Pseudoalteromonas nigrifaciens

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Pseudoalteromonas nigrifaciens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Gamma Proteobacteria
Order: Alteromonadales
Family: Pseudoalteromonadaceae
Genus: Pseudoalteromonas
Binomial name
Pseudoalteromonas nigrifaciens
(Baumann et al. 1984)
Gauthier et al. 1995

Pseudomonas nigrifaciens White 1940
Alteromonas nigrifaciens (ex White 1940) Baumann et al. 1984

Pseudoalteromonas nigrifaciens is a marine bacterium. It has been observed to cause skin ulcer syndrome in juvenile cultivated sea cucumbers.[1]


  1. ^ Wang, Y-G, Fang, B, Zhang, C-Y, Rong, X-J (July 2006). "Etiology of skin ulcer syndrome in cultured juveniles of Apostichopus japonicus and analysis of reservoir of the pathogens". Journal of Fishery Sciences of China/Zhongguo Shuichan Kexue. 13 (4): 610–616. 

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