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The spatial and temporal distribution of the larval fish Pleuragramma antarcticum in the platelet ice and in the water column, Gerlache Inlet.
Entry ID: K018_2006_2008_NZ_4

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Summary
Abstract: Plankton sampling in Gerlache Inlet in the 06-07 season collected large numbers of larvae of the Antarctic ice fish Pleuragramma antarcticum. Samples of Pleuragramma eggs and recently hatched larvae were collected the following season by drilling 25 cm holes through the sea ice in a grid centered around 74° 38.762'S, 164° 11.917' E. Eggs were removed from the ice overflowing from the holes and/or scooped from the slush filling the hole with a dip-net. Hatched pelagic stage larvae were collected using 100m vertical hauls on a 3x3 spatial grid with samples taken approximately 100m apart. Samples of both eggs and larvae were sorted and fixed in molecular grade ethanol for later microsatellite analysis.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -72.01   S: -72.01   E: 170.0   W: 170.0
Min Depth: 1 Max Depth: 100

Parent DIF
This data set description is a member of a collection. The collection is described in
K018_2002_2008_NZ_1

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2007-11-14
Stop Date: 2007-12-06
ISO Topic Category
Instrument
PLANKTON NETS Ancillary Description
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
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 ext. 83758
Fax: +64 9 373 7417
Email: m.sewell at auckland.ac.nz
Contact Address:
School of Biological Sciences,
University of Auckland,
Private Bag 92019
City: Auckland
Postal Code: 92019
Country: NEW ZEALAND
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-07-02

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