Amorphus coralli gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine bacterium isolated from coral mucus, belonging to the order Rhizobiales.


A bacterial strain, designated RS.Sph.026(T), was isolated from mucus of the coral Fungia granulosa collected from the northern Red Sea (Gulf of Eilat, Israel). The bacterium was found to be Gram-negative, non-motile, halotolerant and heterotrophic. Comparative 16S rRNA gene sequence analyses showed that strain RS.Sph.026(T) belonged to the order… (More)
DOI: 10.1099/ijs.0.65462-0


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