• Chaetoceros calcitrans
References [ 6 ]
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Sequences [ 2 ]
EMBL/Genbank Links
(Bold text = submission by CCAP staff or collaborators)
SSU (18S)
Division/Phylum: Heterokontophyta/Ochrophyta Class: Coscinodiscophyceae Order: Chaetocerotales

Note: for strains where we have DNA barcodes we can be reasonably confident of identity, however for those not yet sequenced we rely on morphology and the original identification, usually made by the depositor. Although CCAP makes every effort to ensure the correct taxonomic identity of strains, we cannot guarantee that a strain is correctly identified at the species, genus or class levels. On this basis users are responsible for confirming the identity of the strain(s) they receive from us on arrival before starting experiments.
For strain taxonomy we generally use AlgaeBase for algae and Adl et al. (2019) for protists.

Culture media, purity and growth conditions:
Medium: f/2 + Si; Bacteria and other organisms present; maintained by serial subculture;
Authority(Paulsen) Takano 1968
Isolatorunknown (pre 1988)
Collection Site see further info
Notes identified by Mann 1999; originally received mistakenly as Thalassiosira pseudonana strain 3H in 1988 from Knapdale Sea Farms, Argyll, who acquired it from Fisheries Experimental Station, Conwy, who acquired from Delaware, USA, likely mix up at some point; renamed Dec2020 after sequencing and as per AlgaeBase.
Axenicity Status Bacteria and other organisms present
Area North America
Country UK
Environment Marine
Group Diatom
In Scope of Nagoya Protocol No
ABS Note Collected pre Nagoya Protocol. No known Nagoya Protocol restrictions for this strain.
Collection Date pre 1988
Pathogen Not pathogenic: Hazard Class 1
Strain Maintenance Sheet SM_MarineDiatoms15_20.pdf
Toxin Producer Not Toxic / No Data
Type Culture No
Taxonomy WoRMS ID 163013
Synonyms Chaetoceros simplex var. calcitrans
Formerly Listed in CCAP asChaetoceros simplex var. calcitrans,Thalassiosira pseudonana (Hustedt) Hasle & Heimdal 1970

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Chaetoceros calcitrans

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