Table 2.

Srains used in this study and 16S rRNA accession numbers

StrainClosest relativenasAPCR amplification16S rRNA accession no.
Known culturesNAc +
Fischerellasp.a NA+
Plectonema boryanuma NA+
Trichodesmiumsp. strain IMS101a NA+
Klebsiella pneumoniae ATCC 13883a NA+
Clostridium oceanicaa NA+
Pseudomonassp.a NA+
Vibrio diazotrophicusa NA+
Bacillussp.NA
Micrococcus luteus NA
Vibrio sp. strain S-14NA
Pseudomonas stutzeri NA
Sagittula stellataE37NA
Strains isolated in this study
 South Atlantic Bight Ab Cytophagasp.+ AF300973
 South Atlantic Bight Bb Aerococcus viridans AF300974
 South Atlantic Bight Cb Alteromonas sp. strain MS23+ AF300975
 Barents Sea isolate 4b Pseudoalteromonas sp. strain ANG.ro2+ AF300976
 Barents Sea isolate 10b Marinobacter sp. strain DS40M8+ AF300977
 Barents Sea isolate 23 Pseudoalteromonas haloplanktis AF300978
 Barents Sea isolate 25b Pseudoalteromonas citrea + AF300979
 Barents Sea isolate 32 Erythrobacter citreus AF300980
 Skidaway River 1b Vibrio carchariae + AF300981
 Skidaway River 2b Vibrio furnissii ATCC 35016T + AF300982
 Skidaway River 3 Micrococcus luteus FO-084a AF300983
  • a Sequence amplified in this study by using oligonucleotide primers nas964 and nas1934.

  • b Sequence amplified in this study by using oligonucleotide primers nas964 and nas1735.

  • c NA, not applicable.