Phylum Proteobacteria, Class Gammaproteobacteria, Order Vibrionales, Family Vibrionaceae, Vibrio Group 511 (closely related to or
perhaps a synonym of V. cincinnatiensis).
Gram-negative motile cells. Not swarming on complex media.
Grows in media supplemented with 1 to 10% NaCl. No growth in 0% or 12% NaCl
- 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.
Positive results for nitrate reduction to nitrite, oxidase, lysine (1% NaCl, after 7 days),
acid production from: D-glucose, L-arabinose, D-galactose, myo-inositol, maltose,
D-mannitol, D-mannose, salicin, sucrose & trehalose.
Negative results for indole (Heart Infusion Broth, 1% NaCl), Voges-Proskauer (1%
NaCl), arginine (1% NaCl), ornithine (1% NaCl), gas production from D-glucose,
acid production from: D-adonitol, D-arabitol, dulcitol, lactose, melibiose, raffinose, L-rhamnose, D-sorbitol & D-xylose.
Variable results for acid production from cellobiose.
(c) Costin Stoica