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Determinants of community structure in the global plankton interactome

Item Type:Article
Title:Determinants of community structure in the global plankton interactome
Creators Name:Lima-Mendez, G. and Faust, K. and Henry, N. and Decelle, J. and Colin, S. and Carcillo, F. and Chaffron, S. and Ignacio-Espinosa, J.C. and Roux, S. and Vincent, F. and Bittner, L. and Darzi, Y. and Wang, J. and Audic, S. and Berline, L. and Bontempi, G. and Cabello, A.M. and Coppola, L. and Cornejo-Castillo, F.M. and d' Ovidio, F. and De Meester, L. and Ferrera, I. and Garet-Delmas, M.J. and Guidi, L. and Lara, E. and Pesant, S. and Royo-Llonch, M. and Salazar, G. and Sanchez, P. and Sebastian, M. and Souffreau, C. and Dimier, C. and Picheral, M. and Searson, S. and Kandels-Lewis, S. and Gorsky, G. and Not, F. and Ogata, H. and Speich, S. and Stemmann, L. and Weissenbach, J. and Wincker, P. and Acinas, S.G. and Sunagawa, S. and Bork, P. and Sullivan, M.B. and Karsenti, E. and Bowler, C. and de Vargas, C. and Raes, J.
Abstract:Species interaction networks are shaped by abiotic and biotic factors. Here, as part of the Tara Oceans project, we studied the photic zone interactome using environmental factors and organismal abundance profiles and found that environmental factors are incomplete predictors of community structure. We found associations across plankton functional types and phylogenetic groups to be nonrandomly distributed on the network and driven by both local and global patterns. We identified interactions among grazers, primary producers, viruses, and (mainly parasitic) symbionts and validated network-generated hypotheses using microscopy to confirm symbiotic relationships. We have thus provided a resource to support further research on ocean food webs and integrating biological components into ocean models.
Keywords:Food Chain, Host Specificity, Oceans and Seas, Phylogeny, Plankton, Platyhelminths, Sunlight, Symbiosis, Viruses, Animals
Source:Science
ISSN:0036-8075
Publisher:American Association for the Advancement of Science (U.S.A.)
Volume:348
Number:6237
Page Range:1262073
Date:22 May 2015
Official Publication:https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1262073
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