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A partitioning experiments to determine the aetiology of x-cell disease
Entry ID: K057_1999_2000_NZ_2

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Summary
Abstract: Captured Pagothenia borchgrevinki fish were placed into an aquarium and partitioned into tanks as all healthy, all x-cell or a mixture of the two. Lengths and weights of all fish were measured and the degree of infection was determined for all affected fish. Fish were left in this set up for one month. At the end of the month, the death rate of the fish was measured to help determine unknown factors of the disease such as what the disease is, how is it spread, how quickly does it travel along the gills of individual fish, what happens when 100% of a fishes fills become covered with the disease and does the fish recover? Samples of healthy and x-cell affected tissues were collected for analysis.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.75   W: 166.75

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1999-11-01
Stop Date: 1999-12-30
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Platform
LABORATORY Ancillary Description
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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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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-03-31
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-03-31

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