Dataset: Ruiz-Cooly 2014 - sperm whale skin bulk C and N
Deployment: lab_UCSC_Koch

Sperm whale skin bulk C and N isotopes
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Principal Investigator: 
Paul L. Koch (University of California-Santa Cruz, UC Santa Cruz)
Co-Principal Investigator: 
Matthew D. McCarthy (University of California-Santa Cruz, UC Santa Cruz)
Student: 
Rocio I. Ruiz-Cooley (University of California-Santa Cruz, UC Santa Cruz)
BCO-DMO Data Manager: 
Nancy Copley (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, WHOI BCO-DMO)
Current State: 
Preliminary and in progress
Version: 
Description

A total of 18 skin samples were analyzed for bulk stable isotope analysis.The sperm whale skin tissue came from the California Current System.

Related Reference:
All sampling and analytical information are supplied in: Ruiz-Cooley RI, Koch  PL, Fiedler PC, McCarthy MD (2014) Carbon and Nitrogen Isotopes from Top Predator Amino Acids Reveal Rapidly Shifting Ocean Biochemistry in the Outer California Current. PLoS ONE, 9(10), e110355. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0110355.s002.

Related Datasets:
Ruiz-Cooly 2014 - Sperm whale sample info
Ruiz-Cooly 2014 - Compound-specific carbon in sperm whale skin tissue
Ruiz-Cooly 2014 - Compound-specific nitrogen in sperm whale skin tissue

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