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Variability of tetrodotoxin and of its analogues in the red-spotted newt, Notophthalmus viridescens (Amphibia: Urodela: Salamandridae).
- M. Yotsu-Yamashita, J. Gilhen, +6 authors D. Mebs
- Biology, Medicine
- Toxicon : official journal of the International…
- 1 February 2012
Efts and adult specimens (n = 142) of the red-spotted newt Notophthalmus viridescens from various locations in Canada and USA were analyzed for the presence of tetrodotoxin (TTX) and of its analogues… Expand
The bluntnose sixgill shark Hexanchus griseus (Bonnaterre, 1788), new to the fish fauna of Atlantic Canada.
Distribution, natural history and morphology of the blue-spotted salamanders, Ambystoma laterale and A. tremblayi in Nova Scotia (Curatorial Report #22)
- J. Gilhen
Four species of blue-spotted salamanders (known as the Ambystoma jeffersonianum complex) have been recognized in Eastern North America. The purpose of the present study, 1968-1973, was to obtain a… Expand
Setting Boundaries at Borders: Reconciling Laptop Searches and Privacy
We examine the nexus between laptops, a government's search and seizure powers, and a traveler's transit through an international border checkpoint where customs officials have enhanced powers to search travelers and their belongings. Expand
Marine Animals Collected During FRB Cruise 104 1972 (Curatorial Report #10)
The program of the Nova Scotia Museum requires that a comprehensive reference collection of local marine animals be developed. Present facilities have permitted regular additions of intertidal and… Expand
The Cubera Snapper, Lutjanus cyanopterus (Cuvier) (Pisces: Lutjanidae) new to Nova Scotia and Canada
Eastern Chipmunk, Tamias striatus , Attack on a Maritime Garter Snake, Thamnophis sirtalis pallidulus , at Cooks Lake, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Sciurids are often seen eating carrion on roads but are rarely seen attacking live prey. We report a rare incident of an Eastern Chipmunk, Tamias striatus , attacking (but not eating) a Maritime… Expand
Fishes of Nova Scotia Species Recorded in the Accession Books of Harry Piers 1899 to 1939 (Curatorial Report #89)
- J. Gilhen
This report summarizes the work on fishes done by Harry Piers, one of the most significant figures in natural history in Nova Scotia during the last 100 years. Piers was a remarkable example of a… Expand
Hirundichthys rondeleti, Cookeolus boops, Priacanthus arenatus, Seriola dumerili, Four Species New to the Canadian Atlantic Ichthyofauna
The flyingfish, Hirundichthys rondeleti, two priacanthids, Cookeolus boops and Priacanthus arenatus, and the carangid, Seriola dumerili are reported for Canadian Atlantic waters. Single specimens of… Expand