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- adj. of, or relating to a photoautotroph
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The first wave would carry only anaerobic and photoautotrophic organisms, simple forms of life that required no oxygen and derived energy from sunlight.
The areas around the volcanic fumaroles, on the other hand, were found to be home to photoautotrophic microbial communities and a newly identified species of mite.
A. tamarense is photoautotrophic meaning it manufactures its own food by using energy is obtains from sunlight.