Antifreeze molecules in Nototheniid fish around Davis Station, Antarctica
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Several species of Antarctic fish were collected from the shallow waters off Davis Station during the 2000-01 season as part of a study examining the properties of 'antifreeze' proteins contained within the ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -68.0   S: -70.0   E: 79.0   W: 77.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Haymet, T. and Williams, D.
Dataset Title: Antifreeze molecules in Nototheniid fish around Davis Station, Antarctica
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2007-11-13
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-01-01
Stop Date: 2001-12-31
ISO Topic Category
Quality During the summer season, fishing was carried out on a regular basis (several days per week) principally from inflatable rubber boats (IRBs) using rods, handlines and/or fish traps. Fishing was also undertaken from the shoreline. Fishing from the shore proved to be most successful when traps were deployed. Casting from the shore, more often than not, resulted in lines becoming snagged on rocks ... View entire text
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Haymet A.D.J., Ward L.G., Harding M.M., Knight C.A. (1998), Valine substituted winter flounder 'antifreeze': preservation of ice growth hysteresis., FEBS Letters, 430, 301-306
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-10-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2015-09-08
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