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Table 5 Isotope signature estimates for the potential dominant basal sources in the Lucky Strike vent field

From: Ecology and trophic role of Oncholaimus dyvae sp. nov. (Nematoda: Oncholaimidae) from the lucky strike hydrothermal vent field (Mid-Atlantic Ridge)

Basal sourcesδ13Cδ15NReference
Photosynthetic_derived OM−24 to −22 ‰4–6‰Gebruk et al. [42]; Khripounoff et al. [43]
Methanotrophs (methane δ13C)−13.7 to −12.7 ‰Low or negativeCharlou et al. [44]
Thiotrophs using the rTCA cycle−15 to −10 ‰Low or negativeHügler & Sievert [45], Sievert et al. [46]
Thiotrophs using the CBB cycle−36 to −30 ‰Low or negativeHügler & Sievert [45], Sievert et al. [46], Trask & Van Dover [47]