[Coral-List] Pal Oil plantation and Bacillus thurigiensis in sponges

Gene Shinn eshinn at marine.usf.edu
Tue Aug 28 10:09:13 EDT 2007

Tom, The pathogen, Bacillus thuringiensis,  you identified in dead 
sponges was  cultured and identified in African dust reaching the 
Caribbean in 2003. It is used to control mosquitoes in north Africa. 

Atmospheric microbiology in the northern Caribbean during African 
dust events, Aerobiologia 19: 143-157.

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