Algae Links

Organisations, Projects and Databases

WFCCWorld Federation for Culture Collections
ECCOEuropean Culture Collections' Organisation
MIRRIEU-Project: Microbial Resource Research Infrastructure
Sektion PhykologieSektion Phykologie der Deutschen Botanischen Gesellschaft
AlgaebaseListing of the Worlds Algae
straininfo.netOnline Bioportal for Strain Data



Culture Collections worldwide


ACOICoimbra Collection of Algae, Coimbra (PRT)
ALGOBANKThe microalgal culture collection at the University of Caen Basse-Normandie (FR)
ANACC CSIRO Australian National Algae Culture Collection of Living Microalgae, Hobart (AU)
BCCM/DCGDiatoms Collection at Gent University (BE)
BEABanco Espanol De Algas, Gran Canaria (ES)
CAUPCulture Collection of Algae at Charles University Prague (CZ)
CCChlamydomonas Center, St. Paul, Minnesota (US)
CCACCulture Collection of Algae at the University of Cologne (DE)
CCALACulture Collection of Autotrophic Organisms, Trebon (CZ)
CCAPCulture Collection of Algae and Protozoa, Oban (GB)
CCCryoCulture Collection of Cryophilic Algae, Potsdam-Golm (DE)
CPCCCanadian Phycological Culture Centre (former UTCC), Waterloo, Ontario (CA)
KU-MACCKobe University Macro-Algal Culture Collection (JP)
MZCHMicroalgae and Zygnematophyceae Collection Hamburg (former SVCK), Hamburg (DE)
NCMANational Center for Marine Algae and Microbiota (former CCMP), East Boothbay, Maine US)
NIESMicrobial Culture Collection at the National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba (JP)
NIVA-CCANIVA Culture Collection of Algae, Oslo (NO)
PCCPasteur Culture Collection of Cyanobacterial Strains, Paris (FR)
PLYPlymouth Culture Collection of Marine Microalgae (GB) (limited access)
RCCRoscoff Culture Collection, Brittany (FR)
SCCAPScandinavian Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa, Copenhagen (DK) (soon merged with NIVA-CCA)
UTEXThe Culture Collection of Algae at The University of Texas, Austin (US)