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Heterotrophic bacterial diversity in aquatic microbial mat communities from Antarctica
Peeters K (2020): Heterotrophic bacterial diversity in aquatic microbial mat communities from Antarctica. v1.0. SCAR - Microbial Antarctic Resource System. Dataset/Samplingevent.
Contact: Willems, Anne

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This dataset describes heterotrophic bacteria that were isolated from five aquatic microbial mat samples from different locations in continental Antarctica and the Antarctic Peninsula. more

Geographic coverage: Different water bodies (lakes) on the Antarctic continent: East Antarctica, the Trans-Antarctic Mountains, and the Antarctic Peninsula.
Taxonomic coverage: Heterotrophic Bacteria (504 strains) isolated from frozen microbial mat samples using culturing techniques.

Fresh water, Terrestrial, Aquatic biota, Microbial mats, Antarctica, Bacteria

Geographical coverage
Antarctica [Marine Regions]

Taxonomic coverage
Bacteria [WoRMS]

Occurrence of biota

Universiteit Gent (UGent), moredata creator

Related datasets
Published in:
AntOBIS: Antarctic Ocean Biodiversity Information System, more
(Partly) included in:
RAS: Register of Antarctic Species, more

Dataset status: In Progress
Data type: Data
Data origin: Data collection
Metadatarecord created: 2020-03-16
Information last updated: 2020-03-16
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