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Parasitological studies in organisms found in McMurdo Sound
Entry ID: K012_1973_1978_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: A research programme in parasitology was conducted over several seasons, investigating several different organisms in the McMurdo Sound region. In the 1973-74 season, a study of the parasite burden of individual Weddell seals was conducted and samples for ultra structural studies were collected. Intestines taken from seal pups and their mothers from the Turtle Rock area were examined. Seals were ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.75   W: 166.75

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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 3 476 1395
Contact Address:
23 Marine Parade
MacAndrew Bay
City: Dunedin
Country: New Zealand
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Publications/References
Featherston, D.W. Some aspects of the biology of Glandicephalus perfoliatus, (Railliet & Henry, 1912) a Pseudophyllidean cestode found in the bile duct of the Weddell seal Leptonychotes weddelli. MSc thesis, University of Canterbury, New Zealand.
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2009-06-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-06-19

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