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    Das, S., Arias, A., Cheng, J.O., Souissi, S., Hwang, J.S., Ko, K.C.* -2020Occurrence and distribution of anthropogenic persistent organic pollutants in coastal sediments and mud shrimps from the wetland of central Taiwan.PLOS One 15(1): e0227367.

    Chou, P.H.*, Chen, C.H., Chen, K.Y., Ko, F.C., Tsai, T.Y., Yeh, Y.P.-2019Assessing the endocrine disrupting potentials and genotoxicity in environmental samples from Taiwanese rivers. Genes and Environment 41, Article number: 24.

    Cheng, J.O., Chu, C.H., Ko, F.C.*-2019Concentrations of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in tidal benthos and sediments of Nanwan Bay, Taiwan. Plax. 2019, 1-10.

    Hsieh, H.Y., Huang, K.C., Cheng, J.O., Lo, W.T., Meng, P.J., Ko, F.C.*-2019Environmental Effects on the Bioaccumulation of PAHs in Marine Zooplankton in Gaoping Coastal Waters, Taiwan: Concentration, Distribution, Profile, and Sources. Marine Pollution Bulletin 144, 68–78

    Ko, F.C.*, Pan, W.L., Cheng, J.O., Chen, T.H., Kuo, F.W., Kao, S.J., Chang, C.W., Ho, H.C., Wang, W.H., Fang, L.S.-2018Persistent organic pollutants in Antarctic notothenioid fish and invertebrates associated with trophic levels. PLOS One. 13(4); e0194147.

    Cheng, J.O., Ko, F.C.*-2018Occurrence of PBDEs in Surface Sediments of Metropolitan Rivers: Sources, Distribution Pattern, and Risk Assessment. Science of the Total Environment. 637-638; 1578-1585.

    Chen, T.H.; Hsieh, C.Y.; Cheng, J.O.; Ko, F.C.-2018Effect of the UV-filter Benzophenone-3 on Intra-colonial Social Behaviors of the False Clown Anemonefish (Amphiprion ocellaris). Science of the Total Environment. 644: 1625-1629

    Lai, I.C.; Lee, C.L.; Ko, F.C.; Lin, J.C.; Huang, H.C.; Shiu, R.F.-2017 Use of a numerical simulation approach to improve the estimation of air-water exchange fluxes of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in a coastal zone. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 120, 259-267.

    Chen, C.C.; Tew, K.S.; Ho, P.H.; Ko, F.C.; Hsieh, H.Y.; Meng, P.J.-2017 The impact of two oil spill events on the water quality along coastal area of Kenting National Park, Taiwan. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 124, 974-983.

    Chen, T.H., Chou, S.M., Tang, C.H., Chen, C.Y., Meng, P.J., Ko, F.C., Cheng, J.O.-2016Endocrine disrupting effects of domestic wastewater on reproduction, sexual behavior, and gene expression in the brackish medaka Oryzias melastigma. Chemosphere 150:566-75.

    Cheng, J.O., Ko, F.C.*, Lee, C.L., M.D. Fang-2016Concentration Profile and Gas-particle Distribution of Atmospheric Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Relation to Monsoons. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 23(15):15675-88.

    Lai, I.C., Lee, C.L., Ko, F.C., Lin, J.C., Huang, H.C.-2015Persistent organic pollutants in tropical coastal and offshore environment: part A—atmospheric polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. 1086. Int. J. Environ. Sci. Technol. 12, 1075-

    Chen, T.H., Chen, Y.L., Chen, C.Y., Liu, P.J., Cheng, J.O., Ko, F.C.*-2015Assessment of ichthyotoxicity and anthropogenic contamination in the surface waters of Kenting National Park, Taiwan. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment187:265.

    Chu, P.H., Lee, C.H., Ko, F.C.*-2015Detection of Hormone-like and Genotoxic Activities in Indoor Dust from Taiwan using a Battery of in vitro Bioassays. Aerosol and Air Quality Research. 15, 1412–1421.

    Ko, F.C.*, Chang, C.W., Cheng, J.O.-2014Comparative study of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Coral Tissues and the Ambient Sediments from Kenting National Park, Taiwan. Environmental Pollution. 185, 35-43.

