Attention:

Orders placed after 5:00 PM CST on November 18th for Freshwater Diatom Collection strains (designated 'FD'), strains maintained only in cryopreservation (designated 'cryo only'), and bulk volume microalgae will not ship until early February 2020. Please view the Upcoming 2019 Ordering Deadlines announcement for more information and deadlines.



UTEX LB FD143
Chaetoceros elmorei


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Algae Details

UTEX Number: FD143
Class: Bacillariophyceae
Strain: Chaetoceros elmorei
Medium: 2X CHEV Diatom Medium (2XCHEV)
Origin: North Dakota, USA
Description of Location:
GPS:
Type Culture: No
Collection: D. Czarnecki
Isolation: D. Czarnecki (7/21/92)
Isolator Number: L735
Deposition: D. Czarnecki (4/5/06)
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Also Known As:
Notes:

Strains that belong to the Freshwater Diatom Collection (designated 'FD' in UTEX number) will require a minimum of 4-weeks to grow out before shipment.


General Maintenance Conditions

Temperature: 20 °C
Light source: mix of warm-white & cool-white fluorescent lamps
Intensity: 3200 lux (maximum)
Periodicity: 12/12 h L/D

Those who receive cultures are encouraged to duplicate within reason the conditions used in the Collection, when handling newly acquired cultures, to reduce the chance of losing the culture. After a stock culture is established, subcultures may be used for testing other conditions. These general maintenance conditions are not our recommendations to achieve optimal growth rates and large quantities of algae. Information on the best growth conditions and media must be acquired in other literature or through careful experimentation. For additional details on the long-term culture maintenance conditions utilized at UTEX, visit the Culture Maintenance Guides page.


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