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Strain identifier

BacDive ID: 6002

Type strain: Yes

Species: Cobetia marina

Strain history: IAM 14107 <-- ATCC 25374 <-- A. B. Cobet ("Arthrobacter marinus") <-- G. Jones <-- C. Wirsen.

NCBI tax ID(s): 28258 (species)

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@ref: 1747

BacDive-ID: 6002

DSM-Number: 4741

keywords: genome sequence, 16S sequence, Bacteria, mesophilic

description: Cobetia marina DSM 4741 is a mesophilic bacterium that was isolated from seawater.

NCBI tax id

  • NCBI tax id: 28258
  • Matching level: species

strain history

doi: 10.13145/bacdive6002.20221219.7.1

Name and taxonomic classification


  • @ref: 20215
  • description: domain/bacteria
  • keyword: phylum/pseudomonadota
  • domain: Bacteria
  • phylum: Pseudomonadota
  • class: Gammaproteobacteria
  • order: Oceanospirillales
  • family: Halomonadaceae
  • genus: Cobetia
  • species: Cobetia marina
  • full scientific name: Cobetia marina (Cobet et al. 1970) Arahal et al. 2002
  • synonyms

    20215Pseudomonas marina
    20215Halomonas marina
    20215Arthrobacter marinus
    20215Halomonas halodurans
    20215Deleya marina

@ref: 1747

domain: Bacteria

phylum: Proteobacteria

class: Gammaproteobacteria

order: Oceanospirillales

family: Halomonadaceae

genus: Cobetia

species: Cobetia marina

full scientific name: Cobetia marina (Cobet et al. 1970) Arahal et al. 2002 emend. Romanenko et al. 2013

type strain: yes


cell morphology

@refmotilityconfidencegram stain

Culture and growth conditions

culture medium

1747BACTO MARINE BROTH (DIFCO 2216) (DSMZ Medium 514)yeshttps://mediadive.dsmz.de/medium/514Name: BACTO MARINE BROTH (DIFCO 2216) (DSMZ Medium 514) Composition: NaCl 19.45 g/l MgCl2 5.9 g/l Bacto peptone 5.0 g/l Na2SO4 3.24 g/l CaCl2 1.8 g/l Yeast extract 1.0 g/l KCl 0.55 g/l NaHCO3 0.16 g/l Fe(III) citrate 0.1 g/l KBr 0.08 g/l SrCl2 0.034 g/l H3BO3 0.022 g/l Na2HPO4 0.008 g/l Na-silicate 0.004 g/l NaF 0.0024 g/l (NH4)NO3 0.0016 g/l Distilled water
39090Marine agar (MA)yesDistilled water make up to (1000.000 ml);Marine agar (55.100 g)

culture temp


Physiology and metabolism

spore formation

  • @ref: 69480
  • spore formation: no
  • confidence: 98.895


  • @ref: 69480
  • halophily level: halophilic
  • confidence: 96.274

Isolation, sampling and environmental information


@refsample typegeographic locationcountryorigin.countrycontinent
67770Littoral water sample at Woods HoleMAUSAUSANorth America

isolation source categories

  • Cat1: #Environmental
  • Cat2: #Aquatic
  • Cat3: #Marine


  • @ref: 69479
  • File name: preview.99_895.png
  • url: https://microbeatlas.org/index.html?action=taxon&taxon_id=90_48;96_532;97_613;98_707;99_895&stattab=map
  • Last taxonomy: Cobetia
  • 16S sequence: NR_042065
  • Sequence Identity:
  • Total samples: 19571
  • soil counts: 974
  • aquatic counts: 12909
  • animal counts: 5462
  • plant counts: 226

Safety information

risk assessment

  • @ref: 1747
  • biosafety level: 1
  • biosafety level comment: Risk group (German classification)

Sequence information

16S sequences

@refdescriptionaccessionlengthdatabaseNCBI tax ID
20218Deleya marina (ATCC 25374) 16S ribosomal RNA (16S rRNA) geneM933541483ena28258
1747Halomonas marina partial 16S rRNA gene, strain DSM 4741AJ3068901536ena28258
1747Cobetia marina strain DSM 4741 16S ribosomal RNA, partial sequenceNR_0420651536nuccore28258
67770Cobetia marina gene for 16S rRNA, partial sequence, strain: NBRC 102605AB6818801466ena28258

Genome sequences

@refdescriptionaccessionassembly leveldatabaseNCBI tax ID
66792Cobetia marina JCM 21022GCA_001720485completencbi28258
66792Cobetia marina strain JCM 2102228258.9completepatric28258
66792Cobetia sp. MM1IDA2H-1 strain MM1IDA2H-1AD1268241.8wgspatric1268241
66792Cobetia marina JCM 210222751185720completeimg28258
67770Cobetia marina strain JCM 21022 chromosome, complete genomeCP017114ena28258
66792[Eubacterium] rectale BIOML-A12GCA_009680175scaffoldpatric39491
66792Campylobacter concisus MGYG-HGUT-01392GCA_902374575scaffoldpatric199

