1. Collection
Registered Number 1234
Acronym KoCAM
Full Name Korean Culture collection of Aquatic Microorganism
Institution National Institute of Fisheries Science
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Dr. HyeSung Choi
Postal Address Gijanghaean-ro 216,Busan,Busan,46083
Country Korea (Rep. of)
Telephone 1 (82) - 51 720 2480
Telephone 2 (82)-51 720 2482
Fax 1 (82)-51 720 2496
E-mail 1 choihs@korea.kr
E-mail 2 jxheart@korea.kr
Homepage http://www.nifs.go.kr/page?id=en_index 
3. Status of the collection
Status Governmental
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Hye Sung Choi
E-Mail:chois@korea.kr
Curator Dr. Miyoung Cho (Fsih Pathology)
Dr. Eunyoun Min (Fsih Pathology)
Dr. Namsil Lee (Fsih Pathology)
Number of Staff Bacteriology (2)
Virology (1)
Cell biology (1)
Protozoology (1)
Computer specialist (1)
Assistants (4)
Total (10)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Agriculture
Marine biology
Fish pathology
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Freezer(Bacteria)
Control of the culture Isolation of Bacteria
Detection of Bacteria(PCR)
Sequencing of DNA
Subculture of Stock
Deposit to your collection
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Isolation by ourselves
Personally from the scientists in our country
From the collections in our country
From the research institutions in our country
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Bacteria 588 588 4657 4657
Number of strains last year Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Microbes distributed
(total number)/(in your country)
Bacteria 101 101 359 359 54 54
9. Catalogue
Catalogue Plan to publish the First edition in 2021
Need help to publish
10. Services
Services Storage service(Bacteria)
Distribution(Bacteria)
Identification(Bacteria)
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2020-07-29
Date of Reply 2020-07-29