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Details of Dr. Stephen S. BATES   


Gender male
Job title Scientist Emeritus
Department Fisheries and Oceans Canada
Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Gulf ( DFO-GFC)
343 Université Avenue P.O. Box 5030 Moncton E1C 9B6
E1C 9B6
Nationality Canada
Tel 1-902-431-4243
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Website http://www.issha.org, http://www.inter.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/Gulf/DAPR
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Degree PhD, MSc
Job type Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology
Research Activities Physiological ecology of toxic and harmful phytoplankton, especially domoic acid producing species of Pseudo-nitzschia.
Working languages English, French
  • Now a Scientist Emeritus working with Fisheries & Oceans Canada, but out of my home, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Still writing scientific papers.
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Stephen BATES)

La Barre, S., S.S. Bates, and M.A. Quilliam. 2014. Domoic acid. In: S. La Barre and J.-M. Kornprobst [eds.], Outstanding Marine Molecules. Wiley, Germany, 472 p. ISBN: 978-3-527-33465-0 https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Stephane_La_Barre/publication/265257564_Domoic_Acid/links/5406dc4a0cf2c48563b2727a.pdf?origin=publication_detail
Lim, H.C., P.T. Lim, S.T. Teng, S.S. Bates, and C.P. Leaw. 2014. Genetic structure of Pseudo-nitzschia pungens (Bacillariophyceae) populations: implications of a global diversification of the diatom. Harmful Algae 37: 142-152.
Teng, S.T., H.C. Lim, P.T. Lim, V.H. Dao, S.S. Bates, and C.P. Leaw. 2014. Pseudo-nitzschia kodamae sp. nov. (Bacillariophyceae), a toxigenic species from the Strait of Malacca, Malaysia. Harmful Algae 34: 17-28.
Fernandes, L.F., K.A. Hubbard, M. Richlen, J. Smith, S.S. Bates, J. Ehrman, C. Léger, L.L. Mafra Jr., D. Kulis, M. Quilliam, D. Erdner, K. Libera, L. McCauley, and D. Anderson. 2013, Diversity and toxicity of the diatom Pseudo-nitzschia Peragallo in the Gulf of Maine, Northwestern Atlantic Ocean. Deep-Sea Res. II (in press).
Sahraoui, I., B. Grami, S.S. Bates, D. Bouchouicha, M.A. Chikhaoui, H. Hadj Mabrouka, and A. Sakka Hlaili. 2012. Response of potentially toxic Pseudo-nitzschia (Bacillariophyceae) populations and domoic acid to environmental conditions in a eutrophied, SW Mediterranean coastal lagoon (Tunisia). Est. Coastal Shelf Sci. 102-103: 95-104.
Lelong, A., H. Hégaret, P. Soudant, and S.S. Bates. 2012. Pseudo-nitzschia (Bacillariophyceae) species, domoic acid and amnesic shellfish poisoning: revisiting previous paradigms. Phycologia 51: 168-216. http://www.inter.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/folios/01017/docs/ref-1416-89.pdf
Trainer, V.L., S.S. Bates, N. Lundholm, A.E. Thessen, W.P. Cochlan, N.G. Adams, and C.G. Trick. 2012. Pseudo-nitzschia physiological ecology, phylogeny, toxicity, monitoring and impacts on ecosystem health. Harmful Algae 14: 271?300.
Lundholm, N., S.S. Bates, K.A. Baugh, B.D. Bill, L.B. Connell, C. Léger, and V.L. Trainer. 2012. Cryptic and pseudo-cryptic diversity in diatoms?with descriptions of Pseudo-nitzschia hasleana sp. nov. and P. fryxelliana sp. nov. J. Phycol. 48: 436-454.
Sahraoui, I., S.S. Bates, D. Bouchouicha, H. Hadj Mabrouk, and A. Sakka Hlaili. 2011. Toxicity of Pseudo-nitzschia populations from Bizerte Lagoon, Tunisia, southwest Mediterranean, and first report of domoic acid production by P. brasiliana. Diatom Res. 26: 293-303.
