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Coccomyxa subellipsoidea ASYA5

IMU Code: FL-12

Phylum: Chlorophyta

Class: Trebouxiophyceae

Genus: Coccomyxa

Strain: Coccomyxa subellipsoidea

Origin: Dismal Island, Antarctica

Locality: Snow microalgae covering the snow surface

Type Culture: 

Isolator: T.Çakmak

Geographical Details : 68°05'3.1"S 68°50'59.2"W

NCBI Accession # : ON810656

General Maintenance Conditions


Temperature:15 °C/10 °C (D/N)

Light source: mix of warm-white & cool-white fluorescent lamps

Intensity:3200 lux (maximum)

Light period:16/8 h L/D

Media: BBM

Morphological Features of  Species

Coccomyxa cells are ovoid or ellipsoidal in shapes. The cell size is around 3-8 × 6-10 µm. Chloroplasts are large and parietal without pyrenoid.

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