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Table 1 Morphological characterization of isolated bacterial strains

From: Molecular characterization of marine bacterial isolates of Visakhapatnam coast—efficacy in dye decolorization and bioremediation of cadmium

S.NO Morphology & colony characteristics M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M6 M7 M8 M9 M10
1. Gram reaction +ve -ve +ve +ve -ve +ve +ve -ve -ve +ve
2. Shape Rod Cocci Rod Cocci Cocci Rod Cocci Cocci Rod Rod
3. Colony size Large Large Medium Medium Medium Small Small Small Large Large
4. Colony shape Filamentous Circular Circular Circular Circular Irregular Circular Circular Filamentous Circular
5. Colony elevation Flat Umbonate Flat Crateriform Convex Flat Convex Convex Flat Convex
6. Surface Dry Moist Moist Moist Moist Dry Moist Moist Powder Moist
7. Opacity Opaque Transparent Opaque Transparent Transparent Opaque Transparent Transparent Opaque Transparent
8. Pigmentation No Yes No Yes No No Yes Yes No No
  1. +ve gram positive, -ve gram negative