Phylum Proteobacteria, Class Gammaproteobacteria, Order Vibrionales, Family Vibrionaceae, Vibrio Group 512.
Gram-negative motile cells. Not swarming on complex media.
Grows in media supplemented with 1 to 8% NaCl. Variable growth in 10% or 12%
Isolated from seawater and mud in the United Kingdom.
- 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 oxidase, lysine (1% NaCl), ornithine (1% NaCl), gas production
from D-glucose, acid production from: D-glucose, D-galactose, myo-inositol, maltose,
D-mannitol, D-mannose, D-sorbitol, sucrose & trehalose.
Negative results for indole (Heart Infusion Broth, 1% NaCl), nitrate reduction to nitrite,
Voges-Proskauer (1% NaCl), arginine (1% NaCl), acid production from: D-adonitol,
L-arabinose, D-arabitol, dulcitol, lactose, melibiose, raffinose, L-rhamnose & D-xylose.
Variable results for acid production from cellobiose & salicin.
(c) Costin Stoica