5. Photoheterotrophic Marine Prokaryotes

  1. David L. Kirchman
  1. Oded Béjà1 and
  2. Marcelino T. Suzuki2

Published Online: 11 JUL 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470281840.ch5

Microbial Ecology of the Oceans, Second Edition

Microbial Ecology of the Oceans, Second Edition

How to Cite

Béjà, O. and Suzuki, M. T. (2008) Photoheterotrophic Marine Prokaryotes, in Microbial Ecology of the Oceans, Second Edition (ed D. L. Kirchman), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470281840.ch5

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Faculty of Biology, Technion–Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

  2. 2

    Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland, Center for Environmental Science, Solomons, MD 20688, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470043448

Online ISBN: 9780470281840



  • photoheterotrophic marine prokaryotes;
  • marine AAnP bacteria - habitats and diversity;
  • proteorhodopsin-containing prokaryotes and ecological significance


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Facultative Photoheterotrophy by Unicellular Cyanobacteria

  • Marine AAnP Bacteria: Habitats and Diversity

  • Proteorhodopsin-Containing Prokaryotes

  • Summary

  • References