The Vibrionaceae are a family of Proteobacteria given their own order. Inhabitants of fresh or salt water, several species are pathogenic, including the type species Vibrio cholerae, which is the agent responsible for cholera. Most bioluminescent bacteria belong to this family, and are typically found as symbionts of deep-sea animals. Vibrionaceae...
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<bacteria> A family of gram-negative bacteria usually found in fresh or sea water, occasionally in fish or man. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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