The old division of microbes into ‘producers’ and ‘consumers’ is no longer tenable. The producers in the sea were the diatoms, small plants which were called ‘the grass of the sea’, and a few other groups which were far less important. The consumers were the bacteria, and were afforded much less study.
KeywordsMarine Bacterium Hydrogen Sulphide Natural Marine Product Luminous Bacterium Inshore Fish
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