Accession Number : AD0759087

Title :   Results of Studies on the Effects of Hydrostatic Pressure on Living Aquatic Organisms.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. 1967-1973,

Corporate Author : FLORIDA STATE UNIV TALLAHASSEE DEPT OF OCEANOGRAPHY

Personal Author(s) : Menzies,Robert J.

Report Date : APR 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 209

Abstract : The report describes the methods and pressure chambers used in these investigations as well as the responses of planktonic organisms, achievement of deep retrieval capability, the relationships between pressure tolerance and the ecology or biotic capability of organisms, the relationship between size and pressure, and finally, the responses of a single species to pressure and temperature. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*AQUATIC ANIMALS, *HYDROSTATIC PRESSURE), (*ECOLOGY, HYDROSTATIC PRESSURE), PLANKTON, TEMPERATURE, STRESS(PHYSIOLOGY), TOLERANCES(PHYSIOLOGY), METABOLISM, TEST FACILITIES

Subject Categories : Biological Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE