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Strain number NIES-4402  
Phylum Cryptophyta  
Class Cryptophyceae  
Scientific name Urgorri complanatus Laza-Martinez  
Former name  
Common name  
Locality (Date of collection) Tenma River, Nakahiromachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan (2018-11-05)  
Latitude / Longitude 34.404737 / 132.447129 
Habitat (Isolation source) Brackish water (River water)  
History < Handa, Shinji  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Handa, Shinji (2018-11-05)  
Identified by Mizobuchi, Aya; Handa, Shinji  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Non-clonal; Non-axenic  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  BESM  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  17-21 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  1 M  
Gene information 18S rRNA ( LC550391 )  
Cell size (min - max) 8 - 20 μm  
Organization Unicellular; Flagellate 
Characteristics Red tide  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : SH-4297-e  
Mizobuchi, A., Tsuchioka, H., Handa, S. 2021 Cryptophyte Urgorri complanatus causes red tides in brackish waters in Japan. Jpn. J. Phycol. (Sôrui), 69, 10-13 (in Japanese with English summary).
Keywords: bloom; Cryptophyta; plankton; pyrenoids; tidal area
Strain(s): 4402 

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