recent article on ship fouling (U.K. newspapers)?
emau27 at castle.ed.ac.uk
Mon Oct 24 10:59:37 EST 1994
Info wanted on a recent article in a British newspaper, approx one month
ago, regarding the use of a marine organism (presumably bacterium) as a
preventative for the attachment of seaweeds (esp. Enteromorpha) to the
underside of ships.
This organism apparently exudes a substance which prevents basal
rhizoids forming on Enteromorpha thus preventing attachment.
Any information on the publication, as to where to find it, or what the
details are, greatly appreciated.
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