Kingdom: Bacteria Domain: Phylum: Cyanobacteria Class: Order: Oscillatorialis Family: Genus: Trichodesmium
Trichodesmium is a filamentous genus of cyanobacteria found in the open ocean. It thrives in nutrient-poor environments and is known for aerobically fixing atmospheric nitrogen.
Ecology and Significance
 Golyshin, Peter N. “Genome Sequence Completed of Alcanivorax borkumensis, a Hydrocarbon-degrading Bacterium That Plays a Global Role in Oil Removal from Marine Systems.” 3 (2003): 215-20. Print.
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