The organisms are relatively simple to cultivate and do not clump or form chains.
A new species of Dunaliella was discovered in the Atacama desert in 2010. It is believed that the algae is sustained by the condensation of water vapour on hanging spider-webs. 
Dunaliella tertiolecta 
See also 
- See the NCBI webpage on Dunaliella. Data extracted from the "NCBI taxonomy resources". National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved 2007-03-19.
- http://www.algaefuels.org/algae_FAQ.htm (website no longer exists)
- ^ http://www.ouramazingplanet.com/extreme-microbe-drinks-dew-on-spiderwebs-to-live-0550/ -moved to- http://www.livescience.com/8648-extreme-microbe-drinks-dew-spiderwebs-live.html
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