Biology of the Algae Lab

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EEB 3250/5250 Lab

Thursdays 2-4:50pm
TA: Simona Augyte

General Info
The labs will follow the syllabus outlined on the Biology of the Algae HuskyCT site. Lab handouts will be posted there 1-2 weeks ahead of the lab. It will save you some time and stress if you read the handout before the lab.

Coleodesmium wrangeli
Field Trip 9/6/08
Field Trip

Lab 1 - August 30

Lab 2 - September 6

Brown Algae

Lab 3 - September 13

Brown Algae. We will be using the handouts from last time. Don't forget to bring them to lab. This lab may not be as busy as the previous one, but take this as an opportunity to look at the specimens and slides again if you need to.

1st Field Trip - September 15

A great trip to Avery Point!

Lab 4 - September 22nd

Lab Quiz 1 and Red Algae Lab


If you know what organism you are looking for, you will likely find it here. No pictures though.
Some info on macroscopic marine algae.
Here you can find information on some of the morphologically most impressive algae - diatoms and desmids.
More about desmids here.

  • Virtual Phycology Collection at the George Stafford Torrey Herbarium, University of Connecticut. This contains over 800 images of pressed, dried algae on herbarium sheets.