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Volume 13, issue 9
Biogeosciences, 13, 2715–2726, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-2715-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
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Biogeosciences, 13, 2715–2726, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-13-2715-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
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Research article 10 May 2016

Research article | 10 May 2016

Effect of light on photosynthetic efficiency of sequestered chloroplasts in intertidal benthic foraminifera (Haynesina germanica and Ammonia tepida)

Thierry Jauffrais et al.

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Some benthic foraminifera can incorporate chloroplasts from microalgae. We investigated chloroplast functionality of two benthic foraminifera (Haynesina germanica & Ammonia tepida) exposed to different light levels. Only H. germanica was capable of using the kleptoplasts, showing net oxygen production. Chloroplast functionality time was longer in darkness (2 weeks) than at high light (1 week). Kleptoplasts are unlikely to be completely functional, thus requiring continuous chloroplast resupply.
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