TABLE 2.

Bacteria isolated from dilution cultures and nutrient enrichment experiments from Lake Kinneret, the Mediterranean Sea, and the Gulf of Eilat

IsolateaAccession no.TaxonbClosest relative in GenBank database (accession no.)% SimilarityEnvironment where dominant (no. of experiments)c
KINMEDGULF
R34AY136126CFBMarine gliding bacterium UWA-1 (AB039966)94.2ND++
R13AY136123CFBHaerentibaculum mesophilum (AB032501)97.1NDND
M75AY136112CFBFlexibacter echinicida strain F11 (AY006470)95.0ND+ND
K30AY136072CFBUncultured bacterium BA8 (AF087050)94.4+ (2)NDND
K107AY136085CFBFlavobacteriaceae strain 2 (AB024308)95.7+NDND
R85AY136135αRoseobacter gallaeciensis (Y13244)97.4NDND
R81AY136134αRoseobacter gallaeciensis (Y13244)99.7NDND
M61AY136107αUncultured eubacterium HstpL28 (AF159650)96.4ND+ND
R1AY136122αSlope strain D14 (AF254104)96.6NDND
R15AY136124αα-Proteobacterium CV1010 (AF114485)97.7ND
R68AY136132αCVSP bacterium CV1010-362 (AF114485)96.8NDND
M7AY136103αα-Proteobacterium MBIC3951 (AB018689)100NDND
M6AY136102αα-Proteobacterium MBIC3951 (AB018689)96.2ND
M8AY136104αAbyssal strain AIII3 (AF254101)96.4NDND
M1AY136101αHydrothermal Vent strain TB66 (AF254109)96.9NDND
R59AY136130αMarine α-proteobacterium AS-19 (AJ391181)95.7NDND
K136AY136089αParacoccus aminovorans (D32240)98.4NDND
K150AY136092αSphingomonas sp. strain S213 (AB018439)96.4− (4)NDND
K140AY136091αSphingomonas asaccharolytica (Y09639)98.3NDND
K163AY136093αSphingomonas adhesiva (D16146)96.7NDND
K165AY136094αSphingomonas leidyi (AJ227812)97.7NDND
K169AY136096αSphingomonas sp. strain CFO6 (U52146)96.3− (2)NDND
K182AY136097αSphingomonas sp. strain MBIC3020 (AB025279)100+NDND
K84AY136080αSphingomonas sp. strain IFO 15915 (AB033949)98.9NDND
K48AY136075αAsticcacaulis excentricus (AJ247194)96.1− (3)NDND
K137AY136090αCaulobacter sp. strain MBIC3025 (AB016980)100NDND
K53AY136076αCaulobacter sp. strain FWC38 (AJ227774)96.9NDND
K166AY136095αBrevundimonas sp. strain FWC04 (AJ227793)98.3− (2)NDND
K1AY136072αBrevundimonas aurantica (AJ227787)100− (5)NDND
K131AY136088αMethylobacterium extorquens (D32224)99.8NDND
K72AY136077βLimnobacter thiooxidans (AJ289885)99.8ND
K109AY136086ββ-Proteobacterium A0637 (AF236004)99.6+ (2)NDND
K192AY136099ββ-Proteobacterium MBIC3293 (AB022678)99.5+NDND
K190AY136098βUltramicrobacterium strain 12-3 (AB008507)93.5+NDND
M102AY136118γAlteromonas sp. strain KE10 (AB015135)95.5ND++
M64AY136108γAlteromonas macleodii (Y18231)99.8ND+ND
M58AY136106γUncultured γ-proteobacterium (AF114520)95.3ND+ND
M76AY136113γAlteromonas alvinellae (AF288360)100ND+ND
M100AY136117γAlteromonas macleodii (Y18228)98.4ND+ND
M87AY136114γAlteromonas alvinellae (AF288360)99.6ND+ (2)ND
R38AY136127γUncultured Alteromonadaceae (AF513940)99.2NDND+
R39AY136128γVibrio alginolyticus (X74691)99.3NDND+ (2)
M22AY136105γVibrio splendidus biovar II (AB038030)99.9ND++
M71AY136110γVibrio pelagicus (AJ293802)99.7ND++ (2)
M67AY136109γVibrio tubiashi (X74725)97.9ND++
R29AY136125γVibrio pelagicus (AJ293802)100NDND+
R47AY136129γVibrio penaeicicida (AJ437191)96.9NDND+
M73AY136111γEndocytic bacterium Noc2 (AF262743)96.7ND+ND
M103AY136119γVibrio hollisae (X74707)95.6ND+ND
K197AY136100γVibrio mimicus (X74713)99.8+NDND
K89AY136081γRheinheimera baltica (AJ002006)95.2+ (3)NDND
K35AY136074γγ-Proteobacterium HTB082 (AB010842)94.7+ (2)NDND
K103AY136084γAeromonas veronii (AF099024)100+ (4)NDND
K76AY136078γAeromonas salmonicida (AF134065)100+NDND
K80AY136079γShewanella putrefaciens (X81623)99.9+ (2)NDND/PICK> M91AY136115γMarinobacter arcticus (AF148811)97.5NDND
M104AY136120γMarinobacter sp. (AF237685)96.4NDND
M106AY136121γMarinobacter sp. (AF237685)98.1NDND
R77AY136133γUncultured γ-proteobacterium (AY033301)89.9NDND− (2)
M92AY136116γOceanospirillum linum (M22365)91.1NDND
R65AY136131γOceanobacter kriegii (AB006767)94.0NDND
K116AY136087γPseudomonas anguilliseptica (X99541)99.2− (2)NDND
K90AY136082γPseudomonas pavonanceae (D84019)99.4+ (2)NDND
K93AY136083γAcinetobacter lwoffii (X81665)99.8NDND
  • a The bacteria are arranged phylogentically on the basis of an unrooted consensus tree (data not shown), and major clades, roughly corresponding to separate genera or families, are separated by spaces.

  • b CFB, Cytophaga-Flexibacter-Bacteroides phylum; α, α-proteobacteria; β, β-proteobacteria; γ, γ-proteobacteria.

  • c KIN, Lake Kinneret; MED, Mediterranean Sea; GULF, Gulf of Eilat. +, bacterium dominant in enrichment cultures; −, bacterium dominant in unenriched dilution cultures; ND, not detected.