APHOTOMARINE

An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that can be found in coastal waters
and intertidal areas of Great Britain and Ireland by David Fenwick.

Cyanobacteria / Blue-green algae (Cyanobacteria images)
Marine species

Cyanophyceae (Class) > Nostocophycideae (Subclass) > Nostocales (Order) > Rivulariaceae (Family)

Calothrix
Calothrix sp. (Skilly, 16.08.18)
- found on Corallina officinalis, Coral Weed.

Calothrix sp. possibly C. parasitica ? (Skilly, 16.08.18)
- found on Nemalion helminthoides, Sea Noodles.

Rivularia
Rivularia atra Roth ex Bornet & Flahault, 1886
- A cyanobacterium

Rivularia biasolettiana Meneghini ex Bornet & Flahault, 1886 ? - A cyanobacterium
Rivularia bullata Berkeley ex Bornet & Flahault, 1886
- A cyanobacterium

Rivularia sp. - Found growing on rock in an uppershore rockpool. Skilly, nr. Newlyn, 16.08.18.

Cyanophyceae (Class) > Oscillatoriophycideae (Subclass) > Oscillatoriales (Order) >Oscillatoriaceae (Family)

Oscillatoria
Oscillatoria tenuis C.Agardh ex Gomont
- A filamentous cyanobacterium

Oscillatoria type species near
Venton Farm, Marazion. 22.08.16.

Cyanophyceae (Class) > Synechococcophycideae (Subclass) > Pseudanabaenales (Order) > Pseudanabaenaceae (Family) > Spirulinoideae (Subfamily)

Spirulina
Spirulina subsalsa Oerstedt ex Gomont, 1892
- A spiral cyanobacterium

Terrestrial / coastal species

Cyanophyceae (Class) > Nostocophycideae (Subclass) > Nostocales (Order) > Nostocaceae (Family)

Nostoc
Nostoc commune Vaucher ex.Bornet & Flahault, 1888
- Witches' Butter

Cyanobacteria to identify
Cyanobacteria from near high tide level
near river at Newlyn 27.08.18.

Sealife Survey
Record UK marine life using the the Marine Biological Association's Sealife Survey (external link)

Marine Cyanobacterium Cyanobacteria Images UK