Vibrio pectenicida

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Vibrio pectenicida
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gammaproteobacteria
Order: Vibrionales
Family: Vibrionaceae
Genus: Vibrio
Species: V. pectenicida
Binomial name
Vibrio pectenicida
Lambert et al. 1998

Vibrio pectenicida is a pathogenic bacterium which attacks larvae of the scallop Pecten maximus. This bacterium does not use glucose or fructose as its carbon sources, but instead uses rhamnose and betaine. A365 is the type strain (= CIP 105190T).[1]


  1. ^ Lambert, C.; Nicolas, J. L.; Cilia, V.; Corre, S. (1998). "Vibrio pectenicida sp. nov., a pathogen of scallop (Pecten maximus) larvae". International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 48 (2): 481–487. doi:10.1099/00207713-48-2-481. ISSN 0020-7713. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Vandenberghe, Johan, et al. "Phenotypic diversity amongst< i> Vibrio isolates from marine aquaculture systems." Aquaculture 219.1 (2003): 9-20.
  • Lambert, Christophe; Nicolas, Jean-Louis; Bultel, Valérie (2001). "Toxicity to Bivalve Hemocytes of Pathogenic Vibrio Cytoplasmic Extract". Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 77 (3): 165–172. doi:10.1006/jipa.2001.5013. ISSN 0022-2011. 
  • Thompson, J. R.; Randa, M. A.; Marcelino, L. A.; Tomita-Mitchell, A.; Lim, E.; Polz, M. F. (2004). "Diversity and Dynamics of a North Atlantic Coastal Vibrio Community". Applied and Environmental Microbiology 70 (7): 4103–4110. doi:10.1128/AEM.70.7.4103-4110.2004. ISSN 0099-2240. 
  • Smith, A L; Whitten, M M A; Hirschle, L; Pope, E C; Wootton, E C; Vogan, C L; Rowley, A F (2013). "Bacterial septicaemia in prerecruit edible crabs,Cancer pagurusL.". Journal of Fish Diseases: n/a–n/a. doi:10.1111/jfd.12163. ISSN 0140-7775. 

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