1. Collection
Registered Number 128
Acronym PLY
Full Name Marine Biological Association Culture Collection
Institution Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom
2. Correspondent
Correspondent Mrs. Angela Ward
Postal Address Citadel Hill,Plymouth,Devon,PL1 2PB
Country U.K.
Telephone 1 (44) 1752-633341
Fax 1 (44) 1752-633102
E-mail 1 MBACC@mba.ac.uk
Homepage http://www.mba.ac.uk/culturecollection 
3. Status of the collection
Status Private
4. Sponsors and budget
Sponsor MBA
5. Personnel
Director Dr. Declan Schroeder
Curator Mrs. Angela Ward (Curator)
6. Main Subjects
Subjects Marine biology
Systematics and taxonomy
7. Preservation
Method and category of cultures Subculturing(Microalgae)
Liquid N2(Microalgae)
Control of the culture Periodic examination
Deposit to your collection
to other collections in your country
Source(s) of strains for people in this country: isolated by or introduced from Personally from the scientists in our country
From the collections 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)
Cyanobacteria 2 2
Microalgae 400 300
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)
Cyanobacteria 3 3 4 2
Microalgae 500 400 220 150
8. Availability of Cultures
Availability Unavailable
9. Catalogue
10. Services
Services Distribution( for collaborators only)
Training None
11. Entry and Update Dates
Date of Entry 1981-10-26
Date of Reply 2014-11-28