Antarctic Record (Aug 1975)

Cultivation of Antarctic Microalgae (1) : Isolation and Culture of Antarctic Endemic Diatom Navicula muticopsis from Fresh Water at West Ongul Island, Antarctica

  • Tomohiko WATANUKI,
  • Sakae KARASAWA

Journal volume & issue
no. 53
pp. 75 – 81


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Antarctic endemic diatom Navicula muticopsis van HEURCK var. muticopsis f. muticopsis was isolated from samples of fresh lakes, ponds and pools at West Ongul Island, Antarctica during the period from 11 January to 4 February 1974. Cultured strains have been preserved at Kanagawa Prefectural Public Health Laboratories.