    Ko, F.C.*, We, N.Y., Chou, L.S.-2014Bioaccumulation of PBDEs in Stranded Cetaceans from Taiwan Coastal Waters. J of Hazardous Materials, 277, 127-133.

    Chou, P.H., Liu, T.C., Ko, F.C., Liao, M.W., Yeh, H.M., Yang, T.H., Wu, C.T., Chen, C.H., Tsai, T.Y. -2014Occurrence of aryl hydrocarbon receptor agonists and genotoxic compounds in the river systems in Southern Taiwan. Chemosphere 107, 257-264.

    Hung, C.C., Ko, F.C., Gong, G.C., Chen, K.S., Lin, H.L., Wu, J.M., Chiang, H.L., Peng, S.C., Santschi, P.H.-2014Increased zooplankton PAH concentrations across hydrographic fronts in the East China Sea. Marine Pollution Bulletin 83, 248-257.

    Tew, K.S., Kao, Y.C., Ko, F.C., Kuo, J., Meng, P.J., Liu, P.J., Glover, D.C.-2014Effects of elevated CO2 and temperature on the growth, elemental composition, and cell size of two marine diatoms: potential implications of global climate change. Hydrobiologia. 741, 79-87.

    Cheng, J.O., Ko, F.C.* Lee, C.L., Fang, M.D.-2013Air-water exchange fluxes of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the tropical coast, Taiwan. Chemosphere 90, 2614-2622.

    Hsieh, I.T, Mok, H.K., Ko, F.C.*, Acik, S.-2013Environmental assessment of trace element bioaccumulation in sipunculan from seagrass and wetland sediments. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 185(3), 2269-2279.

    Wang, Y.P., Tew, K.S.*, Kuo, J., Ko, F.C., Meng, P.J.-2012The effect of coral polyp sizes and coral exudates on picoeukaryote dynamics in a controlled environment. Scientia Marina 76, 455-461.

    Ko, F.C.*, Baker, J.E., Tew, K.S.-2012Kinetics of polychlorinated biphenyl partitioning to marine Chrysophyte Isochrysis galbana. Science of the Total Environment 416, 410-417.

    Das, S., Arias, A., Cheng, J.O., Souissi, S., Hwang, J.S., Ko, K.C.* (2020)Occurrence and distribution of anthropogenic persistent organic pollutants in coastal sediments and mud shrimps from the wetland of central Taiwan.PLOS One 15(1): e0227367.

    Chou, P.H.*, Chen, C.H., Chen, K.Y., Ko, F.C., Tsai, T.Y., Yeh, Y.P.(2019)Assessing the endocrine disrupting potentials and genotoxicity in environmental samples from Taiwanese rivers. Genes and Environment 41, Article number: 24.

    Cheng, J.O., Chu, C.H., Ko, F.C.*(2019)Concentrations of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in tidal benthos and sediments of Nanwan Bay, Taiwan. Plax. 2019, 1-10.

    Hsieh, H.Y., Huang, K.C., Cheng, J.O., Lo, W.T., Meng, P.J., Ko, F.C.*(2019)Environmental Effects on the Bioaccumulation of PAHs in Marine Zooplankton in Gaoping Coastal Waters, Taiwan: Concentration, Distribution, Profile, and Sources. Marine Pollution Bulletin 144, 68–78

    Ko, F.C.*, Pan, W.L., Cheng, J.O., Chen, T.H., Kuo, F.W., Kao, S.J., Chang, C.W., Ho, H.C., Wang, W.H., Fang, L.S.(2018)Persistent organic pollutants in Antarctic notothenioid fish and invertebrates associated with trophic levels. PLOS One. 13(4); e0194147.

    Cheng, J.O., Ko, F.C.*(2018)Occurrence of PBDEs in Surface Sediments of Metropolitan Rivers: Sources, Distribution Pattern, and Risk Assessment. Science of the Total Environment. 637-638; 1578-1585.

