What the influence of the nature of submerged artifical surfaces on the structure of microbial biofilms communities?


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  • Autre

Thèmes :

  • Faune marine (Sciences de la vie)
  • Flore marine (Sciences de la vie)

Type :

  • Article

Keywords: biofouling, biofilm, bacteria, diatoms, antifouling paint, microbial ecology.

Biofouling is a natural process of colonization of submerged surfaces, involving a wide range of organisms, from bacteria to invertebrates. The biofilm formation starts with the recruitment of pioneer bacteria and rapidly evolves to a more complex structure, involving other microorganisms, including microalgae.


Premier auteur
BRIAND, Jean-François; DJERIDI, Ikram; JAMET, Dominique; et al.
Parc national de Port-Cros
Nombre de pages
Nom de la revue
Scientific Reports of Port-Cros national Park
2011 - 25:213-213