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Salt extremophiles, illustration. Extremophiles are microbes that live in extremes of radiation, cold, heat, pressure, drought, acidity and salinity. The inset shows salt extremophiles found in a salt mine. This bacterium is Halococcus salifodinae, first found in an Austrian salt mine in 1994.
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