Euxinic Freshwater Hypolimnia Promote Bacterial Endemicity in Continental Areas

@article{Barbern2010EuxinicFH,
  title={Euxinic Freshwater Hypolimnia Promote Bacterial Endemicity in Continental Areas},
  author={Albert Barber{\'a}n and Emilio O. Casamayor},
  journal={Microbial Ecology},
  year={2010},
  volume={61},
  pages={465-472}
}
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