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Abstract

Five alginolytic, facultatively anaerobic, non-motile bacteria were isolated from the gut of the abalone . Phylogenetic analyses based on 16S rDNA data indicated that these strains are related to , , and (but with <97 % 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity). DNA–DNA hybridization and fluorescence amplified fragment length polymorphism fingerprinting demonstrated that the five strains constituted a single species that was different from all currently known vibrios. The name sp. nov. (type strain, CIP 107863=LMG 21878=HT2-1; DNA G+C content, 43·6–44·3 mol%) is proposed for this novel taxon. Several phenotypic features were disclosed that discriminated from other species: can be differentiated from on the basis of four traits (-galactosidase test and assimilation of three carbon compounds) and from by 16 traits.

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