Links to Companies, Societies,

and Databases using Algae and Biofuels

Below is  a "starter" list with links connecting to the major organizations that focus on algae in the biofuels sector. This should be an excellent updated clearinghouse for those seeking more information on algae and biofuels, a decidedly "hot" topic these days. 

Phycological Society of America (

International Phycological Society 

British Phycological Society

Hellenic Phycological Society

The Australasian Society for Phycology and Aquatic Botany

The Brazilian Society of Phycology



Here are the major algal culture collections of note:

Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Cologne

The Culture Collection of Algae & Protozoa

Culture Collection of Algae at Goettingen University

American Type Culture Collection

UTEX Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Texas at Austin

University of Toronto Culture Collection of Algae and Cyanobacteria

The University of Oregon Culture Collection of Microorganisms from Extreme Environments (CCMEE)
The Pasteur Culture Collection of Cyanobacteria

Below are some important Algal Databases:


Reed Mariculture marine microalgae for aquaculture

SeaWeb Aquaculture Clearinghouse (developments in industry, government, academia and more)




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