    Chen, T.H.; Hsieh, C.Y.; Cheng, J.O.; Ko, F.C.(2018)Effect of the UV-filter Benzophenone-3 on Intra-colonial Social Behaviors of the False Clown Anemonefish (Amphiprion ocellaris). Science of the Total Environment. 644: 1625-1629

    Lai, I.C.; Lee, C.L.; Ko, F.C.; Lin, J.C.; Huang, H.C.; Shiu, R.F.(2017) Use of a numerical simulation approach to improve the estimation of air-water exchange fluxes of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in a coastal zone. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 120, 259-267.

    Chen, C.C.; Tew, K.S.; Ho, P.H.; Ko, F.C.; Hsieh, H.Y.; Meng, P.J.(2017) The impact of two oil spill events on the water quality along coastal area of Kenting National Park, Taiwan. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 124, 974-983.

    Chen, T.H., Chou, S.M., Tang, C.H., Chen, C.Y., Meng, P.J., Ko, F.C., Cheng, J.O.(2016)Endocrine disrupting effects of domestic wastewater on reproduction, sexual behavior, and gene expression in the brackish medaka Oryzias melastigma. Chemosphere 150:566-75.

    Cheng, J.O., Ko, F.C.*, Lee, C.L., M.D. Fang(2016)Concentration Profile and Gas-particle Distribution of Atmospheric Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Relation to Monsoons. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 23(15):15675-88.

    Lai, I.C., Lee, C.L., Ko, F.C., Lin, J.C., Huang, H.C.(2015)Persistent organic pollutants in tropical coastal and offshore environment: part A—atmospheric polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. 1086. Int. J. Environ. Sci. Technol. 12, 1075-

    Chen, T.H., Chen, Y.L., Chen, C.Y., Liu, P.J., Cheng, J.O., Ko, F.C.*(2015)Assessment of ichthyotoxicity and anthropogenic contamination in the surface waters of Kenting National Park, Taiwan. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment187:265.

    Chu, P.H., Lee, C.H., Ko, F.C.*(2015)Detection of Hormone-like and Genotoxic Activities in Indoor Dust from Taiwan using a Battery of in vitro Bioassays. Aerosol and Air Quality Research. 15, 1412–1421.

    Ko, F.C.*, Chang, C.W., Cheng, J.O.(2014)Comparative study of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Coral Tissues and the Ambient Sediments from Kenting National Park, Taiwan. Environmental Pollution. 185, 35-43.

    Ko, F.C.*, We, N.Y., Chou, L.S.(2014)Bioaccumulation of PBDEs in Stranded Cetaceans from Taiwan Coastal Waters. J of Hazardous Materials, 277, 127-133.

    Chou, P.H., Liu, T.C., Ko, F.C., Liao, M.W., Yeh, H.M., Yang, T.H., Wu, C.T., Chen, C.H., Tsai, T.Y. (2014)Occurrence of aryl hydrocarbon receptor agonists and genotoxic compounds in the river systems in Southern Taiwan. Chemosphere 107, 257-264.

    Hung, C.C., Ko, F.C., Gong, G.C., Chen, K.S., Lin, H.L., Wu, J.M., Chiang, H.L., Peng, S.C., Santschi, P.H.(2014)Increased zooplankton PAH concentrations across hydrographic fronts in the East China Sea. Marine Pollution Bulletin 83, 248-257.

    Tew, K.S., Kao, Y.C., Ko, F.C., Kuo, J., Meng, P.J., Liu, P.J., Glover, D.C.(2014)Effects of elevated CO2 and temperature on the growth, elemental composition, and cell size of two marine diatoms: potential implications of global climate change. Hydrobiologia. 741, 79-87.

    Cheng, J.O., Ko, F.C.* Lee, C.L., Fang, M.D.(2013)Air-water exchange fluxes of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the tropical coast, Taiwan. Chemosphere 90, 2614-2622.

    Hsieh, I.T, Mok, H.K., Ko, F.C.*, Acik, S.(2013)Environmental assessment of trace element bioaccumulation in sipunculan from seagrass and wetland sediments. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 185(3), 2269-2279.

    Wang, Y.P., Tew, K.S.*, Kuo, J., Ko, F.C., Meng, P.J.(2012)The effect of coral polyp sizes and coral exudates on picoeukaryote dynamics in a controlled environment. Scientia Marina 76, 455-461.

