Table 2.

Microbial enumeration

Station102 CFU/ml (mean ± SD)
Marine brothStarch minimal mediumPHBV minimal medium
171.7 ± 44.352.0 ± 41.86.9 ± 2.4
2140.7 ± 132.697.7 ± 79.827.1 ± 21.6
3396.7 ± 409.1370.7 ± 359.429.0 ± 7.0
48.7 ± 4.29.3 ± 5.70.8 ± 0.7