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Provision of microalgae from PiE culture collection

Plentzia Marine Station, University of the Basque Country

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Provision of cultured algae as food for molluscs

Plentzia Marine Station, University of the Basque Country

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Description:

This services provides access to culture algae from commercial suppliers.

Access to sample series from Biscay bay biospecimen bank

Plentzia Marine Station, University of the Basque Country

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Provision of biological cultures (microalgae, zooplankton and cladocerans) and microalgae inoculatio

Toralla Marine Science Station - University of Vigo

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Culturing of microalgae, fish, molluscs and echinoderms

Toralla Marine Science Station - University of Vigo

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Provision of organisms from the Galician coast

Toralla Marine Science Station - University of Vigo

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Provision of turbellarians

University of Hasselt

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Provision of cultured diatoms and dinoflagellates

Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn of Naples

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Description:

This service provides access to climate controlled aquaria, available at the Marine Resources for Research Unit (MaRe) of Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn Napoli (SZN).

Access to microbial biobank

Flanders Marine Institute

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Description:

In development

Access to environmental DNA biobank

Flanders Marine Institute

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Description:

In development

Provision of marine organisms from the MBA culture collection

Marine Biological Association of the UK

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Description:

This service provides access to 400 species/strains of eukaryotic microalgae.

Provision of cultured marine organisms from South-West United Kingdom

Marine Biological Association of the UK

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Description:

This service provides access to 400 species/strains of eukaryotic microalgae.

Provision of preserved marine organisms from South-West United Kingdom

Marine Biological Association of the UK

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Wild specimens collected in situ - OOB

Oceanographic Observatory of Banyuls sur mer

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Description:

Collection of Marine fauna and flora in situ Villefranche Bay- see list of some organisms http://www.embrc-france.fr/en/our-services/supply-biological-resources/macroorganisms/macroorganisms-collected-situ.

Macroorganisms cultured - OOB

Oceanographic Observatory of Banyuls sur mer

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Description:

Anemone, Eunicella and Paracentrotus (http://www.embrc-france.fr/en/our-services/supply-biological-resources/macroorganisms/macroorganismes-cultives).

Wild specimens collected in situ - SBR

Station biologique de Roscoff

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Description:

Collect and supply of local marine flora and fauna specimens (on the shore or at sea) in Morlaix Bay (http://www.embrc-france.fr/en/our-services/supply-biological-resources/macroorganisms/macroorganisms-collected-situ).

Macroorganisms cultured - SBR

Station biologique de Roscoff

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Description:

Scyliorhinus canicula-egg, Ciona Intestinalis, and Paracentrotus Lividus (http://www.embrc-france.fr/en/our-services/supply-biological-resources/macroorganisms/macroorganismes-cultives).

Microorganisms culture collection (RCC) - SBR

Station biologique de Roscoff

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Description:

The Roscoff Culture Collection (RCC) maintains 4431 living strains of marine microalgae, bacteria and viruses (http://www.embrc-france.fr/en/our-services/supply-biological-resources/microorganisms/microorganismes-unicellulaires) (http://roscoff-culture-collection.org/).

Biological resources - OOB

Oceanographic Observatory of Banyuls sur mer

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Description:

Custom made transgenics line :Ectocarpus / Ostreococcus / Phaeodactylum /Synechococcus / Vibrionaceae and existing ressources (http://www4.obs-banyuls.fr/).

Wild specimens collected in situ OOV

Institut de la MEr de Villefranche

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Description:

Collection of Marine fauna and flora in situ Villefranche Bay (http://www.embrc-france.fr/en/our-services/supply-biological-resources/macroorganisms/macroorganisms-collected-situ).

Macroorganisms cultured - OOV

Institut de la MEr de Villefranche

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Description:

Clytia hemisphaerica (all life stages), Pelagia noctiluca (all life stages), Phallusia, Ciona, Botryllus, Paracentrotus lividus (http://www.embrc-france.fr/en/our-services/supply-biological-resources/macroorganisms/macroorganismes-cultives).

Microorganisms preserved collection - OOV

Institut de la MEr de Villefranche

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Description:

Collection of more than 20000 planktonic samples from world wide & Tara expeditions (Ocean, Med, PolarCircle), and long term series data (Moose, Dyfamed, Point B) (http://www.embrc-france.fr/en/our-services/supply-biological-resources/microorganisms/zooplancton).

