Table 2.

Biochemical activities used to distinguish among luminous species

StrainBiochemical activitya
Lysine decarboxylationNitrate reductiond-Galactose fermentation
V. logei ATCC 35077+++
V. fischeriES114+++
V. salmonicida NCMB 2262
SA7+++
SA12+++
SR3+++
SR6+++
  • a +, positive; −, negative.