Table 3.

DAPI and FISH counts

LocationSampling siteDepth (m)Total cell counts (106 ml−1) (mean ± SD)Fraction (%) of total cells (mean ± SD) detected with probea:
EUB338ALF968BET42aGAM42aCF319aPLA886NON338
Lake GossenkölleseeAbove deepest point30.3 ± 0.0451 ± 410 ± 318 ± 21 ± 116 ± 200 ± 0
Lake Lago di CadagnoAbove deepest point63.2 ± 0.0746 ± 90 ± 321 ± 40 ± 33 ± 507 ± 3
134.2 ± 0.761 ± 72 ± 217 ± 35 ± 38 ± 315 ± 1
184.7 ± 0.146 ± 50 ± 120 ± 42 ± 312 ± 316 ± 1
Lake Grosser OsterseeAbove deepest point03.0 ± 0.346 ± 103 ± 514 ± 41 ± 42 ± 43 ± 33 ± 2
3.52.8 ± 0.346 ± 41 ± 15 ± 40 ± 11 ± 212 ± 1
73.5 ± 0.449 ± 42 ± 23 ± 20 ± 22 ± 21 ± 25 ± 3
182.2 ± 0.459 ± 71 ± 116 ± 31 ± 06 ± 32 ± 10 ± 0
273.3 ± 0.561 ± 123 ± 111 ± 20 ± 17 ± 51 ± 11 ± 1
Lake BaikalSouthern basin, above deepest point00.6 ± 0.0544 ± 51 ± 44 ± 40 ± 24 ± 1112 ± 3
250.7 ± 0.0455 ± 3117 ± 2110 ± 224 ± 1
1,0000.9 ± 0.0343 ± 3ND15 ± 14 ± 2NDND12 ± 2
1,2000.3 ± 0.07ND1 ± 2NDND5 ± 2ND12 ± 2
Middle basin, above deepest point00.8 ± 0.249 ± 10118 ± 2112 ± 317 ± 1
250.9 ± 0.0353 ± 3111 ± 2118 ± 22 ± 26 ± 2
1,2550.3 ± 0.01ND1 ± 1NDND0 ± 1ND2 ± 1
1,4550.08 ± 0.00259 ± 4ND32 ± 40 ± 1NDND1 ± 1
Baltic Sea57°18.18′N, 20°04.36′E183.6 ± 0.472 ± 814 ± 215 ± 13 ± 214 ± 30 ± 11 ± 1
781.4 ± 0.264 ± 58 ± 229 ± 60 ± 12 ± 104 ± 1
1212.3 ± 0.262 ± 45 ± 215 ± 2110 ± 205 ± 2
2293.0 ± 0.366 ± 74 ± 16 ± 31 ± 012 ± 101 ± 1
North Sea“Kabeltonne” off Helgoland17.0 ± 0.239 ± 3106 ± 218 ± 21 ± 21 ± 2
Pacific OceanPlaya del Rey, near shore3.0 ± 0.0342 ± 35 ± 24 ± 34 ± 212 ± 20 ± 13 ± 1
Antarctic Ocean68°50.57′S, 06°01.08′E01.3 ± 0.0996 ± 38 ± 20 ± 17 ± 272 ± 501 ± 1
58°56.52′S, 03°58.44′E00.7 ± 0.0785 ± 46 ± 10 ± 19 ± 24001 ± 1
49°29.40′S, 11°23.58′E200.9 ± 0.0557 ± 104 ± 20 ± 10 ± 119 ± 301 ± 1
401.6 ± 0.161 ± 811 ± 10 ± 01 ± 124 ± 201 ± 0
50°28.62′S, 08°08.82′E600.8 ± 0.0872 ± 811 ± 20 ± 00 ± 019 ± 400 ± 0
  • a Percent detection compared to DAPI. Numbers have been corrected by subtracting NON338 counts. Mean and standard deviation were calculated from the counts of 10 to 20 randomly chosen fields on each filter section.

  • b ND, not done.