Table 3.

Growth constants for V. fischeri and V. logei strains isolated from European Sepiola species

Bacterial strainSpeciesHost squidGrowth rate constant at 18°C (h−1)Growth rate constant at 26°C (h−1)
SA1 V. fischeri S. affinis 0.60.8
SA8 V. fischeri S. affinis 0.61.0
SA6 V. logei S. affinis 0.90.7
SA12 V. logei S. affinis 0.80.7
SL2 V. fischeri S. ligulata 0.41.3
SL8 V. fischeri S. ligulata 0.51.3
SL4 V. logei S. ligulata 1.20.9
SL12 V. logei S. ligulata 1.20.9
SI2 V. fischeri S. intermedia 0.61.1
SI4 V. fischeri S. intermedia 0.61.0
SI5 V. logei S. intermedia 0.90.7
SI7 V. logei S. intermedia 0.90.7
SR5 V. fischeri S. robusta 0.40.9
SR10 V. fischeri S. robusta 0.50.9
SR1 V. logei S. robusta 1.41.0
SR18 V. logei S. robusta 1.30.9