Research spotlights a previously unknown microbial ‘drama’ playing in the Southern Ocean

30 julio 2015

A team of marine researchers has discovered a three-way conflict raging at the microscopic level in the frigid waters off Antarctica over natural resources such as vitamins and iron. The competition has important implications for understanding the fundamental workings of globally significant food webs of the Southern Ocean, home to such iconic Antarctic creatures as penguins, seals, and orcas.img src=»http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sciencedaily/~4/eDvxywcAL0g» height=»1″ width=»1″ alt=»»/
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