Scientists discover virus-like particles in Bryozoa

Bugula neritina. Colony collected intertidally on Atlantic Beach, USA. Credit: SPbU Scientists from Russia, Austria, and the USA have discovered virus-like particles in the bacterial symbionts of Bryozoa—a phylum of colonial aquatic invertebrates—filter-feeders dominating in many bottom ecosystems. The research project was planned and supervised by scientists from St Petersburg University. Some of the virus-like […]