GC content

  • @ref: 67770
  • GC-content: 63.3

External links

@ref: 1747

culture collection no.: DSM 4741, ATCC 25374, JCM 21022, CCUG 49558, CECT 4278, CIP 104765, IAM 14107, LMG 2217, NBRC 102605, NCIMB 1877

straininfo link



Phenotype1781675Comparison of the adhesion properties of Deleya marina and the exopolysaccharide-defective mutant strain DMR.Shea C, Nunley JW, Williamson JC, Smith-Somerville HEAppl Environ Microbiol10.1128/aem.57.11.3107-3113.19911991Bacteria/genetics/ultrastructure, *Bacterial Adhesion, *Bacterial Physiological Phenomena, Colony Count, Microbial, Microscopy, Electron, Scanning, *Mutation, Phenotype, Polysaccharides, Bacterial/genetics/*physiology/ultrastructure
Metabolism9271247N-acyl amino acid biosynthesis in marine bacterium, Deleya marina.Yagi H, Corzo G, Nakahara TBiochim Biophys Acta10.1016/s0304-4165(97)00009-31997Bacteria/*metabolism, Marine Biology, Ornithine/analogs & derivatives/*biosynthesis/chemistry, Protein Conformation, Seawater
Enzymology9714788Novel diglycosyldiacylglycerol from the gram-negative bacterium Deleya marina.Yagi H, Maruyama ABiochim Biophys Acta10.1016/s0005-2760(98)00070-81998Glycolipids/chemistry/*isolation & purification, Gram-Negative Bacteria/*metabolism, Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy/methods, *Water MicrobiologyPhylogeny
Phylogeny12353874Proposal of Cobetia marina gen. nov., comb. nov., within the family Halomonadaceae, to include the species Halomonas marina.Arahal DR, Castillo AM, Ludwig W, Schleifer KH, Ventosa ASyst Appl Microbiol10.1078/0723-2020-001132002Base Sequence, Gammaproteobacteria/*classification, Halomonas/*classification/genetics/isolation & purification, Molecular Sequence Data, Phenotype, Phylogeny, RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics, Sequence Analysis, DNA, Species SpecificityGenetics
Pathogenicity17453727Combinatorial materials research applied to the development of new surface coatings III. Utilisation of a high-throughput multiwell plate screening method to rapidly assess bacterial biofilm retention on antifouling surfaces.Stafslien S, Daniels J, Chisholm B, Christianson DBiofouling10.1080/089270106011273112007Bacteria/drug effects/*isolation & purification, Bacterial Adhesion, Biofilms/drug effects/*growth & development, Coated Materials, Biocompatible, Disinfectants/pharmacology, Marine Biology, Materials Testing/methods, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Ships, Water MicrobiologyEnzymology
Phylogeny19654339Cobetia crustatorum sp. nov., a novel slightly halophilic bacterium isolated from traditional fermented seafood in Korea.Kim MS, Roh SW, Bae JWInt J Syst Evol Microbiol10.1099/ijs.0.008847-02009Animals, DNA, Bacterial/genetics, DNA, Ribosomal/genetics, Fatty Acids/chemistry/metabolism, *Fermentation, Halomonadaceae/*classification/genetics/*isolation & purification/metabolism, Korea, Molecular Sequence Data, Phylogeny, RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics, Seafood/*microbiology, Sodium Chloride/*metabolismMetabolism
Phylogeny22427450Description of Cobetia amphilecti sp. nov., Cobetia litoralis sp. nov. and Cobetia pacifica sp. nov., classification of Halomonas halodurans as a later heterotypic synonym of Cobetia marina and emended descriptions of the genus Cobetia and Cobetia marina.Romanenko LA, Tanaka N, Svetashev VI, Falsen EInt J Syst Evol Microbiol10.1099/ijs.0.036863-02012Alaska, Bacterial Typing Techniques, DNA, Bacterial/genetics, Fatty Acids/analysis, Halomonadaceae/*classification/genetics/isolation & purification, Halomonas/classification/genetics/isolation & purification, Japan, Molecular Sequence Data, Nucleic Acid Hybridization, Oceans and Seas, *Phylogeny, RNA, Ribosomal, 16S/genetics, Seawater/microbiology, Sequence Analysis, DNA, *Water MicrobiologyEnzymology
24192832Inhibition of larval barnacle attachment to bacterial films: An investigation of physical properties.Maki JS, Rittschof D, Mitchell RMicrob Ecol10.1007/BF001659101992
Metabolism34930259High natural PHA production from acetate in Cobetia sp. MC34 and Cobetia marina DSM 4741(T) and in silico analyses of the genus specific PhaC2 polymerase variant.Christensen M, Jablonski P, Altermark B, Irgum K, Hansen HMicrob Cell Fact10.1186/s12934-021-01713-02021Acetates/metabolism, Bacterial Proteins/metabolism, Halomonadaceae/*genetics/*metabolism, Metabolic Engineering/*methods, Phylogeny, Polyhydroxyalkanoates/analysis/*biosynthesisPhylogeny


1747Curators of the DSMZLeibniz Institut DSMZ-Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH (DSM 4741)https://www.dsmz.de/collection/catalogue/details/culture/DSM-4741
20215Parte, A.C., Sardà Carbasse, J., Meier-Kolthoff, J.P., Reimer, L.C. and Göker, M.10.1099/ijsem.0.004332List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature (LPSN) moves to the DSMZ
20218Verslyppe, B., De Smet, W., De Baets, B., De Vos, P., Dawyndt P.10.1016/j.syapm.2013.11.002StrainInfo introduces electronic passports for microorganisms.Syst Appl Microbiol. 37: 42-50 201424321274
39090Curators of the CIPhttps://brclims.pasteur.fr/brcWeb/souche/detail/1/16709
66792Julia Koblitz, Joaquim Sardà, Lorenz Christian Reimer, Boyke Bunk, Jörg Overmannhttps://diaspora-project.de/progress.html#genomesAutomatically annotated for the DiASPora project (Digital Approaches for the Synthesis of Poorly Accessible Biodiversity Information)
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.https://microbeatlas.org/MicrobeAtlas 1.0 beta
69480Julia Koblitz, Joaquim Sardà, Lorenz Christian Reimer, Boyke Bunk, Jörg Overmannhttps://diaspora-project.de/progress.html#genomesPredictions based on genome sequence made in the Diaspora project (Digital Approaches for the Synthesis of Poorly Accessible Biodiversity Information)