Ecology of a novel Synechococcus clade occurring in dense populations in saline Antarctic lakes

@article{Powell2005EcologyOA,
  title={Ecology of a novel Synechococcus clade occurring in dense populations in saline Antarctic lakes},
  author={Louise M. Powell and John P. Bowman and Jennifer Skerratt and Peter D. Franzmann and Harry R. Burton},
  journal={Marine Ecology Progress Series},
  year={2005},
  volume={291},
  pages={65-80}
}
The seasonal distribution and abundance of Synechococcus-like morphotypes was investigated in meromictic lakes and coastal areas of the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica. Populations were monitored by flow cytometry utilising phycoerythrin content and small cell size to distinguish the cells from other phytoplankton. In Ace Lake, the Synechococcus bloom commenced in September at the water temperature minimum and peaked in late November. Populations (up to 8 × 10 6 cells ml -1 ) were maximally… Expand

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