The Most Diverse Organisms on The Earth

The Most Diverse Organisms on The Earth

UBC, Vancouver

The number of bacteria on our planet to be five million trillion trillion. There are far more bacteria on earth than there are stars in the universe. These Stacks of bacteria plates were photographed by me in an incubation room at UBC. The front plate is showing the phenotypically distinctive colour of bacterial colonies Yellowish colonies were isolated from the surface and pinkish colonies were isolated from inside of seaweed, Halosaccion glandiforme on Calvert Island, BC in Canada.