Sporosarcina aquimarina Yoon et al.
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Colonies on #18 agar appear cream-colored at first, then develop a light-orange pigment and are low convex, circular, and glistening.
Cells in # 18 broth are motile endospore-forming irregular rods.
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Yoon JH, et al. Sporosarcina aquimarina sp. nov., a bacterium isolated from seawater in Korea, and transfer of Bacillus globisporus (Larkin and Stokes 1967), Bacillus psychrophilus (Nakamura 1984) and Bacillus pasteurii (Chester 1898) to the genus Sporosarcina as Sporosarcina globispora comb. nov., Sporosarcina psychrophila comb. nov. and Sporosarcina pasteurii comb. nov., and emended description of the genus Sporosarcina. Int. J. Syst. Evol. Microbiol. 51: 1079-1086, 2001. PubMed: 11411676