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Distribution of the Luminous Bacterium Beneckea harveyi in a Semitropical Estuarine Environment.
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PMID:  16345465     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Bioluminescent bacteria were found in the water column, sediment, shrimp, and gastrointestinal tract of marine fishes from the semitropical estuarine environment of the East Lagoon, Galveston Island, Tex. Populations in the water column decreased during cold weather while sedimentary populations persisted. The highest percentages of luminous organisms were isolated from the gastrointestinal tract of marine fishes, where they persisted during 5 days of starvation. The presence of chitin temporarily increased intestinal populations. All isolates were Beneckea harveyi, whose natural habitat appears to be the gut of fishes and whose free-living reservoir appears to be marine sediments.
C H O'brien; R K Sizemore
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Applied and environmental microbiology     Volume:  38     ISSN:  0099-2240     ISO Abbreviation:  Appl. Environ. Microbiol.     Publication Date:  1979 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-25     Completed Date:  2010-06-25     Revised Date:  2010-09-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7605801     Medline TA:  Appl Environ Microbiol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  928-33     Citation Subset:  -    
Marine Science Program, Department of Biology, University of Houston, Houston, Texas 77004.
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