1. Collection
Registered Number 914
Acronym CCBA
Full Name Culture Collection of Baltic Algae at the University of Gdansk
Institution Institute of Oceanography, University of Gdansk
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Prof. Adam Latala
Postal Address Avenue Pilsudskiego 46,Gdynia,PL,81-378
Country Poland
Telephone 1 (48) 58-523-6894
Telephone 2 (48) 58-523-6892
Fax 1 (48) 58-523-6678
Fax 2 (48) 58-523-5531
E-mail 1 oceal@univ.gda.pl
Homepage http://ccba.ug.edu.pl/ 
3. Status of the collection
Status University
5. Personnel
Director Prof. Adam Latala
Curator Dr. Filip Pniewski (adjunct)
Dr. Sabina Jodlowska (adjunct)
Mrs. Paulina Lemke (PhD student)
Mrs. Sylwia Sliwinska (PhD student)
Mrs. Barbara Sienkiewicz (MSc)
Number of Staff Algology (6)
Total (6)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Culture and preservation methods
Environmental protection
Marine biology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(algae)
Control of the culture Microbiological tests
Light microscopy methods
Biochemical tests
Deposit Mainly to our 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
Number of Strains until now Type Holding strains
(total number)/(number from your country)
new species
(total number)/(number from your country)
Algae 200 100
Cyanobacteria 30 20
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)
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Free to Academic culture collection within network
Free to scientists
Free to education
Exchange with most recognized collection
Exchange with phycological laboratory
Fee for standard price for all commercial users - 50 PL zloty
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Storage service(algae)
Training use of algal test in toxicity of chemicals
ecophysiology of algae
Other Service culture media
methods of isolation
methods of microalgae culture
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 2008-01-16
Date of Reply 2012-12-07