Biology of the Algae Lab

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Oxygen bubbles, green algae, and a snail. Photo by S.Augyte

EEB 3250/5250 Lab, FALL 2016

Mondays 1:25-4:25pm
TA: Lisa Terlova

General Info
The labs will follow the syllabus outlined on the Biology of the Algae HuskyCT site. Lab handouts will be posted there at least on week ahead of the lab. Please prepare for active lab participation by reading the material before the lab.

Collecting freshwater algae from a Mirror Lake on campus. Photo by S.Augyte.

Field trip to Avery Point. Photo by S.Augyte.


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.