Marine Biology

, Volume 58, Issue 1, pp 31–32 | Cite as

Statement on the thiobios-hypothesis

  • K. Reise
  • P. Ax

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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Reise
    • 1
  • P. Ax
    • 1
  1. 1.II. Zoologisches Institut der Universität GöttingenGöttingenFederal Republic of Germany

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