TABLE 2.

Occurrences of phyla and other taxa under growth conditions

TaxonNo. of occurrences with cultivation methoda:
IchipPetri dish
SeawaterSoilSeawaterSoil
Alphaproteobacteria1126
Betaproteobacteria303333
Deltaproteobacteria165400
Epsilonbacteria2100
Gammaproteobacteria912817
Actinobacteria0044
Bacteroidetes0163
Firmicutes1814156
Planctomycetes0001
Verrucomicrobia0100
  • a The numbers of occurrences of bacterial phyla and other taxa were registered in ichips and petri dishes inoculated with seawater and soil microorganisms.