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Light-dark variations in plasma melatonin concentrations in the pot-bellied seahorse Hippocampus abdominalis Lesson, 1827

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Martinez, L and Porter, MJR and Purser, GJ, Light-dark variations in plasma melatonin concentrations in the pot-bellied seahorse Hippocampus abdominalis Lesson, 1827, Journal of Fish Biology, 72, (7) pp. 1799-1803. ISSN 0022-1112 (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: doi:10.1111/j.1095-8649.2008.01833.x

Abstract

A diel plasma melatonin profile measured in adult pot-bellied seahorses Hippocampus abdominalis showed that this species produces elevated levels of melatonin during the scotophase, returning to basal levels during the photophase. © 2008 The Authors.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences
Research Group:Fisheries Sciences
Research Field:Fish Physiology and Genetics
Objective Division:Animal Production and Animal Primary Products
Objective Group:Fisheries - Aquaculture
Objective Field:Fisheries - Aquaculture not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Martinez, L (Mr Leonardo Martinez)
UTAS Author:Porter, MJR (Dr Mark Porter)
UTAS Author:Purser, GJ (Associate Professor John Purser)
ID Code:52159
Year Published:2008
Web of Science® Times Cited:5
Deposited By:NC Marine Conservation and Resource Sustainability
Deposited On:2008-06-03
Last Modified:2014-12-18
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