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Microorganisms 2018, 6(3), 92; https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms6030092

Gut Bacterial Communities in Geographically Distant Populations of Farmed Sea Bream (Sparus aurata) and Sea Bass (Dicentrarchus labrax)

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Department of Ichthyology and Aquatic Environment, School of Agricultural Sciences, University of Thessaly, Volos 384 46, Greece
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Laboratory of Animal Physiology, Department of Zoology, School of Biology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki 541 24, Greece
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Received: 18 July 2018 / Revised: 28 August 2018 / Accepted: 31 August 2018 / Published: 1 September 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Gut Microorganisms of Aquatic Animals)
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This study investigated the profile of the autochthonous gut bacterial communities in adult individuals of Sparus aurata and Dicentrarchus labrax reared in sea cages in five distantly located aquaculture farms in Greece and determine the impact of geographic location on them in order to detect the core gut microbiota of these commercially important fish species. Data analyses resulted in no significant geographic impact in the gut microbial communities within the two host species, while strong similarities between them were also present. Our survey revealed the existence of a core gut microbiota within and between the two host species independent of diet and geographic location consisting of the Delftia, Pseudomonas, Pelomonas, Propionibacterium, and Atopostipes genera. View Full-Text
Keywords: teleosts; intestine; bacteria; microbiota; aquaculture teleosts; intestine; bacteria; microbiota; aquaculture
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Nikouli, E.; Meziti, A.; Antonopoulou, E.; Mente, E.; Kormas, K.A. Gut Bacterial Communities in Geographically Distant Populations of Farmed Sea Bream (Sparus aurata) and Sea Bass (Dicentrarchus labrax). Microorganisms 2018, 6, 92.

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