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Photoreception in Antarctic isopods, crustaceans and fishes
Entry ID: K022_1984_1985_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: Fish specimens of Pagothenia borchgrevinki, Dissostichus mawsoni and 4 eel-pouts, along with specimens of invertebrates including Antarctic scallops, the amphipod Orchomene plebs and the Antarctic isopod Glyptonotus antarcticus were used in experimental studies on fish muscles, colour change and chromatophores in fishes and further experiments on the photoreception in Antarctic invertebrates.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.75   W: 166.75

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1984-11-13
Stop Date: 1984-12-11
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Platform
LABORATORY Ancillary Description
Quality Most of the specimens were fixed, cut, examined under the light and/or transmission electron microscope and therefore no longer available. A few collected specimens are with the investigator at Jacobs University. In addition, lots of photographs (electron micrographs of eyes and other tissues of Antarctic fishes and crustaceans) are in his collection and a few until now uncut blocs of embedded tissue samples are also still available.
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: +49 421 200 3242
Fax: +49 421 2000 4333
Email: b.meyer-rochow at jacobs-university.de
Contact Address:
Jacobs University
Faculty of Engineering and Sciences
PO BOX 750561
D-28725
City: Bremen
Country: Germany
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Publications/References
Meyer-Rochow, V.B. Comments on changes in the ultrastructure of rhabdon microvilli in eyes of invertebrates. Biology of the cell 56: 283-284, 1986.

Meyer-Rochow, V.B. Luminescent copepoda of the genus Metridia with special reference to the Antarctic Metridia gerlachei. New Zealand Antarctic record 7(1): 1-8, 1986.

Meyer-Rochow, V.B. Suzuki, T. A study of visual ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-02-13

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