    Ko, F.C.*, Baker, J.E., Tew, K.S.(2012)Kinetics of polychlorinated biphenyl partitioning to marine Chrysophyte Isochrysis galbana. Science of the Total Environment 416, 410-417.

    Fang, M.D., Lee, C.L.*, Jiang, J.J., Ko, F.C., Baker, J.E.(2012)Diffusive exchange of PAHs across the air-water interface of the Kaohsiung Harbor lagoon, Taiwan. Journal of Environmental Management 110, 179-187

    Kuo, J.Y., Ko, F.C.*, Cheng, J.O., Meng, P.J., Li, J.J. (2012)Environmental assessment of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon in the surface sediments of a remote region on the eastern coast, Taiwan. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment184:2967-2979

    Chen, T.H., Cheng, Y.M., Cheng, J.O., Ko, F.C.(2012)Assessing the effects of polychlorinated biphenyls (Aroclor 1254) on a scleractinian coral (Stylophora pistillata) at organismal, physiological, and molecular levels. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 75, 207-212.

    Cheng, J.O., Ko, F.C.*, Li, J.J., Chen, T.H. , Cheng, Y.M., Lee, C.L.(2012)Concentrations of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon in the surface sediments from inter-tidal areas of Kenting coast, Taiwan. Environmental Monitoring Assessment 184, 3481-3490.

    Hung, C.C*., Gong, G.C., Ko, F.C., Lee, H.J., Chen, H.Y., Wu, J.M., Hsu, M.L., Peng, S.C., Nan, F.H., Santschi, P.H.(2011)Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in surface sediments of the East China Sea and their relationship associated with carbonaceous materials. Marine Pollution Bulletin 63, 464-470.

    Jiang, J.J., Lee, C.L., Fang, M.D., Ko, F.C., Baker, J.E. (2011)Polybrominated diphenyl ethers and polychlorinated biphenyls in sediments of southwest Taiwan: Regional characteristics and potential sources. Marine Pollution Bulletin 62, 815-823.

    Cheng, J.O., Ko, F.C.*, Wang, W.H. (2011)Concentration and partitioning of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the seawater of Houwan, Taiwan. Platax 8, 53-64.

    Hung, C.C., Gong, G.C., Ko, F.C., Chen, H., Hsu, M., Wu, J.M., Peng, S.C., Nan, F.H., Yeager, K.M., Santschi, P.H. (2010)Relationships between persistent organic pollutants and carbonaceous materials in aquatic sediments of Taiwan. Marine Pollution Bulletin60,1010-1017.

    Cheng, J.O., Cheng, Y.M., Chen, T.H., Hsieh, P.C., Fang, M.D., Lee, C.L., Ko, F.C.* (2010)A Preliminary Assessment of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Distributions in the Kenting Coral Reef Waters of Southern Taiwan. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 58,489-498.

    Chou, C.T., Hsiao, Y.C., Ko, F.C. Cheng, J.O., Cheng, Y.M., Chen, T.H., (2010)Chronic exposure of 2,2',4,4'-tetrabromodiphenyl ether (PBDE-47) alters locomotion behavior in juvenile zebrafish (Danio rerio). Aquatic Toxicology 98,388-395.

    Chen, T.H., Cheng, Y.M., Cheng, J.O., Chou, C.T., Hsiao, Y.C., Ko, F.C.*(2010)Growth and transcriptional effect of dietary 2,2',4,4'-tetrabromodiphenyl ether (PBDE-47) exposure in developing zebrafish (Danio rerio). Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 73, 377-383.

    Li, J.J., Ko, F.C., Li, J.J.* (2010)Crustaceans on Siaolanyu Isle of Taiwan. Platax 7, 1-11.

    Cheng, J.O., Chen, E.R., Meng, P.J., Chen, T.H., Li, J.J., Wang, W.H., Ko, F.C.* (2010)Concentrations of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the seawater of Houwan affected by the grounding of the chemical tanker W-O Budmo. Platax 7, 67-78.

