3. Bacterial and Archaeal Community Structure and its Patterns

  1. David L. Kirchman
  1. Jed A. Fuhrman1 and
  2. Åke Hagström2

Published Online: 11 JUL 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470281840.ch3

Microbial Ecology of the Oceans, Second Edition

Microbial Ecology of the Oceans, Second Edition

How to Cite

Fuhrman, J. A. and Hagström, Å. (2008) Bacterial and Archaeal Community Structure and its Patterns, in Microbial Ecology of the Oceans, Second Edition (ed D. L. Kirchman), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470281840.ch3

Editor Information

  1. College of Marine and Earth Studies, University of Delaware, Lewes, DE 19958, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA

  2. 2

    Kalmar University, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JUL 2008
  2. Published Print: 6 JUN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470043448

Online ISBN: 9780470281840

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Keywords:

  • bacterial and archaeal community structure and patterns;
  • “classically” culturable bacteria;
  • bacterial community and spatial variation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Major Groups of Prokaryotes in Seawater

  • “Classically” Culturable Bacteria

  • “Sea Water” Culturable Bacteria

  • Not-Yet-Cultured Bacteria

  • Marine Archaea

  • Bacterioplankton Diversity

  • Community Structure: Description and Factors

  • Temporal Variation (Days to Seasonal)

  • Spatial Variation

  • Summary

  • References