Strain number NIES-675  
Phylum Dinophyta  
Class Dinophyceae  
Scientific name Alexandrium catenella (Whedon & Kofoid) Balech  
Synonym Gonyaulax catenella Whedon & Kofoid 1936; Protogonyaulax catenella (Whedon & Kofoid) Taylor 1979; Gessnerium catenella (Whedon & Kofoid) F.J.R.Taylor 1979; Gonyaulax washingtonensis Hsu 1967; Alexandrium fundyense Balech 1985  
Former name  
Common name Dinoflagellate  
Locality (Date of collection) Harima-Nada, Seto Inland Sea Japan (1980-06-17)  
Latitude / Longitude  
Habitat (Isolation source) Marine (Seawater)  
History < KAGAWA < Yoshimatsu, Sadaaki  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Yoshimatsu, Sadaaki (1980-06-17)  
Identified by Yoshimatsu, Sadaaki  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2018 Feb]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  ESM  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  24-39 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  2 M  
Gene information  
Cell size (min - max) - 30 μm  
Organization Unicellular; Flagellate 
Characteristics Red tide ; Mating type (−)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : Ac 5  
Remarks Fragile species to transportation stresses; Read and agree "How to order 4.1"; Axenic 
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