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Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Firmicutes
Class: Clostridia
Order: Haloanaerobiales
Family: Haloanaerobiaceae
Genus: Sporohalobacter

Sporohalobacter are a genus of anaerobic bacteria belonging to the family Haloanaerobiaceae.[1] The organisms are spore-forming bacteria that grow in hypersaline environments.[2]


  1. ^ Oren A, Gurevich P, Henis Y (1991). "Reduction of nitrosubstituted aromatic compounds by the halophilic anaerobic eubacteria Haloanaerobium praevalens and Sporohalobacter marismortui". Appl Environ Microbiol. 57 (11): 3367–70. PMC 183973Freely accessible. PMID 1669931. 
  2. ^ Ollivier B, Caumette P, Garcia J, Mah R (1994). "Anaerobic bacteria from hypersaline environments". Microbiol Rev. 58 (1): 27–38. PMC 372951Freely accessible. PMID 8177169.