Sampling event

HBIs and sterols in zooplankton Nansen Legacy Q4

Latest version published by The Nansen Legacy Project on 11 May 2022 The Nansen Legacy Project
HBIs and sterols in pelagic zooplankton collected during Nansen Legacy seasonal cruise Q4 (28 November - 17 December 2019)
Publication date:
11 May 2022
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CC-BY-NC 4.0

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Researchers should cite this work as follows:

Kohlbach D, Wold A, Keck Al-Habahbeh A, Schmidt K, Smik L, Belt S T, Hop H, Assmy P (2022): HBIs and sterols in zooplankton Nansen Legacy Q4. v1.2. The Nansen Legacy Project. Dataset/Samplingevent. doi: 10.21334/npolar.2022.37159527

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Keywords

Barents Sea; pelagic zooplankton; highly branched isoprenoids; sterols

Contacts

Who created the resource:

Doreen Kohlbach
Postdoctoral Researcher
Norwegian Polar Institute
Tromsø
NO
Anette Wold
Engineer
Norwegian Polar Institute
Tromsø
NO
Amalia Keck Al-Habahbeh
PhD student
UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Tromsø
NO
Katrin Schmidt
Researcher
University of Plymouth
Plymouth
GB
Lukas Smik
Postdoctoral Researcher
University of Plymouth
Plymouth
GB
Simon T. Belt
Researcher
University of Plymouth
Plymouth
GB
Haakon Hop
Researcher
Norwegian Polar Institute
Tromsø
NO
Philipp Assmy
Researcher
Norwegian Polar Institute
Tromsø
NO

Who can answer questions about the resource:

Doreen Kohlbach
Postdoctoral Researcher
Norwegian Polar Institute
Tromsø
NO

Who filled in the metadata:

Doreen Kohlbach
Postdoctoral Researcher
Norwegian Polar Institute
Tromsø
NO

Who else was associated with the resource:

Author
Doreen Kohlbach
Postdoctoral Researcher
Norwegian Polar Institute
Tromsø
NO
Author
Anette Wold
Engineer
Norwegian Polar Institute
Tromsø
NO
Author
Amalia Keck Al-Habahbeh
PhD student
UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Tromsø
NO
Author
Katrin Schmidt
Researcher
University of Plymouth
Plymouth
GB
Author
Lukas Smik
Postdoctoral Researcher
University of Plymouth
Plymouth
GB
Author
Simon T. Belt
Researcher
University of Plymouth
Plymouth
GB
Author
Haakon Hop
Researcher
Norwegian Polar Institute
Tromsø
NO
Author
Philipp Assmy
Researcher
Norwegian Polar Institute
Tromsø
NO

Geographic Coverage

Nansen Legacy main transect along 34°E in the Northern Barents Sea and adjacent Arctic Basin from 76 to 82°N

Bounding Coordinates South West [-90, -180], North East [90, 180]

Taxonomic Coverage

Copepods, amphipods

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2019-11-28 / 2019-12-17

Sampling Methods

Samples of 5 zooplankton taxa including copepods and amphipods were collected at six stations (P1, P4, P5, P6, P7, NLEG3), using MIK nets (1200 μm with 500 μm cod end), Macroplankton trawl (multiple mesh sizes along the net, tapering to 8 mm at its end) and Bongo nets (64 and 180 μm). Samples were sorted into species and stage/size groups onboard the ship and immediately frozen at -80 ºC.

Study Extent Nansen Legacy main transect along 34°E in the Northern Barents Sea and adjacent Arctic Basin from 76 to 82°N

Method step description:

  1. HBIs and sterols were analysed at the University of Plymouth, UK. All samples were freeze-dried (-45 °C, 0.1 mbar, 24-48 h). Total lipids were extracted with chloroform/methanol (2:1, v/v) and cleaned with potassium chloride (0.88 %). Thereafter, samples were saponified with 20 % potassium hydroxide in water/methanol (1:9, v/v) at 70 °C for 1 h. Non-saponifiable lipids were extracted with hexane and purified by open column chromatography filled with SiO2. HBIs were eluted using hexane. The partially purified non-polar lipids containing HBIs were analysed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS). Quantification of HBIs was achieved by integrating individual ion responses in single-ion monitoring mode, and normalising these to the corresponding peak area of the internal standard and an instrumental response factor obtained from purified standards (Belt et al., 2012). Sterols were eluted from the same silica column using hexane:methylacetate (4:1,v/v). Sterol fractions were derivatised using N,O-bis(trimethylsilyl)trifluoroacetamide (70 °C, 1 h) and analysed GC-MS. Individual sterols were identified by comparison of the mass spectra of their trimethylsilyl-ethers with published data (Belt et al., 2018). Belt, S.T., Brown, T.A., Sanz, P.C., and Rodriguez, A.N. (2012). Structural confirmation of the sea ice biomarker IP25 found in Arctic marine sediments. Environ. Chem. Lett. 10(2), 189-192 Belt, S.T., Brown, T.A., Smik, L., Assmy, P., and Mundy, C.J. (2018). Sterol identification in floating Arctic sea ice algal aggregates and the Antarctic sea ice diatom Berkeleya adeliensis. Org. Geochem. 118, 1-3

Bibliographic Citations

  1. Kohlbach D, Schmidt K, Hop H, Wold A, Al-Habahbeh AK, Belt ST, Woll M, Graeve M, Smik L, Atkinson A and Assmy P (2021) Winter Carnivory and Diapause Counteract the Reliance on Ice Algae by Barents Sea Zooplankton. Front. Mar. Sci. 8:640050 doi: 10.3389/fmars.2021.640050