The IPOCAMP Pressure Incubator for Deep-Sea Fauna

  title={The IPOCAMP Pressure Incubator for Deep-Sea Fauna},
  author={B. Shillito and F. Gaill and J. Ravaux},
  journal={Journal of Marine Science and Technology},
  • B. Shillito, F. Gaill, J. Ravaux
  • Published 2014
  • Engineering
  • Journal of Marine Science and Technology
  • Animal Biology studies have always benefited from the achievement of experiments on live animals, which obviously provide data on dynamic aspects of physiology. When it comes to deep-sea fauna, in vivo experiments are impaired, and in some cases impossible, due to the severe and often lethal stress experienced by animals throughout the sampling process. However, freshly collected deep fauna may be maintained alive and in good condition, by using specific aquaria which restore environmental… CONTINUE READING
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