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Volume 14, issue 2
Biogeosciences, 14, 311–324, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-14-311-2017
© Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed under
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Biogeosciences, 14, 311–324, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-14-311-2017
© Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 23 Jan 2017

Research article | 23 Jan 2017

Diversity and mineral substrate preference in endolithic microbial communities from marine intertidal outcrops (Isla de Mona, Puerto Rico)

Estelle Couradeau et al.

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Endoliths are a prominent bioerosive component of intertidal marine habitats, traditionally thought to be formed by a few cyanobacteria, algae and fungi. Using molecular techniques, however, we found that endoliths from Mona Island, Puerto Rico, were of high diversity, well beyond that reported in traditional studies. We also found evidence for substrate specialization, in that closely related cyanobacteria seem to have diversified to specialize recurrently to excavate various mineral substrates
Endoliths are a prominent bioerosive component of intertidal marine habitats, traditionally...
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