According to Teixeira et al. (1996), this species is an earlier heterotypic synonym of Enterococcusseriolicida Kusuda et al. 1991.Publication:
Teixeira LM, Merquior VL, Vianni MC, Carvalho MG, Fracalanzza SE, Steigerwalt AG, Brenner DJ, Facklam RR. Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of atypical Lactococcus garvieae strains isolated from water buffalos with subclinical mastitis and confirmation of L. garvieae as a senior subjective synonym of Enterococcus seriolicida. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1996; 46:664-668.
The full TRBA 466 classification is: risk group = 2, note = "ht".