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Mike Fulton

NOAA/National Ocean Service, Center for Coastal Environmental Health and Biomolecular Research

Address: 219 Fort Johnson Road, Charleston, SC 29412
Phone: 843.460.9689


Ph.D., 1989, University of South Carolina

Research Interests

  • environmental toxicology

Current and planned research projects

  • lethal and sublethal effects of pesticides in fish and crustaceans
  • lethal and sublethal effects of emerging contaminants in fish and crustaceans
  • development of bioassay protocols for sediment-associated contaminants


  • Whitall, D., A. Ramos, D. Wehner, M. Fulton, A. Mason, E. Wirth, B. West, A. Pait, E. Pisarski, B. Shaddrix and L.A. Reed. 2016. Contaminants in Queen Conch (Strombus gigas) in Vieques, Puerto Rico. Regional Studies in Marine Science. 5: 80-86.
  • Scott, G.I; D.E. Porter; R.S. Norman; C.H. Scott; M.I. Uyaguari-Diaz; K.A. Maruya; S.B. Weisberg; M.H. Fulton; E.F. Wirth; J. Moore; P.L. Pennington; D. Schlenk; G.P. Cobb; N.D. Denslow. 2016. Antibiotics as CECs: An Overview of the Hazards Posed by Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance. Frontiers in Marine Science. 3(24): 1-15.
  • Brennan, J.C.; G. He; T. Tsutsumi; J. Zhao; E. Wirth; M.H. Fulton; M.S. Denison. 2015. Development of Species-Specific Ah Receptor-Responsive Third Generation CALUX Cell Lines with Enhanced Responsiveness and Improved Detection Limits. 2015. Environmental Science & Technonology. 49(19): 11903-11912.
  • Reed, L.A.; W.E. McFee; P.L. Pennington; E.F. Wirth; M.H. Fulton. 2015. A survey of trace element distribution in tissues of dwarf sperm whale (Kogia sima) stranded along the South Carolina coast from 1990-2011. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 100(1): 501-506.
  • Balthis, W.L.; C. Cooksey; M.H. Fulton; J.L. Hyland; G.H.M. Riekerk; R.F. Van Dolah; E.F. Wirth. 2015. An Integrated Assessment of Habitat Quality of National Estuarine Research Reserves in the Southeastern United States. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management. 11(2): 266-275.