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An investigation of the x-cell disease in Pagothenia borchgrevinki fish in McMurdo Sound with measurements of condition factor, gut contents, internal organ status and analysis of tissue samples
Entry ID: K057_1997_1998_NZ_1

Abstract: The distribution of x-cell disease in Pagothenia borchgrevinki fish in McMurdo Sound and the effects of the disease on the fish was investigated. A series of linear transects were samples close to Scott Base on the eastern side of McMurdo Sound (3) and on the western side of the sound (2) to sample for fish in order to locate different schools of fish. Fish that were captured were weighed and ... View entire text
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  N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.75   W: 166.75

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Start Date: 1997-11-15
Stop Date: 1997-12-05
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Mans, T. 2000. X-cell disease in the Antarctic fish Pagothenia borchgrevinki. MSc thesis, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Davison, W. X-cell gill disease in Pagothenia borchgrevinki from McMurdo Sound, Antarctica. Polar biology 19(1): 17-23, 1998.
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