Diel Migration as a Mechanism for Enrichment of Natural Populations of Branching Species of Pelodictyon

  • C. A. Abella
  • J. Garcia-Gil

Abstract

Phototrophic bacteria show a wide variety of strategies for survival in planktonic habitats.

Keywords

Migration Sulfide chlorophyLL Carbohydrate Sedimentation 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. A. Abella
    • 1
  • J. Garcia-Gil
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Aquatic EcologyUniversity College of Girona (Autonomous University of Barcelona)GironaSpain

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