Scale dependence of bacterioplankton patchiness

Carlos Duarte, D. Vaque

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Abstract

Results demonstrate the existence of strong bacterioplankton patchiness at centimetre scale, the bacterioplankton community appearing as homogeneous when sampling at larger or smaller scales. A representation of the in situ spatial distribution of the bacterioplankton depicts the community as composed of high density (>107 bacteria ml-1) bacterial patches scattered within a "matrix' of low bacterial density (105 bacteria ml-1). -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)95-100
Number of pages6
JournalMarine Ecology Progress Series
Volume84
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Aquatic Science
  • Ecology

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