Halococcus is a genus of the Halobacteriaceae. == Description and significance == Halococcus is a genus of extreme halophilic archaea, meaning that they require high salt levels, sometimes as high as 32% NaCl, for optimal growth. Halophiles are found mainly in inland bodies of water with high salinity, where their pigments (from a protein called r...
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Halococcus is a genus of gram-negative, non-motile, spherical, red or orange bacteria which grows in very high concentrations of salt (NaCl) and can be found in salted fish and meats. Halococcus belongs to the family Halobacteriaceae. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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