Use of Lipid Profiles of Euphausia superba as a Parameter for Determining Dietary Preferences and the Abundance and Spatial Distribution of krill
Entry ID: ASAC_508

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Abstract: From the absracts of some of the referenced papers:

During a period of short-term (19 days) starvation, total lipid in the digestive gland of Euphausia superba Dana decreased from 21 to 9% dry weight. Total lipid per digestive gland decreased significantly during starvation compared to Day 0 individuals, falling from 1960 (plus or minus 172) TO 385 (plus or minus 81) micrograms. Polar lipid was ... View entire text
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  N: -54.0   S: -70.0   E: 159.0   W: 62.0

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Start Date: 1991-09-30
Stop Date: 1993-03-31
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Publications/References
Virtue P., Nichols P.D., Nicol S., McMinn A., Sikes E.L. (1993), The lipid composition of Euphausia superba Dana in relation to the nutritional value of Phaeocystis pouchetii (Hariot) Lagerheim., Antarctic Science, 2, 5, 169-177
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DIF Creation Date: 2000-07-31
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-01-10
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