Strain Information: 66/4

Division/Phylum: Chlorophyta    Class: Chlorodendrophyceae    Order: Chlorodendrales


Tetraselmis suecica (Kylin) Butcher (1959)

CCAP 66/4
Isolator: Bernhard (1961)
Origin: Marine; 10 miles south of La Spezia, Italy
Culture: Medium f/2; Bacteria present; sub + cryo
Other: Plymouth 305; UTEX 2286; CCMP905; CCMP907; found at 20m depth; used in aquaculture;
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