Halomonas Titanicae

Kingdom Bacteria

Halomonas Titanicae

Location: Shipwreck of Titanic in


  • iron-oxide consuming
  • discovered on a rusticle, knob-like mound of corrosion products
  • sticks to steel surfaces
  • contributes to the deterioration process of the Titanic's metal
  • could be useful to perform studies related to the disposal of old naval and merchant ships that have sunk in the deep ocean.