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Table 2 Sampling depth and month, viral production, viral decay, viral turnover time, burst size (BS), percentage of lysogenic cells, percentage of lytically infected cells and virus-mediated mortality (VMM) at the investigated coastal and open-sea station (mean values ± SD, where applicable

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

Depth (m) Month Viral production* (106 vlp mL−1 h−1) Viral decay* (106 vlp mL−1 h−1) Turnover (h) BS* Lysogeny (%) Lytically infected cells (%) VMM* (%)
Coastal station, 43°31′10″N, 16°22′52″E
0 10 0.94 ± 0.16 0.32 ± 0.08 17.49 27 0.00 34.52 ± 3.78 119.27 ± 19.73
0 2 0.93 ± 0.21 0.30 ± 0.01 15.92 56 1.27 43.20 ± 1.71 71.22 ± 16.12
0 6 0.33 ± 0.07 0.21 ± 0.05 39.80 52 1.32 17.28 ± 1.14 30.68 ± 6.41
0 7 0.90 ± 0.19 0.26 ± 0.08 17.51 36 3.39 15.74 ± 1.01 71.14 ± 15.19
10 10 1.00 ± 0.16 0.29 ± 0.05 14.81 65 1.70 15.34 ± 3.03 57.05 ± 9.01
10 2 0.40 ± 0.08 0.36 ± 0.07 37.12 21 3.50 48.00 ± 0.46 79.94 ± 15.12
17 6 0.69 ± 0.05 0.13 ± 0.02 15.90 45 1.03 15.72 ± 4.29 82.40 ± 5.98
11 7 1.87 ± 0.27 0.25 ± 0.03 5.72 56 3.63 16.95 ± 0.67 145.40 ± 20.74
35 10 0.45 ± 0.08 0.23 ± 0.10 37.14 25 4.59 12.66 ± 1.06 65.19 ± 11.69
35 2 0.39 ± 0.08 0.33 ± 0.05 35.47 12 11.78 40.35 ± 1.51 80.55 ± 3.03
35 6 0.32 ± 0.08 0.17 ± 0.02 39.40 45 2.96 24.46 ± 0.76 42.68 ± 11.08
35 7 0.81 ± 0.16 0.17 ± 0.05 16.33 54 3.22 34.46 ± 1.24 100.21 ± 0.27
Open-sea station, 43°2′39″N, 16°17′6″E
0 2 0.41 ± 0.09 0.18 ± 0.01 25.71 53 3.48 28.60 ± 6.53 57.29 ± 13.02
0 6 0.64 ± 0.05 0.18 ± 0.03 10.81 80 0.71 20.27 ± 5.60 62.95 ± 3.25
0 7 0.15 ± 0.06 0.14 ± 0.03 43.89 18 6.28 21.65 ± 3.90 62.89 ± 24.07
10 2 0.81 ± 0.06 0.17 ± 0.02 14.99 91 5.71 17.11 ± 1.93 62.09 ± 4.57
15 6 0.96 ± 0.08 0.13 ± 0.01 7.16 101 0.98 19.09 ± 0.33 75.53 ± 6.10
20 7 0.34 ± 0.08 0.10 ± 0.01 18.62 41 2.01 21.30 ± 6.56 65.82 ± 15.98
100 2 0.32 ± 0.03 0.11 ± 0.01 26.98 49 4.06 24.37 ± 8.18 57.77 ± 6.23
100 6 0.48 ± 0.07 0.13 ± 0.01 13.03 89 2.65 16.14 ± 0.50 50.68 ± 7.06
100 7 0.30 ± 0.08 0.12 ± 0.03 22.72 36 2.42 33.01 ± 1.81 78.71 ± 14.60
  1. * Significance of differences between two stations, p < 0.05