Stratification of lipids, fatty acids and organochlorine contaminants in blubber of white whales and killer whales

@inproceedings{Krahn2004StratificationOL,
  title={Stratification of lipids, fatty acids and organochlorine contaminants in blubber of white whales and killer whales},
  author={Margaret M. Krahn and David P. Herman and Gina M. Ylitalo and Catherine A. Sloan and Douglas G. Burrows and Roderick C. Hobbs and Barbara A. Mahoney and Gladys K. Yanagida and John Calambokidis and Sue E Moore},
  year={2004}
}
The biopsy 2 via dart, trocar or surgery 2 is becoming the preferred protocol for sampling skin and blubber of many cetacean species, because a small sample from a healthy animal may provide better information than a larger sample collected via necropsy from an ill or emaciated animal. Furthermore, the biopsy is often the only means of obtaining samples (e.g. for threatened or endangered species). Because biopsy darts collect only a small sample of tissue 2 and blubber can be heterogeneous in… CONTINUE READING

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