ALGOBANK-CAEN is the microalgal culture collection of the University of Caen Basse-Normandie (France). The collection consists of more than 500 strains of marine, brackish water and freshwater microalgae that can be provided for research, education and industry. Algobank-Caen is an independent service culture collection dedicated to ensuring the long-term conservation, the quality and the distribution of these biological resources and to making available a maximum amount of information relating to the identity and origin of each strain.

 Please feel free to visit our website but notice that you will need to create an account if you wish to order any strain.

Scientific director: Benoît Véron, Assistant professor, University of Caen Normandie, UMR BOREA


Catalog of strains