Pseudoalteromonas tetraodonis

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Pseudoalteromonas tetraodonis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Alteromonadales
Family: Pseudoalteromonadaceae
Genus: Pseudoalteromonas
Binomial name
Pseudoalteromonas tetraodonis
(Simidu et al., 1990)
Ivanova et al., 2001
Synonyms

Alteromonas tetraodonis
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Pseudomonas tetraodonis
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Pseudoalteromonas tetraodonis is a marine bacterium, known for its symbiotic relationship with fish such as the puffer fish. It secretes the neurotoxin Tetrodotoxin which gives the Certain internal organs, such as liver, and sometimes the skin of its host its toxicity.

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