NC_008740:257434 Marinobacter aquaeolei VT8, complete genome
Host Lineage: Marinobacter hydrocarbonoclasticus; Marinobacter; Alteromonadaceae; Alteromonadales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria
General Information: Marinobacter aquaeolei VT8, also known as Marinobacter hydrocarbonoclasticus VT8, is a moderately halophilic, hydrocarbon-degrading bacterium isolated from an oil well off the coast of Vietnam. Hydrocarbon-degrading marine bacterium. This organism is a moderately halophilic, hydrocarbon-degrading bacterium which has been isolated from a number of hydrocarbon polluted marine environments. Marinobacter hydrocarbonoclasticus is able to produce biofilms as well as survive in open seawater.