Swimming speed of marine bacteria in natural population

Range 100 - 400 μm/sec
Organism bacteria
Reference Schulz HN, Jorgensen BB. Big bacteria. Annu Rev Microbiol. 2001 55: 105-37. p.112 top paragraphPubMed ID11544351
Primary Source Mitchell JG, Pearson L, Bonazinga A, Dillon S, Khouri H, et al. 1995. Long lag times and high velocities in the motility of natural assemblages of marine bacteria. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 61: 877– 82PubMed ID16534971
Comments "Swimming speeds of 100–400µm/sec have been recorded in natural populations of marine bacteria (primary source)."
Entered by Uri M
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