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The swimming ability (mechanics, oxygen consumption, level of hormones, the effects of temperature, lactic acid production) of the Antarctic fish Pagothenia borchgrevinki
Entry ID: K057_1998_2002_NZ_1

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Summary
Abstract: Antarctic fish kept in the aquarium system in the wet lab were videotaped while swimming and the data was analysed frame by frame to determine swimming mechanics in these animals. Fish were also introduced to a tunnel respirometer and exercised at a steadily increasing water velocity until they could no longer swim. This is a standard measure known as the U-crit. The respirometer allows oxygen ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.75   W: 166.75

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-11-01
Stop Date: 1998-12-30
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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
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
Tuckey, N. Davison, W. 2004 Mode of locomotion places selective pressures on Antarctic and temperate labriform swimming fish. Comparative biochemistry and physiology 138: 391-398
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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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