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Synonyms for halobacteria

halophiles in saline environments such as the Dead Sea or salt flats

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Microorganisms that form part of domain Archaea require high salt concentration for growth and are coined as halobacteria (Kamekura 1998).
Where Artemia do occur abundantly, the crustacean would play a key ecological role as the main grazer, through non selective filter feeding on the producer organisms (which includes halobacteria, cyanobacteria, diatoms and halophilic microalgae such as Dunaliella salina (Zuniga et al.
Population dynamics of halobacteria in the Dead Sea water column.
The extremely halophilic Halobacteria are ideal organisms for studying DNA repair mechanisms in Archaea.
Other salt-dependent archaea, called halobacteria, reside in such places as the Dead Sea and the Great Salt Lake.