Accession Number:

AD1014322

Title:

Evaluation of Non-Lethal Effects of N2 Bubbles on Marine Mammal Health and the Potential Role of Immune Activity in Facilitating the Development of Dive Related Injury

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Technical Report

Corporate Author:

Mystic Aquarium Mystic United States

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Report Date:

2015-09-30

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

The major purpose of this project is to investigate the potential non-lethal effects of gas bubbles on immune function in marine mammals and to address the hypothesis that a less reactive immune system serves a protective role against development of decompression sickness DCS.

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE