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Analysis of brain and muscle tissues for activities of the enzyme acelylcholinesterase from the Antarctic fish Trematomus bernacchiicollected from polluted and pristine sites
Entry ID: K014_1996_1997_NZ_2

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Summary
Abstract: The effect of human impacts on fish physiology was investigated by determining whether environmental pollutants impacted upon physiological functioning of the neuromuscular system thereby potentially compromising fish health and viability. Samples of brain and muscle tissue was taken from the Antarctic fish Trematomus bernacchii collected at different localities with different levels of pollutants including Winterquarters Bay (McMurdo Station), Cape Armitage (Scott Base Station), Cape Roberts (Victoria Land Coast) and Backdoor Bay (Cape Royds, Ross Island). The relative activities of the enzyme acelylcholinesterase in each sample was compared between sites.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
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1.   N: -77.57   S: -77.57   E: 166.2   W: 166.2  
2.   N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.67   W: 166.67  
3.   N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.67   W: 166.67  
4.   N: -77.03   S: -77.03   E: 163.2   W: 163.2  


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1996-11-12
Stop Date: 1996-12-08
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 9 373 7599 xtn 87245
Fax: +64 9 373 7415
Email: c.evans at auckland.ac.nz
Contact Address:
School of Biological Sciences
Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology Section
University of Auckland
Private Bag 92019
City: Auckland
Postal Code: 1142
Country: New Zealand
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-10-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-11-13

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