Microorganisms culture collection MCCV - OOV

Institut de la MEr de Villefranche

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Description:

The Mediterranean Culture Collection of Villefranche-sur-Mer (MCCV) contains around 60 microalgae strains mainly collected from Villefranche Bay, including toxic microalgae (Ostreopsis) (http://mmo.embrc-france.fr/en/mccv) (http://www.embrc-france.fr/en/our-services/supply-biological-resources/microorganisms/microorganismes-unicellulaires).

Confocal Microscopes - OOV

Institut de la MEr de Villefranche

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Description:

Confocal microscopy : Leica TCS SP5 and SP8 confocal microscopes equipped with a conventional scanner and a resonant scanner with hybrid detectors (http://www.embrc-france.fr/en/our-services/technology-platforms/imagery/microscopie).

Full field microscopy- OOV

Institut de la MEr de Villefranche

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Description:

Full field microscopy : Axiovert 100 & Axiovert inverted microscopes / Axio-Imager A2 fluorescent microscope/Axiophot/ Olympus BX51 (http://www.embrc-france.fr/en/our-services/technology-platforms/imagery/microscopie).

Sampling marine organisms from the Lagoon of Venice

Istituto di scienze marine Venice

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Provision of cultured microalgae

Istituto di scienze marine Venice

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Description:

This service provides access to climate controlled aquarium tanks.

Provision of live cultured organisms for toxicity tests

Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research

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Provision of cyanobacteria from the LEGE culture collection

Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research

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Description:

The Blue Biotechnology and Ecotoxicology Culture Collection (LEGE-CC) is a collection of microorganisms from CIIMAR, registered in the World Federation for Culture Collections (WFCC). The Culture Collection comprises more than 386 different cyanobacterial strains, several of them unique among the (phylogenetic) diversity of the group. Live culture supply of 386 cyanobacterial strains, genomic DNA, algal extracts and freeze-dried material. These isolates have been obtained since 1991, from samples collected in different environments and locations mainly in Portugal (including Madeira and Azores Islands), but also elsewhere (e.g. Australia, Brazil, Colombia, Morocco, Mexico). http://www.ciimar.up.pt/legecc/

Provision of cultured Planctomycetes

Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research

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Description:

Isolation and culturing of Planctomycetes and other bacteria from diverse environments, more than 200 Planctomycetes and bacteria from different phyla (Proteobacteria, Actinobacteria, Firmicutes and Bacteroidetes) obtained from sponge microbiome, the biofilm of macroalgae and grapes, salines and deep sea.

Sampling of organisms from the Atlantic Western coast of Portugal and adjacent estuaries

Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research

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Sampling marine bacteria and phytoplankton from Gulf of Eilat

Interuniversity Institute for Marine Sciences

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Provision of sample series from the Aegean and Ionian seas

Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research

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Description:

Samples are available from 1989 onwards

Provision of preserved samples of fish species of aquacultural interest

Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research

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Provision of bacterial collections and DNA

Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture, Hellenic Centre for Marine Research

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Description:

This service provides access to bacterial fish pathogens from aquaculture sources; access only on site.

Provision of sample series from the Southern Bight of the North Sea

Ghent University

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Description:

This service provides various samples (meio- hyper-) from 1997 onwards.

Provision of marine bacteria from culture collection

Ghent University

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Provision of diatom strains

Ghent University

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Description:

This service gives access to the BCCM-DCG culture collection.

Access to Artemia gnotobiotic tool box

Ghent University

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Description:

Hatching and culturing axenically or with strictly known microflora

Provision of cultured nematodes

Ghent University

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Sampling of macrofauna from the southern bight of the North Sea and Westerscheldt Estuary

Ghent University

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Sampling of nematodes from the Westerscheldt Estuary

Ghent University

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Provision of cultured macroalgae

Ghent University

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Provision of preserved macroalgal samples from European waters

Ghent University

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Sampling marine organisms from the Gulf of Genoa using SCUBA

Istituto di scienze marine Genoa

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Provision of cultured organisms from the Gulf of Genoa for experiments

Istituto di scienze marine Genoa

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Description:

This service provides access to organisms from the Gulf of Genoa, cultured in aquarium tanks.