Holtermann, K.E., S.S. Bates, V.L. Trainer, A. Odell, and E.V. Armbrust. 2010. Mass sexual reproduction in the toxigenic diatoms Pseudo-nitzschia australis and P. pungens (Bacillariophyceae) on the Washington coast, USA. J. Phycol. 46: 41-52.
Mafra, L.L., Jr., V.M. Bricelj, C. Ouellette, and S.S. Bates. 2010. Feeding mechanics as the basis for differential uptake of the neurotoxin domoic acid by oysters, Crassostrea virginica, and mussels, Mytilus edulis. Aquatic Toxicol. 97: 160?171.
Hanic, L.A., S. Sekimoto, and S.S. Bates. 2009. Oomycete and chytrid infections of the diatom Pseudo-nitzschia pungens (Bacillariophyceae) from Prince Edward Island, Canada. Botany 87: 1096-1105.
Djaoued, Y., J. Robichaud, M. Thibodeau, S. Balaji, N. Tchoukanova, and S.S. Bates. 2009. Photocatalytic properties of nanocrystalline titanium dioxide films in the degradation of domoic acid in aqueous solution; potential for use in molluscan shellfish biotoxin depuration facilities. Food Additives & Contaminants, Part A. 26: 248-257.
Sahraoui, I., A. Sakka Hlaili, H. Hadj Mabrouk, C. Léger, and S.S. Bates. 2009. Blooms of the diatom genus Pseudo-nitzschia H. Peragallo in Bizerte Lagoon (Tunisia, SW Mediterranean). Diatom Res. 24: 175-190. http://www.inter.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/folios/01017/docs/ref-1104-71.pdf
Mafra, L.L., Jr., V.M. Bricelj, C. Ouellette, C. Léger, and S.S. Bates. 2009. Mechanisms contributing to low domoic acid uptake by oysters feeding on Pseudo-nitzschia cells. I. Filtration and pseudofeces production. Aquat. Ecol. 6: 201-212. http://www.int-res.com/articles/ab2009/6/b006p201.pdf
Mafra, L. Jr., C. Léger, S.S. Bates, and M.A. Quilliam. 2009. Analysis of trace levels of domoic acid in seawater and plankton by liquid chromatography without derivatization, using UV or mass spectrometry detection. J. Chromatogr. A 1216: 6003-6011.
Djaoued, Y., M. Thibodeau, J. Robichaud, S. Balaji, S. Priya, N. Tchoukanova, and S.S. Bates. 2008. Photocatalytic degradation of domoic acid using nanocrystalline TiO2 thin films. J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem. 193: 271-283.
Casteleyn, G., V.A. Chepurnov, F. Leliaert, D.G. Mann, S.S. Bates, N. Lundholm, L. Rhodes, K. Sabbe, and W. Vyverman. 2008. Pseudo-nitzschia pungens (Bacillariophyceae): a cosmopolitan diatom species? Harmful Algae 7: 241-257. http://www.phycology.ugent.be/reprints/pn_pungens.pdf
Orlova, T.Y., I.V. Stonik, N.A. Aizdaicher, S.S. Bates, C. Léger, and J. Fehling. 2008. Toxicity, morphology and distribution of Pseudo-nitzschia calliantha, P. multistriata and P. multiseries (Bacillariophyta) from the northwestern Sea of Japan. Bot. Mar. 51: 297-306.
Trainer, V.L., B. Hickey, and S.S. Bates. 2008. Toxic diatoms. In: P.J. Walsh, S.L. Smith, L.E. Fleming, H. Solo-Gabriele, and W.H. Gerwick [eds.], Oceans and human health: risks and remedies from the sea. Elsevier Science Publishers, New York, p. 219-237.
