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Microbial Life in Marine Environments

Microbes account for more than 90% of ocean biomass and constitute a hidden majority of life that flourishes in the sea. What is even more surprising is that much of this microbial life remains unknown because we cannot culture it in a test tube and it is difficult to observe in nature.

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Date Of Record Release 2010-10-26 18:16:51
Description Microbes account for more than 90% of ocean biomass and constitute a hidden majority of life that flourishes in the sea. What is even more surprising is that much of this microbial life remains unknown because we cannot culture it in a test tube and it is difficult to observe in nature.
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Source Microbial Life
Keyword Marine Environments
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Date Of Record Creation 2010-10-26 18:09:21
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Date Last Modified 2010-10-26 19:36:03
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2010-10-26 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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