Strain number NIES-2888  
Phylum Cyanophyta  
Class Cyanophyceae  
Scientific name Prochlorococcus sp.  
Former name  
Common name Blue-green alga ; Cyanobacteria ; Picoplankton  
Locality (Date of collection) Red Sea (Gulf of Aqaba) (Depth -50m), Israel (2000-09-13)  
Latitude / Longitude 29.47 / 34.92 
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Seawater)  
History < RCC (2013);  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Partensky, F. (2000-09-13)  
Identified by  
State of strain Cryopreservation; Unialgal; Non-clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  PRO-99  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  3-7 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  21 D  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max) - 1 μm  
Organization Unicellular; Non-flagellate 
Characteristics Picoplankton ; Clade: High Light (to be checked, probably HLII)  
Other strain no. Other collection strain no. : RCC408
Other strain no. : REDSEA_12-2; EILAT_12-2  
Remarks Cryopreserved; Unstable 

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