Cloacal and rectal samples collected from Adelie penguins, south polar skuas and Weddell seals in the Ross Sea region
Entry ID: K029_2005_2006_NZ

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Summary
Abstract: Genetic data has revealed that endemism exists within the microbial world. Antarctica is physically separated from the rest of the world and has a short history of human activity which may appear to have limited the introduction of pathogens. There is a lack of knowledge about the route new micro-organisms may take if introduced to naive Antarctic host populations. We used genetic distances ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -71.31   S: -78.0   E: 170.31   W: 163.8
Min Altitude: 0 M Max Altitude: 10 M

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2005-11-26
Stop Date: 2005-12-11

Start Date: 2006-11-17
Stop Date: 2006-11-23
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Access Constraints All remaining raw samples and genetic data are held by the investigator at the University of Waikato. GENBANK Accession numbers are in the publication.
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 7 838 4139
Fax: +64 7 838 4324
Email: j.banks at waikato.ac.nz
Contact Address:
DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
THE UNIVERSITY OF WAIKATO
PRIVATE BAG 3105
City: HAMILTON
Country: NEW ZEALAND
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Publications/References
Banks, J.C., Cary, S.C. and Hogg, I.D. 2009. The phylogeography of Adelie penguin faecal flora. Environmental Microbiology 11 (3): 577-588.

Ninnes, C.E., Waas, J.R., Ling, N., Nakagawa, S., Banks, J.C., Bell, D.G.,
Bright, A., Carey, P.W., Chandler, J., Hudson, Q.J., Ingram, J.R., Lyall, K., Morgan, D.K.J., Stevens, M.I., Wallace, J., Möstl, E. Comparing plasma and faecal measures of steroid hormones in Adelie penguins Pygoscelis adeliae.
Journal of comparative physiology B 2009. doi: 10.1007/s00360-009-0390-0
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-03-20
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-09-21
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