Table 1.

Summary of mean δ13C and δ15N (‰) for beluga and Greenland halibut by tissue and time-period.

common namespecies namentissueδ13C ± s.d. (‰)δ15N ± s.d. (‰)
1982–2002
belugaDelphinapterus leucas63muscle−18.1 ± 0.317.5 ± 1.0
57skin−17.9 ± 0.317.0 ± 0.6
Greenland halibutReinhardtius hippoglossoides14muscle−19.6 ± 0.716.6 ± 0.4
2004–2012
belugaDelphinapterus leucas25muscle−18.3 ± 0.415.9 ± 0.8
21skin−17.9 ± 0.416.2 ± 0.5
Greenland halibutReinhardtius hippoglossoides21muscle−19.2 ± 0.416.4 ± 0.7
21liver−19.1 ± 0.815.1 ± 0.6