Video recordings of underwater tracks of fish approaching an olfactory stimulus released into the water column to determine the search strategy used by Antarctic fish
Entry ID: K012_1995_1996_NZ_2

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Summary
Abstract: Two branches exist in the mechanosensory lateral line in Antarctic fish: the canal system and superfiscial neuromasts. Behavioural evidence shows that the canal system is used for prey detection but the purpose of the superfiscial neuromasts is not understood, although they respond to steady water movement. It is thought that the superfiscial neuromasts role is to sense water current. Localisation ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.75   W: 166.75

ISO Topic Category
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SHULAMIT GORDON
Phone: +64 3 358 0200
Fax: +64 3 358 0211
Email: s.gordon at antarcticanz.govt.nz
Contact Address:
Antarctica New Zealand
Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Phone: +64 9 423 9387
Email: ja.macdonald at xtra.co.nz
Contact Address:
Omiha Farm
City: Wellsford
Postal Code: 0972
Country: NEW ZEALAND
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Publications/References
Montgomery, J.C. Diebel, C.E. Halstead, M.B.D. Downer, J. Olfactory search tracks in the Antarctic fish Trematomus bernacchii. Polar biology 21: 151-154, 1999.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-01-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-01-12
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