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Acquisition and maintenance of Phaeocystis in symbiosis.

Organism : Planktonic Protists
Species : Acantharia
Description : The thousands of blue nuclei in the adult Acantharia represent individual “swarmers” that are released in the environment at the end of the life cycle. The absence of symbionts at this stage indicates that Phaeocystis are acquired de novo at each host generation (horizontal transmission). [Scale bars: 50 μm]
Attributions : johan decelle,ian probert, lucie bittner, yves desdevises, sébastien colin, colomban de vargas, martí galí,rafel simó, fabrice not
Publication : An original mode of symbiosis in open ocean plankton
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