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A transplant experiment measuring the effects petroleum derivatives on Trematomus bernacchii from a relatively pristine site and exposing the fish to the waters at Winterquarters Bay and Cape Armitage
Entry ID: K014_1999_2000_NZ_1

Abstract: The impact of petroleum derivatives derived from fuel drums dumped into McMurdo Sound during the period before environmental management practices were regarded was examined on fish in Winterquarters Bay (McMurdo Sound). Experimental fish were captured from a relatively pristine site (Backdoor Bay, Cape Royds) and transported to Winterquarter Bay (heavily polluted) and Cape Armitage (minimally ... View entire text
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  N: -77.57   S: -77.57   E: 166.2   W: 166.2
  N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.67   W: 166.67
  N: -77.85   S: -77.85   E: 166.67   W: 166.67

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Start Date: 1999-11-24
Stop Date: 2000-01-02
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Lurman, G.L. 2000. Antarctic exotoxicology: the use of biomarkers in assessing environmental pollution. MSc thesis, University of Auckland, New Zealand.
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DIF Creation Date: 2008-10-17
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23