    Cheng, Y.M., Cheng, J.O, Ko, F.C., Chen, T.H. (2009)Isolation and characterization of stress-responsive genes from sea anemones Aiptasia pulchella exposed to a commercial polychlorinated biphenyl mixture Aroclor 1254. Platax 6, 57-68.

    Fang, M.D., Ko, F.C., Baker, J.E., Lee, C.L. (2008)Seasonality of diffusive exchange of polychlorinated biphenyls and hexachlorobenzene across the air-sea interface of Kaohsiung Harbor, Taiwan. Science of the Total Environment 407, 548-565.

    Cheng, J.O., Cheng, Y.M., Chou, C.T., Hsiao, Y.C., Ko, F.C., Chen, T.H. (2008)Protein expression profile in juvenile zebrafish (Danio rerio) exposed to PBDE-47. Platax 5, 39-46.

    Fang, M.D., Hsieh, P.C, Ko F.C. , Baker, J.E., Lee, C.L. (2007)Sources and distribution of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the sediments of Kaoping river and submarine canyon system. Marine Pollution Bulletin 54, 1179-1189

    Cheng, J.O., Chen, T.H., Hung, Y.J., Hua, C.W., Hsieh, P.H., Lee, C.L., Ko, F.C. (2007)Extraction of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from sediments: a comparison between accelerated solvent extraction and Soxhlet extraction techniques. Platax 4, 31-39.

    Li, Z., Chiu, L., Weng, S., Zhang, D.L., Du, J., Huang, J., Jin, M., Huang, H., Ko, F.C., Lu, S., Yang, S., Yuan, D. (2007)The rapid growth of publications by atmospheric and oceanic scientists of Chinese origin. Bulletin of American Meteorological Society, June (2007) 846-848.

    Ko, F.C., Baker, J.E. (2007)Composition and distribution of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the surface sediments of three reservoirs in the lower Susquehanna River. Chemosphere, 66, 277-285.

    Ko, F.C, Cheng, J.O., Wang, W.H. (2006)Critical pathways of bioaccumulation in aquatic food webs: a review. Platax. 4, 43-67.

    Fang, M.D., Fang, H.T., Ko F.C., Baker, J.E., Lee, C.L. (2005)Concentrations of PCB Congeners in Cultivated Oysters (Crassostrea gigas) of Western Taiwan. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 51, 223-231.

    Ko, F.C. Baker, J.E. (2004)Loading of hydrophobic organic contaminants from Susquehanna River to Chesapeake Bay. Marine Pollution Bulletin 48, 840-851.

    Ko, F.C., Sanford, L.P., Baker, J.E. (2003)Internal recycling of particle reactive organic chemicals in the Chesapeake Bay water column. Marine Chemistry 81, 163-176.

    Bamford H.A., Ko, F.C., Baker, J.E. (2002)Seasonal and annual air-water exchange of polychlorinated biphenyls across Baltimore harbor and the northern Chesapeake Bay. Environ. Sci. Technol. 36, 4245-4252.

    Bamford, H.A., Offenberg, J.H., Larsen, R., Ko, F.C., Baker, J.E. (1999)Diffusive exchange of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons across the air-water interface of the Patapsco River, an urbanized subestuary of the Chesapeake Bay. Environ. Sci. Technol., 33, 2138-2144.

    Dachs, J., Eisenreich, S.J., Baker, J.E., Ko, F.C., Jeremiason, D.J. (1999)Coupling of phytoplankton uptake and air-water exchange of persistent organic pollutants. Environ. Sci. Technol., 33(20), 3653-3660.

    Bamford, H.A., Ko, F.C., Baker, J.E. (1998)Exchange of gaseous polychlorinated biphenyls and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons across the Chesapeake Bay air-water interface adjacent to an urbanized area. In Measurement of Toxic and Related Air Pollutants '98, Air and Waste Management Association, 107-113.

    Ko, F.C., Baker, J.E. (1995)Partitioning of hydrophobic organic contaminants to resuspended sediment and plankton in the Chesapeake Bay. Marine Chemistry. 49, 171-188.

