Eukaryotic plankton diversity in the sunlit ocean

@article{deVargas2015EukaryoticPD,
  title={Eukaryotic plankton diversity in the sunlit ocean},
  author={Colomban de Vargas and St{\'e}phane Audic and Nicolas Henry and Johan Decelle and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Mah{\'e} and Ramiro Logares and Enrique Lara and C{\'e}dric Berney and Noan Le Bescot and Ian Probert and Margaux Carmichael and Julie Poulain and Sarah Romac and S{\'e}bastien Colin and Jean‐Marc Aury and Lucie Bittner and Samuel Chaffron and Micah Dunthorn and St{\'e}fan Engelen and Olga V Flegontova and Lionel Guidi and Ale{\vs} Hor{\'a}k and Olivier Jaillon and Gipsi Lima-Mendez and Julius Luke{\vs} and Shruti Malviya and Raphael Morard and Matthieu Mulot and Eleonora Scalco and Raffaele Siano and Flora Vincent and Adriana Zingone and C{\'e}line Dimier and Marc Picheral and Sarah Searson and Stefanie Kandels-Lewis and Silvia G. Acinas and Peer Bork and Chris Bowler and Gabriel Gorsky and Nigel H. Grimsley and Pascal Hingamp and D. Iudicone and Fabrice Not and Hiroyuki Ogata and St{\'e}phane Pesant and Jeroen Raes and Michael E. Sieracki and Sabrina Speich and Lars Stemmann and Shinichi Sunagawa and Jean Weissenbach and Patrick Wincker and Eric Karsenti},
  journal={Science},
  year={2015},
  volume={348}
}
Marine plankton support global biological and geochemical processes. Surveys of their biodiversity have hitherto been geographically restricted and have not accounted for the full range of plankton size. We assessed eukaryotic diversity from 334 size-fractionated photic-zone plankton communities collected across tropical and temperate oceans during the circumglobal Tara Oceans expedition. We analyzed 18S ribosomal DNA sequences across the intermediate plankton-size spectrum from the smallest… 

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