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Oxygen consumption rates of Pagothenia borchgrevinki: A study to determine if they can utilise their skin surface for gas exchange
Entry ID: K057_1987_1988_NZ_3

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Summary
Abstract: The ability of Pagothenia borchgrevinki to utilise their skin surface for gas exchange was examined. A fish was anaesthetised and a rubber collar placed over the fish, isolating the head of the animal including the gills from the trunk. The fish was then transferred to a respirometer chamber designed such that the rubber collar acted as a seal. In this way, oxygen consumption of the head and of the trunk could be monitored separately.
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Description: The investigators homepage
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.75   W: 166.75

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1987-11-12
Stop Date: 1987-12-18
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Platform
LABORATORY Ancillary Description
Quality The data is in the publications. Please contact the investigator for more information.
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 3 364 2029
Fax: +64 3 364 2590
Email: bill.davison at canterbury.ac.nz
Contact Address:
School of Biological Sciences
University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Davison, W. Franklin, C.E. Carey, P.W. Oxygen uptake in the Antarctic teleost Pagothenia borchgrevinki. Limitations imposed by X-cell gill disease. Fish physiology and biochemistry 8(1): 69-77, 1990.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-31
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-31

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