Much of the bacteria found in the oceans the world over can also be dredged up in the English Channel — about a third to two thirds of the bacterial taxa that are found at ocean sites around the world can be found there, researchers led by University of Chicago's Jack Gilbert report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.

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