AlgaeBase is a database of information on algae that includes terrestrial, marine and freshwater organisms.
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Melosira nummuloides C.Agardh Pasadena, Maryland, USA; Bodkin Creek, Formaldehyde, 1000x, DIC, det.Kalina Manoylov Georgia College and State University
Identification of algaeIdentification of marine, freshwater and terrestrial algae requires considerable specialised expertise and close examination of fresh and fixed material; some entities require culturing and extraction of DNA for sequencing. We do not provide such a service, and we can no longer respond to such enquiries. Please do not ask for identification of pictures or samples of algae. We are very sorry, but we have to spend our limited time on the data, not answering large quantities of unsolicited e-mails.
AlgaeBase DataPlease note that AlgaeBase is a "work in progress" and not a finished product. As such it is subject to change.
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