Oceanospirillaceae

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Oceanospirillaceae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Oceanospirillales
Family: Oceanospirillaceae
Genera

Balneatrix
Fundibacter
Marinomonas
Marinospirillum
Neptunomonas
Oceanospirillum

The Oceanospirillaceae are a family of Proteobacteria. Most genera of this family live in environments with high concentrations of salt, they are halotolerant or halophilic.[1] They are marine, except Balneatrix which is found in fresh water.[1]

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  1. ^ 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

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