Algae Culture for Freshwater Mussel Propagation

Algae Culture Manual


These videos were produced by NCTC with assistance from White Sulphar Springs Fish Hatchey, White Sulphar Springs, WV.

Algae Culture for Freshwater Mussel Propagation Introduction (00:01:57)

1. Sterile Technique (00:02:28) See Manual page 2.

2. Algae Media Preparation (00:03:03) See Manual page 5.

3. Backing up Algae Slant Cultures (00:06:07) See Manual page 8.

4. Stepping up from Slant Culture to Flask Culture (00:09:46) See Manual page11.

5. Stepping up from Flask Culture to Carboy Culture (00:14:40) See manual page 13.

6. Large Scale Production of Algae (00:01:58)