Aeromonadaceae

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Aeromonadaceae
Aeromonas hydrophila.jpg
Aeromonas hydrophila
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Aeromonadales
Family: Aeromonadaceae
Genera

Aeromonas
Tolumonas

The Aeromonadaceae are Gram-negative bacteria.[1] The species are facultative anaerobic, they are able to live under anaerobic conditions.[2] The cells are rod-shaped. They are mostly found in estuarine waters and fresh water, also in soil and sewage. Some are pathogenic for humans and other animals like fishes and frogs.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aeromonadaceae
  2. ^ a b George M. Garrity: Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology. 2. Auflage. Springer, New York, 2005, Volume 2: The Proteobacteria, Part B: The Gammaproteobacteria List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature