Investigations of the Metabolism of Arctic Organisms

Regions: Qikiqtaaluk Region, Nunavut

Tags: biology, fish, invertebrates, arctic char

Principal Investigator: Glemet, Helene (2)
Licence Number: 11187
Organization: Department of Zoology, University of Guelph
Licensed Year(s): 1991 1990
Issued: Jan 01, 1991
Project Team: Prof. James Ballantyne;

Objective(s): To continue work begun in 1990 by: metabolic investigation (enzyme measurements) of Arctic crustaceans; investigations of membrane properties of Arctic fishes and marine invertebrates; investigations of tissue lipids of Arctic fish especially Arctic Char and snailfish;

Project Description: The Researchers will continue a study begun in 1990. They will study the types of fat found in muscle and liver of Arctic fishes and marine invertebrates.