Diversity of free-living ciliates in the sandy sediment of a Spanish stream in winter

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Finlay, B.; Tellez, C.; Esteban, Genoveva;
(1993)

This study had two objectives: to determine the number of (phenotypic) ciliate species co-existing in 1 m2 of sandy\ud river sediment at a maximum temperature of 4 "C; and to determine the ecological mechanism(s) facilitating their\ud co-existence. The ciliate community... View more
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