Strain Information: 1350/15

Division/Phylum: Rhodophyta    Class: Florideophyceae    Order: Acrochaetiales


Acrochaetium secundatum (Lyngbye) Nägeli (1858)

CCAP 1350/15
Isolator: Badis (2015)
Origin: Marine; epiphytic on wild Porphyra sp. populations, Lunna, Shetland Islands, Scotland, UK
Culture: Medium Modified Provasoli - half strength; Bacteria and fungi or other organisms present; sub; 9 deg C; low lighting 5-20 µmol/m2/s; subbing interval 4-8 weeks, providing sufficient medium
Other: Orig. desig. AcrShet01; 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.;
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