PMID: 16348706Apr 1, 1992

Bdellovibrios in Callinectus sapidus, the Blue Crab

Applied and Environmental Microbiology
J I Kelley, H N Williams

Abstract

Bdellovibrios were recovered from the gill tissue of all of 31 crabs sampled and from all samples of epibiota obtained from the ventral shell surface of 15 crabs. The results suggest that the blue crab is a reservoir for bdellovibrios. The association with crabs may be an important factor in the ecology of the bdellovibrios.

Citations

Jul 8, 2005·Applied and Environmental Microbiology·Daniel E Kadouri, George A O'Toole
Jan 1, 1995·Microbial Ecology·H N WilliamsW A Falkler
May 1, 2020·Frontiers in Microbiology·Eleni BratanisEwa Bukowska-Faniband
Apr 8, 2021·Current Biology : CB·Benjamin R WucherCarey D Nadell

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