Ascidian Culture Facility (Chatzigeiorgiou)
The ascidian facility at the Sars Center consists of 36 large 110 liter tanks to culture up to 20,000 adult Ciona intestinalis. The culture system is supplied with continuously running filtered sea water with its temperature and flow rate computer-regulated throughout the year. The ascidian culture is supplemented with live algae produced daily within the facility.
Ascidian culture facility supports the research of the Chatzigeorgiou group.
Ascidian culture system
Seawater supply system