgramme
Department Biotoxin / Phytoplankton Unit
Renville, Oranmore, Co Galway
Tel +353 91 387200
Fax +353 91 387201
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Website http://www.marine.ie/
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Degree MSc
Job type Research , Decision Making & Policy , Technical Advice & Consulting
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture
Research Activities Management and Advice on HABs programme in Ireland, IOC-ICES WG on Harmful Algal Blooms Dynamics
Research Region 36
Skills/Expertise Phytoplankton and Harmful Algal Blooms Biological Oceanography
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Joe SILKE)

Raine, R., McDermott, G., Silke, J., Lyons, K., and Cusack, C. (2010) A simple short range model for the prediction of Harmful Algal Events in the bays of southwestern Ireland. Journal of Marine Systems Volume 83, Issues 3-4, November 2010, Pages 150-157
O Boyle, S. and Silke, J. (2010): A review of phytoplankton ecology in estuarine and coastal waters around Ireland. Journal of Plankton Research 2010 32(1):99-118
Kavanagh Siobhán; Brennan Claire; O'Connor Louise; Moran Siobhán; Salas Rafael; Lyons Josephine; Silke Joe; Maher Majella (2010) Real-time PCR detection of Dinophysis species in Irish coastal waters. Marine biotechnology (New York, N.Y.) 2010;12(5):534-42
Hess, P., Butter, T., Petersen, A., Silke, J., and McMahon, T. (2009): Performance of the EU-harmonised mouse bioassay for lipophilic toxins for the detection of azaspiracids in naturally contaminated mussel (Mytilus edulis) hepatopancreas tissue homogenates characterised by liquid chromatography coupled to tandem mass spectrometry. Toxicon 53 (2009) 713?722
Kavanagh, S., Brennan, C., O’Connor, L., Moran, S., Salas, R., Lyons, J., Silke J. and Maher M. (2009). Real-time PCR Detection of Dinophysis Species in Irish Coastal Waters. Marine Biotechnology DOI: 10.1007/s10126-009-9238-6
Silke, J (2008): What makes an effective shellfish toxin monitoring programme?; Proceedings of the International Conference on Molluscan Shellfish Safety, Blenheim, New Zealand 2007
Devlin, M., Best, M., Coates,D., Bresnan, E., O?Boyle, S., Park, R., Silke,J., Cusack, C., and Skeats, J. (2007).
Culverhouse P.F., Williams R., Simpson B., Gallienne C., Reguera B., Cabrini M., Fonda Umani S., Parsini T., Pellegrino F.A., Pazos Y., Wang H., Escalera L., Morono A., Hensey M., Silke J., Pellegrinin A., Thomas D., James D., Longa M.A., Kennedy S., and del Punta G (2006) HAB Buoy: a new instrument for in situ monitoring and early warning of harmful algal bloom events. African Journal of Marine Science 28(2): 245-250
Silke J., Mc Mahon T., and Hess P. (2006) Irish Shellfish Monitoring Programme. In Henshilwood K., Deegan B., Mc Mahon T., Cusack C., Keaveney S., Silke J., O?Cinneide M., Lyons D and Hess P. Molluscan Shellfish Safety; Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Molluscan Shellfish Safety, Galway Ireland June 14-18th 2004. Marine Institute Publications, Oranmore, Galway, Ireland.
Silke, J., O?Beirn,F., and Cronin,M. (2005) Karenia mikimotoi: An Exceptional Dinoflagellate Bloom in Western Irish Waters - Summer 2005 Marine Environment and Health Series; Marine Institute Galway Ireland (1-44)
Hess P., Swords D., Clarke D., Silke J. and Mc Mahon T. (2004) Confirmation of Azaspiracids, Okadaic Acid and Dinophysistoxins in Phytoplankton Samples on the West coast of Ireland by Liquid Chromatography-tandem mass Spectrometry. In: Steidinger K.A., et.al. (Eds). 2004 . Harmful Algae 2002. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservations Commission, Florida Institute of Oceanography, and Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO
Ito E., Satake M., Ofuji K.,Mc Mahone T., Silke J., James K. and Yasumoto T. 2000 Small intestinal injuries in mice caused by and new toxing,Azaspiracid, isolated from Irish mussels In: Hallegraeff G.M. et al. (Eds). 2000 Harmful Algal Blooms; Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO 2001
Ofuji K, Satake M, McMahon T, Silke J, James K, Naoki H, Oshima Y and Yasumoto T. (1999)Two Analogs of Azaspiracid isolated from mussels Mytilus edulis, Involved in human intoxication in Ireland.Natural Toxins 7:99-102
Silke J. (1998).Dinoflagellate Cysts in Irish coastal watersUnpublished MSc. Thesis, Trinity College Dublin.
Mc Mahon T., Raine R. and Silke J. (1998) Oceanographic control of harmful phytoplankton blooms around southwestern Ireland. In: Reguera B. et al. (Eds.), Harmful Algae. Xunta de Galicia and Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commision of UNESCO
Satake M, Ofuji K, Naoki H James K, Furey A, McMahon T, Silke J and Yasumoto T. (1998)Azaspiracid, a new marine toxin having unique spiro ring assemblies, isolated from Irish Mussels, Mytilus edulis.Journal of the American Chemical Society 120: 38, 9967-9968
Mc Mahon T and Silke J. (1997).Algal blooms and algal toxicity in Irish Coastal WatersIn: Wilson J.G. (Ed.), Eutrophication in Irish Waters. Royal Irish Academy, Dublin Ireland.
McMahon T and Silke J. (1996) Winter Toxicity of unknown aetiology in mussels Harmful Algal News 17:2
Mc Mahon T., Silke J., Nixon E., Taafe B., Nolan A., McGovern E., andDoyle J. (1996).Seasonal variation in Diarrhetic Shellfish Toxins in mussels from the southwest coast of Ireland in 1994.In: Keegan B. (Ed.) Proceedings of the Irish Marine Science Symposium, Galway 1995. University College Galway Press, Ireland.
Jackson D. and J. Silke (1995).Dinophysis spp. and the occurrence of Diarrhetic Shellfish Poisons in Ireland. In: Lassus,P., Arzul, G., Erard-Le Denn,E., Gentien,P., Marcaillou-Le Baut,C (Eds.) Harmful Marine Algal Blooms..Lavoisier Publishing, Paris.
Silke J. and D. Jackson (1993). Harmful and Nuisance algal blooms in Irish Coastal waters 1990 - 1993.International Council for the Exploration of the Sea. CM. L:31 1993

Group(s): HAB
Created: 2001-02-06 Last Updated: 2016-07-28 by Joe SILKE