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Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 134099

Type strain: Yes

Species: Shewanella aquimarina

Strain Designation: SW-120

Strain history: J.-H. Yoon SW-120.

NCBI tax ID(s): 260365 (species)

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@ref: 31280

BacDive-ID: 134099

keywords: 16S sequence, Bacteria, anaerobe, Gram-negative, motile, rod-shaped

description: Shewanella aquimarina SW-120 is an anaerobe, Gram-negative, motile bacterium that was isolated from Seawater of the Yellow Sea.

NCBI tax id

  • NCBI tax id: 260365
  • Matching level: species

strain history: J.-H. Yoon SW-120.

doi: 10.13145/bacdive134099.20221219.7.1

Name and taxonomic classification


  • @ref: 20215
  • description: domain/bacteria
  • keyword: phylum/pseudomonadota
  • domain: Bacteria
  • phylum: Pseudomonadota
  • class: Gammaproteobacteria
  • order: Alteromonadales
  • family: Shewanellaceae
  • genus: Shewanella
  • species: Shewanella aquimarina
  • full scientific name: Shewanella aquimarina Yoon et al. 2004

@ref: 31280

domain: Bacteria

phylum: Proteobacteria

class: Gammaproteobacteria

order: Alteromonadales

family: Shewanellaceae

genus: Shewanella

species: Shewanella aquimarina

strain designation: SW-120

type strain: yes


cell morphology

  • @ref: 31280
  • gram stain: negative
  • cell length: 3 µm
  • cell width: 0.75 µm
  • cell shape: rod-shaped
  • motility: yes

Culture and growth conditions

culture medium

  • @ref: 42247
  • name: Marine agar (MA)
  • growth: yes
  • composition: Distilled water make up to (1000.000 ml);Marine agar (55.100 g)

culture temp


culture pH


Physiology and metabolism

oxygen tolerance

  • @ref: 31280
  • oxygen tolerance: anaerobe

spore formation

  • @ref: 31280
  • spore formation: no


@refsaltgrowthtested relationconcentration
31280NaClpositivegrowth02-08 %
31280NaClpositiveoptimum2.5 %


  • @ref: 67770
  • observation: quinones: Q-7, Q-8, MK-7

metabolite utilization

@refChebi-IDmetaboliteutilization activitykind of utilization tested
3128028260galactose+carbon source
3128024996lactate+carbon source
3128025115malate+carbon source
3128017306maltose+carbon source
3128030031succinate+carbon source

metabolite production

  • @ref: 31280
  • Chebi-ID: 16136
  • metabolite: hydrogen sulfide
  • production: yes


31280cytochrome oxidase+

Isolation, sampling and environmental information


  • @ref: 67770
  • sample type: Seawater of the Yellow Sea
  • country: Republic of Korea
  • origin.country: KOR
  • continent: Asia


  • @ref: 69479
  • File name: preview.99_1310.png
  • url: https://microbeatlas.org/index.html?action=taxon&taxon_id=90_59;96_759;97_884;98_1035;99_1310&stattab=map
  • Last taxonomy: Shewanella loihica
  • 16S sequence: AY485225
  • Sequence Identity:
  • Total samples: 1108
  • soil counts: 89
  • aquatic counts: 720
  • animal counts: 279
  • plant counts: 20

Sequence information

16S sequences

  • @ref: 31280
  • description: Shewanella aquimarina 16S ribosomal RNA gene, partial sequence
  • accession: AY485225
  • length: 1499
  • database: nuccore
  • NCBI tax ID: 260365

Genome sequences

  • @ref: 66792
  • description: Shewanella aquimarina JCM 12193
  • accession: GCA_023349185
  • assembly level: contig
  • database: ncbi
  • NCBI tax ID: 260365

GC content

6777054high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)

External links

@ref: 31280

culture collection no.: KCCM 41821, JCM 12193, CIP 108633, KCTC 22430

straininfo link



  • topic: Phylogeny
  • Pubmed-ID: 15545482
  • title: Shewanella marisflavi sp. nov. and Shewanella aquimarina sp. nov., slightly halophilic organisms isolated from sea water of the Yellow Sea in Korea.
  • authors: Yoon JH, Yeo SH, Kim IG, Oh TK
  • journal: Int J Syst Evol Microbiol
  • DOI: 10.1099/ijs.0.63198-0
  • year: 2004
  • mesh: Bacterial Typing Techniques, Base Composition, DNA, Bacterial/chemistry/isolation & purification, DNA, Ribosomal/chemistry/isolation & purification, Fatty Acids/analysis/isolation & purification, Genes, rRNA, Gentian Violet, Korea, Molecular Sequence Data, Movement, Oceans and Seas, Phenazines, Phylogeny, RNA, Bacterial/genetics, RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics, Seawater/*microbiology, Sequence Analysis, DNA, Shewanella/*classification/cytology/*isolation & purification/physiology, Spores, Bacterial, Ubiquinone/analysis/isolation & purification, Vitamin K 2/analysis/isolation & purification, Water Microbiology
  • topic2: Enzymology


20215Parte, A.C., Sardà Carbasse, J., Meier-Kolthoff, J.P., Reimer, L.C. and Göker, M.List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) moves to the DSMZ10.1099/ijsem.0.004332
20218Verslyppe, B., De Smet, W., De Baets, B., De Vos, P., Dawyndt P.StrainInfo introduces electronic passports for microorganisms.10.1016/j.syapm.2013.11.002Syst Appl Microbiol. 37: 42-50 201424321274
31280Barberan A, Caceres Velazquez H, Jones S, Fierer N.Hiding in Plain Sight: Mining Bacterial Species Records for Phenotypic Trait Information10.1128/mSphere.00237-172877604127600
42247Curators of the CIPhttps://brclims.pasteur.fr/brcWeb/souche/detail/1/6283
66792Julia Koblitz, Joaquim Sardà, Lorenz Christian Reimer, Boyke Bunk, Jörg OvermannAutomatically annotated for the DiASPora project (Digital Approaches for the Synthesis of Poorly Accessible Biodiversity Information)https://diaspora-project.de/progress.html#genomes
67770Curators of the JCMhttps://jcm.brc.riken.jp/en/
69479João F Matias Rodrigues, Janko Tackmann,Gregor Rot, Thomas SB Schmidt, Lukas Malfertheiner, Mihai Danaila,Marija Dmitrijeva, Daniela Gaio, Nicolas Näpflin and Christian von Mering. University of Zurich.MicrobeAtlas 1.0 betahttps://microbeatlas.org/