Table 4.

Colonization of E. scolopes juveniles by symbionts from Sepiola spp.

StrainCFU/squid (105) after 48 h at temp (°C) ofa:
2126
V. fischeri
 ES1142.8 (5/5)4.4 (11/11)
 SA1NDb (0/6)1.8 (5/5)
 SA22.4 (6/6)2.2 (5/5)
 SA30.2 (1/6)0.1 (6/6)
 SA40.7 (3/7)0.6 (6/6)
 SR54.4 (7/7)3.1 (7/7)
V. logei
 SA50.9 (2/7)ND (0/16)
 SA6ND (0/5)ND (0/6)
 SA70.5 (1/11)0.3 (1/7)
 SA12ND (0/11)ND (0/10)
 SR30.1 (2/10)ND (0/7)
 SR61.0 (10/10)0.1 (3/10)
  • a Infection assays were performed at either 21 or 26°C. The numbers in parentheses are the number of animals (over the total number tested) that became luminous upon exposure to the bacterial strain.

  • b ND, none detected (<14 CFU/light organ).