Chromohalobacter is a genus of Proteobacteria. It was established by Ventosa and others in 1989, with the reclassification of Chromobacterium marismortui as Chromohalobacter marismortui. As of 2007, it comprised the following species:C. beijerinckii, formerly Pseudomonas beijerinckii (T. Hof, 1935; Peçonek and others, 2006) C. canadensis (Arahal and others, 2001). C. israelensis (Arahal and others, 2001). C. japonicus (Sanches-Porro and others, 2007) C. marismortui (Ventosa and others, 1989). C. nigrandesensis (Prado and others, 2006). C. salarius (Agulilera and others, 2007). C. salexigens (Arahal and others, 2001). C. saracensis (Quillaguamán and others, 2004).