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Climate change and urchin fertilisation and the effect on the growth rate of juvenile Abatus sp.
Entry ID: AAS_3134_urchins_climate_change

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Abstract: The effect of pH, temperature and sperm concentration on the fertilisation of Sterechinus neumayeri was investigated. Adult Sterechinus neumayeri were collected from Ellis Fjord Narrows between December and January 2011-12 and held in the Ecotox Field Aquarium Module until used. Between 3-4 male and female individuals were spawned using 0.5M KCl and gametes were collected separately before being ... View entire text
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  N: -68.3   S: -68.8   E: 78.0   W: 77.8

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Dataset Originator/Creator: Ho, M.
Dataset Title: Climate change and urchin fertilisation and the effect on the growth rate of juvenile Abatus sp.
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2013-03-21
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data Centre
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2011-12-01
Stop Date: 2012-02-28

Start Date: 2012-01-01
Stop Date: 2012-03-15
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Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Country: Australia
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University of Sydney
Department of Anatomy and Histology F13
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Province or State: NSW
Postal Code: 2006
Country: Australia
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DIF Creation Date: 2012-11-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-23