Fulvimarina pelagi Cho and Giovannoni
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2. Using a single tube of #2 broth (5 to 6 ml), withdraw approximately 0.5 to 1.0 ml with a Pasteur or 1.0 ml pipette. Rehydrate the entire pellet.
3. Aseptically transfer this aliquot back into the broth tube. Mix well.
4. Use several drops of the suspension to inoculate a #2 agar slant and/or plate.
5. Incubate the tubes and plate at 30oC for 48 hours.
Colonies on #2 plates are tiny, orange, circular, smooth, raised, entire, and translucent.
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sea-water sample collected at a depth of 10 m at the Bermuda Atlantic Time Series [BATS] station, western Sargasso Sea, Atlantic Ocean
Cho JC, Giovannoni SJ. Fulvimarina pelagi gen. nov., sp. nov., a marine bacterium that forms a deep evolutionary lineage of descent in the order "Rhizobiales". Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 53: 1853-1859, 2003. PubMed: 14657114