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Muscle histochemistry and characterization of the different metabolic types in fin and trunk muscles
Entry ID: K012_1983_1984_NZ_2

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Summary
Abstract: Four species of Antarctic fish were collected near Scott Base including Pagothenia borchgrevinki, Dissostichus mawsoni, Trematomus bernacchii (all from the Ross Sea) and Rhigophila dearborni (obtained from the McMurdo aquarium). Blocks of muscle tissue were dissected from three regions of the myotome: the tail, mid-trunk and upper mid-trunk and analysed. Thin sections were stained and fibre types were examined under the microscope.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.75   W: 166.75

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1983-10-26
Stop Date: 1983-12-12
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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
Davison, W. Macdonald, J.A. A histochemical study of the swimming musculature of Antarctic fish. New Zealand journal of zoology 12(4): 473-483, 1985.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-01-08
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-01-15

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