The depth distribution of meroplankton in the water column of Cape Hallett

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Title: The depth distribution of meroplankton in the water column of Cape Hallett
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Abstract:
Plankton was sampled at a single site (72° 18.412' S, 170° 11.290' E) off Seabee Hook, Edisto Inlet, Cape Hallett during the 04-05 season to determine if there is a different larval community at depths greater than 50 m of the water column. Two sampling periods were used, early season (19-23 November, 2004) and late season (1-5 December 2004) in randomised block sampling. Plankton was sampled at four depths (35, 50, 75, and 100 m) in random order. A CTD probe produced a depth profile of salinity, temperature and chlorophyll to relate to the depth distribution of the larvae. Three replicate samples were taken at each depth. The 50 m samples were sorted fresh, larvae quantified and specimens photographed and preserved for DNA sequence analysis and morphological description. The other samples were preserved in a formalin based Steedman's fix and taken to the University of Auckland for analysis.
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Supplemental_Information:
REFERENCE: Sewell, M.A. 2005. Examination of the meroplankton community in the south-western Ross Sea, Antarctica, using a collapsible plankton net. Polar Biology 28: 119-131.
Supplemental_Information:
REFERENCE: Suberg, L. (2008) Diversity, abundance and distribution of coastal meroplankton along the Victoria Land Coast, Antarctica. MSc thesis, University of Auckland, 156 pp.
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Beginning_Date: 20031122
Ending_Date: 20041205
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Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
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Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: 170.00314
East_Bounding_Coordinate: 170.00314
North_Bounding_Coordinate: -72.00511
South_Bounding_Coordinate: -72.00511
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Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: PROJECT
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ANCILLARY KEYWORDS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO TOPIC CATEGORY
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: DATA SET LANGUAGE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN TEMPERATURE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > SALINITY/DENSITY > SALINITY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS > PLANKTON > ZOOPLANKTON
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS > PELAGIC HABITAT
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS > SPECIES/POPULATION INTERACTIONS > USE/FEEDING HABITATS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS > SPECIES/POPULATION INTERACTIONS > RANGE CHANGES
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS > COMMUNITY DYNAMICS > COMMUNITY STRUCTURE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > OCEANS > OCEAN CHEMISTRY > CHLOROPHYLL
Theme_Keyword: PLANKTON NETS
Theme_Keyword: LGP > LATITUDINAL GRADIENT PROJECT
Theme_Keyword: IPY > INTERNATIONAL POLAR YEAR
Theme_Keyword: CAML > CENSUS OF ANTARCTIC MARINE LIFE
Theme_Keyword: COML > CENSUS OF MARINE LIFE
Theme_Keyword: EBA > EVOLUTION AND BIODIVERSITY IN THE ANTARCTIC
Theme_Keyword: Cape Hallett
Theme_Keyword: Seabees Hook
Theme_Keyword: Edisto Inlet
Theme_Keyword: Meroplankton
Theme_Keyword: BIOTA
Theme_Keyword: ENGLISH
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Place_Keyword: OCEAN > SOUTHERN OCEAN
Place_Keyword: CONTINENT > ANTARCTICA
Place_Keyword: GEOGRAPHIC REGION > POLAR
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Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: MARY SEWELL
Contact_Position: INVESTIGATOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: School of Biological Sciences,
Address: University of Auckland,
Address: Private Bag 92019
City: Auckland
Postal_Code: 92019
Country: NEW ZEALAND
Contact_Voice_Telephone: +64 9 373 7599 ext. 83758
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: +64 9 373 7417
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: m.sewell@auckland.ac.nz
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Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: NZ/NZAI/ANZ > Antarctica New Zealand, New Zealand Antarctic Institute, New Zealand
Contact_Person: SHULAMIT GORDON
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Antarctica New Zealand
Address: Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Contact_Voice_Telephone: +64 3 358 0200
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: +64 3 358 0211
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: s.gordon@antarcticanz.govt.nz
Resource_Description: K018_2003_2005_NZ_1
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http://www.antarcticanz.govt.nz/
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DATA CENTER URL
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http://www.lgp.aq/
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20050922
Metadata_Review_Date: 20090702
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: SHULAMIT GORDON
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Antarctica New Zealand
Address: Private Bag 4745
City: Christchurch
Country: New Zealand
Contact_Voice_Telephone: +64 3 358 0200
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: +64 3 358 0211
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: s.gordon@antarcticanz.govt.nz
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
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