Table 2.

Ectocarpus strains used in this study

NameGeneration, sexGermination phenotype*GenotypeDescriptionOriginYearOther names
Ec 17SPWild type IMM IMM Field isolateSan Juan de Marcona, Peru1988CCAP 1310/193, SAm120Sp
Ec 25GA fWild type IMM Meiotic offspring from Ec 17Laboratory2002CCAP 1310/3
Ec 32GA mWild type IMM Meiotic offspring from Ec 17Laboratory2002CCAP 1310/4
Ec 137GA m imm imm Meiotic offspring from Ec 17, germination mutantLaboratory2002CCAP 1310/319
Ec 372SPWild type imm IMM Cross 25f wt × 137m immLaboratory2003CCAP 1310/320
Ec 419GA f imm imm Meiotic offspring from 372Laboratory2003CCAP 1310/321
Ec 420GA m imm imm Meiotic offspring from 372Laboratory2003CCAP 1310/322
Ec 421GA fWild type IMM Meiotic offspring from 372Laboratory2003CCAP 1310/323
Ec 423GA mWild type IMM Meiotic offspring from 372Laboratory2003CCAP 1310/324
Ec 428SP imm imm imm Product of cross 419f imm × 420m immLaboratory2003CCAP 1310/325
Ec 429SPWild type imm IMM Cross 419f imm × 423m wtThis work2004CCAP 1310/326
Ec 430SPWild type imm IMM Cross 421f wt × 420m immThis work2004CCAP 1310/327
Ec 432SPWild type IMM IMM Cross 421f wt × 423m wtLaboratory2003CCAP 1310/328
  • SP, sporophyte; GA, gametophyte; imm, immediate upright mutation.

  • * Germination of settled gametes for gametophytes or of zygotes or mito-spores for sporophytes.

  • CCAP, Culture Collections of Algae and Protozoa (marine) reference number, Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory, Oban, Scotland.

  • Designation in Stache-Crain et al. (Stache-Crain et al., 1997).