Note to Non-Japanese speakers
This archive is primarily intended as a text supplement for students at University of Tsukuba, therefore, text in Japanese.

However, many of images and resources can be used by folk who do not read Japanese; I hope that you will find these resources useful and enjoyable.

Images/resources in this archive can be used without permition for educational purposes at schools and universities. This does not mean, however, that people who provided images/resources do not discard their copyrights.

Unless otherwise noted, images are provided by former or present members of our laboratory in Tsukuba@(Laboratory of Plant Systematics and Phylogeny). Phycologists of other institutions who kindly provided excellent photographs to this archive are noted along with their resources. Please note that these phycologists hold copyrights of their photographs. Those who wish to use their images for purposes other than school/university education should directly contact with these phycologists or through the owner of this home page.

Acknowledgement to:

Dr. Yasutsugu Yokohama, Society of Marine Biology in Southern Izu; Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Tsukuba.
Dr. Ikuko Shihira-Ishikawa, Algal Postcard Society.
Dr. Masahiko Idei, Bunkyo Women's University
Mr. Keigo Osada, Nippon Dental University, Niigata
Dr. Hiroshi Kawai, Kobe University
Dr. Jiro Tanaka, Tokyo Fisheries University
Mr. Tamotsu Nagumo, Nippon Dental University, Tokyo
Dr. Takeo Horiguchi, Hokkaido University
Dr. Miyuki Megawa, Mie University
Dr. Shigeki Mayama, Tokyo Gakugei Univeristy
Dr. Makoto Yoshizaki, Toho University
Dr. Makoto M. Watanabe, National Institute for Environmental Studies

All pages in this archive are always under construction and would be changed without notice.

Suggestions, corrections and comments are always welcome.

Isao Inouye
Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Tsukuba
Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 Japan
phone: +81-298-53-6655
fax: +81-298-53-6614