    Lai, I.C.; Lee, C.L.*; Ko, F.C.; Lin, J.C.; Huang, H.C.; Shiu, R.F. (2017) Use of a numerical simulation approach to improve the estimation of air-water exchange fluxes of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in a coastal zone. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 120, 259-267.

    Chen, C.C.; Tew, K.S.; Ho, P.H.; Ko, F.C.; Hsieh, H.Y.; Meng, P.J. (2017) The impact of two oil spill events on the water quality along coastal area of Kenting National Park, Taiwan. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 124, 974-983.

    Fang, M.D., Lee, C.L.*, Jiang, J.J., Ko, F.C., Baker, J.E. (2012) Diffusive exchange of PAHs across the air-water interface of the Kaohsiung Harbor lagoon, Taiwan. Journal of Environmental Management 110, 179-187

    Kuo, J.Y., Ko, F.C.*, Cheng, J.O., Meng, P.J., Li, J.J. (2012) Environmental assessment of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon in the surface sediments of a remote region on the eastern coast, Taiwan. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment184:2967-2979

    Chen, T.H., Cheng, Y.M., Cheng, J.O., Ko, F.C.(2012) Assessing the effects of polychlorinated biphenyls (Aroclor 1254) on a scleractinian coral (Stylophora pistillata) at organismal, physiological, and molecular levels. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 75, 207-212.

    Cheng, J.O., Ko, F.C.*, Li, J.J., Chen, T.H. , Cheng, Y.M., Lee, C.L. (2012) Concentrations of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon in the surface sediments from inter-tidal areas of Kenting coast, Taiwan. Environmental Monitoring Assessment 184, 3481-3490.

    Hung, C.C*., Gong, G.C., Ko, F.C., Lee, H.J., Chen, H.Y., Wu, J.M., Hsu, M.L., Peng, S.C., Nan, F.H., Santschi, P.H. (2011) Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in surface sediments of the East China Sea and their relationship associated with carbonaceous materials. Marine Pollution Bulletin 63, 464-470.

    Jiang, J.J., Lee, C.L., Fang, M.D., Ko, F.C., Baker, J.E. (2011) Polybrominated diphenyl ethers and polychlorinated biphenyls in sediments of southwest Taiwan: Regional characteristics and potential sources. Marine Pollution Bulletin 62, 815-823.

    Cheng, J.O., Ko, F.C.*, Wang, W.H. (2011) Concentration and partitioning of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the seawater of Houwan, Taiwan. Platax 8, 53-64.

    Hung, C.C., Gong, G.C., Ko, F.C., Chen, H., Hsu, M., Wu, J.M., Peng, S.C., Nan, F.H., Yeager, K.M., Santschi, P.H. (2010) Relationships between persistent organic pollutants and carbonaceous materials in aquatic sediments of Taiwan. Marine Pollution Bulletin60,1010-1017.

    Cheng, J.O., Cheng, Y.M., Chen, T.H., Hsieh, P.C., Fang, M.D., Lee, C.L., Ko, F.C.* (2010)A Preliminary Assessment of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Distributions in the Kenting Coral Reef Waters of Southern Taiwan. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 58,489-498.

    Chou, C.T., Hsiao, Y.C., Ko, F.C. Cheng, J.O., Cheng, Y.M., Chen, T.H., (2010) Chronic exposure of 2,2',4,4'-tetrabromodiphenyl ether (PBDE-47) alters locomotion behavior in juvenile zebrafish (Danio rerio). Aquatic Toxicology 98,388-395.

    Chen, T.H., Cheng, Y.M., Cheng, J.O., Chou, C.T., Hsiao, Y.C., Ko, F.C.*(2010) Growth and transcriptional effect of dietary 2,2',4,4'-tetrabromodiphenyl ether (PBDE-47) exposure in developing zebrafish (Danio rerio). Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 73, 377-383.

    Li, J.J., Ko, F.C., Li, J.J.* (2010) Crustaceans on Siaolanyu Isle of Taiwan. Platax 7, 1-11.

    Cheng, J.O., Chen, E.R., Meng, P.J., Chen, T.H., Li, J.J., Wang, W.H., Ko, F.C.* Concentrations of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the seawater of Houwan affected by the grounding of the chemical tanker W-O Budmo. Platax 7, 67-78.

