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Mother-offspring isotope fractionation in two species of placentatrophic sharks.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21078031     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Stable-isotope values of a scalloped hammerhead Sphyrna lewini and blacktip shark Carcharhinus limbatus and their respective embryos were analysed. Embryos of both species were enriched in δ(15) N compared to their mothers (0·82 and 0·88‰, respectively), but fractionation of δ(13) C varied. Embryonic S. lewini were enriched (1·00‰) in δ(13) C while C. limbatus were depleted (0·27‰) relative to their mothers.
Authors:
J J Vaudo; P Matich; M R Heithaus
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.     Date:  2010-10-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of fish biology     Volume:  77     ISSN:  1095-8649     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Fish Biol.     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0214055     Medline TA:  J Fish Biol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1724-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
© 2010 The Authors. Journal of Fish Biology © 2010 The Fisheries Society of the British Isles.
Affiliation:
Marine Science Program, Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University, North Miami, FL 33181, USA. jeremy.vaudo@fiu.edu
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