TABLE 1.

Characteristics of aquatic habitats from which actinobacterial strains were isolated

HabitatCountry(ies)Trophic stateMixing typeSurface area (km2)Maximum depth (m)Vol (106 × m3)Residence time (yr)Distance from Lake Mondsee (km)
Lake MondseeAustriaOligomesotrophicDimictic14685101.8
Pond 1AustriaEutrophicHomogeneous0.00021.32 × 10−5NKa0.05
Lake WolfgangseeAustriaOligotrophicDimictic131146193.93.5
Lake ConstanceAustria, Germany, SwitzerlandOligomesotrophicMonomictic57125248,5304.5300
Lake TaihuPeople's Republic of ChinaHypertrophicHomogeneous2,4282.65,1400.810,000
  • a NK, not known.