candidate of biological sciences, leading researcher with the assignment of duties of the head of the laboratory of algology, BIN RAS, curator of the Herbarium of Algae


ResearcherID: K-3084-2018

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-4740-0437

Scopus ID: 56998828000

ELibrary ID: 637960

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floristry, systematics, phytocenology of macrophyte algae from the seas of the Arctic-Atlantic basin and the Arabian (Persian) Gulf.


1. Saratov State University, Mechanics and Mathematics Dept. 1986-1987 (first year).

2. Studying (full course) at St Petersburg State University (SPSU – Biology and Soil Dept.): 1987-1993. Major: Biology, Botany (specialization – Marine Phycology), Minor – Chemistry.

Leader of the Laboratory of Algae, Komarov’s Botanical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St Petersburg, Russia.


Member of the Russian Botanical Society since 2007.

In 2007 was appointed as Curator of Algal Herbarium of Komarov’s Botanical institute, Russian Academy of Science. Algal Herbarium, established in 1840, contain total number of specimens – 600000, more than 3000 species, collected from all over the World Oceans, and more than 400 of type specimens.



Diversity and structure of epibenthic communities of the red algae zone in the White Sea. Mikhaylova T.A. Aristov D.A., Naumov A.D., Malavenda S.S.,·Savchenko O.N., Bijagov K.L. Polar Biology. 2019. 42: 953–968 Web of Science.

Vegetation of the red algal belt of the White Sea (European Arctic, Russia). Mikhaylova T.A. Novosti sistematiki nizshikh rastenii. 2019. 53(1): 39–65. Scopus.

Type and authentic specimens in Algal Herbarium of the Komarov Botanical Institute (LE). I. Mikhaylova T.A., Sokolova I.V. Botanicheskii Zhurnal. 2019. 104(8): 124-137.


Effect of the Spatial Orientation of a Substrate on the Formation of Early Fouling Communities in the White Sea. Khalaman V. V., Golubovskaya N. S., Komendantov A. Yu., Malavenda S. S., and Mikhaylova T. A. Biology Bulletin. 2018. V. 45, № 1: 82–90. Scopus.


Checklist of Rhodophyta of the White Sea (the Arctic Ocean). Mikhaylova T.A. Botanica Marina. 2017. 60(1): 55-65. Web of Science.

Species composition and structure of macrophytobenthos in the lower part of the photic zone of the Kolvitsa inlet (Kandalaksha Bay, White Sea). Mikhaylova T.A., Naumov A.D., Aristov D.A., Novosti sistematiki nizshikh rastenii. 2017. 51: 121–132. Scopus.


Algae versus animals in early fouling communities of the White Sea. Khalaman V.V., Komendantov A.Y., Malavenda S.S., Mikhaylova T.A. Marine Ecology Progress Series (Mar Ecol Prog Ser). 2016. 553: 13–32. Web of Science


The state of the thickets of algae Ahnfeltia plicata (Ahnfeltiales, Rhodophyta) in the White Sea near the Zhizhginsky Island. Mikhaylova T.A. Rasitelniye resursy. 2014. 1: 12-17.

Species composition of macroalgae in mussel culture farms in the White Sea. Mikhailova T. A., Malavenda S. S., Khalaman V. V. MGTU. 2014. 17(1): 157-164.

Field Guide for the Marine Macroalgae (Chlorophyta, Rhodophyta, Phaeophyceae) of Kuwait. F. Al-Yamani F., I. Polikarpov, A. Al-Ghunaim, and T. Mikhaylova. Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (Publisher). 2014. 190 p. ISBN 978-99966-37-02-5.


Seaweeds in the vicinity of Marine Biological Station of St-Petersburg State University. Smirnova N. R., Mikhailova T. A. Vestnik SPbGU. 3(2): 12-22.


Associations of Laminaria hyperborea (Laminariaceae) on the Murman coast of the Barents Sea. T.A. Mikhaylova. Accepted in “Botanical Journal”. 2012. V. 97, № 6. P. 712-729.

Taxonomic status Laminaria hyperborea (Gunnerus) Foslie on the Murman coast of the Barents Sea. T.A. Mikhaylova. Submitted to “Algology”. 2012. P. 196-198.


Laminaria hyperborea (Laminariaceae) of the Murman coast of the Barents Sea T.A. Mikhaylova. Botanical Journal. 2010. V. 95, № 3. P. 326-338.

Marine green seaweeds in region of the White Sea Biological Station of Moscow State University. BBC Moscow State University, 2010.


Red, Brown and Green seaweeds. T.A. Mikhaylova, E.N. Bubnova, O.V. Maximova. In: “Flora and fauna of the White Sea. Illustrated Atlas”. 2010. P. 385-420.


Status of some cenopopulations of commercial seaweeds Fucus distichus and F. serratus in the White Sea. T.A. Mikhaylova. Proceedings of the XXVIII International conference. “Biological resources of the White Sea and inland waters of the European North.” 2009. Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia, Russia. P. 356-358.


Synusia epiphytes of two species of Laminaria in the Barents Sea. T.A. Mikhaylova. Proceedings of the International conference “Nature of the shelf and archipelagos of the European Arctic”. Murmansk. 2008. P. 249-255.


Macroepiphytes of Laminaria hyperborea (Laminariaceae) in the Barents and the White Seas. T.A. Mikhaylova, V.A. Shtrik. Botanical Journal. 2007. V. 92, № 12. P. 26-36.

Characteristics of local ceno-populations of brown algae Laminaria digitata in the White and Barents Seas. T.A. Mikhaylova. Proceedings of the Xth International conference “The study, sustainable use and natural resources conservation of the White Sea.” Arkhangelsk. 2007. P. 171-174.

Methodological recommendations for the restoration of sparse kelp communities of the White Sea. TA Mikhailova. Archangelsk. 2007. 40 p.


Stage of formation of kelp communities on inserted substrata (White Sea). TA Mikhailova. Botanical Journal. 2006. V. 91. № 12. P. 1816-1834.

Laminaria solidungula. Rhodomela sibirica. TA Mikhailova. The Red Book of the Nenets Autonomous District. Naryan-Mar. 2006. P. 104, 107.

Importance of the algae restoration in the White Sea. TA Mikhailova, E.M. Bokova. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference “Marine Coastal Ecosystems: algae, invertebrates and derived products”. Arkhangelsk. 2005. Publisher VNIRO, Moscow. P. 156-158.


Development of Laminaria saccharina (Phaeophyta) ceno-populations during colonization of clear substrate in the White Sea. TA Mikhailova. Botanical Journal. 2001. V. 86. № 12. P. 24-31.


Structure and interannual dynamics of Laminaria phytocoenoses in the White Sea. TA Mikhailova. Botanical Journal. 2000. V. 85. № 5. P. 78-88.

Formation of the Laminaria phytocoenoses on the introduced stony substrate in the White Sea. TA Mikhailova. Botanical Journal. 2000. V. 85. № 9. P. 88-103.


Algal species composition on Laminaria saccharina plantation in the White Sea. TA Mikhailova. Botanical Journal. 1996. V. 81. № 4. P. 42-47.