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A rod-shaped marine bacterium, designated strain CL-TF09, isolated from a tidal flat in Ganghwa, Korea, was characterized based on its physiological and biochemical features, fatty acid profile and phylogenetic position. 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis revealed a clear affiliation with the family . Strain CL-TF09 showed the closest phylogenetic relationship with the genera and ; sequence similarities between CL-TF09 and the type strains of and species ranged from 90·7 to 91·8 %. Cells of strain CL-TF09 were non-motile and grew on solid media as yellow colonies. The strain grew in the presence of 1–5 % sea salts, within a temperature range of 5–30 °C and at pH 7–8. The strain had iso-C 3-OH (17·4 %), iso-C (16·7 %), anteiso-C (15·1 %) and iso-C 3-OH (13·4 %) as predominant fatty acids. The DNA G+C content was 33·9 mol%. Based on the physiological, fatty acid composition and phylogenetic data presented, strain CL-TF09 is considered to represent a novel genus and species of the family , for which the name gen. nov., sp. nov. is proposed. The type strain is CL-TF09 (=KCCM 42118=JCM 13034).

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