Strain number NIES-2265  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Haematococcus lacustris (Girod-Chantrans) Rostafinski  
Synonym Volvox lacustris Gir.-Chantr. 1802; Sphaerella lacustris (Gir.-Chantr.) Wittr. ex Hansg. 1888; Lepraria kermesina Wrangel 1824; Sphaerella wrangelii Sommerf. 1824, nom. illeg.; Chlorococcum kermesinum (Wrangel) Fr. 1825; Protococcus kermesinus (Wrangel) C.Agardh 1825; Byssus kermesinum (Wrangel) Wahlenb. 1826; Globulina kermesinum (Wrangel) Turpin 1836; Haematococcus kermesinus (Wrangel) Flot. 1844; Protococcus monospermus Corda 1833; Haematococcus cordae Menegh. 1844; Protosphaeria cordae (Menegh.) Trevis. 1848; Disceraea purpurea Morren & C.Morren 1841; Haematococcus pluvialis Flot. 1844; Protococcus pluvialis (Flot.) Kütz. 1845; Protosphaeria pluvialis (Flot.) Trevis. 1848; Chlamydococcus pluvialis (Flot.) A.Braun 1850 (“1849”); Hysginum pluviale (Flot.) Perty 1852; Sphaerella pluvialis (Flot.) Wittr. 1886; Haematococcus longistigma H.Ettl 1954; Haematococcus buetschlii var. bahusiensis Skuja 1956  
Former name  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Bristol England U.K.  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source)  
History < IAM (2007) < UTEX (1996);  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Lewin, Ralph A.  
Identified by Lewin, Ralph A.  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Mar]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  C (agar)  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  8-15 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M  
Gene information 16S rRNA ( LN735526 )  
Cell size (min - max) 8 - 30 μm  
Organization Unicellular 
Characteristics Astaxanthin production  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : IAM C-583 (=C-394); UTEX 294; ATCC 30453; CCAP 34/1j
Other strain no. : Lewin DD1/73  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Axenic 
Movie https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9IzigqILPQg&index=16&list=PLFTJlLsZcVbiJY3ygYAPKeVOfDdOh9UEW&t=0s  

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