Division/Phylum: Rhodophyta Class: Florideophyceae Order: Acrochaetiales
Medium: Modified Provasoli - half strength; Bacteria and fungi or other organisms present; maintained by serial subculture; 9 deg C; low lighting 5-20 µmol/m2/s; subbing interval 4-8 weeks, providing sufficient medium
Authority(Lyngbye) Nägeli 1858
IsolatorBadis (2015)
Collection Siteepiphytic on wild Porphyra sp. populations Lunna, Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK
Notes Small red alga with erect filaments (50-300µm and spiral shaped plastids. The base is multicellular (50-100µm). Non motile spores. Grows well in deep petri dishes where it attaches to the base. Colonisation quicker if the medium is regularly shaken in rotary motion to spread the released non motile spores. Contains bacteria and protists.
Area Europe
Country UK
Environment Marine
NP_Applies No
NP_Collection_Date 26/09/2015
Original Designation AcrShet01
Pathogen Not pathogenic: Hazard Class 1
Type Culture No

CCAP 1350/15

Acrochaetium secundatum ?

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