Funded by:

FWF research project P24565-B22 Thiotrophic ciliate mutualism between Cand. Thiobios zoothamnicoli and Zoothamnium niveum – cooperation goes empirical


Check if the symbiosis is present in winter.

Collections for population genetics of Cand. Thiobios zoothamnicoli symbionts


Monika Bright

Salvador Espada Hinojosa

Jean Marie Volland


Sampling in a 10°C water … The heaven !




A sunken wood sampled the day before…