Bates, S.S. and P.M. Strain. 2006. Nutrients and phytoplankton in Prince Edward Island inlets during late summer to fall: 2001?2003. Can. Tech. Rep. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 2668: xii + 136 p. http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/Library/325228.pdf
Bates, S.S. and V.L. Trainer. 2006. The ecology of harmful diatoms, p. 81-93. In: E. Granéli and J. Turner [eds.] Ecology of harmful algae. Ecological Studies, Vol. 189. Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg. https://www.glf.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/dapr-radp/docs/bates_&_trainer_the_ecology_of_harmful_diatoms_2006.pdf
Fehling, J., K. Davidson, and S.S. Bates. 2005. Growth dynamics of non-toxic Pseudo-nitzschia delicatissima and toxic P. seriata (Bacillariophyceae) under simulated spring and summer photoperiods. Harmful Algae 4: 763-769.
Bates, S.S. 2004. Amnesic shellfish poisoning: domoic acid production by Pseudo-nitzschia diatoms. Aqua Info Aquaculture Notes 16, 4 p. http://www.gov.pe.ca/photos/original/af_domoic_acid.pdf
Bates, S.S., J. Gaudet, I. Kaczmarska, and J.M. Ehrman. 2004. Interaction between bacteria and the domoic-acid-producing diatom Pseudo-nitzschia multiseries (Hasle) Hasle; can bacteria produce domoic acid autonomously? Harmful Algae 3: 11-20.
Fehling, J., K. Davidson, C.J. Bolch, and S.S. Bates. 2004. Growth and domoic acid production by Pseudo-nitzschia seriata (Bacillariophyceae) under phosphate and silicate limitation. J. Phycol. 40: 674-683.
Fehling, J., D.H. Green, K. Davidson, C.J. Bolch, and S.S. Bates. 2004. Domoic acid production by Pseudo-nitzschia seriata (Bacillariophyceae) in Scottish waters. J. Phycol. 40: 622-630.
Evans, K.M., S.S. Bates, L.K. Medlin, and P.K. Hayes. 2004. Microsatellite marker development and genetic variation in the toxic marine diatom Pseudo-nitzschia multiseries (Bacillariophyceae). J. Phycol. 40: 911-920.
Bates, S.S. 2000. Domoic-acid-producing diatoms: another genus added! J. Phycol. 36: 978-983.
Pan, Y., S.S. Bates, and A.D. Cembella. 1998. Environmental stress and domoic acid production by Pseudo-nitzschia: a physiological perspective. Natural Toxins 6: 127-135.
Davidovich, N.A. and S.S. Bates. 1998. Sexual reproduction in the pennate diatoms Pseudo-nitzschia multiseries and P. pseudodelicatissima (Bacillariophyceae). J. Phycol. 34: 126-137.
Bates, S.S. 1998. Ecophysiology and metabolism of ASP toxin production, p. 405-426. In: D.M. Anderson, A.D. Cembella, and G.M. Hallegraeff [eds.]. Physiological ecology of harmful algal blooms. Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg. http://personal.nbnet.nb.ca/donr/SteveBates/Bates_Ecophysiology_ASI_chapter_1998.pdf
Bates, S.S., D.L. Garrison, and R.A. Horner 1998. Bloom dynamics and physiology of domoic-acid-producing Pseudo-nitzschia species, p. 267-292. In: D.M. Anderson, A.D. Cembella, and G.M. Hallegraeff [eds.] Physiological ecology of harmful algal blooms. Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg. http://personal.nbnet.nb.ca/donr/SteveBates/Bates_et_al_Blooms_ASI_chapter_1998.pdf
Bates, S.S., A.S.W. de Freitas, J.E. Milley, R. Pocklington, M.A. Quilliam, J.C. Smith, and J. Worms. 1991. Controls on domoic acid production by the diatom Nitzschia pungens f. multiseries in culture: nutrients and irradiance. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 48: 1136-1144.
Pocklington, R., J.E. Milley, S.S. Bates, C.J. Bird, A.S.W. de Freitas, and M.A. Quilliam. 1990. Trace determination of domoic acid in seawater and phytoplankton by high-performance liquid chromatography of the fluorenylmethoxycarbonyl (FMOC) derivative. Intern. J. Environ. Anal. Chem. 38: 351-368. http://www.inter.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/folios/01017/docs/ref-58-33.pdf

Created: 2001-04-09 Last Updated: 2016-10-29 by Stephen BATES