Strain Information: 216/18

Division/Phylum: Chlorophyta    Class: Chlorophyceae    Order: Chlamydomonadales


Coccomyxa parasitica Stevenson & South (1974)

CCAP 216/18
Isolator: Stevenson
Origin: Marine; Port au Port Bay, Newfoundland, Canada
Culture: Medium f/2; Bacteria present; sub + cryo
Other: TYPE CULTURE; parasite of Placopecten megellanicus;
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References [3]   EMBL Links
Stevenson RN & South GR (1974) Coccomyxa parasitica sp. nov. (Coccomyxaceae, Chlorococcales), a parasite of giant scallops in Newfoundland European Journal of Phycology 9: 319-329.
DOI: 10.1080/00071617400650391

Rodriguez F, Feist SW, Guillou L, Harkestad LS, Bateman K, Renault T & Mortensen S (2008) Phylogenetic and morphological characterisation of the green algae infesting blue mussel Mytilus edulis in the North and South Atlantic oceans. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 81: 231-240.
DOI: 10.3354/dao01956

Zuykov M, Belzile C, Lemaire N, Gosselin M, Dufresne F & Pelletier E (2014) First record of the green microalgae Coccomyxa sp. in blue mussel Mytilus edulis (L.) from the Lower St. Lawrence Estuary (Quebec, Canada). Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 120: 23-32.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jip.2014.05.001

EU127469 (SSU (18S))

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Catalogue updated: 31 July 2015