Bacteria on the water surface

Microcolony of Nevskia ramosa on the water surface,
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The neuston bacterium Nevskia ramosa
The microbial community at the water surface is named neuston. The most famous neuston bacterium is Nevskia ramosa. The bacteria form flat rosette-like structures that branch when the cells divide.

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