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A number of bacteria were isolated from sea water in Skagerrak, Denmark, at 30 m depth. Two of the isolates, strains D28 and D30, belonged to the within the group. Sequencing of 16S rRNA genes of the two strains indicated strongly that they belonged to the genus and that they showed greatest similarity to the species and . DNA–DNA hybridization values, DNA base composition and phenotypic characteristics separated the Skagerrak strains from the other species within . Thus, it is concluded that the strains belong to a novel species within the genus , for which the name sp. nov. is proposed, with strain D30 (=ATCC BAA-458=DSM 14836) as the type strain.

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