Cawthron Institute
98 Halifax Street East
Private Bag 2
Nelson 7042
PH +64 3 548 2319
Fax: +64 3 546 9464
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International Conference on Harmful Algae (ICHA):

The 19th International Conference on Harmful Algae (postponed from last year) will be held in 100% virtual format from 10th-15th October 2021.

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CICCM Database

Data entry is continuous, images and references are added as cultures are submitted to the collection. A current list of CICCM micro-algal strains, including many new cyanobacterial strains, can be found by selecting Culture Search from CICCM Home Page.

CICCM Culture Collection is listed on the following websites:

WDCM – World Data Centre for Microorganisms:

AOACC – Network of Asia Oceania Algal Culture Collections: