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Listonella pelagia

Listonella pelagia

Catalogue No.

NCTC 11316

Current Name

Listonella pelagia

Type Strain

Type Strain

Original Strain Reference

ATCC 25916

General Info


(Baumann et al. 1971) MacDonell and Colwell 1986

Other Collection Numbers

ATCC 25916, CAIM 324, CCUG 16398, CECT 4202, CIP 102762, IFO 15639, JCM 21191, LMG 3897, NBRC 15639, NCCB 76038, NCIMB 1900



Hazard Group (ACDP)

Hazard Group (ACDP) 2

Culture Conditions

Growth Conditions on Solid Media

Columbia blood agar, 48 hours, 22°C, O₂

Biological and Genomic Info


Lactose: -

Mannose: +

Xylose: -

Gram Stain Result


Enzyme Tests

Arginine deiminase: +

Beta-galactosidase: +

Strain Data

Type strain / ATCC in 1979 / P. Baumann / Seawater enriched with succinate / Baumann, P. et al. (1971) J. Bact. 107, 291

Colony Appearance

Smooth, Shiny

Additional Info

Accession Date




Isolated From

salt water/mud;seawater enriched with succinate



Previous Catalogue Name

Beneckea pelagia



BAUMANN P ET AL 1971 J BACT 107 291

Extended Bibliography

Validation List no. 20., Phylogeny of the Vibrionaceae, and recommendation for two new genera, Listonella and Shewanella.,

Available Formats

  • Ampoule (Bacteria)

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