Ecology and physiology of phototrophic bacteria and sulfate-reducing bacteria in marine salterns

@article{Caumette2005EcologyAP,
  title={Ecology and physiology of phototrophic bacteria and sulfate-reducing bacteria in marine salterns},
  author={Pierre Caumette},
  journal={Experientia},
  year={2005},
  volume={49},
  pages={473-481}
}
  • P. Caumette
  • Published 1 July 1993
  • Environmental Science
  • Experientia
Marine salterns are habitats for a large variety of halophilic bacteria. In the anoxic zones, halophilic sulfur bacteria develop mainly at the sediment surface, but only a few of them have so far been isolated from such environments. Among the phototrophic sulfur bacteria that sometimes form purple layers underneath the green cyanobacterial layers, members of the generaEctothiodhodospira, Chromatium (C. salexigens), Thiocapsa (T. halophila) were isolated. They grow by using sulfide as an… 
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