Provision of cultured marine organisms

National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics

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Sampling of planktonic microalgae and ciliates from the Gulf of Trieste

National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics

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Sampling of marine organisms around Sicily using SCUBA diving

Institute for coastal marine environment Capo Granitola

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Sampling of ichtyoplankton around Sicily using light traps

Institute for coastal marine environment Capo Granitola

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Description:

This service provides access to Ecocean light traps.

Video-sampling of ichtyofauna using BRUV

Institute for coastal marine environment Capo Granitola

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Description:

This service provides access to underwater cameras attracting fish by selective baits.

Provision of cultured Palinurus elephas

Institute for coastal marine environment Capo Granitola

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Sampling of southern Tyrrhenian organisms

Institute for coastal marine environment Castellammare del Golfo

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Description:

Sampled on request (except in August)

Sampling of protected Tyrrhenian organisms

Institute for coastal marine environment Castellammare del Golfo

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Description:

Research restricted by law

Provision of preserved marine organisms from the Gulf of Oristano

Institute for coastal marine environment Oristano

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Provision of live cultured organisms

Centre of Marine Sciences

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Description:

A range of aquaculture fish species can be provided, such as sole (Sole senegalensis), seabream (Sparus aurata), seabass (Dicentrachus labrax), and other model species such as cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis), seahorses (Hippocampus guttulatus).

Sampling of organisms at Algarve Atlantic coast (South Portugal) and adjacent estuaries (Ria Formosa

Centre of Marine Sciences

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Description:

Access to ecosystems: intertidal and subtidal, estuaries, coastal lagoon and oceanic, by boat and diving support at Algarve Atlantic area.

Provision of preserved marine invertebrate samples from the Algarve Atlantic Coast

Centre of Marine Sciences

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Provision of preserved seagrass samples from the Algarve Atlantic Coast

Centre of Marine Sciences

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Provision of preserved fish samples from the Algarve Atlantic Coast

Centre of Marine Sciences

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Provision of marine algae and protists cultures from the CCAP

Scottish Association for Marine Science

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Description:

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Access to the SAMS historical collections

Scottish Association for Marine Science

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Sampling in intertidal and down to 25m subtidal in the Antarctic

Natural Environment Research Council - British Antarctic Survey

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Sampling of marine organisms from St. Andrews Bay and related North Sea sites

Scottish Oceans Institute

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Sampling of marine organisms from St. Andrews Bay and related North Sea sites

Scottish Oceans Institute

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Provision of Zebrafish for experiments

Scottish Oceans Institute

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Description:

This service provides access to a Techiplast rack system with spawn breading facility.

Provision of time series of wild Salmo salar scales

Scottish Oceans Institute

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Description:

All scale samples are fully archived and catalogued. Scale samples have been pressed on acetate strips and all associated metadata (capture date, smolt age, sea age, sex, back-calculated measures of length at sentinel events for each fish) have been collated and archived for >150,000 fish.

Provision of preserved sample series of Spirobranchus lamarckii

Scottish Oceans Institute

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Provision of preserved sample series of Ciona intestinalis

Scottish Oceans Institute

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Provision of cultured algae

Scottish Oceans Institute

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Access to sample series of invertebrate species, non-indigenous to southern bight of the North sea

Royal Belgian Instute for Natural Sciences

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Access to sample series of fauna of near- and offshore hard and soft substrate invertebrates

Royal Belgian Instute for Natural Sciences

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Description:

This service provides access to samples from the Belgian wind mill farms since 2008, to samples from Belgian coastal groynes systematically sampled since 2014. Ad hoc samples from Belgian harbour walls are also available.

Access to histological collection of marine mammals

Royal Belgian Instute for Natural Sciences

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Description:

Focus on harbour porpoise, grey and harbour seal. Samples from 2001.

Access to a cryobank

Coimbra Collection of Algae

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Description:

Cryopreserved algal cultures.

Provision of microalgae and cyanobacteria

Coimbra Collection of Algae

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Description:

Live cultures supply, genomic DNA, algal extracts and freeze-dried material.

Provision of fresh or preserved field samples from Portugal

Coimbra Collection of Algae

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Description:

Sampling from freshwater sites, including classical water bodies, soil, treebark, etc. Isolation into unialgal cultures.

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