    Cheng, Y.M., Cheng, J.O, Ko, F.C., Chen, T.H. 2009. Isolation and characterization of stress-responsive genes from sea anemones Aiptasia pulchella exposed to a commercial polychlorinated biphenyl mixture Aroclor 1254. Platax 6, 57-68.

    Fang, M.D., Ko, F.C., Baker, J.E., Lee, C.L. (2008) Seasonality of diffusive exchange of polychlorinated biphenyls and hexachlorobenzene across the air-sea interface of Kaohsiung Harbor, Taiwan. Science of the Total Environment 407, 548-565.

    Cheng, J.O., Cheng, Y.M., Chou, C.T., Hsiao, Y.C., Ko, F.C., Chen, T.H. (2008) Protein expression profile in juvenile zebrafish (Danio rerio) exposed to PBDE-47. Platax 5, 39-46.

    Fang, M.D., Hsieh, P.C, Ko F.C. , Baker, J.E., Lee, C.L. (2007) Sources and distribution of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the sediments of Kaoping river and submarine canyon system. Marine Pollution Bulletin 54, 1179-1189

    Cheng, J.O., Chen, T.H., Hung, Y.J., Hua, C.W., Hsieh, P.H., Lee, C.L., Ko, F.C. (2007) Extraction of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from sediments: a comparison between accelerated solvent extraction and Soxhlet extraction techniques. Platax 4, 31-39.

    Li, Z., Chiu, L., Weng, S., Zhang, D.L., Du, J., Huang, J., Jin, M., Huang, H., Ko, F.C., Lu, S., Yang, S., Yuan, D. (2007) The rapid growth of publications by atmospheric and oceanic scientists of Chinese origin. Bulletin of American Meteorological Society, June (2007) 846-848.

    Ko, F.C., Baker, J.E. (2007) Composition and distribution of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the surface sediments of three reservoirs in the lower Susquehanna River. Chemosphere, 66, 277-285.

    Ko, F.C, Cheng, J.O., Wang, W.H. (2006) Critical pathways of bioaccumulation in aquatic food webs: a review. Platax. 4, 43-67.

    Fang, M.D., Fang, H.T., Ko F.C., Baker, J.E., Lee, C.L. (2005) Concentrations of PCB Congeners in Cultivated Oysters (Crassostrea gigas) of Western Taiwan. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 51, 223-231.

    Ko, F.C. Baker, J.E. (2004) Loading of hydrophobic organic contaminants from Susquehanna River to Chesapeake Bay. Marine Pollution Bulletin 48, 840-851.

    Ko, F.C., Sanford, L.P., Baker, J.E. (2003) Internal recycling of particle reactive organic chemicals in the Chesapeake Bay water column. Marine Chemistry 81, 163-176.

    Bamford H.A., Ko, F.C., Baker, J.E. (2002) Seasonal and annual air-water exchange of polychlorinated biphenyls across Baltimore harbor and the northern Chesapeake Bay. Environ. Sci. Technol. 36, 4245-4252.

    Bamford, H.A., Offenberg, J.H., Larsen, R., Ko, F.C., Baker, J.E. (1999) Diffusive exchange of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons across the air-water interface of the Patapsco River, an urbanized subestuary of the Chesapeake Bay. Environ. Sci. Technol., 33, 2138-2144.

    Dachs, J., Eisenreich, S.J., Baker, J.E., Ko, F.C., Jeremiason, D.J. (1999) Coupling of phytoplankton uptake and air-water exchange of persistent organic pollutants. Environ. Sci. Technol., 33(20), 3653-3660.

    Bamford, H.A., Ko, F.C., Baker, J.E. (1998) Exchange of gaseous polychlorinated biphenyls and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons across the Chesapeake Bay air-water interface adjacent to an urbanized area. In Measurement of Toxic and Related Air Pollutants '98, Air and Waste Management Association, 107-113.

    Ko, F.C., Baker, J.E. (1995) Partitioning of hydrophobic organic contaminants to resuspended sediment and plankton in the Chesapeake Bay. Marine Chemistry. 49, 171-188.