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BG | Volume 16, issue 7
Biogeosciences, 16, 1607–1627, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-1607-2019
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Biogeosciences, 16, 1607–1627, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-16-1607-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 16 Apr 2019

Research article | 16 Apr 2019

Cold-water corals and hydrocarbon-rich seepage in Pompeia Province (Gulf of Cádiz) – living on the edge

Blanca Rincón-Tomás et al.
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Cold-water corals were found at active sites in Pompeia Province (Gulf of Cádiz). Since seeped fluids are harmful for the corals, we approached the environmental conditions that allow corals to colonize carbonates while seepage occurs. As a result, we propose that chemosynthetic microorganisms (i.e. sulfide-oxidizing bacteria and AOM-related microorganisms) play an important role in the colonization of the corals at these sites by feeding on the seeped fluids and avoiding coral damage.
Cold-water corals were found at active sites in Pompeia Province (Gulf of Cádiz). Since seeped...
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