Aliivibrio logei
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Phylum Proteobacteria, Class Gammaproteobacteria, Order Vibrionales, Family Vibrionaceae, Genus Aliivibrio, Aliivibrio logei
(Harwood, Bang, Baumann and Nealson 1980) H. Urbanczyk, J. C. Ast, M.J. Higgins, J. Carson and P.V. Dunlap, 2007.

Historical synonyms:
Photobacterium logei (ex Bang, Baumann and Nealson 1978) Harwood, Bang, Baumann and Nealson 1980,
Vibrio logei (Harwood, Bang, Baumann and Nealson 1980) Baumann, Baumann, Bang and Woolkalis 1981.
Gram-negative, straight rods, motile, presenting 3-12 flagella. No lateral flagella
produced on solid media. No swarming on complex media.
Growth in nutrient broth with: 1%, 2% and 3,5% NaCl NaCl. No growth in 0%, 6%, 8%,
10% or 12% NaCl medium. Growth temperature 15 ºC. No growth at 30-40 ºC. Can
grow at 4 ºC. Produce a characteristic yellow-orange pigment that is cell-associated.
Isolated from scallops, intestinal contents of fish and arctic mussel, marine sediments and lesions of the exoskeleton of tanner crabs.
Sensible to O/129 vibriostatic agent (10 & 150 µg).
Isolated from lesions of the exoskeleton of tanner crabs.
  1. J.J. Farmer, M. Janda, 2004. Family I. Vibrionaceae. In:  Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, Second edition,Vol two, part
    B, George M. Garrity (Editor-in-Chief), pp. 491-546.
  2. J. G.Holt et al., 1994. Group 5 Facultatively anaerobic Gram-negative rods. Subgroup 2 Family Vibrionaceae. In: Begey’s Manual of
    Determinative Bacteriology, 9-th edition, Williams & Wilkins. pp. 190-194.
Results are for incubation at 15 °C:

Positive for the nitrate reduction to nitrite, oxidase, esculin hydrolysis, lysine (1% NaCl),
ornithine (1% NaCl / 7 days), acid production from D-glucose, cellobiose, D-galactose,
maltose, D-mannitol & D-mannose.

Negative for indole (Heart Infusion Broth, 1% NaCl), Voges-Proskauer (1% NaCl), citrate (Simmons), arginine (1% NaCl), gelatin
hydrolysis (1% NaCl, 22 °C), gas production from D-glucose, acid production from D-adonitol, L-arabinose, D-arabitol, dulcitol,
myo-inositol, lactose, melibiose, raffinose, L-rhamnose, salicin, D-sorbitol, sucrose, D-xylose.

Variable for lipase & trehalose.
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