TABLE 4.

Cytophaga sp.-related FISH counts in the sulfide-rich waters of Lake Vilara

Date (day.mo)Depth (m)Mean FISH count (106 cells/ml) ± SD (% DAPI) with:
CF319aCFB563
19.027.003.2 ± 0.7 (30.2)2.4 ± 0.8 (22.7)
09.047.004.9 ± 0.6 (32.0)3.1 ± 0.7 (2.0)
23.047.004.7 ± 0.4 (28.7)1.6 ± 0.7 (0.9)
08.054.403.1 ± 0.3 (11.2)BD
  • a CF319a refers to total Cytophaga-like bacteria. CFB563 is a probe specific for the Cytophaga population represented by the DGGE-1 sequence. BD, below detection limits. The % DAPI concentration is given in parentheses.