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Table 1 Sampling depth and month, temperature, salinity, viral and bacterial abundance, virus-to-bacterium ratio (VBR) and bacterial production at the investigated coastal and open-sea station

From: Viral dynamics in two trophically different areas in the Central Adriatic Sea

Depth (m) Month Temperature (°C) Salinity Viruses* (106 vlp mL−1) Bacteria* (106 cell mL−1) VBR Bacterial Production* (104 cells mL−1 h−1)
Coastal station, 43°31′10″N, 16°22′52″E
0 10 17.96 37.25 16.41 0.69 24 0.13
0 2 11.99 37.16 14.74 0.56 26 0.16
0 6 22.00 36.47 13.32 0.50 26 0.15
0 7 25.33 37.24 15.80 0.85 19 0.48
10 10 17.90 37.27 14.78 0.65 23 0.12
10 2 11.97 36.93 14.92 0.56 26 0.12
17 6 20.57 37.48 10.89 0.44 25 0.34
11 7 18.46 38.02 10.69 0.55 19 0.11
35 10 18.10 37.32 16.54 0.65 26 0.10
35 2 13.03 37.93 12.76 0.74 17 0.20
35 6 14.29 38.13 12.56 0.40 31 0.26
35 7 15.04 38.24 13.24 0.40 33 0.08
Open-sea station, 43°2′39″N, 16°17′6″E
0 2 13.05 37.79 10.12 0.33 31 0.11
0 6 22.52 38.66 6.89 0.30 23 0.11
0 7 25.88 38.39 6.78 0.32 21 0.12
10 2 13.10 37.79 11.18 0.34 33 0.11
15 6 18.79 36.51 6.89 0.30 23 0.05
20 7 19.87 38.53 6.37 0.30 21 0.10
100 2 14.40 38.46 7.92 0.28 29 0.18
100 6 14.66 38.66 6.22 0.25 25 0.11
100 7 15.00 38.68 6.89 0.26 27 0.14
  1. * Significance of differences between two stations, p < 0.05