Table 1.

Prochlorococcus strains isolated in culture for which published data are available

StrainDerived cloneOther nameOriginDateaLatitudeLongitudeDepth (m)IsolatorRemarksReference(s)
SARGLGSargasso Sea30/5/8828°59′N64°21′W120B. PalenikFirst strain to be isolated131
SS120CCMP 1375L. R. MooreObtained by serial dilution20, 107
PCC 9511R. RippkaFirst axenic strain143
MEDDVNW Mediterranean8/1/8943°12′N6°52′E5D. Vaulot, F. Partensky131
MED4CCMP 1378L. R. MooreObtained by serial dilution20, 107
NATL1FP12N Atlantic1/4/9037°39′N40°1′W30F. Partensky131
NATL2FP5N Atlantic1/4/9038°59′N40°33′W30F. Partensky145, 166
MIT9107S Pacific8/8/9114°60′S134°60′W25J. A. Dusenberry166
TATL 1EUM11E Tropical Atlantic19/10/9120°57′N31°6′W20F. Partensky145, 166
TATL 2EUM17E Tropical Atlantic21/10/9120°25′N31°8′W30F. Partensky145, 166
GP2W Pacific10/9/928°32′N136°31′E150A. Shimada155, 156
SBSugura Bay, Japan21/10/9235°0′N138°30′E40A. Shimada156, 157
PAC 1N Tropical Pacific1/4/9222°45′N158°0′W100L. Campbell145, 166
MIT9201S Pacific26/9/9211°60′S145°25′W0B. Binder106
MIT9202S Pacific26/9/9211°60′S145°25′W79B. Binder106
MIT9211Equatorial Pacific10/4/920140°W83R. J. Olson106
MIT9215Equatorial Pacific3/9/920140°W0B. Binder106
MIT9302Sargasso Sea15/7/9334°45′N66°11′W100L. MooreSorted by flow cytometry 108
MIT9303Sargasso Sea15/7/9334°45′N66°11′W100L. MooreSorted by flow cytometry 108, 166
MIT9312N Atlantic17/7/9337°30′N68°14′W135L. MooreSorted by flow cytometry 108
MIT9313N Atlantic17/7/9337°30′N68°14′W135L. MooreSorted by flow cytometry 108
AS9601Arabian Sea1/11/9519°12′N67°10′E50R. J. Olson150
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