Culture media
Biochemical tests
Family  Vibrionaceae
Vibrio aerogenes
Vibrio aestuarianus
Vibrio agarivorans  
Vibrio albensis *
Vibrio alginolyticus
Vibrio (Listonella) anguillarum
Vibrio areninigrae
Vibrio azureus *
Vibrio brasiliensis
Vibrio breoganii
Vibrio campbellii
Vibrio casei *
Vibrio celticus *
Vibrio chagasii
Vibrio cholerae
Vibrio cincinnatiensis
Vibrio comitans
Vibrio communis *
Vibrio coralliilyticus *
Vibrio crassostreae
Vibrio cyclitrophicus
Vibrio diabolicus
Vibrio diazotrophicus
Vibrio ezurae *
Vibrio fluvialis
Vibrio fortis
Vibrio furnissii
Vibrio gallaecicus *
Vibrio gallicus
Vibrio gazogenes
Vibrio gigantis *
Vibrio halioticoli
Vibrio hangzhouensis *
Vibrio harveyi
Vibrio hepatarius
Vibrio hippocampi *
Vibrio hispanicus *
Vibrio ichthyoenteri
Vibrio inusitatus
Vibrio kanaloae
Vibrio lentus
Vibrio litoralis *
Vibrio mangrovi *
Vibrio marisflavi *
Vibrio mediterranei
Vibrio metschnikovii
Vibrio mimicus
Vibrio mytili
Vibrio natriegens
Vibrio navarrensis
Vibrio neonatus *
Vibrio neptunius
Vibrio nereis
Vibrio nigripulchritudo
Vibrio ordalii
Vibrio orientalis
Vibrio owensii *
Vibrio pacinii
Vibrio parahaemolyticus
Vibrio pectenicida
Vibrio pelagius (Listonella pelagia)
Vibrio penaeicida
Vibrio pomeroyi
Vibrio ponticus *
Vibrio porteresiae
Vibrio proteolyticus
Vibrio rarus
Vibrio rhizosphaerae
Vibrio rotiferianus
Vibrio ruber
Vibrio rumoiensis
Vibrio sagamiensis
Vibrio scophthalmi
Vibrio sinaloensis
Vibrio splendidus
Vibrio succinogenes  (see Wolinella succinogenes)
Vibrio superstes
Vibrio tapetis
Vibrio tasmaniensis *
VIbrio trachuri  (see V. harveyi)
Vibrio tubiashii
Vibrio vulnificus
Vibrio xuii
Gram-negative straight or curved rods, motile by polar flagella,
facultative anaerobes, ferment D-glucose, reduce nitrate to nitrite,
oxidase test is positive, primarily aquatic, 11 species are apparently
pathogenic for humans causing diarrhea or extraintestinal infections
and several species cause diseases of other vertebrates and
invertebrates.Type species: Vibrio cholerae Pacini 1854
Straight rods or coccobacillary, bipolar, Gram-negative, motile by
1-3 unsheathed polar flagella. Facultative anaerobic. Na+ is required
for growth. Colonies are smooth, semitranslucent, convex, ivory.
Susceptible to O/129 agent, some strains emit light due luciferase,
isolated from the marine environment & specialized light organs of
marine fish. Type species:
Photobacterium phosphoreum
(Cohn 1878) Beijerinck 1889.
Genus Photobacterium
Genus Vibrio
Genus  Aliivibrio
Genus Grimontia
Genus Salinivibrio
Genus Enterovibrio
Most of the members of this genus were
formerly included in the Vibrio genus.
* marked species are not included in ABIS
biochemical database

Vibrio carchariae  Grimes et al. 1985 and Vibrio trachuri  Iwamoto et al. 1996 are  
junior synonyms of
Vibrio harveyi (Johnson and Shunk 1936) Baumann et al. 1981.

Vibrio shilonii corrig. Kushmaro et al. 2001 is considered a junior synonym of  
Vibrio mediterranei Pujalte and Garay 1986.

Vibrio pelagius and Vibrio anguillarum are synonyms of Listonella pelagia and
Listonella anguillarum, respectively.

Photobacterium damselae subsp. damselae is a junior  synonym of Vibrio
(c) Costin Stoica
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